Hair: plump up the volume

Like more plentiful locks? Solve the problem or fake a crowning glory

Blake Lively

Blake Lively

Sat, Mar 22, 2014, 00:28

While most hair thickening products coat hair strands to achieve volume, the Elvive Fibrology range approaches the problem from within. Thickening agents penetrate each hair strand, expanding inside it for an instant thickening effect. Expect results within five washes - sooner if you have coloured hair as the shaft is more porous.

Elvive fiberologyWhile most hiar thickening products coat hair strands to achieve volume, the Elvive Fiberology range tackles the problem from within. Thickening agents penetrate each hair strand, expanding inside it for an instant thickening effect. Expect results within five washes- sooner if you have coloured hair as the shaft is more porous. From €5.89

Even the best blowdrys start to flag after a couple of days - using a dry shampoo absorbs oil at the roots and is a great way to add instant va va voom to your hairstyle Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Two Day Extender €19.20

Cliniscalp JoicoThe Cliniscalp range from Joico takes a botanical approach to thinning hair - a three step system used daily that aims to treat the scalp itself to maximize your hair’s natural growth potential. Prices start at €15.95 for stockist information tel 045 856490 or xpertpro.ie

Bumble and bumble

Bumble and bumble thickening hairspray. This spray works wonders for volumising your style - spray at the roots for extra lift. €25

Treat thinning hair from within with a supplement containing a cocktail of vitamins and minerals targeting hair thinning and loss . Viviscal offer different formulations for men and women and costs €49.95 for a month’s supply.

Pantene volumising mousse

Instant volume courtely Pantene Pro-V Volumizing Mousse, great on price so you can be generous with it - apply to wet hair and then dry with ahairdryer - the heat activates the volumising ingrediants.€6.99