Fine hair product to thicken hair and boost volume

largemedium43Fine hair product has a tough job. In order to be effective, these products must enhance volume and/or thicken… without adding weight to the hair.

Some stellar products for fine hair do exist, that meet the specialized needs of this challenging hair type. But, as you’ve likely discovered, there are oodles of ineffective products and manufacturers who make the same claims as the ones that actually work. A tad confusing, no?

That’s why we’ve compiled this list of recommendations to help you sort through the false promises and find the tried and true products that will perform. To manage fine hair, your product collection should include…

  • daily shampoo & conditioner
  • leave-in conditioner/detangler
  • clarifying shampoo
  • volumizing and/or thickening product
  • lightweight hairspray

That’s it. All you need to bring out your hair’s full potential. 😉 This page details the very best products for your hair care regimen from start to finish.

SHAMPOO

Alterna Caviar Seasilk Volume Shampoo
This shampoo cleans hair without stripping the natural oils and leaves fine hair soft and manageable. Hair that tends to be limp and lifeless is noticeably more full and bouncy. UV protectors shield it from damage and color fading due to sun exposure. Alterna’s ‘Enzymetherapy’® technology transforms the ingredients into a micro-form that allows them to penetrate into the core structure of the hair shaft. That’s what makes these products so effective. Don’t let the price scare you too much. You need so little of this product per use that a small bottle should last a very long time.

CONDITIONER

Alterna Caviar Seasilk Volume Conditioner
A luxurious, light conditioner that will leave your hair full of volume AND soft and moisturized. Beyond that, it also protects hair color from fading due to environmental stresses. Formulated to gently plump delicate hair without adding any weight to it. This conditioner brings out the best in fine hair. And it’s formulated without parabens, sulfates, synthetic dyes, petrochemicals, phthalates, GMOs, or triclosan. LOVE that!

CLARIFYING SHAMPOO

Bumble and Bumble Sunday Shampoo
Regular use of a gentle deep cleansing shampoo keeps fine hair bouncy and shiny. Buildup from hair products and minerals in your water can make fine hair even more limp and less responsive to your styling efforts. The Sunday Shampoo from Bumble and bumble is a very effective clarifier.

LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER

Davines Dede Leave In Mist
A leave-in conditioner that makes fine, flyaway hair silky and manageable. Because it’s formulated without any oily ingredients, this leave-in works especially well for hair that is thinning and limp. It’ll add a bit of bounce to your hair and a lot of shine, which fine hair tends to lack.

STYLING PRODUCTS

BEFORE DRYING

Eufora Thickening Serum
Use before blow drying or air drying your hair to plump it up. This serum does an excellent job of thickening hair and adding fullness without leaving any discernible ‘product feel’ or weighing down the finest of hair. And it contains ingredients that are beneficial for hair and scalp. A cocktail of sheer goodness!

AFTER DRYING

Batiste Dry Shampoo
Dry Shampoo is basically an absorbent powdery substance delivered by aerosol for light, even dispersal. It refreshes oily second-day hair but can also be used right after washing as a light texturizer to add manageability and a bit more ooomph to fine hair. Try it as a finishing product right before hairspray. Be careful about choosing one that does not contain aluminum starch though! This one from Batiste is made with rice starch.

FINISHING SPRAY

ORIBE Hair Care Superfine Strong Hair Spray
Lock your style in place and add shine without any extra weight or stickiness. Perfect for fine hair, this spray goes on super lightly and provides a strong hold that lasts.

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