These are our favorite hairstyles for thick hair

Take advantage of your voluminous locks with these lovely hairstyles for thick hair.

We understand the struggle. With so much hair comes so much hair dilemmas: tangles, frizz, more volume than you can handle, taking forever to dry it and another lifetime to style it—the list goes on. But hey, you’re still considered #blessed (by girls with thin hair, mostly), and it would be such a waste if you don’t use your full, voluminous hair to your advantage.

We know you’ve given up on complicated hairstyles long ago, and we get that you’d rather stay in bed another hour than use it to deal with your hair issues, so we come bearing gifts: hairstyle inspiration that are perfect for you! All you need are hairspray, maybe a few bobby pins, and a little bit of patience (there’s really no shortcut, but at least these hairstyles won’t take that long to finish).

Keep reading because these hairstyles for thick hair are perfect, and we bet no one can pull them off better than you!

Easy, pretty hairstyles for thick hair

model with bouncy blowout hairstyle for thick hair
Hairstyles for thick hair: bouncy blowout. Credit:

1. Bouncy blowout

Let the world know you have fabulously full hair. Give your hair a blowout and let it bounce freely—no hair ties, no bobby pins, just your thick voluminous hair. Don’t forget to use a bit of anti-frizz products and a few spritz of hairspray to keep it from getting out of control.

Editor’s Tip: For manageable, frizz-free hair that makes these hairstyles for thick hair frizz-free even more beautiful, use TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo and TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Conditioner.

model with side braid hairstyle for thick hair
Hairstyles for thick hair: side braid. Credit:

2. Side braid

Show off your thick, luscious locks with a thick side braid. Because you have a lot of hair, your braid won’t look anorexic. You’ll even have enough strands to pull some strands loose for that relaxed, laid-back vibe.

Editor’s tip: For braids that don’t come undone halfway through the day, use TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray. This will help give your hair a bit of a grip and make your side braid last from morning to night.

asian girl with blunt bangs hairstyles for thick hair
Hairstyles for thick hair: blunt bangs. Credit:

3. Blunt bangs

If anyone can work blunt bangs, it’s you. Full fringe is ideal for thick hair because not only does it allow your bangs to actually stay put, it takes some weight off the rest of your mane.

girl with half up hairstyle for thick hair
Hairstyles for thick hair: half-up half-down. Credit:

4. Half-up half-down

You have a lot, so you can afford to take half of it and put it up. No one would even notice there’s a whole chunk missing! A half-up-half-down ‘do softens up your look, adding sweetness and charm to your vibe. It’s also a great way to keep your hair away from your face. Curl the loose part or even just the ends for added bounce.

There are a lot of ways you can make your hair look even more fabulous (thick hair is an asset, you should be proud!), and any of these easy hairstyles for thick hair is a great start!