What Are Some Ways to Disguise Thinning Hair?

Your hair may be thinning, but that doesn’t mean you have to give in to Father Time quite yet. There are several ways to create more volume in thinning hair. Give some of these tips a try.

Try new styling products and blow drying
An easy way to make hair look thicker is with styling products. Apply a volumizing spray or light gel, like Paul Mitchell Extra-Body Sculpting Gel, at the roots and blow dry your hair with a round brush. If you’re not an expert at blow drying, your stylist can show you how.

Try just the styling products
If you want to skip the blowdryer, a texturizing cream can bulk up fine strands, making them look and feel "fatter." We like Tea Tree Shaping Cream by Paul Mitchell.

Try thickeners
In addition to styling products, there are shampoos, conditioners, and treatments made specifically to address thin hair. Nioxin products specifically made to cleanse the scalp and help your hair look thicker and denser. We also recommend Paul Mitchell’s Tea Tree Lemon Sage Thickening line and Redken Densify Shampoo.
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Try a beard or goatee
Facial hair is another trick for calling attention away from thinning hair on top.

Try keeping it short
Men often think that the longer hair is the more it covers a bald spot but the opposite is true. When hair is long, it's more likely to separate, which will call attention to the thinning area. So keeping it short, but not too short, will give a better result. Shorter sides also create the appearance of more thickness on top. Ask your stylist for a fade that’s not too high or too tight.

Try keeping it really short
And if you feel your hair is getting too thin to disguise, don’t be shy about keeping it closely cropped all over. Very short cuts are definitely popular these days.

There are a lot of options when it comes to battling thinning hair. Next time you visit a Supercuts, ask your stylist which tactics are right for you.

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