5 fabulous hairstyles for long, fine hair
Just because you have fine hair, it doesn’t mean you can’t wear it long. What is important though is that you choose the right style. One that is going give the appearance of bounce and volume and not one that is going to look limp and straggly.
But before you decide on the best hairstyles for long, fine hair, you need to ensure you’re making the most of it. That means getting it in good shape and accentuating any natural volume.
So before you go any further, read our blog Fine Hair – Salon secrets you need to know, to find out how to do just that.
Now armed with that knowledge, what are the best styles for your hair?
Curls and waves – fine hair’s best friends…
Curls and waves are one of the best hairstyles for long, fine hair. They are a brilliant way to give volume if your hair lacking bounce. Squirt some volumising mousse to the roots and blow dry with a round barrel brush to add instant texture and volume.
Kate Hudson’s tousled, beachy waves bulk out her fine hair and give a thicker look.
Kirsten Dunst’s wide, loose curls are a great way to give the illusion of thickness.
Let’s be blunt…
If you have fine hair it’s important to keep the ends in good condition. Straggly ends look wispy and makes hair look finer than it actually is. Keeping the ends blunt makes fine hair look thicker and healthier.
Many hairstyles for long, fine hair are based on layers. Ones that end around the jaw line are always gorgeous as they act as a natural frame for the face.
Mila Kunis makes the most of her fine hair with gorgeous face framing layers.
If you want to add a fringe to your fine hairstyle, go for long and wispy. Leave blunt bangs to those with thick hair.
Make colour work for you…
By adding highlights and lowlights to your fine hair you can make it appear more three dimensional and give the illusion of thickness.
Here, Jessica Beil uses all the tricks in the book. Multi-dimensional colour, volumising waves and parting hair on one side to double up the volume!
Still unsure what style to go for? Whether you’re new to the salon or have been coming to us for a while, at Lifestyle you can book a free 15 minute consultation any time. You’ll be able to chat over all the options with your stylist who will be able to give you personalised advice.
Need more tips to add volume to your fine hair? Check out these nine great ways.