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When you have fine hair that's prone to falling limp, you need shampoo that adds volume without weighing hair down. In the quest for fullness and texture, you also don't want your hair to look rough or straw-like. The top volumizing shampoos offer the best of both worlds -- oodles of oomph and a soft, silky feel.
Tresemmé 24 Hour Body Healthy Volume Shampoo
This shampoo contains thickening proteins that plump hair from roots to ends. It also helps protect hair against humidity, which can weigh hair down, making it look flat and limp.
Pantene Pro-V Fine Hair Solutions Dry to Moisturized Shampoo
This volumizing shampoo from Pantene won't weigh down fine tresses and helps remove oily buildup. Excess oil at the roots can cause hair to fall flat, so massaging this shampoo into the scalp will help add body.
Ojon Damage Reverse Thickening Shampoo
Ojon's shampoo contains wheat extract to thicken hair and also helps correct roughness from damaging styling treatments. Damaged fine hair can look frayed and thin, especially at the ends. A product that helps reverse damage will make fine hair look fuller.
John Frieda Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Shampoo
This shampoo contains lightweight silicones for softness but also removes yesterday's product buildup to keep hair from looking flat. Those with fine hair often use mousses, gels or sprays to pump up limp locks, and a shampoo that removes these products cleanly will keep hair from getting weighed down.
Oscar Blandi Pronto Invisible Volumizing Dry Shampoo Spray
For days when you can't wet-wash your hair, this dry shampoo helps add texture and volume. Skipping the wash-and-dry routine for a day also helps you cut back on heat styling and prevent excess damage to your hair.
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