As/Is·Updated on Sep 5, 2018. Posted on May 6, 201714 Quick And Dirty Volumizing Tips For Anyone With Stubborn Straight HairLIFT your spirits (and your hair).by Crystal RoStaff Writer FacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Use a toothbrush for a simple tease. pinterest.com 2. Use a flat-iron to "curve" the roots away from your scalp for some lift... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF n1kk1e / Via youtube.com ...then gently brush your hair towards your scalp for a quick tease... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF n1kk1e / Via youtube.com A little hairspray before your tease helps, too. ... and voila, volume! n1kk1e / Via youtube.com 3. Make a "fuller" pony tail with a small claw clip. Byrdie / Via youtube.com Spit your ponytail in half and place the clip in the middle, then cover it with the top half of the hair. 4. Apply dry shampoo at night. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Kara Lockwood / Via youtube.com 5. Or use dry shampoo BEFORE teasing to help soak up excess oil. Tina Yong / Via youtube.com 6. Use a detangler brush to create a little ~static~ volume. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Sandra Riley Tang / Via youtube.com 7. Pull your hair UP while using a flat iron. Elle Fowler / Via youtube.com Move the straightener in an upwards and forward motion. 8. Crimp the roots of your layers UNDER the top layers. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Minimalist Styling / Via youtube.com 9. Only put conditioner on the bottom 3/4 of your hair. @tattybee / Via instagram.com Avoid your scalp because conditioner could potentially just trap oils there and weigh your hair down more! 10. Zigzag your part to get more volume at the roots. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @sarahangius 11. Try a root lifting spray. Emily Liu / Via youtube.com Apply generously to your roots, then continue to scrunch your hair as the product dries. 12. Or use a texturizing spray on the top few layers of your roots. StyleSuzi / Via youtube.com 13. Blow dry your hair using a large round brush. Marianna Hewitt / Via youtube.com Repeatedly roll your hair onto the brush while drying to create some dramatic volume. 14. And if you're ABSOLUTELY crunched for time, literally just change your part for some extra lift. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Vivian V / Via youtube.com Sometimes a simple flip of the hair does the trick.