20 of the Best Voluminous Easy Hairstyles for Fine Hair

Let’s not sugarcoat things: fine hair can be a major bummer. But don’t despair! Once you’ve nailed the styling know-how, there are plenty of easy hairstyles for fine hair that can help give your tresses the volume you crave.

With just a few twists and tugs (and the help of a few on-trend accessories), you can easily add some oomph to your mane and start rocking the look of your dreams!

Easy Hairstyles for Fine Hair: 20 Must-Try Ideas

Side-parted bob

Olivia Culpo with side parted bob
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Give the look of voluminous tresses with a side parting. This clever hair hack requires no skills and zero effort – so of course we love it!

Editor’s tip: Blow-dry your hair to one side (the side you don’t want your parting on), and when dry, flip your hair over to the side you want your parting to be. This clever hair hack will give you instant va-va-voom.

Boxer Braids

Person with blonde criss cross braids
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Ask anyone with fine hair and they’ll tell you that braids are a lifesaver for limp locks. Fine hair tends to be wispier and therefore more prone to flyaways, so braids are the perfect way to keep your strands in place.

Boxer braids are one of our personal favourites as they’re on-trend but also simple enough that you can do them before work while you’re still half asleep! All it takes is weaving a basic French braid and you’re out the door.

Sleek Bun

Kate Bosworth with fine hair worn in a sleek bun.
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Style Queen Kate Bosworth always wears her fine hair in immaculate updos for the red carpet and we think this smooth sleek midi bun is one of her best looks to date.

Curly Ponytail

Woman with long, dark brown hair with warm highlights wearing a half-up ponytail.
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Few long-hair hairstyles can rival the practicality of a ponytail. Fine-haired girls may find that curling their hair with a curling wand will help to give the ponytail more body and volume, stopping it from looking straggly or weighed down.

TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray Front

Editor’s tip: To ensure your curls stay curly whirly all day long, remember to spritz them with a strong-hold hairspray, like the TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairsprayonce they’ve had a chance to cool.

While some hairsprays can feel hard and heavy on the hair, this one has an ultra-fine, quick-drying formula, making it ideal for those with more delicate strands.

Blogger Bun

Woman with dark Asian hair styled into a low knotted bun.
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Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a #blogger to rock this look. The blogger bun gets its name thanks to the rise in Instagram It-girls rocking this effortless, undone style on their feeds.

Conveniently, though, it’s also one of the best easy hairstyles for fine hair, as the intentionally messy vibes mean you can backcomb to your heart’s content without having to worry about it looking neat.

Twisted Braid

Easy hairstyles for fine hair: Kirsten Dunst with long golden blonde hair styled in a side twisted braid wearing a navy collared top.
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If you’re looking for an easy hairstyle for fine hair that looks far more complicated than it seems then you’ll love this rope twist braid. Spotted on actress Kirsten Dunst, this perfectly undone and textured style will give your fine locks a fuller look.

TRESemmé Volume & Lift Mousse Front

Editor’s tip: Give your tresses extra texture and definition with a dollop of TRESemmé Volume and Lift Mousse. This cult-fave product is also great for giving fine hair extra grip when styling in braids.

Half-Up Bun

Close-up shot of woman with bronde sleek half-up, half-down bun hairstyle, wearing checked blazer and posing outside
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The hun (aka. the half-up bun) is another look that’s really taken off this year thanks to bloggers but also A-list hun lovers like Hilary Duff and Ariana Grande.

A great way to wear your hair down while adding detail to the crown, the hun is also a clever way to inject height into the top layers of your hair while still letting you flaunt your lengths. After all, you don’t have to cut your hair short just because it’s thin.

Side-Parted Ponytail

Karlie Kloss with side-parted ponytail fine hair
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Fine hair hasn’t stopped this supermodel from styling her tresses in show-stopping styles. Off the runway, Karlie Kloss loves simple and elegant styles and this side-parted low ponytail is just the style for someone looking for a fuss-free everyday work style.

Side Bangs and Bob

Woman with blonde bob with wispy side bangs.
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A trick to make your hair look thicker? A bob, of course! This sassy hairstyle creates movement and texture that you can enhance with side bangs.

Slicked-Back Look

Nicole Richie with dyed blue hair in a sleek wet-look combover updo.
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Have some hairspray and a brush at hand? Then recreate this slicked-back look. It’s bold and stylish, and it’s not a coincidence we see it so often on red carpets! You can part your hair on the side or the middle, then secure it with some hair pins or a hair tie. The final touch? A strong hold hairspray like TRESemmé Extra Hold Hairspray.

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Top Knot

Woman with dark brown long hair styled into a topknot with an undercut
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Looking for a quick and easy hairstyle for fine hair? The top knot is ideal to create the illusion of more volume and puffiness. Plus, it’s a stylish look you can wear at work and after hours.

Flipped Bob

Woman with brown flipped bob.
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As seen on the likes of Chrissy Teigen and Hailey Bieber, this style is not only red-carpet-worthy but also easy to achieve. Flipping your ends is a great trick to enhance your hair volume plus channels all the best 60s vibes.

TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil Front

Editor’s tip: Nourish your hair and let it shine at the same time with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil.


Beach Waves

Young woman sitting in car, smiling and looking off camera. Beautiful long hair with soft loose waves, with balayage tint.
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We love waves, and they work perfectly well to enhance your fine hair’s volume. What’s more, you don’t need to go to the salon for the perfect beach waves: simply braid towel-dried wet hair, mist with hairspray and leave to dry. Unravel et voilà!

Face-Framing Haircut

Haircuts for fine straight hair: Natalie Portman with shoulder length straight hair with face-framing layers
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This is one of our favourite easy hairstyles for fine hair. Layers around the face instantly create more volume in your hair.

Editor’s tip: When you’re blow-drying, use a large round brush to pull the layers towards your face.

Curtain Bangs

Woman with dark brown curtain fringe hairstyle.
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Jump on this year’s hottest trend: curtain bangs! This cute and chic fringe is ideal if you want to create more volume without adding weight and using your thin hair in your favour.

Shag Haircut

Model with platinum blonde hair cut into a short shag haircut and blunt bangs, wearing dark red lipstick
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We’ll never get tired of saying layers are your BFFs when it comes to fine hair! And this shag haircut is no exception. This short hairstyle creates body and texture, and it works even better if your hair is naturally wavy.

Pixie Haircut

Woman wearing classic pixie haircut.
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Not afraid of chopping it all off? Then try a pixie haircut for fine hair. This style puts all the attention on your features, plus your hair will look naturally fuller by being short.

Short Bob

Woman with a lilac graduated bob.
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If a pixie cut is too drastic, then a short bob is a good haircut option. Blunt cuts look great on fine hair, and you can add a touch of fun with some colour, like purple!

Low Bun

Close-up of a brunette woman with short hair with her hair in a wispy low bun with loose strands around her face, wearing black pom pom earrings and a white shirt.
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This 5-minute hairstyle is a lifesaver! Plus, you don’t need extra volume if you’re creating a sleek low bun. Leave some face-framing pieces around your face for an extra chic factor.

Mid-Length Layers

Woman with dark medium length shag cut with wavy bangs.
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Who said fine hair should be short? Rock a shoulder-length layered haircut to add texture and volume.

A front view of a SheaMoisture Coconut Hibiscus Curl Enhancer Smoothie container

Editor’s tip: Curly and wavy girls, listen up. If you want to rock what your mamma gave you and show off bouncy, shiny texture, then try SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancer Smoothie.

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