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Margot Robbie attends the photocall for "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2019 in Cannes, France.

The 6 best hairstyles for thin hair inspired by celebrities

By Adrianna Johns on 30th September 2019

Despite common misconception and frequent complaints, fine hair should be considered a blessing. Not only is it incredibly manageable, but it is also malleable, meaning that those with fine hair will typically suit most styles and will be able to hold the shape far better than other types.

What many seem to forget is that those with fine-hair have an array of styles to choose from that will add life, volume and fullness to your hairstyle — the choice is truly yours to explore and choose.

However, you may be bored with your current style and if so, it may be time to find a new hairstyle that will work amazingly well with your thin hair. From curls and waves to shorter cuts and bangs, we have created a list inspired by fine-haired celebrities that will help you feel refreshed and renewed.

LOS ANGELES - MAY 8:  Margot Robbie at the "Terminal" Premiere at the ArcLight Theater on May 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA
A benefit of having thin hair is that it typically lays flat on your head, meaning that you can happily take advantage of wearing your hair beautifully straight and parted right down the middle as Margot Robbie does regularly. Image credit: kathclick/Bigstock.com

Straight like Margot

A benefit of having thin hair is that it typically lays flat on your head, meaning that you can happily take advantage of wearing your hair beautifully straight and parted right down the middle as Margot Robbie does regularly.

For some volume, curl the ends and brush them slightly so that they have a fuller effect on the eye.

Long and Layered waves

As a wonderful inspiration, Hilary Duff’s fine hair works amazingly well with her long length and layers. Long soft layers typically create movement and the addition of curled waves will increase the fullness and texture of the hair.

Create the perfect waves by using a curling iron and then brushing through to expand the shapes and create a fuller look — remember that a key element is to use hair powder to create volume at the roots.

LOS ANGELES - MAY 30:  Hilary Duff arrives for the Comedy Central, Paramount Network, TV Land Press Day on May 30, 2019 in West Hollywood, CA
Hilary Duff’s fine hair works amazingly well with her long length and layers. Image credit: DFree/Bigstock.com

Mis-matched length bob

2019 has been the year of asymmetric cuts and celebrities like Nina Dobrev and Julianne Hough prove that you can definitely make a mismatched length hairstyle look incredibly chic.

These styled cuts allow one side of your hair to borrow weight from the other, resulting in texture. It is a rather effortless look that will allow fine-hair to appear fuller and with more dimension — we suggest you invest in a textured spray to really enhance this look.

Blunt bobs

We can all agree that Jennifer Lopez’s epic hairstyle is inspiring — sleek, blunt and shoulder-length.

Blunt untextured ends make a solid foundation to fine hair and by having these ends, your hair will seem fuller and extremely healthy. These blunt-ended styles work better on shorter lengths as the overall appearance seems more rounded and well-executed.

For a more interesting and textured look, why not have them cut a little longer in the front?

Zoe Saldana at the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on April 23, 2018.
Zoe Saldana boasts big beautiful curls. Image credit: Starfrenzy/Bigstock.com

Romantic Curls

There is a wrongful belief that if you have thin hair you will not be able to achieve big beautiful curls — this is simply incorrect. By having big, bouncy curls put in, your hair will receive volume and the much-needed thickness your thin hair desires. If your hair is long, then go for a classic look, like Zoe Saldana.

Thin hair works extremely well with hot rollers. Simple and easy to do, leaving these in for 10-20 minutes will result in Cindy Crawford-like waves that are voluminous and stylish — quite effortless indeed.

If you would like to have these in your hair for a longer period, then why not have a perm for those long-lasting results your dream for?

Bangs are ideal

Bangs may seem counterintuitive, but they can create the illusion of thicker hair. Asking your stylist to start your bangs towards the crown of the head will draw the eye to the face and away from your thinner ends.

Long bangs, like on Jessica Biel, will show off your bone structure whilst choppy bangs on thinner hair can be very flattering and can also create the illusion of fuller hair. Wispy bangs work brilliantly well with the weight you already have, whilst adding a charming dimension to an updo.

If you would like more inspiration then visit this fantastic article to see what else you can do. Remember that the world is your oyster and with so many styling possibilities, you are bound to look fabulous.

Image at the very top of the article credit: Denis Makarenko/Bigstock.com