My New Hair BFF :: VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron (Review + Tutorial)

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So how do you get voluminous diva-hair ala Mariah Carey and JLo at the comfort of your own home? VOLOOM it!

VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron, Review, How to Use, Volumized Hair, Bombshell Hair, Jennifer Lopez Hairstyle, Diva Hair, Tutorial


The left photo is my natural hair, you can see it’s lifeless at the crown area. Some days it has waves and frizz but I soaked it in hair mask the day before so it looks behaved and nice. I’m not big on teasing and laborious hairstyling but I do love me some glamorous sexy hair! On your right is what I call the Great Voloom-ized aftermath; with hair this long, would you believe I styled it under five minutes? yep, no teasing and hairspray involved! Scroll down to learn more about my exciting discovery and a quick tutorial on how to use this nifty tool!

VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron, Review, How to Use, Volumized Hair, Bombshell Hair, Jennifer Lopez Hairstyle, Diva Hair, Tutorial

For starter, VOLOOM is a hair volumizing iron like no other. Regardless of your hair length, it promises to add pizzazz to bad hair days, height to updos, and fullness to flat boring hair.

Retailing for $129.99 (limited offer 30 day risk-trial, three installments of $43.33, free shipping), it comes with sectioning brush, 3 grip clips and travel pouch.

The secret is in the beveled ceramic-coated plates which lift the under-layers of the hair. It heats up fast (with adjustable setting). It’s not heavy which makes maneuvering easy peasy.

VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron, Review, How to Use, Volumized Hair, Bombshell Hair, Jennifer Lopez Hairstyle, Diva Hair, Tutorial

Once you turn it on, it defaults to 395 heat setting (press + or – to adjust to your desired heat preference).

VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron, Review, How to Use, Volumized Hair, Bombshell Hair, Jennifer Lopez Hairstyle, Diva Hair, Tutorial

Now that you’ve seen the major parts, let me show you how to transform second-day drab hair to fab!

VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron, Review, How to Use, Volumized Hair, Bombshell Hair, Jennifer Lopez Hairstyle, Diva Hair, Tutorial

1) Part your hair as you normally would. Use the sectioning brush to make your life easy, especially if you’re dealing this monster-of-a-hair!
2) Use the grip clip to separate the under layers from your outer hair.
3) Grab few pieces of hair, then clamp using VOLOOM.
4) Patience is a virtue, work by sections hija.
5) More volume means more work on the under layers.
6) Focus where you want to create volume. If you want the crown area to mid-section, work your way down and stop clamping mid-way.
7) Got carried away with your diva hair that you forgot to turn off/unplug VOLOOM? good thing it shuts off automatically after 30 minutes of non-use.

Sans hairspray and mousse, my volumized hair lasted from day to night.

The possibilities are endless. Do you envision hair tutorials in the near future? I do.

VOLOOM Hair Volumizing Iron, Review, How to Use, Volumized Hair, Bombshell Hair, Jennifer Lopez Hairstyle, Diva Hair, Tutorial

I received this product via iFabbo. As per usual, I speak my mind.

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38 Comments

  1. January 21, 2015 / 8:22 am

    It's amazing that you got hair that long to respond with that much volume! What a great tool. I love the updo, too! Very clever.

  2. January 21, 2015 / 3:00 pm

    WOW, Kath! It's pretty amazing how effectively it volumized your hair! GORGEOUS!

    • January 22, 2015 / 5:55 am

      Yeah, people at Walmart be like….who is this lioness shopping for groceries, haha! (I went to Walmart after this, truth!)

  3. January 21, 2015 / 4:04 pm

    Wow, that is serious volume! It's a wonderful tool for creating a great undo!

  4. January 21, 2015 / 6:43 pm

    Hold your horses lady, now THAT is some volume! Gorgeous. Love the updo as well, so classy.

  5. January 21, 2015 / 8:28 pm

    So I definitely don't need ANY volume — I need something to take it away! But this is awesome and you look gorgeous of course!

  6. January 21, 2015 / 8:51 pm

    Your hair is amazing!

  7. January 21, 2015 / 9:24 pm

    I LOVE this thing! It seriously makes any hair do so much better!

  8. January 21, 2015 / 9:46 pm

    You have GORGEOUS hair!! Mine is so lifeless at the crown area too so this is definitely on my wish list!! I want Mariah Carey hair too!!

    • January 22, 2015 / 5:56 am

      You'll like this Dani. It's so easy to use and the volume is like magic!

  9. January 21, 2015 / 10:31 pm

    Your hair is so thick and luscious! I have thin hair, so this would really help make my hair voluminous! <3

  10. January 22, 2015 / 1:58 am

    Girl you are giving me gone with the wind fabulous hair. I LOVE Voloom too, it is a great tool.

    • January 22, 2015 / 5:57 am

      LOL Gone w/ the wind, so classic!!!! I am impressed w/ this tool

    • January 22, 2015 / 5:58 am

      Thanks Laura. I'lll buy my sister this for her big wedding

  11. January 22, 2015 / 3:19 am

    Your hair looks incredible! Love the do at the end!

  12. January 22, 2015 / 3:42 am

    I NEED one of these! Amazing results!

  13. January 22, 2015 / 2:17 pm

    That worked so well! It's amazing that this tool has worked with EVERY SINGLE hair type that I've seen.

  14. January 22, 2015 / 7:03 pm

    This is such an amazing gadget! ! sooo need one!

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