The Best Headbands for Thin Hair

woman sporting a headband to style her hair

What’s the easiest way to update your hairstyle in minutes, without resorting to a haircut or dye job? A headband! Headbands are one of the biggest hair accessory trends for 2020, and for good reason. They add instant style without a lot of effort and they keep your hair out of your face. Plus, they work with all hair types, including thin or fine hair. Keep reading to find out our favorite types of headbands for thin hair, and how to easily style them.

The Best Headbands for Thin Hair

1. Scarf Headband

Scarf headbands are a great option for days when you don’t feel like styling (or washing!) your hair. Just pull your hair up into a Messy Topknot and secure with a hair elastic. Choose a pretty silk scarf, wrap around your head, and tie. Then use bobby pins to hold the scarf headband in place. Voila! A colorful, polished look that practically requires zero hair styling!

2. Scrunchie Headband

The Scrunchie headband is another excellent headband option for thin hair. The scrunchie headband looks like a scarf headband, but it’s actually an elastic band encased in scrunched-up fabric, hence the name! Instead of tying a scarf around your head, you just slip the scrunchie headband into place. This means it’s easier to style than scarf headbands, which have a tendency to slip off fine hair easily. For extra security, add a couple of hair pins to hold your headband in place.

3. Boho Headbands

This Music Festival staple is another one of our favorite headbands for thin hair. Boho headbands are also similar to scarf headbands in appearance, but they’re made from stretchy fabric. You just slip them over your head! Then you can gently shift the headband upwards, which adds more volume at the root and makes fine hair look thicker.

To style this adorable boho headband hairstyle, start by washing hair with Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying Shampoo and Conditioner. This duo is specially formulated to gently cleanse and lightly condition your hair with Ana:Tel™ complex plus the key nutrients Biotin, Keratin and Zinc. As a result, your hair will look naturally thicker and fuller. Next, apply a small amount of Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying Elixir throughout your strands. This leave-in treatment adds body for thicker-looking hair. Blow dry hair, then add waves with a 1-inch curling iron. Add your boho headband, and you’re all set!

4. Workout Headbands

Gym headbands are pretty much an essential for anyone who likes to work out. Why? Because workout headbands keep your hair out of your face while you exercise, and they prevent sweat from running into your eyes.

If you’re looking for a good gym headband, opt for a wider headband, which is more absorbent and will help to conceal any thinness that appears around the hairline when your hair is pulled back. Look for a gym headband with grip strips on the underside, which will help prevent the headband from slipping during your workout.

5. Rhinestone Headbands

Why do we recommend this headband for thin hair? Because all that bling on the headband will draw the eye towards your hair accessory and away from any thinning areas on your hair. Plus, a Blingy Rhinestone Headband is an easy way to dress up your look without resorting to damaging hairstyles with heat tools.

What’s your favorite type of headband for women? Let us know in the comments section below!

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