Some people are born with thick, lustrous, bounce-envy hair, others, like myself, search the planet for a good product. If you are fed up with having to spend hours at the salon getting blow-dried every other day, listen up. There are now shampoos that volumize your hair in preparation for some serious styling.
So if your hair is limp, fine, lacklustre and falls flat every time you venture out, check out our suggestions and change your life, well, your hair anyway.Aussie Aussome Volume Shampoo – $3
This shampoo shows that you don’t have to spend a fortune on expensive products if you simply don’t have the money, but want spectacular results. Ingredients that give the extra volume include Sea Kelp, Australian Aloe and Jojoba Oil. Really good bargain product.
From: amazon.comJohn Frieda Luxurious Volume Touchable Full Shampoo for Color-Treated Hair – $6
Many people find that by simply dying their hair adds a little volume at the beginning, but then after a few weeks, when the colour starts, to fade so does the volumizing effect. This product from John Frieda is particularly for fine hair, as it builds up volume the more you use it. It also protects your colour and keeps your natural hair texture.
From: johnfrieda.comFekkai Full Blown Volume Shampoo – $20
A lot of volumizing shampoos add their volume with weighty ingredients that simply pull finer hair down. This is a weightless formula that not only lifts the hair, but the lightweight ingredients add a lustrous shine and richness to your locks. Contains citrus extract and ginseng.
From: amazon.comBriogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Green Tea Shampoo – $24
The way this shampoo works is by cleansing the hair of any significant build-up, which might be weighing the hair down. The gentle formula does not strip away the essential oils or colour of the hair, just the unnatural products that might still remain on the hair shafts, leaving hair light and bouncy.
From: Sephora.comBumble and Bumble Thickening Shampoo – $25
A lovely moisture-rich product here that swells the hair shafts from inside to create thicker strands, especially to flat and fine hair. Adds body and texture to limp hair with ingredients like aloe vera and pantheon. You won’t be able to stop swishing your hair about after using this product!
This shampoo uses hydrolyzed vegetable protein which strengthens the hair shafts, making them appear thicker and bouncier. Hair feels lighter and static is reduced, the bane of many people’s lives. Hair is protected from harmful UV rays and the shampoo smells divine!
From: Sephora.comLiving Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo – $25
Living Proof aim to deliver perfect hair with this volumizing shampoo. This product will give you five key benefits: smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish, all adding up to the perfect hair. Contains the brand’s exclusive patented molecule OFPMA, hair will feel fuller and healthier.
From: livingproof.comOUAI Haircare Volume Shampoo – $28
This volumizing shampoo has OUAI’s smart technology complex that builds body into your hair during every wash. Strands are replenished and lifted with this weightless formula and colour is protected. Contains no parabens or sulfates and is not tested on animals.
From: theouai.comKerastase Volumifique Bain Volumifique – $40
There’s a reason you’ll see Kerastase products in so many salons, they are the go-to choice for hairdressers across the globe. This volumizing shampoo is another fabulous product from the brand. It uses cellulose powder to help rebuild hair fibers and cationic polymers are used to soften strands. Texture is then locked in which gives you massive, glossy locks.
From: amazon.comLeonor Greyl Bain Volumateur Aux Algues Shampoo – $51
A rich and luxurious volumizing shampoo from Leonor Greyl which adds moisture to swell the hair strands from inside. The seaweed extract and wheat proteins help to strengthen and protect your hair, leaving a shiny finish, full of volume.