It has been estimated that the average American woman spends as much as $55,000 on her hair during her lifetime. We consider our hair as an essential part of our image, and indeed a good hair day can give a woman a huge confidence boost.
When it comes to thinning hair, there are different hairstyles you can try out to give the appearance of thicker hair.
So just what are the best hairstyles for thinning hair in women?
Read on as we break down a list of the top hairstyles for women with thinning hair. We’ll also let you know how you can actually restore and strengthen your hair!
1. Side Parting With Texture
One of the best ways to give the appearance of thicker hair is by adding volume. There are several ways to do this, the first of which is by moving your parting to the side.
Wearing an extreme side parting, and then sweeping your hair to the other side adds volume and is a fun and laidback look. Seen on the likes of Michelle Williams and Lily Collins, this style works great with wavy tresses, and can be adopted with any length of hair.
Add extra texture to your do with the help of wax or mousse.
Of course, the best way to combat thinning hair is by fixing the problem itself, instead of trying to cover it up. Tricovel’s tablets and shampoos are a great way to fight the occurrence of telogen effluvium and they’ll leave you with strengthened and thicker hair.
2. Sleek-Cut Bob
Another great look to try out is a sleek and chic bob. Try channeling Victoria Beckham or Hailey Baldwin. Bobs are a very versatile cut, so if you’re afraid to lose your locks, why not start out at just above shoulder height.
As you get braver you can try different partings or even add bangs to your look. Why not go for an asymmetric cut that will help give the appearance of thicker hair?
3. Shoulder-Length With Center Parting
This hairstyle is a classic look to try out: hair that just skims your shoulders, divided by a center parting. Think Margot Robbie or Sienna Miller, this relaxed but cute style can be dressed up for formal events with a bit of mousse and some jewelry.
It’s also a really easy look to style in the morning before you start your day’s work.
4. Pinned Updo
Our next hairstyle for you to try out is a pinned updo. This look will require a few bobby pins as well as a hair tie or clip to hold your hair back.
This is the perfect option for a formal dinner or when you want to dress up. Pin back pieces of hair, being sure to add volume as you do so.
5. Layered Pixie Cut
For the braver amongst you, let’s talk about the pixie cut. We recommend gradually getting shorter cuts instead of lopping off your locks in one go.
A pixie cut is an edgy and fashion-forward look that your hairstylist will love you for! Whether you choose a glamorous side-sweep (see Anne Hathaway) or a spiky pixie cut like Halle Berry, this one is sure to turn heads.
6. Go for Bangs
Next up, bangs are a versatile addition to any hairdo, be it short hair or long hair. They are particularly useful for covering up signs of thinning hair towards the front of the scalp and around the temples.
Bangs look great with straight, wavy, and also curly hair. But be warned: while they look fabulous, they take a lot of maintenance!
7. Long Layered Curls
If you have long and naturally wavy hair, this is something to embrace if you’re looking for a great new look! Adding a few well-placed layers can create the impression of thick and luscious hair.
Ask your hairdresser to incorporate a few layers to get maximum volume and lift!
8. Use an Accessory
Another great way to avoid the appearance of thinning hair is by adding an accessory. Headscarves, headbands, and hairclips are all ways to cover up patches of thinning hair while adding some fun and color to your hairstyle.
Play with different styles and colors of accessories to find your favorite look. Hair accessories can be styled for any occasion – your inspiration here is Blair Waldorf and her infinite number of chic and versatile headbands.
9. Curly Bob
Tight curls worn in a bob is a stunning look. The combination of ringleted or afro curls with a shorter cut produces instant glamour and volume.
This hairstyle can be adapted to whatever style you prefer. Add bangs or an asymmetric cut, and don’t be afraid to back brush your locks to get the most out of this do!
10. Embrace the Curls
Many women suffering from telogen effluvium will opt for curls to prevent hair from looking thin. Curly hair – whether tight curls, beach waves, or ringlets – adds height and texture to your hairdo, and avoids the tendency of straight hair to look limp.
If you’re not lucky enough to be born with natural curls, there are several ways to get this look by other means. Using curlers, rollers, drying your hair around a barrel hairbrush, or even plaiting wet hair are all great ways to get some curls.
11. Add Some Color
Finally, adding highlights or lowlights is a good way to give the appearance of thicker hair. While this cannot compare with using specialized anti-thinning shampoo (take a look at our reviews if you don’t believe us!), it is nevertheless a good trick to make your hair seem fuller and thicker.
Balayage is one of the latest hair-coloring trends and looks great with loose waves.
Now You Know the Top Hairstyles for Thinning Hair in Women
Which of these hairstyles for thinning hair in women will you go for? Whether you get a pixie cut, or keep your hair long and luscious, there are so many ways to make thinning hair look fabulous.
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