We can all agree that it is difficult to style long hair. And if your hair is thin as well, styling it becomes that much more difficult. Fortunately, there are many hairstyles for long, thin hair that you can flaunt with a flair. Having hair that is fine-textured does not necessarily mean that you do not have many options on hand. Of course, you may have tried many hairstyles so far and failed, but the key is to choose the right styles that match your hair type. You just have to zero in on hairstyles that add volume to your hair. In this article, we have researched and brought to you the 20 best hairstyles for long, thin hair. Swipe up to check them out!
10 Terrific Hairstyles For Long Thin Hair
1. Fuller And Longer Ponytail
If you’ve had thin hair your whole life, I’m sure you know the struggle of tying your hair in a ponytail. Because no matter how many different ways you try to style it, it ends up looking limp and lifeless. So, this little trick of a hairstyle is sure to infuse new life and bounce into your ponytail!
2. Perfect Messy Bun
Does your heart sink every time you try to do one of those messy buns that those gorgeous Instagram girls sport? Because of your thin hair, it probably sits atop your head like a little ping pong ball. Well, all you need to do is style it with this tried and tested method to get the perfect messy bun!
3. Triple Braided Braid
How many times have you cried over your thin braid? I’m sure you lost count a long time ago. It’s difficult to get volume in your braid if you have thin, fine textured hair. A simple way to add dimension and volume to your braid is to go for multiple braids done up together. Here’s how…
4. Messy Double Fishtail Braid
Just because you’re going to prom or some other equally fancy function does not mean your hair has to be in an updo. There are plenty of other hairstyles that are better suited for thin hair that you can go for. You could, for instance, go for this messy double fishtail braid that can add oodles of volume and dimension to your otherwise thin hair.
5. Scarf Braid
It’s time to bust out those cloth scarves hanging in your closet because I’ve got the styling idea for them! A genius way to conceal the fine texture of your hair while adding a pop of color and cuteness to it is by tying a cloth scarf as a headband around your head! Pair that with an adorable side braid and you’re good to go.
6. Retro Fishtail Updo
Running late to a wedding and need to put your hair up in a fancy updo pronto? Don’t worry, ‘cause I’ve got you covered! This retro fishtail updo style looks chic as hell and goes perfectly with long flowy dresses. And it may look intricate and complicated but it’s anything but!
7. French Twisted Side Braid
When you have thin hair, the basic 3-strand braid can make it look even thinner. A good way to combat this problem is to experiment with new braiding styles. This French twisted side braid is especially easy to do on thin hair and look effortlessly chic.
8. Knotted Braid
Now, here’s another innovative braiding style that you definitely need to try out! If you’re tired of the same old 3 strand or twisted braids, this knotted braid is sure to be right up your alley. What’s more is that it will look super neat and gorgeous if you have thin hair!
9. Heart Shaped Hair Accent
Are you one of those lovesick romantics who loves to dress up for Valentine’s Day? Then, boy, do I have a hairdo that you’ll absolutely love! Check out this sweet heart shaped accent style that looks oh-so-cute and will have everyone taking a double take.
10. Elegant Twisted Bun
Going for that sweet spot between casually chic and effortless elegant? Then, this is the bun hairstyle of your dreams. Try out this simple bun with a little bit of a twist that will give you all the oomph you’ve ever wanted.