5 Flattering Hairstyles That Add Volume And Bounce To Thin Hair

Eesha Kokane , 21 Sep 2019

Thin Hair

Do you remember that scene from F.R.I.E.N.D.S  where Denise Richards makes an appearance on the show? That episode that will always be one of my favourites, solely because of her iconic hair flip that stuns Ross, Chandler and even Phoebe! Gorgeous voluminous hair is something that everybody longs for. However, when you have thin hair, attempting trending hairstyles can sometimes turn out to be a major fail. It may seem easy to give up and style your hair just as you normally would. However, what we fail to realise that even though we can’t magically thicken our hair, we can always fake volume with the help the right hairstyles. If you have thin hair then you should try one of these hairstyles that’ll add volume and bounce to your locks:

1. Voluminous Ponytail

Turns out there’s more than just one way to style a good ol’ ponytail. If you have thin hair and ponytail tends to look dainty and flat, here’s what you can try to make it look more voluminous. Take sections of your hair and start teasing it at the roots. This will instantly add volume to your hair. After you’re done doing this, tie your hair into a ponytail as you normally would. If you feel like it, then pull out a few strands to frame your face.

2. Side-Swept Curls

There are many ways you can style short hair, but this old school glam hairstyles will always be my fave. It’s quick, simple and perfect for those days when you’re in a hurry. All you have to do is, make a side parting and curl the ends of your hair. Adding curls to the layers of hair will give your hair more body and add a slight bounce.

MM Pro Tip: Before you style your curls, add some sea salt spray to your hair to add some texture.

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3. Messy Braid

Who knew that you could use frizzy hair to your advantage? On those days when your hair just won’t co-operate, go with the flow and style your hair in a messy braid. If you’re feeling fancy then go ahead and put your hair into a fishtail braid. This hairstyle is effortless and it’ll only take you a few minutes to do it.

4. Long Layers

Flat and limp hair can be a nightmare to deal with. However, with this one trick, you’ll be able to add an unbelieve amount of volume to your hair. After you’ve washed your hair, take a small amount of hair mousse and apply it to your hair, from the roots to the ends and then styles your hair as you normally would. Make sure you use a volume-enhancing mousse, this will give your hair an instant boost of volume making it look fuller and thicker.

5. Ariana Grande Inspired Ponytail

Who wouldn’t want Ariana Grande‘s signature high ponytail, amirite? I promise you, this is the easiest and quickest way to make your hair look fuller and put together. All you have to do is tie your hair into a high ponytail and do these two tricks to add volume to it. Take sections from your ponytail and start teasing the hair. After doing this, horizontally divide your ponytail into half and add a small claw clip in the middle. Doing these two tricks will add some major volume to your hair and you will be able to easily pull off Ariana’s signature hairstyle.

What’s your go-to hairstyle? Let us know in the comments below.

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