Backcombing sentence example
Backcomb the crown and brush over to conceal the backcombing.
Using a rattail comb, start backcombing in short, quick strokes at the base of your hair.
Lightly comb over the backcombing to smooth the cuticle and impart shine.
To create big hair, for example, requires a lot of backcombing and that can make for some nasty knots.
If you want height rather than curl, backcombing the set hair will create a full style that can be designed into a classic twist or chignon.Advertisement
Classic spikes work best on shorter hair, and for those with longer hair, backcombing and hairspray may be necessary to achieve longer or "liberty spikes."
After the hair is cool, remove the rollers and lightly brush, being careful not to remove the backcombing, but instead smoothing it slightly.