Carefully and regularly detangle your hair. Your hair should be detangled so it’s easier to manage and because any time you go to style your hair, you may well be yanking lots of it out. Use a quality conditioner and patiently detangle your hair, and for good measure, do a protein treatment every few weeks to strengthen it. Those of us with thinner hair also tend to get tangled ends more often, so don’t be afraid to get a trim every once in a while.
Sleeping with a satin scarf on your head or on a satin pillowcase will also help with preserve those strands.
Thinner hair also needs lighter oils and conditioners. When it comes to oils, stick to jojoba, avocado or coconut oils instead of shea butter or castor oil. Good conditioners for thin hair are VO5, Tresemme and Herbal Essences.
Taking supplemental biotin may be helpful. It may take a few months to notice a difference, but biotin is a mineral that is essential to hair growth. Green leafy vegetables have a good amount of biotin, so eat up!
Lastly, if none of these 5 tips for thinning hair help with your problem, check in with your doctor. Thinning hair, especially as you age, can be genetic and is perfectly normal for some women. But thinning hair can also be a sign of a nutritional deficiency, such as anemia, or an issue with your thyroid.