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Easy Ways to Thicken Your Hair

  • Keep it clean. Seems to be a broadly believed myth that washing your hair will cause it to fall out. Not so! And clean hair looks thicker than dirty hair. Try a volumising shampoo and avoid anti-dandruff shampoos – unless you really do have dandruff. A flaky scalp is caused by dry skin and that’s bad for hair quality. If your scalp is dry, give your head a conditioning massage.
  • Resist the temptation to rub it dry! Either get hold of a microfiber towel designed to soak up moisture or let your hair air-dry after washing. Wet hair is extremely stretchy and brittle.
  • It’s not just a chick thing! Use a hair dryer! Chicks use the good ol’ hair dryer to create volume, so why not us guys too?
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  • If a hair dryer’s not your thing then run your fingers through your wet hair to style it. Avoid brushing and combing if you can. Pulling on wet hair and causing electrostatic flighty strands on dry hair has a thinning effect.
  • Use volumising mousses and styling products, believe it or not, some of those babies really work! Bit of trial and error for us guys, but well worth mastering the art.
  • Rock the up-do. Using styling products to push your hair up gives the impression of more hair than the regular parted style.
  • Protect your noggin from the sun. Seems pretty darn obvious, but sunburn to both your scalp, and therefore your delicate follicles as well as to your hair can all end in diminished strands!