Whether you were born with thin flat hair or your hair has gotten thinner over time, finding the best volumizing shampoo can make your hair look thicker and fuller, and add a little umph to your latest hair style.
So, here is our selection of some of the best shampoos for volume.
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- 1 Moroccanoil Extra Volume Shampoo and Conditioner
- 2 John Frieda Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Shampoo
- 3 TIGI Bed Head Styleshots Epic Volume Shampoo
- 4 Pantene Pro-V Sheer Volume Shampoo (Pack Of 3)
- 5 Garnier Fructis Volume Extend Instant Bodifier Dry Shampoo For Fine Or Flat Hair
- 6 Fekkai Full Blown Volume Shampoo
- 7 Aussie Aussome Volume Shampoo With Pump
- 8 Alterna Bamboo Abundant Volume Shampoo and Conditioner
- 9 Redken Body Full Shampoo For Fine/Flat Hair
- 10 Head & Shoulders Extra Volume Dandruff Shampoo
Moroccanoil Extra Volume Shampoo and Conditioner
Moroccanoil Extra Volume Shampoo and Conditioner contain argan oil as well as other ingredients that, according to the company, will cleanse, detangle, and volumize hair while improving shine and manageability.
Both the shampoo and the conditioner come in an 8.5 once bottle and they are sulfate, phosphate, and paraben free. Users really like these hair products, feeling that they do make their hair look slightly thicker and improve the overall condition of their hair.
Most of them also say that the shampoo doesn’t irritate sensitive scalps, though a handful of users have stated that they experienced an itchy scalp after they used it, but from the comments it appears to be an exception rather than the rule.
Overall, you will love the smell and texture of this shampoo and apart from the volume, it will make your hair healthy and give it a blowout look.
John Frieda Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Shampoo
The John Frida Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Shampoo comes in a 8.45 ounce bottle and is designed to clean and detangle hair as well boost the volume.
The volumizing feature is activated during blow drying and makes hair look thicker by adding space between the strands of your hair.
Users feel that this product has a nice texture and lathers exceedingly well. It makes their hair look and feel healthier.
However, while most people agree that it does add some body and volume to their hair, some were disappointed that it does not add as much volume to their hair as they expected. It also appears to work less on fine/oily hair.
TIGI Bed Head Styleshots Epic Volume Shampoo
The TIGI Bed Head Styleshots Epic Volume Shampoo comes in a 25.36 ounce bottle with a pump dispenser. It is made from high quality ingredients and is sulfate free.
This product lathers up very well despite being sulfate free and leaves the hair shinning and manageable. Users also state that it leaves no build up and rinses out quickly and easily.
It also gives their hair more life. Overall, most people like the strawberry scent although some men feel that it is a little feminine but some others love it.
Lots of people have used this shampoo for several years and new users seem to be extremely pleased with its function and like the fact that it is not tested on animals.
Its price is quite reasonable for the quality of the product and you don´t need to use much so it can last you for a good number of washes. The pump dispenser prevents wastage and is handy to use in the shower.
Pantene Pro-V Sheer Volume Shampoo (Pack Of 3)
Pantene Pro-V Sheer Volume Shampoo comes in 3 packages of 25.4 fluid ounce bottles which is enough for the whole family.
This is Pantene’s new formula with the users saying that it cleans their hair well and leaves both their scalp and hair feeling clean but without leaving it filmy.
The company also suggests that the volumizing effect can be enhanced by using a styling spray gel.
Most users say that this product does give their hair more body and leaves it softer and fuller than other volume shampoos. However, there were some comments by people who felt disappointed with the results.
This shampoo is silicone free and contains anti oxidants which protect the hair from protein loss. The price is also reasonable considering it comes in a pack of 3.
Garnier Fructis Volume Extend Instant Bodifier Dry Shampoo For Fine Or Flat Hair
The Garnier Fructis Volume Extend Instant Bodifier Shampoo is a dry shampoo that comes in a 3.4 ounce container which is designed to refresh both the volume and the smell of your hair between washings.
It contains orange citrus and grape extract, and is applied by simply spraying it on your hair where the powder in it absorbs oils. You then brush out the oil soaked powder from your hair, leaving the hair less weighted down from the oil.
This is handy if you are in a hurry or feeling lazy to wash and dry your hair.
This shampoo gets above average ratings. While users do find that it absorbs oil from the hair and leaves it looking cleaner and less flat, they don’t like the fact that it leaves behind some white powdery residue.
They also mention that it leaves their hair smelling fresh and clean with one user suggesting that it works the best if you spray the dry shampoo in at night and wait until morning to brush it out.
Fekkai Full Blown Volume Shampoo
This Fekkai Full Blown Volume Shampoo with citrus extract and ginseng comes in an 8 fluid ounce bottle and has a nice lemony smell. It produces a thick velvety lather that most users love.
The rich lather rinses out the hair easily and cleanly. People say that it does give some volume to fine hair, leaving it with more bounce and without making it feel weighed down.
Although it is silicone free, it contains parabens which may concern some users.
The majority of users report that this product leaves their hair soft, full and incredibly shiney.
In some cases, it has made the hair feel dry which is not unusual for volumizing shampoos.
Aussie Aussome Volume Shampoo With Pump
This Aussie Aussome Volume Shampoo comes in a package of 2 and 29.2 ounce pump bottles. It contains some interesting ingredients such as white ginger and wild cherry bark.
It lathers up nicely, rinses out easily and leaves behind bouncy hair with a nice clean scent. A little bit of this shampoo goes a long way and leaves your hair squeaky clean. It is good for thin straight hair.
This product gets some great reviews from people. However, there were also few disappointed users but these were amongst a small minority.
The price tag is fairly reasonable considering the results that the majority of customers have reported.
Alterna Bamboo Abundant Volume Shampoo and Conditioner
The Alterna Bamboo Abundant Volume Shampoo and Conditioner comes in 8.5 ounce bottles (each).
This shampoo and conditioner set includes organic bamboo extract which boosts hair strength and improves flexibility. It is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, gluten and artificial colors.
The company suggests that it is safe for color treated hair. It lathers up nicely and rinses out easily.
However, a few users have mentioned that it doesn’t leave their hair feel completely clean. It is also suggested to leave the shampoo soak in the hair for a while before rinsing it out in order to get the best cleansing results.
It has a nice scent for which there are mixed opinions. Some people state that it is slightly manly and others that it is more feminine. I guess that like anything else in life, it is a matter of personal taste.
Overall, these two products leave the hair looking and feeling fuller, with users stating that the shampoo really adds more volume to their hair and leaves it shining.
Redken Body Full Shampoo For Fine/Flat Hair
The Redken Body Full Shampoo for fine/flat hair comes in a 33.8 ounce bottle and is designed to remove styling products that may be weighing down your hair.
It is formulated with Redken’s exclusive conditioning system which delivers wheat extract, cotton and soy protein to plump and support fine hair.
Users report that it lathers nicely and leaves their hair shining, clean and a bit thicker. It also neither weighs down the hair nor leaves behind any build-up. It has a nice clean scent.
The hair feels lighter, soft and smooth. Some users do think that it leaves them looking like they have more hair than they actually have.
However, few users have mentioned that it seems to dry their hair which is not unusual for a volumizing product.
Head & Shoulders Extra Volume Dandruff Shampoo
The Head & Shoulders Extra Volume Dandruff Shampoo comes in a 13.5 fluid ounce bottle. It is designed to eliminate dandruff and reduce split ends and breakage while adding body to fine hair. It is also pH balanced.
Users review that it lathers well and leaves their hair feeling clean while treating dandruff and adding a bit of volume to their hair. Its scent is very pleasant.
Overall, I came across many comments stating that this shampoo does add volume and texture to people’s hair.
Also, there appears to be many who have used this volumizing shampoo or regular Head & Shoulders Shampoo for several years.
In general, do keep in mind that all volumizing shampoos either make hair strands thicker or add air between hair shafts in order to provide hair with a fuller look.
Although some of these shampoos tend to leave your hair feeling drier, the exchange may be worth it in order to have thin hair look fuller. So, if fuller looking hair is what you want, one of these best shampoos for volume should do the trick for you.