How to Get Rid of a Middle Part In Your Hair

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Everyone has a unique pattern to their scalp, which grows your hair to form a natural part. Some people have a natural parting of their hair on the right side, others part on the left.

And there are those who have a natural parting in the middle of their head.

But what if you want to change your parting? In this article, we’ll discuss how to get rid of a middle part. You’ll be able to achieve any look you want to!


How to Get Rid of a Middle Part In Your Hair

The first thing you need to do is establish what your hair’s growth pattern really is. This is easiest to do if you have shorter hair.

If you have long hair, then get a friend or family member to help you out so that they can help you to determine what the natural growth pattern is.

All you have to do is take a really close look at the crown of your scalp. Take note of how the hair pattern emerges in its preferred direction of growth.

Doing this will only work with dry hair.

If you still can’t figure it out, then find a hairdresser, who will be able to help you assess the situation.

In general, it is easier to work with the natural growth pattern of your hair, which will determine where your hair falls, separates, and parts naturally. This will also be determined by your hair’s texture and weight.

In general, it is easier to work with the natural growth pattern of your hair, which will determine where your hair falls, separates, and parts naturally.

However, you can train your hair to grow out and behave in a specific way to suit the style you want without a middle parting. It may even take you having to modify your hair cut, in order to achieve a side or non-parting of your hair.

So, if you’ve been rocking a middle parting for a while, and are wanting a fun and trendy change to your usual hairstyle, then read on to discover more on how to get rid of a middle part.


Wash and Comb

The easiest and best way to start training your hair to get rid of a middle parting is to wash it. That’s because after you wash your hair, it is the easiest to manage and most dynamic, especially after detangling it, and while it is still damp.

So, part your damp hair (at most towel-dried) with a pintail comb , which is the type of comb that hairdressers use to part and section your hair when you go to the salon.

With the pintail comb, part your hair to the side that you prefer, or you can even do it in a funky zig-zag pattern for some fun.

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When you part your hair to the side repeatedly after washing it, soon it will get used to the new side parting and won’t fall as much in the middle.

If you don’t want to have any parting at all, then simply comb your hair straight back from your forehead. You may need to hold it back in a ponytail or with a headband to keep the natural part from making an appearance.


Gel It Up

Hair styling gels (we love simple gels like aloe and flaxseed) and waxes can be used to add more structure to your hair and help to keep a new parting in its place.

These styling products will work especially well on shorter hair, so if you have longer hair, then you might want to add some accessories to help you keep your new parting right where you want it to be.


Accessorize Your Prize!

Using hair clips, barrettes, headbands, ponytail holders, scrunchies and scarfs can be added too, to help assist you with creating your new hairstyle. Find fun hair accessories like these Goody Metal Hair Barrettes  which have a classic metal finish, and will help you to create the look you want and feel amazing at the same time.

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Using hair clips, barrettes, headbands, ponytail holders, scrunchies and scarfs can be added too, to help assist you with creating your new hairstyle.


Time to Rock Your Locks

In conclusion, now that you know how to get rid of a middle part, you can style your hair exactly how you want it to, which will give you the confidence to rock your locks, and receive loads of compliments along the way.

Written by Kayla Young

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