If you were to ask a woman what type of hair is the most desirable, we all know the answers you would get- women with thick hair want fine hair, and women with fine hair want thick hair! I myself used to have this amazingly thick hair, so of course I wished it would thin out, and guess what- it did. Now I would give anything to have my thick hair back!!! So before you wish away that beautiful full thick hair of yours, consider the haircuts and styles listed below that are designed to take advantage of those luscious locks.
Thick hair is a very versatile texture; it allows you to wear your hair in many different styles such as a pixie cut, bob, long hair, and long hair with layers, just to name a few. Another huge bonus to having thick hair is that you can usually wear your finished hairstyle for a few days in a row without having to shampoo it! How awesome is that? Not only is it convenient, it is also healthier for your hair!
When going to a professional salon to get your thick hair styled there are a few things you should be familiar with before you arrive at your appointment. The following will help you can make the best decision when choosing the right style or cut.
Best Haircuts For Thick Hair
Now that you are armed with knowledge, its time to pick the best style for you!
A Pixie haircut is great for women who are on the go and need a fast style. This haircut requires a little product and styling, and then you’re ready to run out the door!
The Bob is a great alternative for women who want a hairstyle that doesn’t take too much time or preparation to style. Adding layers to your Bob will remove bulk, add movement and soften your style.
Long Layered Haircut
Long layers will take the excess bulk and weight off which will reduce your styling time and increase movement in your hair. Layers also add dimension and body to your style.
Best Hairstyles For Thick Hair
You now have a haircut that you love, so have fun and mix-it-up with a few of these “thick-hair friendly” styling ideas!
Thick hair is known for being able to hold its style for days, adding curls will soften your look and add a flirty twist to your normal routine.
Pony Tail Hairstyles
Styling Products For Thick Hair
The right styling products are an absolute MUST for anyone with thick hair. To achieve the best possible results you will want to purchase all of the following products.
- Mousse & Gel: Will help you lock in and hold volume as well as add texture.
- Smoothing Serum: Eliminates unwanted frizz and tames flyaways.
- Heat Protectant: This will keep your hair healthy. Thick hair requires the use of blow dryers, straightening irons or curling irons. The intense heat from all these tools will eventually lead to damage, breakage and split ends. A good thermal protectant will seal the cuticle and help your hair retain moisture.
- Hairspray: This locks your style in place. You have worked hard to create that gorgeous look, so you definitely want to keep it looking that way as long as possible!