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How Virginia Surgical Center Can Help

Thinning hair and hair loss are not just exclusive to men. Women experience thinning hair and hair loss as well and can benefit from hair restoration treatments. The Virginia Surgical Center has been treating women with hair loss for more than 25 years. If you are experiencing hair loss and wondering if hair restoration treatment might be for you, you can count on the experts here to answer any questions you may have. In the meantime, here are some styling ideas to help you lessen the appearance of thinning hair.

Styling Tips for Thinning Hair in Women

Changing up the cut and style of your hair can help keep your hair healthy, mask thinning areas, and even make it look fuller. Consider the following when scheduling your next haircare appointment:

  • Get regular trims to avoid split ends
  • Add layers for dimension and volume
  • Try adding a zigzag part to give more volume at the roots
  • Avoid hair extensions that can pull at roots and lead to increased thinning

When choosing your hairstyle, a different cut can go a long way to giving your hair a fuller, thicker look. Here are some great hairstyles for women with thinning hair:

  • Classic bob
  • Deep side part
  • Thick fringe/bangs

When it comes to choosing a style, make sure you talk to your hairstylist about your thinning hair concerns and explain what you would like to achieve with your look. An experienced stylist will have lots of ideas for helping your hair look its fullest and healthiest.

Pump Up the Volume

There are a number of ways to add volume to your hair when you have thinning hair or hair loss. A good cut can do wonders for your hair, helping you style it in a way that adds volume and lift. Using a volumizing shampoo and conditioner is another great way to add volume to hair. Many volumizing treatments strengthen the hair shaft while not weighing it down. Keeping your hair nourished and moisturized is key to keeping healthy, voluminous hair. Hair that is stripped of oils and dry can appear lifeless and thin.\

Things to Avoid with Women’s Thinning Hair

Thinning hair can be fragile and break easily. It is important to treat it with care when washing and drying. Overwashing your hair can actually strip it of needed oils to protect the hair shaft and prevent breakage. Stretching the time between washes can help to avoid over-drying your hair. To avoid overwashing, try using a dry shampoo in between washes. Some other basic hair care tips to avoid damaging thinning hair include:

  • Don’t pull or tug at roots when brushing damaged or thinning hair. Detangle from the ends first.
  • Avoid over-conditioning your hair, and stick to the lower two-thirds of hair to avoid weighing it down.
  • Avoid twisting, turning or pulling your hair up in towels, hair ties, or clips. Keep it loose.
  • Don’t sleep with wet hair.
  • Don’t use a rough fabric pillowcase. Try a satin pillowcase to avoid more hair loss or breakage.

Most importantly, remember that you are not alone. Many women suffer from thinning hair, and while these tips can help you combat it and avoid more breakage and loss, you can also get help in the form of a hair restoration procedure.

The Benefits of Hair Restoration Procedures

If you have tried styling tips and are still dissatisfied with your hair loss, you may want to consider a hair restoration procedure. Virginia Surgical Center offers hair restoration treatments for women that will help restore your hair and your confidence. Hair transplant procedures are permanent, natural-looking solutions that will have you enjoying healthy-looking locks for years to come. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.