11 of the Best Shampoos for Fine Hair for an Instant Volume Boost

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We all lust after luscious locks. Hairstyles that turn heads turn up the volume—literally. But for girls of certain hair textures (specifically fine and thin), Hollywood-worthy results are harder to come by than they are for our thicker-haired counterparts. Any girl with thin hair knows that achieving blowout body takes a little more work for their thinner tresses, but luckily, an array of shampoos for fine hair exist for amplified strands.

While you can spritz and spray a laundry list of topical remedies in an effort to achieve the volume you're after, the real, lasting body begins with how you wash your mane before you begin piling on the products. The market is full of shampoos that promise to boost body and amp up hair's volume, but which actually gives you a lot of bang (and body) for your buck? To streamline your shopping, we've rounded up our top performers so you can get to living life with luscious locks.

Keep scrolling to see the best shampoos for fine hair.

Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Living Proof Full Shampoo

living proof full shampoo

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Try this sulfate-free formula for a deep cleanse for your fine locks to remove oil and product buildup, leaving you with a clean palette for optimal styling.

Best Budget: ApotheCare Essentials Volumizing Shampoo

ApotheCARE Essentials The Booster Volumizing Shampoo

Courtesy of Walmart

This affordable pick uses ingredients such as aloe vera, rose oil, and geranium to give the hair an instantly lifted look.

Best Drugstore: It's a 10 Miracle Volumizing Shampoo

It's a 10 Haircare Miracle Volumizing Shampoo

Courtesy of Amazon

Reviews love this drugstore pick for its ability to provide fullness and shine to dull, thin hair.

Best Scent: Ouai Volume Shampoo

ouai volume shampoo

Courtesy of Ouai

Combat flat, limp hair with Ouai's Smart Technology Complex, which builds body while you cleanse. Also, prepare to fall in love with the scent—a mix of Italian lemon, Turkish rose, jasmine sambac, iris, lily, and white musk notes.

Best for Bounce: R+Co Dallas Thickening Shampoo

r+co thickening shampoo

Courtesy of Dermstore

This thickening shampoo promises big, beautiful, bouncy hair of Texas proportions.

Best for Split Ends: Bumble and Bumble Thickening Shampoo

bumble and bumble thickening shampoo

Courtesy of Ulta

This lightweight cleanser builds body while sealing split ends, giving limp hair new life.

Best Strengthening: Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Aging Multiplying Volume Shampoo

ALTERNA HAIRCARE CAVIAR Anti-Aging Multiplying Volume Shampoo

Courtesy of Sephora

Turn back the clock with this gentle cleanser that restores hair's natural thickness while strengthening strands to reduce breakage.

Best for Colored Hair: Long by Valery Joseph Amplify Shampoo for Fine Hair

LONG BY VALERY JOSEPH Amplify Shampoo for Fine Hair

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Fortify hair for full volume with this sulfate-free shampoo that contains organic ingredients and Smart Keratin.

Read more reviews and shop for the best shampoos for colored hair available for purchase.

Best Natural: Briogeo Blossom & Bloom Ginseng + Biotin Volumizing Shampoo

briogeo volumizing shampoo

Courtesy of Briogeo

With no sulfates and 98% natural ingredients, you can feel good about this shampoo's fullness-boosting effects.

Check out our guide to the best biotin shampoos for thicker, fuller hair.

Best for Dry Hair: OGX Thick & Full Biotin & Collagen Shampoo

ogx biotin and collagen shampoo

Courtesy of Ulta

While many moisture-rich shampoos have heavy ingredients that can leave fine hair looking greasy and stringy, this strengthening shampoo won’t do that. That’s because instead of merely coating strands, the volumizing ingredients in this formula—vitamin B7, biotin, and collagen—actually penetrate the hair to plump and thicken strands from the inside out.

Take a look at our picks of the best shampoos and conditioners for dry hair available online.

Best for Blowouts: Drybar Southern Belle Volume Boosting Shampoo

Drybar Southern Belle Volume Boosting Shampoo

Courtesy of Ulta

This gently cleansing formula is safe for color-treated and keratin-treated hair and promises to provide instant body and fullness while giving hair that big blowout treatment.

Want to take a look at some other options? Read reviews of the best hair products for fine, flat hair.

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