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27 Products That Make Thin Hair Look Super Thick

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favorite products for fine or thin hair. Here are the ~amped up~ results:

1. The Wet Brush, a miracle tool that can detangle any hair nest.

"I swear by it! Seriously a lifesaver for hair. It's inexpensive, and the flexible bristles are great for sensitive hair that's prone to breakage and for girls with sensitive scalps and hair that tangles easily!" —Gwen W.

Get it from Amazon for $8.98 (you'll get a random color!).

2. Davines This Is A Sea Salt Spray, which boosts texture to keep fine hair from slipping free from updos.

"Not only does it smell delicious, but it also gives my hair a bit of texture so it doesn't slide out of an elastic." —Tara T.

Get it from Birchbox for $28.

3. Paul Mitchell Extra Daily Boost Root Lifting Spray, which keeps the roots of your hair volumized 👏 all 👏 day 👏 .

"You spray the root lifter directly to the roots and blow-dry with a large round brush. It's like a DIY blowout that lasts me eight hours!" —Caroline R

Get it from Amazon for $17.27.

4. Goody Slideproof Hair Elastics, which stop any runaway ponytail in its tracks.

"They really stay put without ripping your hair out. The skinny size was essential when my hair was short because any others would fall out." —Taelors

Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $5.73.

5. Got2b Powder'ful Volumizing Styling Powder, which is a game changer for more ambitious hairstyles.

"Unbeatable for extreme looks. Turns my fine hair into a fauxhawk in under 10 minutes, no back-combing necessary." —Kristen Socks Markley, Facebook

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

6. Batiste Dry Shampoo, which adds texture and keeps your hair looking clean on mornings you can't even (wash your hair).

"I live and die by this stuff. It gives my hair body and texture, and it smells amazing." —Kelly P.

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $15.30.

7. Bumble and Bumble Thickening Spray, which boosts volume while keeping your hair touchably soft.

"Turns my sad, limp locks into a lion's mane." —Apollo Diamond

"It’ll hold all day (which is a miracle when it comes to my fine hair). It’s brushable, not crunchy, gives great lift at the roots, adds texture, and doesn’t weigh my hair down." —Courtney

Get it from Sephora for $30 or Ulta for $30.

8. Verb Ghost Oil, which adds healthy (but not greasy) shine without weighing your locks down.

"It's unlike any oil I have ever put in my hair. No stringy, greasy, weighed-down hair...just beautiful shine, smoothness, and a really nice smell. Everything from the Verb line is amazing for thin or fine hair." —Sarah O'Connor, Facebook

Get it from Sephora for $16.

9. Nioxin 2 Cleanser and Conditioner, which nourishes your scalp to make thin hair healthier.

"I have thin AND curly hair so trying to find anything that works is near impossible. I'd gone though nearly every thin hair bottle down the Harmon aisles." —Dry Ice

"Results aren't instantaneous, but I noticed a HUGE difference in 30 days." —Coopbollin

Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

10. Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo, which throughly cleans hair without stripping the color away.

"My hair gets so oily that I have to wash it every single day. I like this shampoo because it doesn't wash out my hair color and really cleans my hair without being harsh." —Marissa R.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

11. Aveda Pure Abundance Hair Potion, a powder that seriously thickens hair.

"I sprinkle it at my roots all over after showering and my hair never falls flat on my head anymore. It doubles as dry shampoo. I can go three days without a wash and it never looks oily. And my hair is *thin*. It's changed my life." —Unforgiving Cake

Get it from Nordstrom for $25.

12. It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In Product, a leave-in conditioner that protects hair from heat styling and prevents split ends.

Aly L.

Get it from Amazon for $15.36.

13. Aveda Thickening Tonic, a natural option that thickens hair instantly.

"Amazing! It gives my hair volume and thickness and makes me feel like feel like a regular person." —Baesjling

"Liquid gold in a bottle." —Kyle H

Get it from Nordstrom for $29.

14. Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1 Spray, which volumizes (1), texturizes (2), and works as a dry shampoo (3).

Plus, it has UV protectors to keep hair from being damaged by the sun.

Oh Here We Go

Get it from Sephora for $26 or Ulta for $26.

15. ReTress Hair Rejuvenation Kit, a four-piece set that prevents thinning and soothes your scalp.

"Years of tightly scraping my hair back and cementing it down in the military has given me a receded hairline and has drastically thinned my hair. This kit is really breathing new life back into my hair and it’s starting to return a lot of its thickness. Even the thin-almost-balding spot in the back where my military bun sat for years is almost completely grown back!" —Kumo

Get the four-piece kit from Sephora for $99.

16. Keune Salt Mist, which'll make your hair look and smell perfectly beachy.

"I spray it on my wet hair before I blow-dry it. It’s amazing; it gives me volume and texture without making it heavy. And it’s not greasy, which I think is really important." —Martine S.

Get it from Amazon for $16.10.

17. Aussie Three Minute Miracle Strengthening Treatment, which strengthens hair and reduces breakage (all in under three minutes).

C Jay Hawker

Get it from Amazon for $6.90.

18. Apple Pectin Shampoo, which makes your hair look grease-free longer.

"It keeps my hair from getting greasy longer than most shampoos and adds volume to my hair. Not to mention a little goes a long way: A quarter-sized amount is all you need." —Sarah P.

Get it from Sally Beauty for $12.49.

19. OGX Biotin and Collagen Shampoo and Conditioner, which nourish hair to make it look fuller.

"My all-time favorite! It keeps my hair full even when I use heat and swim in chlorine." —Mary C.

Get the set of shampoo and conditioner from Amazon for $17.84.

20. Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Dry Shampoo, which leaves no white residue on dark hair.

"My hair gets oily so easily, and a few sprays of this in the morning means I get to skip a few days of hair washes, which is practically unheard of for me. It blends in well, even with dark hair, and smells fantastic. I literally could not live without it." —Boulder Boarder

Get it from Amazon for $7.52.

21. Mane 'n' Tail Shampoo, a cult favorite that keeps long hair from looking limp.


"I have super-fine and thin hair and it's the best shampoo I've ever used. My very greasy hair actually stays grease-free all day!" —Courtney Y.

Get it from Walmart for $6.18.

22. Garnier Fructis Mega Full Thickening Lotion, a drugstore option that boosts volume all day long.

"Not only does it make my hair look thicker, but it even makes it ~feel~ thicker. Plus, it smells nice." –Michelle L.

Get it from Amazon for $3.42.

23. Kevin Murphy Anti-Gravity Oil Free Volumizer, which makes second-day hair look like a fresh 'do.


"It's the best, even on second-day hair. It keeps the grease away and I still have volume." —Kaelyn L.

Get it from Walmart for $31.34.

24. Eva NYC Up All Night Volumizing Spray, which makes styling thin hair actually easy.

"I've had ridiculously thin, flat, fine, straight-ass hair for my entire life. This spray gives my hair more body and makes styling easier — plus, it protects your hair from heat, which is a concern when you practically have seven hairs on your head. Even my hair stylists have commented on how much healthier my hair looks!" —Megan Delaney

Get it from Target for $12.

25. No. 4 Fleurs de Temps Shampoo and Conditioner, a vegan and sulfate-free option specifically for fine hair.

"My holy grail shampoo/conditioner combo. I've tried everything for my baby fine, thin hair, and it's the only thing that gives me any volume at all. It's also eco-friendly, vegan, and smells amazing!" —Erin K

Get them from Birchbox: the shampoo for $34 and the conditioner for $36.

26. Hairstory New Wash, a shampoo that's so gentle you don't need to use conditioner.

"Since I've started using it I've only had to wash my hair once a week. My hair is so much healthier and has bounce and volume (which is something nearly impossible to get for thin hair) for the whole week. I don't think I will ever use another shampoo." —Lion House

Get it from Hairstory for $40.

27. Lush Big Sea Salt Shampoo, which will basically give you mermaid hair.

"It has sea salt in it, so it really gets in there and gets rid of any grease. It's a bit of a splurge but well worth it. It smells so good." —Preetis

Get it from Lush for $27.95.

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