Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Put Bounce Back in Your Bonce; Give Fine Hair the Brush off. LISA HAYNES Reveals How to Fatten Up Your Tresses with Some Insider Tips and Tonics

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Put Bounce Back in Your Bonce; Give Fine Hair the Brush off. LISA HAYNES Reveals How to Fatten Up Your Tresses with Some Insider Tips and Tonics

Article excerpt

Byline: LISA HAYNES

JANUARY is undoubtedly the month of diet talk and slimming chat. But there's one area that many women are in constant pursuit of fattening up - the top of our heads.

It's estimated that around 10.9 million women in the UK have fine hair - that's 40% of us, according to Kantar World Panel consumer research.

While the ageing process can result in thinning tresses due to hormonal changes, a dramatic difference in hair texture can strike at any age, with triggers including poor diet, hormonal imbalances, stress, or childbirth.

"Big or 'fat' hair is the picture of health and can make even the most ordinary of outfits look fabulous," says Katie Hamburger, creative stylist at Regis Salons.

"It's thick, healthy and full of life, so it all starts with keeping your hair in great condition."

Go big on the prep and fling back a fuller mane for spring.

BODY BUILDING IT'S impossible to create more hair, but you can lather up with products that create thicker, healthier locks right from the follicle.

Choose a thickening shampoo, pour it into your palms and give your scalp a DIY massage for a couple of minutes. Massaging the scalp can stimulate blood flow, which can strengthen hair roots.

"Apply a light conditioner to ends only, so the strands aren't weighed down by any extra product," Katie advises.

For an extra volumising boost, she recommends a leave-in treatment specifically for thinning hair: "Nioxin's Diaboost is ideal for thin hair as it strengthens and improves the density of each hair strand, while creating volume and thickening the hair."

HEAVYWEIGHT STYLING HOW you wear your hair can make all the difference between fine or fabulous. Avoid styles that hang limp around your face and opt for body-boosting layers and clever cuts.

"A shorter cut will help when it comes to thinning hair, as well as adding in layers to create body and movement," says Norris Ogario, founder and creative director of Ogario haircare. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.