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10 Hair-Thickening Shampoos and Conditioners
Dec 14, 2016
10 Hair-Thickening Shampoos and Conditioners

1. Charles Worthington Big Hair Shampoo

The shampoo in this set garnered rave reviews for its sudsy, rich lather, this shampoo and conditioner earned great scores for softening strands and volumizing hair.

2. Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Lemon Sage Thickening Shampoo

This haircare duo received one of the highest scores from our testers for its lemon-sage scent. Paul Mitchell's shampoo and conditioner set earned excellent marks in the lab for its ability to thicken blond hair.

3. Marc Anthony Instantly Thick Hair Thickening Shampoo

This set got average scores for volumizing and improving the overall look of finished hairstyles. The sweet smell got mixed reviews, so take a whiff before purchasing. 

4. Pantene Pro-V Full & Thick Collection Shampoo

The Full & Thick Collection from Pantene Pro-V was our overall top performer, winning the highest marks from our testers and placing second in our lab's evaluations. Pantene's products have a nice aroma, too. Best of all, this shampoo and conditioner are the least expensive of all of the products that we tested, making them a frugal way to boost volume. 

5. Nexxus's shampoo and conditioner

Nexxus's shampoo and conditioner increased the diameter of hair more than any other brand we tested, so this set should add volume to almost any style.

6. Joico Body Luxe Thickening Shampoo

Joico's thickening hair-care products received good scores for their softening capabilities; one tester noted that this conditioner felt thick and rich when applied, but rinsed clean nicely. 

7. Desert Essence Organics Hair Care Green Apple & Ginger Shampoo

Desert Essence's shampoo and conditioner scored well in our tests for their ability to make hair look healthy; one consumer said this set made hair feel extremely soft. 

8. Bumble and bumble Thickening Shampoo

The thickening duo from Bumble and bumble received the highest score from testers for making hair more manageable. Testers also rated this shampoo and conditioner set highly for increasing the smoothness, softness, and overall healthy appearance of their hair. 

9. Samy Fat Hair

Regardless of hair color, all of our panelists agreed that this shampoo and conditioner made their hair feel softer. If you color your hair, be aware: One tester worried that Samy's collection caused her hair color to fade a little.

10. Kérastase Specifique Bain Densitive GL Revitalizing Shampoo

This pricey twosome earned decent marks from testers for its volumizing properties and its ability to help hair look healthy. Our testers liked that the Kérastase products weren't greasy, and many raved about how full their hair looked after use


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