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25 Mind-Blowingly Gorgeous Hairstyles for Fine Hair

Fine hair is often described as silky or baby soft. It has a beautiful, touchable texture. Fine hair is also typically usually confused with thin hair. Fine hair could actually be sparse or abundant, but what makes hair fine is the diameter of the each hair strand. It is smaller than average hair. Because of it’s delicate texture, it is prone to breakage and has a tendency to fall flat. However with proper care, the right haircut, products and style, you’ll be able to make your gorgeous angelic mane look its best! Check out these stunning hairstyles for fine hair.

Asymmetric Pixie

Giving an asymmetric feel to a pixie is a great way to add versatility to it. The length allows you to give it more ways to style this beautiful short haircut. You can wear it straight, curl it, wave it, wear it with lots of texture, some texture or no texture.

Asymmetric Pixie for Fine Hair

Style by Salin Bernal, Makeup by Betty Mekennon, Tangles Salon, Wichita Falls, TX

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to the hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Smooth the length on top with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax by Paul Mitchell gives hair buildable texture.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Longer face shapes with any hair type will suit this hairstyle.

Volumized Bob

Giving a bob a lot of volume gives it the illusion of having a higher graduation.

Bob with Volume for Fine Hair

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

Bob with Volume for Fine Hair Side

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush, focusing on lifting each section as far away from the natural fall as you can.
  3. Once the air is all dry, tease the hair on the crown area using a comb.
  4. Set the backcombing with a firm hold hairspray.
  5. Set the entire look with a fast drying light weight finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

A light mist of Extra-Body Firm Finishing Spray by Paul Mitchell will give this look long lasting hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with hair that is low to medium in density and fine to medium in texture will suit this hairstyle.

Asymmetric Bob

This beautiful asymmetric bob starts out shorter on one side and gradually gets longer as it reaches the other side.

Asymmetric Bob for Fine Hair

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

Asymmetric Bob for Fine Hair Side

Style by Yellow Strawberry Global Salon, Sarasota, FL

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to the hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush, focusing on lifting each section as far away as possible from its natural fall.
  3. Apply a styling product to add texture to the hair.

Recommended Products:

Texture Builder is a messy finish spray by Matrix that gives instant lift and texture. It is great at giving airy hairstyles the perfect finish and hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with any hair type can rock this look.

Blunt Weight

Wearing the hair at all one length allows it to have maximum density which is perfect for fine hair.

One Length Hairstyle for Fine Hair with Bangs

Style by Leslie Williams, Makeup by Betty Mekennon, Tangles Salon, Wichita Falls, TX

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to the hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush, focusing on lifting each section far away from its natural fall.

Recommended Products:

Alterna’s 48-Hour Sustainable Volume Spray from their Bamboo line is clinically proven to increase volume by 105%.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This hairstyle will suit all face shapes with hair that is fine to medium in texture and low to medium in density.

The Long Bob

The long bob is still going strong and staying on trend. It is not surprising because it looks great on everyone!

Wavy Long Bob Hairstyle for Fine Hair

Style by Shantell Nunez, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Wavy Long Bob Hairstyle for Fine Hair Side

Style by Shantell Nunez, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to the hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush, focusing on lifting each section far away from its natural fall.
  3. Wrap sections of hair around a 1-inch curling wand.
  4. Apply a texture powder to the roots.
  5. Shake the hair at the roots using fingers to distribute the powder, remove excess powder, and loosen the curls.
  6. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Texturizing Body Boost Volumizing Liquid Powder by Alterna Haircare’s Bamboo line gives the hair instant volume and texture. The results are amazing and it is very easy to use.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

All face shapes with any hair type will look great in this hairstyle.

Soft Pixie

The shorter fine hair is, the thicker it will appear. This low maintenance, super feminine pixie will definitely do that for you.

Soft Pixie Short Hairstyles For Fine Hair

Style by Peles Salon and Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

Soft Pixie Short Hairstyles For Fine Hair Back View

Style by Peles Salon and Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry hair with fingers.
  3. Apply a light texture product to dry hair.
  4. Detail the style with fingers.

Recommended Products:

Paul Mitchell’s Thicken Up makes each strand of hair feel thicker without weighing down your hair.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This style will look best on wider face shapes with any hair type.

Textured Pixie

Texture gives hair dimension and makes it look thicker. Wearing your pixie this way will make fine hair look really stylish and much thicker.

How To Style:

  1. Apply your favorite styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry hair with fingers.
  3. Apply a light texture product to dry hair.
  4. Emphasize texture by detailing the style with fingers.

Recommended Products:

Spray Wax by Paul Mitchell is basically wax in a can. This allows an even and controlled distribution of wax.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This hairstyle will look great on oval face shapes with any hair type.

Edgy and Forward

Another great way to add texture to a pixie cut is to style the hair towards the face. This will give it a really edgy look!

Edgy and Forward Pixie Hairstyles For Fine Hair with Highlights

Style by Cutting Loose Salon, Sarasota, FL

Edgy and Forward Pixie with Highlights Side View

Style by Cutting Loose Salon, Sarasota, FL

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry hair towards the face with fingers.
  3. Apply a light texture product to dry hair.
  4. Detail the style with fingers.

Recommended Products:

Try Spray Wax by Paul Mitchell for even and controlled distribution of product.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This hairstyle will look best on wider face shapes with any hair type. The really short sides will prevent wide shapes from looking any wider. The volume on top of the head will give the illusion of the face being longer.

Bias Cut

Wearing the hair on top of the head forward and to the side without a definite parting gives a very contemporary feel to this style.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Using a styling brush, blow dry the fringe area side to side to get rid of any unusual growth patterns.
  3. Blow dry the rest of the hair with fingers.
  4. Apply a product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Again, Spray Wax by Paul Mitchell is perfect for styling these pixies!

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

The short sides of this hairstyle will keep a wide face shape from appearing wider than it is. The volume on top will make a wide face shape appear longer. The fringe area of this cut covers part of the face, making it appear narrower.This is a great style for you fine-haired beauties!

Clean Cut and Soft

Keeping the hair on top of the head allows for more styling options. This model’s hair is parted to the side and styled with some waves, giving it a structured yet soft finish.

Clean Cut and Soft Wavy Short Fine Hairstyle

Style by Kristie Flickinger, The Brown Aveda Institute, Rocky River, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Use a flat iron on the hair on top of the head to create waves.
  4. Apply finishing spray to hold the style.

Recommended Products:

Hold Me Tight by Paul Mitchell is a flexible hold spray that secures a style all day long without stiffness or build up.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Oval face shapes with any hair type will look great in this hairstyle.

Bixie

This haircut is somewhere in between a bob and a pixie. It is short enough to be low maintenance without having to remove too much length.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Apply a lightweight product for texture.

Recommended Products:

Lemon Sage Thickening Spray makes fine strands feel thicker without feeling heavy.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This hairstyle will draw attention to a heart shaped face’s beautiful cheekbones and eyes. It will look great with any hair type.

Disconnected A-Line

This a-line bob isn’t like the classic version where the shorter back smoothly transitions to a longer front. This one is simply shorter in the back and longer in the front with no transition, giving it a more modern look.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Smooth and polish the long pieces of hair by the face with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a lightweight shine product.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Sculpting Foam gives fine hair volume, control and shine.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This style will look good on any face shape. For wider face shapes, the fringe’s angle should be more vertical than horizontal, just like this model’s fringe. For longer face shapes, the fringe’s angle should be more horizontal than vertical to give the illusion of width. This style will look best on hair that is fine to medium in density.

Unveiled Cheekbones

Hello cheekbones! The fringe on this style goes further to the side than usual fringes. This shortens hair that usually covers part of the cheekbones.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry with a styling brush.
  3. Apply a thermal protection spray.
  4. Smooth hair with a flat iron.

Recommended Products:

Heat Seal is a heat protection spray and hairspray. It dries instantly, allowing a flat iron to be used on hair immediately after being sprayed.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This style draws serious attention to the cheekbones, making it perfect for heart shaped faces. It will look best on hair that is fine to medium in density.

Cheekbone Spotlight

Just like the previous style, the fringe of this model is extended to the sides, opening up the cheekbone area. The hair on the side of the face is cut at the same height as the cheekbones and is styled forward as if pointing to the cheekbones. This style is definitely all about drawing attention to the cheekbones!

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry with a styling brush.
  3. Apply a thermal protection spray.
  4. Smooth hair with a flat iron.
  5. Apply a lightweight shine product.

Recommended Products:

Shine Spray by Paul Mitchell’s Awapuhi line is a shine product in aerosol form that allows for an even and controlled application.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This style will look best on heart and oval face shapes with hair that is fine to medium in density.

Tailor Made Bob

Let your bob bring out the best you. This bob compliments the bone structure of its wearer. The angle of its transition from short to long is parallel to the angle of the jawline. A graduation or stack like what this model has naturally creates volume, therefore making the hair appear thicker.

Tailor Made Bob Sleek Hairstyle For Fine Hair

Style by Irene Perla, Textures Hair Studio, Garden City, NY

Tailor Made Bob Sleek Hairstyle Back View

Style by Irene Perla, Textures Hair Studio, Garden City, NY

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry with a styling brush.
  3. Apply a thermal protection spray.
  4. Smooth hair with a flat iron.
  5. Apply a lightweight shine product.

Recommended Products:

Styling Treatment Oil by Paul Mitchell is a lightweight dry oil that gives hair a beautifully soft and silky texture while controlling frizz.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

With the hair naturally falling towards the face, it will cover the sides of the face, making it appear narrower. This makes this style ideal for round and square face shapes. It will not only give both shapes the illusion of being longer, but also hide and soften the jaw of a square face shape.

Low and Steep

Stacks or graduations don’t always have to be really high. A low stack or graduation builds some volume and helps the hair curl under. The angle of this a-line bob is steep, giving it a more contemporary feel.

Low and Steep Angular Bob for Fine Hair

Style by Peles Salon and Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

Low and Steep Angular Bob for Fine Hair Side View

Style by Peles Salon and Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry hair with a large round brush.
  3. Smooth the mid shaft to the ends with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a product for shine.

Recommended Products:

Shine Spray by Paul Mitchell will give your fine hair shine without weighing it down.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This style and cut will look best on all face shapes with hair that is fine to medium in density.

Curly Mid-Lengths

Medium length hair is very versatile. It’s right in between short and long hair, giving you the best of both worlds. Style this length with soft, loose curls to give the appearance of thicker hair.

Curly Mid Length Style for Fine Hair

Style by Kenneth’s Studio for Hair, New Orleans, LA

How To Style:

  1. Spray a heat protection spray on dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of hair backwards with a medium barrel iron.
  3. Secure the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Super Clean Light is a flexible hold finishing spray that secures a style all day with a clean finish.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This style will look great on any face shape with hair that is low to medium in density.

Mane Accessories

Accessorize mid-length hair by adding a fringe and face framing. The different lengths of hair give the hair dimension without removing weight internally.

Medium Brown Shoulder Length Hairstyle For Fine Hair Side View

Style by Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry hair with a large round brush.
  3. Smooth the midshaft to the ends with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a product for shine.

Recommended Products:

Use Shine Spray by Paul Mitchell to get shine without weighing the hair down.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This hairstyle will compliment any face shape and work with any hair type.

Beachy Curls

Beachy curls are another beautiful way to make hair look thicker by curling.

Medium Brown Curly Casual Hairstyles For Fine Hair

Style by Bella Capelli Sanctuario, Westlake, OH

Medium Brown Curly Casual Hairstyles For Fine Hair Side View

Style by Bella Capelli Sanctuario, Westlake, OH

How To Style:

  1. Wrap sections of hair on a medium-sized curling wand.
  2. Apply a product for texture.
  3. Scrunch the hair with hands.

Recommended Products:

Texturizing Sea Spray gives fine hair a voluminous beachy texture while still keeping it touchable.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Beachy curls with volume around the jawline will help balance a heart shaped face. Low to medium density hair will style easiest with this look.

Color Dimension

Adding dimension to hair through color placement can also make hair appear thicker.

Color Dimension Straight Blonde Medium Style

Style by Kim Padgett, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Color Dimension Straight Blonde Medium Style Side View

Style by Kim Padgett, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry hair with a large round brush.
  3. Secure the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Sculpting Foam preps the hair for a beautiful voluminous blowout.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Dimension looks good on any face shape and any hair type. The hairstyle worn by the model will look good on any face shape with hair that is low to medium in density.

Naturally Curly

If you have fine, naturally curly hair, you are lucky! You have built in volume. Why flatten your hair straight when you can rock your natural volume and texture?

Naturally Curly Auburn Style with Curls

Style by Brittany Lefebure Kenneth’s Studio for Hair, New Orleans, LA

Naturally Curly Auburn Fine Hairstyle with Curls Side View

Style by Brittany Lefebure Kenneth’s Studio for Hair, New Orleans, LA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a lightweight curl enhancer to wet hair.
  2. Dry the hair with a diffuser.
  3. Touch up pieces that need more curl with a curling wand.

Recommended Products:

Sculpting Foam by Paul Mitchell is a conditioning foam that is not too heavy and not too light for fine curly hair.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

With most of the volume on the sides of the face, this style will look best on longer face shapes as it gives the illusion of being wider. It will style easiest on hair that is naturally curly .

Perfect Match

These waves are styled best with hair that doesn’t have a lot of layers. Fine hair looks best styled without a lot of layers. Fine hair and these glamorous waves are definitely a perfect match.

Perfect Match Red Medium Length Hairstyle For Finer Hair

Style by Morgan Hart, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

How To Style:

  1. Curl sections of hair uniformly in one direction.
  2. Brush through curls with a dressing brush to form a wave.
  3. Secure the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Strong Hold by Paul Mitchell is a workable finishing spray that gives volume and hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This style will look good on any face shape and hair type that is cut at one length or with only a few long layers.

Instant Volume

If you aren’t getting enough volume from your blow dry, try teasing your hair. This will give you instant volume! Keep in mind that fine hair is extra fragile however, so be sure to be gentle while teasing your hair.

Instant Volume Straight Style for Fine Hair

Style by Michelle Mackensen Bella Capelli Sanctuario, Westlake, OH

How To Style:

  1. Smooth dry hair with a flat iron.
  2. Tease the hair in the crown area with a teasing brush.
  3. Secure the tease with a firm hold hairspray.
  4. Lightly comb the surface to hide the teasing.

Recommended Products:

Extra-Body Finishing Spray is a finishing spray that is strong enough to hold your tease all day.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This hairstyle looks best on wider face shapes. The vertical lines on the sides of the face cause the eyes to look up and down, making the face appear longer. The fringe area’s angle is more vertical than it is horizontal. This covers part of the face, making the face appear more narrow. Teasing the crown area gives volume to the top of the head, making the shape look longer. This will style easiest with hair that is low to medium in density.

Framed One Length

If you have fine hair but abundant hair, you can get away with growing your hair long. To keep it looking thick, avoid cutting too many layers. Even with her hair worn straight, the hair of the model in this picture still has a good amount of weight. The only layers she has are face framing layers, which do not remove volume from the hair internally.

Long Red Casual Hairstyle For Fine Hair

Style by The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

Long Red Casual Style Side View

Style by The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a styling product to wet hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a large round brush.
  3. Apply a heat protection spray.
  4. Smooth only the mid shaft to the ends with flat iron.

Recommended Products:

HydroMist Blow-Out Spray is great blow dry prep that gives long-lasting weightless volume.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

Wider face shapes will look great in this hairstyle. The vertical lines on its sides will cause the eye to look up and down, making the face shape appear longer. This style could be made more wearable for longer face shapes by adding a fringe to it. Hair that is low to medium in density will go best with this style.

Curly Volume

Your fine hair is long, so you avoided cutting too many layers. Good job! What else is there to do to make long, fine hair appear thicker? Add curls! Curls expand the shape of the hair, giving the illusion of volume.

Curly Volume Wavy Brunette Style For Fine Hair

Style by Ashley Pinchot The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a thermal protection product to dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of hair in random directions on a medium-sized iron.
  3. Secure the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Heat Seal is a heat protection spray and hairspray. It will not only protect hair from the heat of irons, but also make the style last longer.

Best Face Shape & Hair Type:

This hairstyle will look great on all face shapes. The length makes it perfect for wider face shapes. The volume on the sides makes it look good on longer face shapes. This style will look best on hair that is low to medium in density.

There is so much you can do with fine hair. No matter what style you pick, always remember that healthy hair is beautiful hair. Enjoy these stunning hairstyles for fine hair!