Thicken up: How can you help your hair look fuller?

It’s probably your biggest (only?) hair fear: losing that fine head of hair. Nature being nature, sometimes it’s inevitable. But that doesn’t mean you have to give in and not look great. Here are some things you can do to keep your hair looking fuller longer:

Keep the sides shorter than the top
This may seem simple, but you’d be surprised how many men don’t take advantage of it. Talk to your stylist about a look that keeps the sides relatively short in relation to the top. It’ll give the illusion of a fuller head of hair.

Ask for a blunt cut, square shape, no texture added
This is another ask-your-stylist move, but this cutting technique will help your hair look fuller.

Add some body with product and a blow dry
Give a bodifying product a try, such as Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Lemon Sage Thickening Spray. Then, run your fingers through it while blow drying.

Finishing products help, too
A matte finisher, like Paul Mitchell Mitch Reformer texturizer, will bulk up fine or thinning hair. Work it in as your finishing style product.
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