Wave goodbye to the limp locks life with our curated pick of the best hairstyles for thin hair.
On a desperate quest to find the best haircuts for thin hair? Well, consider us your knights in shining armour! If you suffer with thin/fine locks, then you won’t need us to tell you how much of a knock it can have on your self confidence. But if bouncy, Victoria’s Secret model-worthy hair is what you’re dreaming of, let us help you make it a reality!
Using layers and shaping, there are a number of clever hair cutting tricks that you can call upon to help give you the illusion of a thicker mane. After all, thicker hair equals a happier you, right?
Best hairstyles for thin hair: 7 styles that actually make your hair look thicker
1. Kaley Cuoco’s choppy pixie
Let’s just start by taking a minute to appreciate Kaley Cuoco‘s gorgeous, textured pixie cut. The Big Bang Theory star incorporates an array of varying-length layers throughout her look to add dimension and interest to her super short cut.
This does an incredible job of stopping it looking flat, making this one of the best hairstyles for fine hair that we’ve found.
2. Paris Jackson’s ’90s mom layers
Asking yourself what the best cuts for fine hair are? Well, look no further than model Paris Jackson and her envy-inducing ‘90s mom cut.
Editor’s tip: Loving the layered look? Make the most of the different lengths in your hair by amping up your layers with a plumping powder, such as the Toni&Guy Root Lift Sculpting Powder. This will give you the added lift at the roots that you crave by adding a lightweight but long-lasting hold.
3. Jennifer Aniston’s face-framing layers
Looking for the best hairstyles for fine thin hair but struggling with longer locks? It’s a common misconception that those with thin hair have to stick to short, bob-length looks, but if you want to rock Rapunzel hair then you do you boo!
Just make sure to take note of Jennifer Aniston’s timeless layered style by incorporating graduated face-framing layers around your jawline, to add extra body to your look.
4. Denise van Outen’s long pixie
If ageing hair is what’s causing you sleepless nights, turn back the clock with this age-proof style from Denise van Outen.
This ‘do is both classy and feminine thanks to the sleek, side-swept bangs, yet also perfect for concealing thinning strands thanks to the chin-grazing length! So whether you’re 17 or 70, we urge you to give this elegant look a try.
5. Alexa Chung’s ’70s shag
No-one can deny that Alexa Chung is the queen of the ’70s gypsy shag cut. And thankfully, this throwback style is one of the best hairstyles for fine hair, thanks to it’s choppy layers and subtle mullet effect!
Throw in some split Bardot bangs for good measure et voila: you’ve got a look that’s both volume-boosting and fashion-forward all at once. Don’t say we don’t spoil you!
6. Olivia Culpo’s wavy lob
Psst: Remember to comb through your curls after curling with a wand, as this will give you a natural-looking, off-duty model result.
Editor’s tip: The TRESemmé Perfectly (Un)Done Wave Creating Sea Foam is a must-have for creating waves.
Apply to damp, towel-dried hair before blow-drying and it’ll help to enhance any natural waves, add movement in your hair and give a soft, beachy texture.
7. Keira Knightley’s plumped-up pob
Also favoured by stars like Keira Knightley and Rihanna, this diagonal style is one of the best haircuts for fine hair ladies to try, as it allows you to rock the modern sleek and straight look without looking dull and dreary.
We hope this round up of the best hairstyles for fine hair comes in handy ahead of your next salon visit! But if you’re having the opposite problem and you’re finding that it’s too much hair that’s causing you problems, then our guide to the best haircuts for thick hair is just what the doctor ordered.