The new generation of thickening shampoos both strengthen the hair fibres and improve the quality of your hair.

“Look for formulas that not only provide volume, but also strengthening and vitality,” says Rita Marcon, associate director of education at Kao Salon Australia and New Zealand, a distributor of leading hair care products.

“You want products that work over time to make your hair less fragile. The new thickening shampoos offer instant, volumising results. Thin, fine hair doesn’t have to mean fragile hair.”

We like these hair treats:

1. KMS ADD POWER THICKENING SHAMPOO: Fine hair appears immediately fuller thanks to the rice protein, which thickens the hair fibre for better resilience against breakage. $29.95, ozhairandbeauty.com
2. SHEA MOISTURE LUSH LENGTH SHAMPOO: This lush shampoo contains hemp seed oil and horsetail extract for a nourishing wash that leaves hair feeling fuller and healthier. $19.99, sheamoisture.com.au
3. PUMP HAIR GROWTH SHAMPOO: With skincare-like ingredients, this thickening shampoo has Coenzyme-Q10 to restore youthful condition to your strands. $34.95, pumphaircare.com

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