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Hair Products Creating Most Volume


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Finding a great hairstylist who works well with your hair type, texture, length and condition, creates fabulous results and doesn't destroy your budget is challenging.

Even more difficult is finding fabuous hair products which help you achieve the haircut and hairstyle you've worked so hard to acquire.

What works great for some people, doesn't work at all for others. The good news is that many hair editors and experts regularly share their findings on the the best products to achieve certain hairstyles.

This article addresses products designed to create the most volume for most hair types, lengths and textures.

Great Hair Volumizing Products That Really Work:

Listed below are what is generally considered by various hair editors and experts as some of the top products which will fatten up fine hair.

If you try one product and decide you like it you may wish to then try the entire line, if it's available.

Volume Enhancing Shampoos

When you wish to create volume, start with volume enhancing shampoo products:

PhytoVolume Shampoo - Phytovolume is a volumizer shampoo for fine, limp, lifeless hair. Crustacean shell extract increase the moisture level in the hair shaft to make it swell for a fuller appearance. 6.7 oz.

Rene Furterer Fioravanti Volumizing Shampoo - The Fioravanti Volumizing shampoo gives body and bounce to fine hair with no hold. It restores hair's volume and lightness.

Rene Furterer - Tonucia Shampoo for Fine & Limp Hair - TONUCIA Toning Shampoo tones the scalp and strengthens the hair, thanks to the active bio-spheres it contains. During massaging, the bio-spheres release essential oils in order to encourage the provision of energy-containing elements to hair the roots.

  • Cimentrio and wheat micro-protein work to restructure and coat the hair shafts.
  • Hair regains resistance and body.
  • For long-lasting texturizing action, combine TONUCIA shampoo with TONUCIA No rinse fortifying and densifying treatment.

JF Lazartique - Body-Giving Shampoo - 8.4 oz - This volumizing shampoo coats fine hair instantly giving it body. This shampoo contains trace elements (1%) and chitin (0.2%) to give the hair body well as wheat proteins (1%) to energize the hair.

JF Lazartique - Cereal Shampoo - 8.4 oz - This volumizing, body giving shampoo contains a genuine cocktail of softening (oat milk 8%) and nourishing (wheat bran 2%) cereals. It coats fine hair with a non-oily vegetable sheath, which is both invigorating and soft. It also restores tone and body to lifeless hair. Cereal shampoo restores body to fine, limp, dry or permed hair.

John Frieda - Sheer Blonde - Vol Enhancing Shampoo - Honey/Carmel - 8.45 oz - Formulated for fine, thin, Honey to Caramel blondes. Daily thickening shampoo w/ unique shite grape complex plumps & expands fine blonde hair.

Leonor Greyl Shampooing au Miel - Gentle Volumizing - Shampoo - Honey Shampoo. Contains an intimate blend of natural extracts of honey and proteins. Specifically created to add body, shine, volume and luster to all hair types. Delicately scented it adds volume without stripping hair of its vital moisture.

Thicker Fuller Hair - Moisturizing Shampoo - 12 fl oz - Gentle cleansing formula restores essential nutrients, building strength and fullness without weighing hair down. With continued usage, hair will become visibly thicker and fuller with improved manageability and shine.

Volume Enhancing Root Builders & Styling Products

PhytoVolume Actif is a maximizing volume spray for fine, limp hair. Keratin amino acids add body & give roots a firm lift. This volume enhancing product is consistently selected by top beauty editors as one of the best for adding lush volume to hair. Just a small amount of this product transforms fine, sparse hair into fuller thicker tresses. PhytoVolume Actif is part of a complete "Volume System" created by Phyto. Phytovolume Actif is a favorite of many celebrities including Britney Spears.

JF Lazartique - Hair Volume Tonic - 3.40 oz - This styling spray is a genuine solution for fine, limp hair, reinforcing and thickening it to give it both body and hold. This hair volume tonic hardens and increases the diameter of each strand as it dries by coating it with a clear film consisting primarily of chitin )a crab shell extract - 25%) to strengthen the keratin, a synthetic resin (1.2%) to coat the hair and volatile silicones which make the hair easier to comb. Another great volumizer is JF Lazartique - Root Volumizer For Hair - 2.54 oz (see description below).

Rene Furterer Anti-Dehydrating Volumizing Mousse Soft Hold - A volumizing mousse that holds your style as it feeds your scalp, roots and hair.

Leonor Greyl Voluforme Setting Spray For Volume & Hold - Setting spray that builds in volume and hold for thin to fine strands.

Other products to try include:

Volume Enhancing Mousses/Gels

got2b 2 sexy Voluptuous Volume Mousse - For hair that needs a kick! This magical gel transforms into rich mousse right before your eyes giving lasting styling control with maximum volume and long-lasting hold. With hair this pumped up, it's okay to be full of yourself.

JF Lazartique - Root Volumizer For Hair - 2.54 oz - This root volumizer is a styling gel which thickens and coats the root of the hair. This gel is suitable for all hair types (Particularly short hair). It coats the hair, giving body and lift to the roots. It's ulta-light, non-oily texture strengthens the texture of the hair. This is due to its active ingredients:

-glucose powders to coat the fiber at its roo (0.6%) -marine elastin *0.8%) to give healthy resilience and lift, -keratin extract (0.5%) which smoothes out the scales on each hair, leaving the hair shiny and soft to the touch -hydrolyzed marine collagen (0.5%) which moisturizes the hair shaft, strengthening it and --enabling it to absorb nutrients.

Thicker Fuller Hair - Thickening Gel - Maximum Hold - 6 fl - Instantly provides maximum volume, thickness and hold for fine, thin hair. This bodifying formula transforms limp, lifeless hair into style that has added fullness, manageability and control.

Volume Enhancing Sprays

John Frieda - Sheer Blonde - Full Blown Blonde - Volumizing Spray - 6.7 oz - Full-Blown Blonde volumizing spray. Thickens & Lifts while brightening blonde. Instantly thickens & lifts fine, thin, delicate blonde for full, lush results. Body-enhancing formula.


The marketplace if filled to overflowing with hair care products designed to build in volume. Finding the right product for your hair type, texture and condition can be a challenge.

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- Revised Publication Date: 04/22/11

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