How to Fake Your Way to the Thick Hair Look ...

If your hair is on the thinner side, and you find that it looks limp and lifeless, keep reading to see the tricks of the trade when it comes to faking thick hair i.e having a mane that has volume, bounce, and shine.

1. The GIFT of OILS

Oils such as coconut and castor oil are so beneficial to the hair and can really add body and shine to hair that is otherwise damaged or dull. The use of castor oil especially promotes hair growth.

A recommended quick hair mask is to add 3 tsp of coconut oil to 3 tsp of castor oil. Mix it together and gently massage it into your scalp using circular motions with your fingertips. When doing this, focus a lot more on your scalp than the ends of the hair as this is where you need to target hair growth. Any leftover oil can be used on the ends. Keep the mask on for 45 minutes minimum ( the longer the better) and thoroughly wash your hair. For me, it takes around 2 cycles of shampoo to wash out all the oil from my hair (however this can vary).

Apply this hair mask at least once a week and you will notice visible results after a few uses.