Bring Back the Volume! Top 10 Thin Hair Haircuts for Women

An estimated 40% of women will experience some degree of hair loss by the time they turn 40. If your hair is starting to thin, you may be unsure how to style it.

Should you leave it long and parted? What about a short bob? Or, would shoulder-length be more ideal?

There are plenty of techniques you can use to create the illusion of a thick and healthy mane. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite thin hair haircuts for women to help you stand out and look your best. 

Top 10 Thin Hair Haircuts For Women

Thinning hair doesn’t have to erase your confidence or leave you feeling self-conscious! The key is to know which haircut to choose and how to style it at home. 

If your hair is on the thinner side, try these 10 haircuts to add volume and help you look your best. 

1. Asymmetrical Bob

A blunt-cut bob might look edgy, but it can fall flat on women who have thin hair. While there are plenty of products that can help you add texture and height to the look, you can achieve the same effects when you alter the cut just slightly. 

An asymmetrical bob is slightly longer in the front than it is in the back. Or, it might be longer on one side than it is on the other. This simple change-up adds visual interest and dimension to your hair and gives you a boost of volume. For bonus points, part your bob on one side!

2. Loose, Wavy Lob

A “lob” simply means a long bob. If you’re going for that effortlessly beachy vibe, then this is the haircut for you. As it’s shorter than your shoulders, you instantly get a ton of lift and it rarely falls flat. Plus, the wavy texture adds texture and helps it look thicker.

To create those soft waves, blow-dry your hair in sections and use a curling wand on the largest setting. 

3. Light, Feathery Layers

Chunky layers can draw attention to your thinning hair, but feathery ones work in the exact opposite way. Ask your hairstylist to cut them to frame your face, and you’ll always have plenty of movement and definition near your features.

Plus, when you pull your hair back, you can leave a few of those front layers out for instant, glamorous volume. 

4. Slicked-Back Pixie

On its own, a traditional pixie is ideal for women with thin hair. It’s short, easy to style, and masks all kinds of imperfections. However, we’re particularly drawn to the cool appeal that a slicked-back look offers. 

Use a little hair spray or gel on your fingers, and run them through your mane. If you can’t stand the pieces that fall back into your eyes, then secure them in place with a bobby pin.

5. Wispy Bangs

If your hair is thin, then a full set of blunt bangs will tend to look flat. However, you can find a workaround by cutting wispy ones! These allow more of your forehead to show through and should fall gently above your brow bone.

This way, any extra skin left showing will look intentional. You can style the bangs all to one side, or allow them to fall naturally into separate pieces. 

6. Deep Side Part

While the middle part might be all the rage right now, it isn’t exactly your best friend if you have thin hair. Middle parts can weigh your style down make it look even thinner. 

Instead, switch it up and go for a deep side part. This adds volume and makes your hair appear thicker. Once that style starts to flatten, simply switch to the other side to refresh your look. 

7. Layered Waves

Women with thin hair aren’t limited to short haircuts. You can rock a longer look, but the key is to cut in plenty of loose, wavy layers. These provide soft movement and frame your face beautifully, and also make your hair feel lighter. 

This makes it easy to style and manage, with an all-day texture you’ll appreciate. 

8. Shoulder-Length Blunt Cut

While layers can make your hair look fuller, you can also go with a blunt cut if that’s what you prefer. To keep it from falling flat, make the cut right above your shoulders.

This way, the blunt ends will help your hair look thicker and you won’t be weighed down by a longer cut. Try curling just the ends before you go out, turning them upward or into a soft spiral. This quick step adds visual interest and texture in a matter of minutes. 

9. The Shag

Few haircuts look cooler or more on-trend than the Shag. In style since it first debuted in the 1970s, it gives you the right amount of disco-era chill without dating you one bit.

Today, you can see this style on tons of in-the-know celebrities, including Taylor Swift. Key features of the Shag include razored edges, volume, and lots of movement thanks to long layers and bangs. To amplify the style, ask your stylist for an ombré color treatment!

10. Stacked Bob

One last bob to round out our list! A stacked bob is long at the front then tapers short in the back. You can wear it sleek or teased at the crown, depending on your personal preference. 

The many layers in this style give the cut a sense of fullness. Try tucking one side behind your ears or using a hair accessory at your part to add even more pizazz!

Try These Haircuts at the Salon

Now that you know some of the best thin hair haircuts for women, are you ready to book an appointment at your local salon? You can’t go wrong with any cut or style on this list, so feel free to start browsing the internet for images that inspire you! Your hairstylist can also recommend cuts to help frame your face and draw out your hair’s natural volume. 

At Tricovel, we’re dedicated to helping women achieve fuller, healthier hair. To learn more about our hair growth tablets or fortifying shampoo, feel free to contact our team.

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