Hair density is one of the most important standards women use to determine how they feel about themselves. It profoundly affects their self-esteem because thick, lustrous hair is so strongly identified with a woman's idea of femininity.
Yet this beauty challenge is not uncommon. Hair loss in women occurs in an estimated 50% of U.S. women, and about 30 million will experience female pattern hair loss (FPHL). This form of hair loss can escalate during menopause due to decreased estrogen. Making matters worse, menopause shrinks our follicles, causing wispy hairs to replace thicker strands.
To address this beauty challenge, many of us turn to hair thickening products or volumizing shampoos; however, not every product meshes well with our hair's underlying biology. Is volumizing shampoo bad for thin hair? Continue reading to find out.