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How to Keep Hair Lush and Thick

How to Keep Hair Lush and Thick

Did you know that hair thinning is not uncommon? I know that after I had each of my three children and when I had surgery, my hair thinned a lot and even fell out places. I was desperate to figure out a solution.

For women, Hereditary Hair Loss is the most common cause of hair loss, accounting for 90% of cases.

It is a genetic condition stemming from either the mother or father’s side of the family and is commonly recognized by women in their 30s as a “diffuse” thinning over the top of the head and along the part.

Both my grandmother and my mother suffer from hereditary hair loss. I figure that might be coming down the line for me in a few years so I check frequently.  I want my hair to stay lush and thick. Women’s Rogaine can help you out, too! 

Styling Tips and Tricks for Thinning Hair from Celebrity Stylist Jill Crosby

I am super excited to share some of these fun tips from Celebrity Stylist Jill Crosby.

A clean scalp is a happy scalp

Jill Crosby: “Keeping the scalp clear of waxy buildup creates a better environment for hair regrowth. I recommend shampooing every other day, for every type of hair.”

This is exactly what I do. I wash my hair every other day and as a result, my hair is soft and shiny.

Embrace styling tools!

Jill Crosby: “You can use all of the same tools and techniques, just with less heat and less tension. The key here is gentle. Ask your salon stylist to ease up on the heat and tension, and use a light touch with towels and hairbrushes at home.”

I have been working on this at home. I have recently changed out my styling tools for those that have less tension and varying heat settings. I have a lot less split ends.

Switch up your part

Jill Crosby: “Experiment with flipping your part to the opposite side. By adding a little texture spray to the roots you can get a new voluminous flip started. Or try a look without a defined part – sometimes with fine hair parts can expose too much scalp.”

I am constantly changing up my part to hide spots of hair that just aren’t looking great that day. I also change the side that I part my hair on every six months or so.

LOB it off

Jill Crosby: “For most people shorter haircuts will create the illusion of volume, whereas the longer hair gets the more it weighs itself down and looks even thinner.” An example of this would be the super on-trend “Lob” which is a longer version of the bob cut.

While I can’t exactly do this yet (I love my longer hair too much), I do love a nicely done lob. I think that they look great on the majority of women.

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Head here to enter. Giveaway ends 12/29.

Where to find Women’s Rogaine®

Get Women’s Rogaine at Walgreens and Walgreens.com. Suggested Retail Price: $29.99 for a two-month supply, $49.99 for a four-month supply

More info on Rogaine®

Learn more about Women’s Rogaine products
Checklist for who should use Women’s Rogaine®
Additional facts and information on hair loss
Video on how to use Women’s Rogaine

This post was developed in partnership with Women’s Rogaine®. All opinions are my own.

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11 Comments Leave a Comment »

  1. Amy Desrosiers

    My hair is thankfully mega thick! I do have some family members that are not as blessed as me though that use this product.

  2. Sherry

    So far my hair has stayed lush and thick. I’m glad there is now a product out there for women.

  3. Ann Bacciaglia

    My friend tried Women’s Rogaine and had great results. I have been thinking of trying it myself.

  4. Lisa Bristol

    My hair has been getting a lot thinner as I get older. I will have to pick up some Women’s Rogaine to try.

  5. Fighting hair loss is such a struggle so it’s nice that Women’s Rogaine can help. It sounds like it works really well!

  6. I used to have such thick hair and it’s thinned a lot after I had kids. Thanks for sharing these tips!

  7. oh interesting! don’t need this currently but thanks for sharing

  8. This sounds like a great product to try! Love your tips here!

  9. This sounds like a great product for hair care. Love all your tips here!

  10. my aunt uses this. she was having hair loss and purchased this and it is looking so nice now. its nice and thick again.

  11. Reesa Lewandowski

    I have really wondered about how this works. I would love to give it a try!

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