If you want thicker, fuller-looking hair, it’s important to select a shampoo formulated to nourish and volumize fine or thinning hair. But with so many hair thickening shampoos on the market, how do you know what to look for? Keep reading for our complete guide to hair thickening shampoos that make your hair look volumized and healthy.
So… How Does Hair Thickening Shampoo Work?
An effective shampoo for thinning hair works in two ways:
- Gently washes away heavy buildup from products, sebum, and dirt for bouncy, voluminous hair
- Encourages the best environment for growth by keeping the hair and scalp conditioned, healthy, and free of clogged pores
Many people with thin hair want that volumizing lift. But some feel that too many shampoos are overbearingly thick and creamy. Thick shampoos can leave your hair feeling flat and limp after washing. A lightweight styling shampoo for thinning hair, such as Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying Shampoo, won’t weigh hair down, leaving thin hair looking thicker and fuller.
So how do hair thickening shampoos help encourage hair growth? Actually, they don’t! To understand what hair thickening shampoo can do, first you should understand the science behind the hair growth cycle. Each of your hairs is rooted in a hair follicle, a tubular structure within your skin. Your skin has a finite number of hair follicles, and no regular shampoo can make you grow new ones.
However, a good shampoo can create an optimal environment for healthy hair growth by cleaning your scalp of dirt and debris that can cause clogged pores. And a good thickening shampoo has a lightweight consistency but is fortified with nutrients that will leave strands looking thicker and fuller.
Hint: If you’re looking for actual hair growth, your best bets are hair loss medications that stimulate follicles to regrow new hair or hair growth† supplements like Viviscal that promote the growth of thicker, fuller hair from the existing follicles.*
The Best Hair Thickening Shampoo (Ahem!)
We may be biased, but our top pick for a hair thickening shampoo is Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying Shampoo. Viviscal Densifying Shampoo contains three key nutrients — biotin (vitamin B7), zinc and hydrolyzed keratin — that will make your hair look thicker, healthier and more voluminous. Viviscal Shampoo is perfect for all hair types and it has a refreshing scent that will last long after you leave the shower.
But what makes Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying Shampoo especially effective is its exclusive ingredient called Ana:Tel™. Ana:Tel is a proprietary complex that includes some naturally derived ingredients, such as pea sprouts.
The Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying collection of products, which includes Shampoo, Conditioner and styling Elixir, all combine Ana:Tel with Biotin, Keratin and Zinc, to leave hair looking thicker and fuller.
How You Should Be Using Hair Thickening Shampoo
How you use your shampoo can have almost as much of an effect on your hair as which shampoo you choose. Even though we’ve been doing it our whole lives, many women are still making mistakes when washing their hair.
The most common mistake we make with shampoo is overwashing. When we shampoo too often, we may be washing away the scalp’s natural oils that keep hair strands soft and healthy. Shampoo your hair every few days, when you feel your hair really needs it.
This one is not so much of a mistake as a bonus tip… finish your wash with a cold rinse. If you can handle the brief jolt, the cold water will tighten up your hair cuticle, which can help hair strands resist frizziness and the damaging effects of the environment or styling products. A tight cuticle is also better able to retain moisture.
The Real Key to Hair Growth
A good thickening shampoo can help make your hair look better on the outside. But if you really want to see healthy hair results, eat a good diet or take Viviscal hair growth† supplements. The clinically proven blend of vitamins, minerals, and an exclusive marine collagen complex in Viviscal nourishes hair follicles to promote existing hair growth in as little as three months. Use Viviscal Densifying Shampoo now for thicker-looking hair, and take Viviscal supplements for real hair growth results you can see in a few short months. You will be amazed at the results.*
†Existing hair growth