How to Hide Thinning Hair

135948756611Our hair is considered to be our crowning glory. So, it is not surprising that hair loss could be emotionally devastating, especially for women. Just because your hair is getting thinner, doesn’t mean it has to look the part.

When it comes to disguising thinning hair, wigs, weaves and extensions automatically comes to mind. But trust us when we say that there are a lot of ways to hide thinning hair. Check out these following suggestions and add hair volume without the need to spend top dollar for hairpieces.

Layer it

One of the easiest ways of creating an illusion of more abundant hair is by cutting your hair shorter and adding layers.

Layers add fuller shape and create more volume to your hair. If you have long, fine hair, it would be best add some layers to your hair instead of keeping it one length. Layers may be known for making some hairstyles unmanageable, but it helps create the illusion of both volume and body.

Consider a change of color

You may not realize it, but darker shades tend to make thinning hair more noticeable. This is the reason why most hair stylists advise change of hair color.

Choose a hair color that is 1 to 2 shades lighter than your natural hair color. This will not only give you a fresher look, but most importantly, your scalp won’t be as noticeable as it used to be.

Get creative

Now is the time to experiment with hairstyles and find the one that would make those critical areas less noticeable. You can part your hair differently or use a variety of hair accessories. It’s not exactly rocket science but everyone can benefit from good ol’ styling.


Those few precious minutes before you hair dries are the best time to add volume. Use a volumizing spray or mousse to lift the roots. This will create lasting volume, but don’t worry as it won’t feel sticky or stiff.  Also, try not to use too many products on your hair as it will weigh your hair down.


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