Hair Trends for Thin Hair

Thin hair rarely gets recognition on TV or in the media – thick hair steals all the attention. This makes thin-haired beauties feel left out. But if you look hard enough, there are thin-hair-focused trends out there that aim to celebrate and enhance your delicate strands! And we are going to spread the word. In this article, we'll share some of the top hair trends for thin hair.

The Quintessential Blunt Bob

blunt bob

Let's cut to the chase! The blunt bob is one of the trendiest styles for people with thin hair, and it's easy to see why. The blunt ends give your hair some much-needed volume and texture. Plus, sleek, straight looks are perfect for any occasion - whether you're dressing up for a night out or keeping it casual for a day out running errands. For the best overall look, we recommend browsing online photos of blunt bobs to get an idea of what length you want before heading to the salon.

An Edgy Pixie Cut

edgy pixie cut

If edginess is your jam, look no further than the edgy pixie cut. It has been making its rounds all over social media, TV, and fashion outlets for decades. And some of the most commonly-seen wearers of the style are thin-haired folks. They've hitched a ride on this trend for a simple reason - you don't need much hair to rock a pixie! A pixie cut is a great way to add volume and texture to thin strands.

Bouncy Curls

bouncy curls

Thin hair and curls? Yes, please! Another thin hair trend we're seeing more and more often is bouncy curls. This style is ideal for people with thin hair because the structure of curls can add fullness and height that thin hair inherently lacks. If you have naturally curly hair, embrace those curls with curl-enhancing cream or gel. Even if your hair isn't naturally curly, you can still achieve this look with a curling iron or wand.

A Layered Cut

layered cut

Bring on the layers! Thin hair can often look stringy or lifeless, but layering can help combat that. By adding layers throughout your hair, you'll notice that your hair isn't as flat or limp as it used to be. But it's important to know that not all layers give the same effect. Ask your stylist for face-framing layers - these types of layers give your hair some extra dimension, particularly if your hair is thinnest in the front. Ask for all-over layers for general hair thinness.

Balayage Highlights

balayage highlights

If you haven't tried balayage on your thin hair, you're missing out! Balayage refers to hand-painted highlights that are subtle and strategically placed to create a natural, sun-kissed look. They add dimension and depth to thin hair, which can often look one-dimensional. Balayage highlights can also help give the illusion of fuller, thicker hair.

So, there you have it - some of the top hair trends for thin hair! We hope you give one (or all!) of these a try. Remember, just because you have thin hair doesn't mean you can't rock it like a boss!


Author: Andrea Reyes

Andrea is a mother, wife, writer, and natural hair enthusiast of 15 years. Currently on her natural hair journey, she’s been trying countless products and techniques to understand and embrace her natural hair. She is the creator of, a new website featuring informative articles that share tips, tricks, and techniques aimed to help others learn to love their hair through proper hair care. She writes with the hope of making hair care easier to understand and implement.

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