Hair thickening shampoos are extremely helpful for those who have fine hair, or who are experiencing hair loss. Hair loss in one form or another effects huge numbers of men. Even those that don’t suffer from rapid progression male pattern baldness will likely experience some hair loss in their lifetime. Statistically, around two thirds of men have lost some hair by the age of 35.
If you have fine hair, too, you may be aware of the problem of hair of styling products causing your hair to clump together, exposing your scalp. Or you may have experienced difficulty in creating styles that look full and voluminous. In either case, hair thickening shampoos are a great way both to get more out of the hair you have, and slow the progress of hair loss.
In this article, we’ve put together a list of the best hair thickening shampoos for men.
This sulphate free cleanser is designed to volumise your hair by thickening individual strands using natural ingredients and Paul Mitchell‘s Regeniplex blend. The Tea Tree Scalp Care Anti-Thinning Shampoo is a great product for those who are showing early signs of hair loss and want to create a fuller look.
The Thickening Shampoo from Sachajuan not only thickens individual strands of hair, but promotes a more voluminous finish with additional lift, as well as shine through its ‘Ocean Silk’ technology. Get your own in this thickening set, complete with Thickening Conditioner and Hair Powder, which can be combined to maximise fullness.
When used in combination, the Grow Gorgeous Hair Growth Serum Intense and Density Shampoo make a formidable duo. The Serum contains a concentrate developed with 9 technologies, each of which work in various ways to contribute to fuller, thicker hair. Caffeine is used to stimulate hair follicles, Salicylic acid helps maintain optimal scalp health, while its Stabilized Dihydroquercetin-Glucoside Complex works to bind to hair to improve the density. Couple this with the Density Shampoo, enriched with B-Vitamins, Biotin, and additional Caffeine, and you’ll achieve noticeable improvements.
A densifying shampoo, the Christophe Robin Cleansing Thickening Paste is designed to boost fine hair, adding volume and body, as well as giving a fuller overall appearance. Its mineral rich formula makes use of Rassoul Clay which absorbs impurities, while Tahitian Algae nourishes the scalp and hair follicles.
Nanogen are experts in combating the effects of hair loss. The Nanogen Thickening Treatment Shampoo for Men is a daily shampoo, specifically formulated for those with fine or thinning hair. Enriched with redensifying Amino Acids and Salicylic Acid to add volume while ensuring optimal scalp health.
The Double Effect Shampoo from Alpecin, when applied to the scalp and left to be absorbed for 2 minutes, increases blood flow to the hair, as well as slowing the progress of ‘testosterone attacks’ which are responsible for hair loss. On top of this, it combats dandruff for optimal scalp health.
Those with fine and thinning hair will love the Lock Stock & Barrel Reconstruct Protein Shampoo. Formulated with Panthenol, it delivers Vitamin B5 to the hair to boost volume and thickness.
Innovative INTRA-CYLANE technology makes the L’Oreal Professionnel Homme Shampoo Fiberboost a truly standout product among hair thickening shampoos. It creates the optimum environment in the scalp for hair health, while redensifying hair fibres, adding texture and definition.
Boasting a huge range of nutritious ingredients including calcium, magnesium, manganese and zinc, the Magnesium & Wheat Anti Hair Loss Shampoo from Korres is designed to deliver all the nutrients your hair needs for health. Pro Vitamin B5 increases the hair body and reduces splitting.
The inclusion of biotin, keratin, and zinc work to extend the growth phase of your hair and reduce hair fall in this product, which is part of the reason Viviscal Densifying Shampoo is so popular. In consumer test, 9 out of 10 surveyed agreed their hair was thicker and looked fuller after only a week of use.
The Intra-Cyclane technology present in Matrix Biolage Fiberstrong Shampoo targets and repairs damaged, fine hairs. Its bamboo extract nourishes the hair, replenishing lost nutrients, leaving it soft to the touch, and appearing fuller.
A trio of hair products designed to achieve thicker and fuller looking hair, the Serioxyl Kit 2 from L’Oreal Professionnel delivers a range of the most effective ingredients on the market both for preserving hair and creating volume. Specifically formulated for coloured hair which is thinning, this can be used with natural hair.
Plumping the hair fibre to create thickness and fullness, Kerastase Densifique Bain Densite is formulated with Stemoxydine which stimulates hair re-growth, as well as hyaluronic acid to cleanse the scalp.
The Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Lemon Sage Thickening Shampoo is a potent blend of thickening agents, that bind to the roots of hair to add volume and body, and natural extracts of Lemon, Sage, and Peppermint stimulate blood flow to the scalp and impart a refreshing scent.
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