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Flat Hair Fixes: How to Give Your Fine Hair More Body


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Flat Hair Fixes: How to Give Your Fine Hair More Body
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If you have naturally fine hair (like me!) you may struggle with what I call, "Flat Hair Syndrome." To give your lifeless hair more body, you need the right haircut, the right products and proper styling.

In this article, I share my 20 favorite flat hair fixes. Here's to bouncier days ahead.

Tip No. 1: Cut Your Hair Shorter

The longer thin, fine hair gets, the flatter it lays. It's just a sad fact of physics. The shorter the hair, the more body it will have. Even just cutting your hair a couple of inches shorter may help but if you want the most body for your fine hair, keep your hair's length above the collarbone.

Here are some options I love for fine hair:

  • The long bob. Hair that falls between the chin and the shoulders is super trendy at the moment. The great thing about this hair length is that your hair just won't fall flat. The length creates the illusion of body. Don't miss Hair Trends: 21 Celebs Who Went From Long to a Long Bob
  • I love a swingy, shoulder-length cut with the back just a bit shorter than the front. Shoulder-length is a great length because it's not too long and not too short.
  • Short hair is always a great bet. Bobs and pixies work well with fine hair. 

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