So let’s get serious about the state of your ‘do. Clear eyes, thin hair means you can lose big on style points. But why the thinning hair now? At around age 35, hair starts to thin, most likely from genetics, giving birth, medication, or extreme stress, says Michelle Blaisure, a certified trichologist and Bosley Professional Strength and Technical Specialist. Sure, meditating may de-stress you enough to keep your mane from becoming sparse, but a more proven method is trying one of these new filling, thickening, and healthy scalp after-shampoo products. Check out our selection of volume-boosting heroes that guarantee you’re a winner in the hair game.
1. Jason Thin to Thick Extra Volume Hair Spray ($10): This weightless, body-boosting formula will turn thinning strands into a fuller-looking head, thanks to the healthy hair cocktail of biotin, panthenol, and green tea. Use it daily after styling; the all-natural ingredients will give your locks a lift and strengthen weak strands over time.
2. Hush Fill Seeker Hair Plumping Fibers ($34): Got some bare spots? This temporary filler comes in five shades and has magnetically charged microfiber pigments that bind to hairs. Spritz it on roots and bare patches near your scalp — it adheres directly to your locks, giving them fullness, shine, and volume (strands can increase in diameter up to 33 percent) that stays on until you shampoo it out.
3. Bumble and bumble Full Potential Hair Preserving Booster Spray ($60): If you have weak hair that breaks off, then you know that even running a brush through it can cause hair loss. A few spritzes of this potent spray will give you the opposite results: It creates a liquid bandage that protects and strengthens, preserving your strands up to 46 percent in four weeks.
4.Bosley Professional Strength Bamboom Volumizing & Cleansing Powder ($25): One of the bummers of dry shampoo is that it can make thin locks look flat. Not so with this amplifying option, specifically made for the concerns of thinning hair. Ingredients like renewable bamboo charcoal help to clear your scalp of impurities and promote healthy growth, while amino acids and tapioca starch help give it a more abundant, fresher look while curtailing greasiness.
5. ColorProof BioRepair-8 Thickening Blow Dry Spray ($32): If blow-drying your fine, delicate tresses means they’re getting thinner with each burst of heat — we have a buy for you. Pre-drying, spritz on this weightless, color, and heat-protecting formula that has active plant stem cells to give you major volume. The formula grips to hair cuticles, increasing their width, for a healthier, fuller style after you’ve styled.
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