The VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron is an entirely new type of styling tool, designed specifically to add fabulous volume to your hair. You simply style your hair as you like, then as a finishing step, on dry hair, use VOLOOM to add volume to the under-layers of the hair closest to the scalp. This gives the hair full, healthy, sexy volume. Watch VOLOOM videos that show you exactly how to get huge hair volume.
Do I use it like a flatiron or curling iron?
No. VOLOOM is designed to be used on the under-layers of hair, specifically to create volume. Unlike a flatiron or curling iron, you do not pull VOLOOM through the hair, or use it on the ends of your hair. You clamp it and release it quickly on the hair near the scalp and underneath the top smooth layer of your hair. You only need to hold it there long enough to say “VOLOOM” and then release it. Clamp and release VOLOOM two or three times down the hair shaft to about eye or cheekbone level.
Does it really work?
Yes!! There are so many products out there that promise volume, but don’t deliver, that it can be hard to believe. But you will be amazed by the lush, sexy volume that you are able to achieve with VOLOOM, even in fine, thinning or aging hair. In fact, most people find that it can at least double the appearance of volume in their hair. See what 14 beauty experts have to say about the VOLOOM volumizing iron.
How does the VOLOOM hair volumizer work?
The secret is in the patent-pending plates. Used in the under-layers of hair, VOLOOM creates hidden volumizing structure – natural-looking “volume pockets” – that lift the top layers up and away from the scalp. By separating and lifting individual hairs, VOLOOM creates the appearance of much greater hair volume.
Isn’t VOLOOM just a crimper?
No. Unlike crimpers, VOLOOM plates have been scientifically engineered to create volume and structure without leaving a clear pattern in the hair. Crimpers can create texture, but there is an undesirable crimp pattern left in the hair. This is because crimpers bend hair at extremely sharp angles (which can be unhealthy for hair), and have a very regular “saw-tooth” pattern in the plates. VOLOOM plates, on the other hand, feature alternating platforms with beveled edges that bend the hair much more gently, creating natural-looking “volume pockets” in the hair. Also, crimpers do not create nearly as much “lift” in the under-layers of the hair, so the volume created with crimpers is much less apparent than with VOLOOM.
How do I use VOLOOM?
It’s so easy. First, make sure your hair is dry and styled as you like. (VOLOOM can be used on hair that is freshly styled or on 2nd or 3rd day hair). Part your hair normally. Then, using the brush provided, section off a top layer of hair and clip it to the side using the clips included. This top layer of hair should be about ½ to 1 inch wide and run parallel to your regular part. This layer will stay smooth and untreated.
You will also want to make sure that a small section of hair – about ½ to 1 inch wide -- running alongside your face stays smooth and untreated.
Separate out another layer – about ½ to 1 inch wide -- underneath the top layer that is held by the clip. Clamp and release VOLOOM quickly on the hair near the scalp, being careful not to burn the scalp. The first time you clamp and release VOLOOM, make sure that you do not hold the iron on the hair longer than a second (about long enough to say “VOLOOM”). Repeat this process as you move VOLOOM down the hair shaft, two to three times, stopping at about eye or cheekbone level. You can experiment with more or less, depending on the length of your hair. Clip this layer out of the way to keep it separate from the hair underneath so that you can treat more layers of hair.
Repeat this process on as many layers as desired until you reach the volume you like. Remember that VOLOOM is used on the under-layers of the hair, so always make sure that you have plenty of smooth hair covering the hair treated with VOLOOM. (Also, see video and illustrated “how-to-use” instructions on website at www.voloom.com.)
How do I know what temperature to use for my hair?
When using the VOLOOM for the first time, select the LOWEST heat setting and test in one small section of hair. If you want to use a higher setting, be sure to GRADUALLY increase the temperature. Never style hair for the first time on a high setting as you may damage your hair. Use only as much heat as you need in order to put texture in your hair.
Temperature Settings Recommended:
Fine, damaged, or chemically treated hair: 320-350F
Normal hair, medium, healthy hair: 350-370F
Thick, coarse or curly hair: 370-390F
Will VOLOOM damage my hair?
VOLOOM is designed to be used only on the hair near the scalp and a few inches down the hair shaft. This hair is rich in natural protective oils – your own natural heat protection. Unlike other hot tools, it is never used on the ends of hair, most prone to damage. Plus, VOLOOM has protective ceramic coated plates, as well as ionic technology that help to seal the cuticle and protect from damage. All of these features protect the hair. Also, you will find that you need to shampoo, color, and heat-style your hair less often with VOLOOM, causing less damage to your hair over time. Most women over-wash and over-style their hair because it falls flat if they don’t. With VOLOOM, you’ll find that you can easily go extra days without washing because your hair is never flat! Over the long term, your hair should actually get healthier with VOLOOM!
Will I see an imprint in my hair?
VOLOOM works by creating structure in the under-layers of hair that are covered by an untreated top layer. When you first clamp down on hair using VOLOOM, you will see an imprint. This is the volumizing structure, or “volume pockets” that will hold up the top layers. But once the hair cools or you brush through it, this imprint will ease and soften, leaving only a slight impression and much greater hair volume. Most women find that they are easily able to hide this imprint under the smooth outer layer of hair. If it does show through, you can treat the area quickly with a flat-iron or curling iron to smooth it out. When you use VOLOOM again, you should try using a thicker top hair layer for greater coverage.
Will the hair volume I get with VOLOOM last?
Absolutely! That’s the best part. The volume that you get is “heat-locked” into your hair, unlike the volume you get with sprays and gels, which can weigh the hair down and make it fall flat. This means that your volume will last for days or until you get your hair wet.
Do I need to use hair volumizing sprays, mousses or gels with VOLOOM?
No, you can achieve big sexy volume without using any additional hair products. But if you wish, you can use these other products to enhance the volume that you get with VOLOOM. Just be sure that your hair is completely dry when you use VOLOOM.
Can my hair be wet when I use VOLOOM?
No. VOLOOM is designed to be used on dry hair.
Can VOLOOM be used on fine or thinning hair?
YES! VOLOOM adds huge volume to fine and thinning hair by creating a sound structure in the under-layers of hair, lifting them up and away from the scalp. This creates the appearance of much thicker, lush hair. But you will not need to turn the heat as high as you would for thicker hair, and you may need to use a wider top layer for coverage. (See temperature recommendations for fine and thinning hair.)
My hair has gotten more limp and lifeless as I age. Will VOLOOM help?
VOLOOM is an absolute miracle for aging hair, which gets finer and thinner, the older you get. Thin hair is very aging, because it accentuates the sagging of the skin and face that comes with age. By lifting the hair up and away from the scalp and face, you can take years off your appearance. We say, “Don’t get a facelift; get a hair-lift with VOLOOM!”
Will VOLOOM work in climates with extreme heat and humidity?
Yes. But these conditions present challenges to all hot styling tools, including VOLOOM, and may require some adjustments in your styling routine. First, you need to use VOLOOM on dry hair, especially in humid conditions. If the hair is damp, or if you sweat, the structure that VOLOOM provides will not last as long. Also, you may find that you need to use the same type of styling products that you would usually use in these climates to combat humidity, such as humidity blockers, heat styling sprays or finishing sprays. These will help to preserve the volume in humid environments.
Will VOLOOM work for ponytails and updos?
Yes! VOLOOM adds height, holding power and “grip” to hair. So it’s much easier to do up into a sophisticated updo or ponytail that stays put. And the best part is that the volume you create with VOLOOM will still be there when you take your hair down!
I wash my hair every day, just to try to keep it from falling flat. Will VOLOOM help?
Yes! You will find that you don’t need to wash your hair nearly as often with VOLOOM, because the volume lasts until your next shampoo. This means less damage from over-washing, over-styling and over-coloring your hair.
How long does my hair have to be to use VOLOOM?
VOLOOM will work on hair that is ear to chin length or longer. That means that it will not work on very short hair. But on hair longer than about 4 inches, VOLOOM will work.
How long does it take to use the VOLOOM hair volumizer tool?
That’s one of the best features! It takes just a minute or two to get huge volume in your hair that you really can’t get any other way – even with a time-consuming blowout. You’ll save so much time in your daily routine by not having to wash and style as often.
How will VOLOOM save me money?
VOLOOM gives you “blowout salon style” in just minutes at home. And the volume that you create lasts until your next shampoo, without using any gels, sprays, or mousses. That means you’ll spend less time and money in salons, less money on shampoos and volumizing products, and less money on coloring because you won’t be washing the color out of your hair nearly as often. VOLOOM is a big money saver.
Does VOLOOM have a warranty?
Yes. If the product does not work properly, you may return it for a full refund within a year. Please contact customer service for details.
What is your return policy?
If you are not completely satisfied with VOLOOM, please follow these instructions: First, make sure you have followed the directions shown in the videos at www.VOLOOM.com and explained in the instructions included in the package. Also, read the FAQ and Hints & Tips pages on the website. If you are still not pleased with your results, contact Customer Service at 800-906-9203 to arrange your return and full refund of the product price. The trial period for full credit return is 30 days from receipt of VOLOOM. In returning, please return in the original package and include all the products in the kit, including the printed materials. Want more proof that VOLOOM is THE tool to use for hair volume? Read the Huffington Post review or check out Carli Bybel's blog review.
*Offer Details: The VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron, plus three free gifts—sectioning brush, 3 grip clips, and travel pouch— is offered for 1 easy payment of $129.99 plus FREE Shipping and handling or 3 payments of $43.33 + a one-time shipping and handling fee of $9.99 . If you are not satisfied, return VOLOOM within 30 days for a full refund of the product price. **PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping charges apply for orders shipping to Canada. Orders shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands will include a $10 surcharge.
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