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Styles for thin hair - men

Having fine or thin hair is something that affects both men and women of all ages. The reasons for it vary: it could be genetic, a form of alopecia, or even the result of a poor diet and neglecting hair nutrition.

Having fine or thin hair is something that affects both men and women of all ages. The reasons for it vary: it could be genetic, a form of alopecia, or even the result of a poor diet and neglecting hair nutrition. Whatever the cause, fine or thin hair presents a particularly unique challenge when it comes to choosing a hairstyle for women, and the best haircut for receding hairlines and thinning hair in men.

Due to the lack of volume and body inherent in fine hair, it’s easy to feel like the hairstyle choices you have available to you are limited. Fine hair is weaker due to the relatively small diameter of each individual strand and so extra care must be taken when handling it. However, there are cuts and hairstyles to cover up receding hairlines and thinning hair, to make your hair appear thicker, fuller, and healthier. There are also treatments that can help prevent hair loss altogether.

The Best Haircuts & Hairstyles For Added Thickness and Volume

Since thinning hair is something that most men can expect to face in their lifetime, it’s important to know how to mitigate the effects of hair loss and how to wear your hair so that it appears fuller and more voluminous. Check out these four men’s haircuts for thinning hair below.

1. Swept Back Pompadour

The swept back pompadour has become a popular style in recent years – seen on big names such as soccer legend David Beckham and well-renowned actor Brad Pitt. With short sides and a longer, bouncy, slicked-back top, this style is perfect for creating height and volume. The swept back pompadour is all about precision, which is key to creating a super clean cut and low maintenance style. .

2. Short and Textured

Keeping hair short is always preferable when men’s hair is getting thinner. Medium to long hair tends to collapse under its own weight, leaving your hairstyle looking flat and lifeless. Therefore, haircuts for fine hair are best kept short, and with a little bit of product such as a pomade you can achieve a loose, slightly shaggy yet textured look.

3. Fade or Undercut

A typical undercut has the hair on top of the head either swept back or parted at the side or center, while the back and sides are cut extremely short. For men just starting to thin at their temples, the undercut is one of the best hairstyles for thin hair. To achieve maximum thickness, apply a product such as volumizing powder to the roots of the hair to allow the follicles to stand straighter..

4. Short Curly Hair

Short hair is recommended for men with naturally thin, curly hair to create the illusion of thicker hair. But it’s important to leave some length to keep the shape of your curls and add texture - which will only enhance your fuller-looking locks.

How to Get Thicker Hair with the Right Nioxin Products

While hairstyles for fine hair are helpful for making hair appear thicker, they’re not always sustainable in the long term. But there are also treatments that help prevent hair loss and help you to get thicker hair.

Nioxin’s range of hair care products are effective at handling thinning hair and have been proven to create fuller-looking hair from the first application. From three-part system kits to scalp renewal, anti-dandruff solutions, and intensive treatments, Nioxin’s products are designed to strengthen hair, increase crown density, moisturize the scalp and amplify hair texture.

We have a range of styling products designed for thin or fine hair, too - including our Thickening Hair Gel which provides a volume boost and strong hold. Our Volumizing Dry Shampoo gives lightweight fullness while removing oil and grease to keep hair feeling fresh and clean.

Hairstyles To Avoid

A severe swept-back look, topknot or ponytail which pulls your hair close to your head will not only reveal areas of sparse growth, it will also put unnecessary strain on your hairline around your forehead. Look for hairstyles for thinning hairlines that aim to keep this area relaxed and free from any pulling or pressure.

The comb-over is famous for being the refuge of men whose hair has severely thinned – but we recommend steering clear of an extreme one! Try a gentle, close-cropped side parting instead, or gently sweep hair at the front across (but not over) to one side.

If you are experiencing very pronounced thinning on the top or back of your head, your hair will look far healthier kept short, including at the sides to make the contrast less obvious. So, if your strands are quite long, you may want to explore a new cut and try more regular trims to keep ends looking fresh.

Getting thicker hair isn’t just about the way you cut or style it, it’s also about the products you use. Start your journey to fuller looking hair by browsing Nioxin’s range of System Kits, designed to cleanse, condition, and treat the scalp and hair to create fuller-looking locks.


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