8 Products for Fine, Thin and Thinning Hair

by R. Carnavale | December 19th, 2014 | Accessories, Women's Beauty, Women's Fashion

woman with thin hair (400x400)You want your hair to look your best, but if you have silky or baby soft fine, straight hair, you’ll need to pamper it, especially when your hair has too much moisture, because the moisture will cause it to lay limp and flat. If your hair is thin or thinning (which is surprisingly common in women), you’ll probably want a hair care product that will add volume to make your hair look fuller. While a decade ago, products that claimed to help you grow more hair were the rage (most of them no longer exist because they didn’t work), today’s products focus on ways to thicken individual strands of hair by using protein enhancers.

The key to making your fine, thin or thinning hair look fuller is to wash and condition your hair with a lightweight hair thickening shampoo and conditioner and to style your hair with volumizing, thickening, bodifying and texturizing styling products.


Dove’s Advanced Hair Series Oxygen Moisture Shampoo promises to add moisture to your hair and to give it 95 percent more volume with lightweight, oxygen-fused conditioning ingredients. The product retails for $4.99 for 12 fluid ounces at Wal-Mart.

SheaMoisture’s Yucca & Plantain Anti-Breakage Strengthening Shampoo helps increase the density and thickness of thin hair while preventing breakage. This product will leave your hair looking fuller and healthier and it’s made from natural and certified organic ingredients, such as biotin and baobab oil with Vitamins A, C, D, E and F to fortify and strengthen your hair and yucca to add volume. Yucca & Plantain Anti-Breakage Strengthening Shampoo retails for $9.30 plus free shipping at Target.

L’Oreal Paris has a Vive Pro Glossy Volume Shampoo for fine hair. The product cleanses while adding weightless volume and a glossy shine to hair. The product is no longer carried in stores, but you can buy a 13-fluid ounce bottle of it online for $12.45 + shipping.


Rusk Thickr Shampoo For Fine or Thin Hair is a thickening shampoo that plumps up your hair’s cuticles to increase your hair’s strength, texture and life. The product contains a unique blend of surfactants, pH adjusters and nutrients that will leave your hair shiny, soft, and manageable. This product retails for $12.00 online for a 13.5-fluid ounce bottle.

Nioxin Scalp Therapy Conditioner for Fine Hair System 1: Normal to Thin Looking is a lightweight conditioner will make your locks more resilient and fuller while controlling your hair’s moisture balance. The product sells for $24.00 for 10.1 fluid ounces online.

If you have thin hair that breaks easily, John Frieda’s Root Awakening Hydrate + Nourish Conditioner will help by soothing your scalp while hydrating your parched strands with moisture and eucalyptus. This product costs $5.24 online for an 8.45-ounce tube.

Styling products

Pantene Fine Hair Style Triple Action Volume Mousse adds body to your fine hair with a triple-action formula to boost hair strands and provides style that lasts. The product sells for $3.99 at Target.

Got2b POWDER’ful Volumizing Styling Powder‘s weightless formula texturizes your hair for maximum volume and retails for $6.29 at Walgreens.

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