Not all of us are blessed with a thick head of hair but that doesn’t mean you can’t have amazing hair. All it takes is a carefully picked and flattering hairstyle to fake it. The key is to counter your hair’s tendency to look flat and limp by choosing styles that add volume and texture to your hair.
Scroll down to see what we’ve got to for you thin-haired ladies out there.
- Chin-length Blunt Bob
Sometimes added length emphasizes the thinness of your hair. Keep it short for a fuller bodied look.
2. Volume-adding Curls
Style your bob with volume-adding tousled curls.
3. Classic Straight Bob
Not a fan of blunt bobs? A straight one would also do the trick.
4. Asymmetric Bob
Use styling sprays to keep a blunt bob looking flawless.
5. Black Blunt Bob
This classic blunt bob is the epitome of effortless chic. Part it in the middle to frame your face.
6. A Cute Hair Twist
Add slight height with a simple and cute hair twist.
7. A Choppy Bob with Texture-adding Waves
Add texture to an angled bob by styling it with texture-adding waves.
8. A Teased Updo
Avoid a flat updo and tease your hair first!
9. Bold Top Bun
Nobody would notice thin hair if it’s put up in this attention-grabbing bun.
10. Short and Layered
Layers give thin hair instant body and movement.
11. Straight Cut and Bangs Combo
Fake thick hair with full bangs and by keeping your hair long.
12. Simple Low Pony with Side Pieces
This simple everyday low ponytail is great on thin hair.
13. Pinned Bob with Side Part
Pinning your bob inwards gives the illusion of thickness and is a fantastic style for formal events.
14. Old Holywood Glamour
Some vintage-inspired waves will also do the trick.
15. Asymmetrical Bob
This asymmetrical bob accentuates a chiseled jawline and elongates a round face.
16. Messy Half Updo
Copy Zooey Deschanel’s 60’s half updo to fake thicker locks.
17. Low Pompadour
A low pompadour would give a thin pixie cut a fuller look.
18. Straight Angular Lob
A subtle ombre gives a straight lob more dimension.
19. Wispy Bangs and a Layered Bob
Choppy layers are a thin-haired girl’s friend.
20. Half Updo with Curled Side Pieces
Add some curls to a half updo to give hair more volume.
21. Above-the-shoulder Asymmetrical Bob
Keeping your hair just above the shoulders makes it look thicker.
22. Middle-parted Lob
Blow dry your bob with a rounded brush to give it more volume.
23. Stylish Lob for Brunettes
Blow dry the ends of your hair inwards to give it some bounce.
24. Shoulder-length Layered Bob
You can also flip it out a bit to get a similar effect.
25. Textured Chin-length Bob
A bedhead look is also a great style choice for a bob.
26. Bob with Side Bangs
Side bangs are a great addition for an angled bob.
27. Blunt Bob and a Deep Side Part
Style your bob with a deep side part for a simple yet put-together look.
28. Face-framing Choppy Layered Bob
Keeping subtle and choppy layers at the bottom of the hair makes it look thicker.
29. Chunky Highlights
Chunky highlights give thin hair some texture and dimension.
30. Teased on Top
Don’t be afraid to tease your hair to give it more volume
31. Volume on Top
You can easily get a similar look with a comb and some hairspray.
32. Blunt Bob and Highlights
Give your hair a sun-kissed look with some highlights.
33. Messy Asymmetrical Bob
A messy, just-woke-up look de-accentuates thin hair.
34. Waves on a Blunt Bob
Add volume to your bob through curling the top and middle parts while keeping the ends untouched.
35. Layers and Soft Waves
Soft waves on layered long hair hide the thinness of your locks.
36. Short Curly Bob
Curls also work on blunt and angled bobs like this one.
37. Face-framing Bangs and a Low Bun
Let face-framing bangs shine and pull back your hair in a cute low side bun.
38. Jagged Bob
Take attention away from thin hair and go bold with a jagged bob. Style it with wispy curls and none would be the wiser.
39. Medium Length Layers
Another example of how bottom layers add body without thinning out your hair.
40. Curls and a Zigzag
Add body to curled hair with a zigzag hair part.
41. Side-swept Bangs and Layers
Fake the wind-in-your-hair look with layered hair and long side bangs.
42. Feathered Layers and Wispy Bangs
This wispy shaggy haircut makes thin hair look amazing without hiding it.
43. Wide Curls on a Bob Cut
Draw attention to your face with some thin bangs and face-framing waves.
44. Dark to Light Ombre
This ombre look on short hair gives it more dimension.
45. Pixie Cut with Long Bangs
Keep your bangs long with a pixie cut for a more versatile haircut.
46. Pin Straight
Embrace straight hair and wear it down.
47. Messy Overgrown Pixie
Growing out a pixie? Style it with messy subtle waves to fake thick hair.
48. Short Shag Haircut
This short shag haircut gives the wearer a spunky and fun vibe.
49. Chin-length Soft Bob Cut
A chin-length bob is a no-brainer haircut that requires minimal upkeep.
50. Chic and Short Bob
Add some height to a short bob with a jagged hair part.
51. Pixie with Golden Highlights
Give more texture to brunette hair with golden highlights.
52. Chin-length Bob with Front Pieces
A bob with front pieces makes it look like you have more hair than you actually do.
53. Shaggy Bob
The layers on this short bob give it the illusion of thickness.
54. Short Bob with Bangs
Draw attention to your face with this parted bangs and bob combo.
55. Short and Layered
This cut is another low upkeep haircut that’s perfect for thin hair.
56. Piecey Pixie Cut
A piecey pixie cut hides the thinness of hair effectively.
57. Bob with Long Side Bangs
Be rocker chic by pairing a bob with some long side bangs.
58. Bob Cut for Blondes
Keep things simple with a deep side part and tucked back hair. Use some styling gel to keep everything in place.
59. Straight Bob Cut
Straight bobs also look softer on light brown hair.
60. Stylized Curls
Curls are always a great addition to A-line bobs.
61. Simple Parted Bangs and Bob Combo
This parted bangs and bob combo is a fantastic haircut for older women with thin hair.
62. Loose Curls
Looser curls soften out a straight cut while adding volume to hair.
63. Ultra Straight with a Deep Side Part
Keep straight hair from looking limp by teasing it to add volume.
64. Concave Lob
A concave lob adds instant body to thin hair.
65. Shoulder-length Hair with Long Side Bangs
Add more flair to shoulder-length hair with long side bangs.
66. Vintage-inspired Bob
This vintage-inspired bob complements thin hair and de-accentuates a long face shape as well.
67. Layered Pixie with Short Bangs
Short bangs on a layered pixie give thin hair the extra boost it needs.
68. Volume on Top Pixie
Longer bangs add versatility and volume to a pixie cut.
69. Classic Pixie Cut
Take inspiration from fellow thin-haired girl Emma Watson’s classic pixie.
70. Spiked Pixie
Spiking your pixie using some styling gel gives it a more playful vibe.
71. Short on the Sides Pixie
Here’s another flattering pixie cut for thin hair.
72. Extra Shaggy Bob
Texturize a simple bob by adding shaggy layers to it.
73. Simple Shoulder-length Cut
You can never go wrong with a straight cut on shoulder-length hair.
74. Teased Bob
Tease the back of your bob to give your hair more body.
75. Auburn Waved Lob
Redheads look good with a lob and some accentuating waves.
76. Red and Layered
A layered cut paired with thin bangs also work.
77. A Bold Braid
Go avant-garde with this fashion-forward braid hairstyle.
78. Edgy Shaved Sides and Colorful Bangs
Nobody would notice your thin hair if you go as bold as this punk-inspired look.
79. Long on Top Pixie
Keep a pixie cut long on the top so you can style it in various ways.
80. Straight-from-the roots Curls
Curl your hair from the roots to the ends to give it more volume.
81. Blunt Bangs and Dusty Pink Hair
Be the cool chick next door with this dusty pink hair and blunt bangs combo.
82. Dark and Simple
Dark hair tends to look thicker even without styling.
83. Avant-Garde Lavender Hair
Experiment with your pixie and grow it out to this fashion-forward hairstyle.
84. Half-curled Lob
Curling from the middle down gives a bob a more laid-back vibe.
85. Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights
Give thin brown hair a little boost with some subtle highlights and waves.
86. Front Hair Twist on Short Pink Hair
Keep hair away from your face with this simple and cute hair twist.
87. Loose Side Braid
Look classy and put-together with this loose and messy side braid.
88. Teased Hair and Full Bangs
Tease your hair a bit to give long straight hair some much-needed body.
89. Light Blue Fade
Give your pixie cut a little oomph with a splash of faded blue color.
90. Sleek Low Ponytail
A slicked back low ponytail is always a fantastic hairstyle to wear for almost any occasion.
91. Slicked Back Pixie with a Headband
You can fake an updo with pixie short hair by slicking it back and accessorizing with a headband.
92. Bombshell Curls
Volumize thin hair with these bombshell curls.
93. Curled Semi Updo with a Flower Crown
This earthy and fairy-like hairstyle is the perfect one to wear to a garden wedding.
94. Side Part and Waves
Take cues from Olivia Munn’s easy breezy side part and waves look.
95. Side Braid Updo
Be extra chic and try out a braided updo similar to what Lucy Hale has in this red carpet look.
96. Elegant Crown Braid
This crowned updo of Dutch braids is also a great updo style for thin hair.
97. Loose Updo for Formal Occasions
Avoid slicking back your hair for an updo as it flattens out and emphasizes its thinness.
98. Mushroom Pixie Cut
A mushroom pixie cut complements long faces and hides thin hair by throwing away a hair part altogether.
99. Slicked Back Bob
Tease your hair before slicking it back so it doesn’t look flat on the head.
100. Loose Top Bun and Full Bangs
A loose top bun goes well with long thin hair.
101. Messy and Loose Side Twist
Nothing says boho chic like this extra messy and loose side twist braid. Good news is you don’t need to have thick hair to pull it off.
102. High Bun with Loose Side Pieces
Here’s another bun hairstyle that’ll work for thin hair.
103. Face-framing Curls on a Lob Cut
Curl your hair away from the face to open it up for a vibrant look.
104. High Ponytail with Volume on Top
Wear this high ponytail hairstyle and no one would suspect that you have thin hair.
105. Creative Headpiece
Bring attention away from thin hair and wear a creative headpiece. Just be sure to only wear it to appropriate occasions.
106. Slicked Back Pixie with a Loose Bang
Look badass by slicking back your pixie and leaving a few loose strands of long bangs in the front.
107. Short Bob with Short Bangs
This layered bob on thin dark hair looks great with added short bangs for an adorable look.
108. Straight Shoulder-length Hair
Sometimes you just gotta embrace what you have and wear it down, simple and straight.
109. Messy Lob with Highlights
This messy lob and highlights combo is a fuss-free everyday hairstyle that complements thin hair.
110. Blunt Bangs and Blunt Lob Combo
Up for something severe? Pair blunt bangs and a blunt lob together.
111. Simple Bottom Layers
Bottom layers always work for almost every hair type.
112. Textured Blonde Bob
Texture is a thin-haired girl’s friend. Add some to your hair with wispy waves.
113. Red, Bold and Blunt
We only live once, right? Why not go all out and opt for an asymmetrical cut?
114. Slick Top Knot with Wrap
Look put-together with a slicked-back top knot. Smoothen out loose hairs by combing them with a comb and some hairspray.
115. Thin Curls on Balayage Bob
The balayage color, wispy curls and blunt cut work together to hide thin hair in this hairstyle.
116. Asymmetrical Bob with Front Highlights
Channel early 2000s Victoria Beckham in this iconic angled bob cut.
117. Half Top Knot
Tousle the rest of your hair to make up for the volume you lose when putting up your hair in a top knot.
118. Half Updo and Soft Curls
Be as elegant as fellow thin-haired girl Princess Kate by trying out this half updo and soft curls hairstyle.
119. Long Layers and Balayage
A balayage color is a foolproof way to give dimension to thin hair.
120. Blunt Bangs and Layers
Up for a drastic change? Try out a very short and very blunt fringe.
121. Highlighted and Straight
Sometimes all your hair needs are some highlights.
122. Jagged Layers on Long Hair
There’s just something sexy about this jagged layered cut on long hair…
123. Long and Sleek
…which you can also clean up for a more refined hairstyle.
124. Jagged Layers on Mid-length Hair
Jagged layers also work well with thin medium length hair.
125. Cascading Waves
Style your layered cut with some loose waves for a softer and more full-bodied look.
126. Smooth and Straight
Keep long hair looking thick from the roots to the ends by opting for a simple straight cut.
127. Spiral Curls
Add volume to your hair with these vintage spiral curls.
128. Bright and Two-Toned
Go out of the box and get some two-tone highlights in bright colors.
129. Layered Bob for Curly Hair
A layered bob is a great choice for thin hair that’s also has a bit of natural curls.
130. Platinum to Purple Ombre
A bold platinum blonde to purple ombre looks fantastic on long straight hair whether thick or thin.
131. Dusty Blue Angled Bob
Boost an angled bob with a splash of dusty blue color.
132. Pink Highlights
Pink highlights always look great with blonde hair.
133. Cute Pixie
Here’s another reincarnation of the classic pixie for thin hair.
134. Pink Pixie
Make your pixie more fun and unique by dyeing it pink.
135. Cropped Pixie
A cropped pixie cut is a bold look that thin-haired girls should try at least once in their life.
136. Pixie Combover with Shaved Accents
You can go all out starting from a simple pixie to this comb-over and shaved look.
137. Peach Vintage Curls
Update vintage curls with a bright peach color.
138. Piecey Blonde Lob
A piecey lob is a flattering hairstyle for thin hair.
139. Dirty Blonde Bob
Bobs always manage to make thin hair look thicker regardless of hair color.
140. Blunt Cut with Jagged Curls
Accentuate the bluntness of a haircut while adding volume with jagged curls.
141. Low Ponytail with Wispy Bangs
Look laid-back and stylish with a simple low ponytail and some wispy bangs.
142. Blunt Full Bangs and Textured Layers
Hide thin hair with textured layers on long hair.
143. Face-framing Shaggy Hair
A shorter shag cut also works.
144. Messy and Layered
‘Thicken’ your hair by scrunching it up to add volume.
145. Blunt Blonde
Curling a blunt bob gives it a softer look and adds more body to the hair.
146. Millennial Pink Bob
Look young and fresh with this trendy color.
147. Jagged and Short
Keep your short with jagged layers to fake thick hair.
148. Straight and Layered Bob
Super straight hair works well with a bob.
149. Side-swept and Layered
Look like a supermodel with a side part and some defined layers.
150. Deep Side Part and a Classic Bob
Let’s end the list with another classic bob for thin hair.