Volume boosting easy hairstyles for fine hair

Easy hairstyles for fine hair, inspired by this season's hottest looks.  

Let’s not sugar coat things: thin 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: Olivia Wilde with bob length blonde highlighted hair in a side parting with a sweeping fringe.
Bobs can give the appearance of fuller strands. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

1. Side-parted bob

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!

Hair hack: 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.

back view of a woman in a denim jacket with brunette boxer braids
Braids are a great way to keep fine, soft hair in check all day. Credit: Instagram.com/nachumkp

2. Boxer braids

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 to weave a basic French braid and you’re out the door. Credit: @nachumkp

Easy hairstyles for fine hair: Kate Bosworth with straight highlighted blonde hair in sleek braided bun.
Opt for a sleek look for a flawless finish. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Sleek bun

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.

back view of a brunette woman with a long curly ponytail
Curls are a clever way to plump up limp ponytails. Credit: Instagram.com/brittaandbear

4. Curly ponytail

Few 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 looking straggly or weighed down. Credit: @brittaandbear

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 Ultimate 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.

side profile of a blonde blogger with her hair in a messy bun updo
Messy buns & getting things done. Credit: Instagram.com/ena.maria.b

5. Blogger bun

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. Credit: @ena.maria.b

Easy hairstyles for fine hair: Kirsten Dunst with long golden blonde hair styled in a side twisted braid wearing a navy collared top.
Upgrade your go-to braided style with this twisted ‘do. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. Twisted braid

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.

Editor’s tip: Give your tresses extra texture and definition with a spritz of TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray. This cult-fave product is also great for giving fine hair extra grip when styling in braids.

back view of a brunette woman with her hair in a half up bun sitting at a desk
U ok hun? Credit: Instagram.com/mikxx_ko

7. Half-up bun

The hun (AKA the half-up bun) is another look that’s really taken off this year thanks not only 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, it’s also a clever way to inject height to 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. Credit: @mikxx_ko

Easy hairstyles for fine hair: Karlie Kloss with straight highlighted blonde hair in side parted low ponytail.
Karlie Kloss embraces her fine strands with some show-stopping styles. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

8. Side parted ponytail

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.




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