Amelia Walker
By Amelia Walker Published 04/13/2015 11:05:00 | Views: 3053
The Top 11 Men’s Hairstyles for Thin Hair
 

You may feel limited with your styling options if you have thin hair. Thin hair means one of two things: perhaps you’re battling family genes and now don’t have as much hair as you had when you were younger, or maybe you have a full head of hair but it doesn’t feel very thick. Either way, you can still rock a great style with one or more of these men’s hairstyles for thin hair in your arsenal!

Suave and Sexy

Combine day and night with this look that can be worn from the office to the hippest hot spot.

Suave and Sexy Style for Man with Thin Hair

How to Style:

  • Towel dry hair.
  • Blow dry for volume at the front.
  • Work a high hold gel throughout hair.
  • Use fingertips to work hair into a faux hawk.

Best Face Shapes:

Square, oval, heart

Tip:

This look is great for those who have thin hair, but lots of it!

Short Silhouette

Super simple styling keeps dark and thin hair looking thick.

Short Silhouette for Man with Thin Hair

How to Style:

  • Ask your stylist or barber to fade your hair from top to bottom, keeping the sides extremely short.
  • Work a medium or high hold gel throughout.

Recommended Products:

Try American Crew Firm Hold Styling Gel with vitamin B5. It really helps hair look thicker!

Best Face Shapes:

Any face shape would look great with this cut.

Tip:

The key to dark fine hair is to keep it short. When it’s too long, the extra length will bring attention to the fact that it’s thin.

Texturized Top

This look makes the best of full yet fine hair by using texture to its advantage.

Texturized Top Look for a Man

How to Style:

  • Blow dry hair for lift in the front.
  • Work a quarter-sized amount of medium hold gel throughout.
  • Use fingertips to push the front up.
  • Finish with medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

B for Men Power Play firm finish gel provides control and shine without flaking.

Best Face Shapes:

Oval, square, round, heart

Tip:

Kick up the hold factor by using Bed Head Hard Head mohawk gel.

Side Savvy

A deep side part over one eye allows for a slightly longer cut that is perfect for thinner hair.

Side Savvy Look for Man

How to Style:

  • Towel dry hair.
  • Part to one side using the outside edge of your eye as a guide for placement.
  • Work a matte finish product through hair with fingertips for control.
  • Finish with a medium hold hairspray for added structure.

Recommended Products:

American Crew Ultramatte is a medium hold fixative that has a matte finish and moisturizers that improve the hair’s health and thickness.

Best Face Shapes:

Any face shape would look great with this style!

Tip:

Add support to your style with OSiS Freeze hairspray, which has a clean, unisex scent.

Boardroom Bravado

Play the power card with this sharp hairstyle.

Boardroom Bravado Style for Older Man

How to Style:

  • Part hair to the side.
  • Blow dry.
  • Work a medium to high hold styling clay though hair.

Recommended Products:

Aveda Men Pure-Foremance Grooming Clay adds strong hold without adding shine.

Best Face Shapes:

Square, oval, round, heart

Tip:

Thin hair looks best styled with products that add little or no shine.

Short and Structured

Closely cropped sides paired with well-groomed facial hair makes this a great all over look for any guy.

Short and Structured Look for Man with Thinning Hair

How to Style:

  • Towel dry hair.
  • Work medium hold styling cream throughout hair.
  • Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Mitch by Paul Mitchell Clean Cut semi-matte styling cream gives a natural look that won’t look over-styled.

Best Face Shapes:

Any face shape looks great in this style, especially since the facial hair enhances your features.

Tip:

Use facial hair to your advantage. Keeping it short will add structure to your face shape, making your features appear stronger.

Short and Suitable

Make a serious statement with this cut that boasts sides cut close to the head and the top styled forward with a little more length.

Short and Suitable Style for a Man

How to Style:

  • Towel dry hair or blow dry, pushing hair at the top forward.
  • Work a styling cream throughout hair.
  • Use fingertips to comb hair forward.
  • Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Check out Gage for Men Shaping Cream for hold, flexibility, and a medium finish.

Best Face Shapes:

Oval, square, heart, pear, round

Tip:

For added style strength, finish with OSiS Elastic flexible hold hairspray.

Free Flowing

This longer length is styled with volume to keep it looking full.

Free Flowing Style for a Man

How to Style:

  • Towel dry hair.
  • Work a golf ball-sized amount of volumizing mousse throughout.
  • Blow dry hair, using fingertips or a paddle brush to lift hair at the roots as you dry.
  • Direct hair toward the back as you dry.
  • Finish with a medium or buildable hold hairspray for style support.

Recommended Products:

Aveda Pure Abundance hair potion thickens hair up to 17%.

Best Face Shapes:

Oval, square, pear

Tip:

To add body to fine hair, shampoo and condition with thickening products such as B for Men Charge Up thickening shampoo and conditioner.

The Long and Short of It

Scissor cut and styled towards the back, this look is best on those with a medium brown hair color.

The Long and Short of It Style for a Man

How to Style:

  • Towel dry hair.
  • Work a thickening serum throughout.
  • Blow dry hair while directing the sides back and using fingertips to tousle the top just a bit.
  • Finish with a matte finish styling cream for hold.

Recommended Products:

American Crew Fiber provides a strong, pliable hold with a matte finish. Fiber also helps thicken, texturize and increase fullness.

Best Face Shapes:

Oval, square, pear, round

Tip:

This style is best paired with a medium brown hair color because both blonde and darker colors can appear even thinner with too much length.

Clean Cut Buzz

This handsome style is a super short clippered cut around the sides with a bit of length left near the front for height.

Clean Cut Short Buzz Style for Man

How to Style:

  • Towel dry hair.
  • Use a blow dryer to dry the front as you lift at the roots to create height.
  • Finish with a high hold styling gel or paste.

Recommended Products:

Aveda Men Pure-Formance firm hold gel delivers maximum hold, control, definition and shine without unwanted build up or flaking.

Best Face Shapes:

Heart, oval, round, square

Tip:

Have your stylist or barber clipper cut the sides short and increase the length a bit in the back of the top section. Request that he or she blend into using scissors to cut the middle and front of the top to achieve this look.

Matte About You

A completely matte finish with random texture gives a carefree feel to this sexy style.

Matte About You Short Tousled Style

How to Style:

  • Use fingertips to tousle hair at the top as you blow dry.
  • Work a nickel to a quarter-sized amount of matte styling cream or paste through hair.
  • Finish with a no-shine hairspray for added style support if necessary.

Recommended Products:

Try B for Men Matte Separation workable wax.

Best Face Shapes:

Any face shape looks great in this style!

Tip:

For added thickness, sprinkle a bit of Gage for Men Grit texture powder through hair before using the styling cream.

The key to styling thin hair is to use quality products and to know how to work with it. Thicken up with products designed to bulk up hair. Nioxin is a fantastic line of hair care products designed specifically for those with fine and thinning hair. Combine great care of your scalp and hair with these pro styling tips to make the best of what you’ve got!

 

 
 
 
 
Amelia Walker
By Amelia Walker 04/13/2015 11:05:00
 
 
 
 

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