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Haircuts for Thin Hair!

If you’re concerned about your thinning hair becoming apparent, a new cut may be a good solution to make your hair appear thicker, fuller, and more voluminous. Get inspired by these do’s and don’ts, and talk to your stylist about them the next time you’re at the salon.

A great cut is everything

Your stylist is sure to have great ideas for shaping your hair to give it more body and the appearance of more volume. To help the conversation along, here are some of our favourite tips for you to think about before your next salon visit.

  • DO get regular trims. Keeping split ends at bay will make your locks look their thickest and healthiest. Most stylists recommend getting your hair trimmed every eight weeks at the most, to remove those dead ends and keep your hair full of vitality.
  • DO ask for subtle layers. No matter if your hair is thin, wavy, or curly; a layered cut is a fantastic way to fake dimension. However, if the layers are too extreme, it may have the opposite effect – make sure to have a conversation with your stylist about what you want beforehand. Offer up a picture of a famous celebrity with hair you’d like to imitate, to ensure your stylist gets the right idea.
  • DO experiment with a fringe, which could give the illusion of more hair. This is especially worthwhile if your hairline is an area of concern – you can hide it behind your bangs and look stylish while doing so.
  • DO try a zigzag part for some extra oomph at the roots. If there’s an area of your scalp that you’d rather hide, you can use the zig-zag pattern to disguise it easily.
  • DON’T have hair that’s all one length. Layers are the best way to create an illusion of thickness.
  • DON’T rule out a chic pixie cut! Many women are nervous about cutting their hair short, but this effortless style works wonderfully for those that have thinner hair.
  • DON'T get hair extensions. It might be tempting to fill your head with long, thick extensions, but the procedure can ironically lead to increased hair thinning due to the pull from the extensions. The clasps can pull on your roots and also lead to breakage further down the hair shaft.