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50 Perfect Medium Hairstyles for Thin Hair to Give You Volume and Texture

The main problem with thin hair is that it tends to look kind of flat. Our collection of medium length hairstyles for thin hair will help you forget these struggles once and for all. Some haircuts create the illusion of voluminous, textured hair, so why not try one of them?

Check out these 50 photos if you want your hair to look full, dimensional, and stylish:

1. Colormelt with Easy Waves. Waves are so hot and perfect for any haircut, especially for a long bob.

The main problem with thin hair is that it tends to look kind of flat. Our collection of medium length hairstyles for thin hair will help you forget these struggles once and for all. Some haircuts create the illusion of voluminous, textured hair, so why not try one of them?

Check out these 50 photos if you want your hair to look full, dimensional, and stylish:

1. Colormelt with Easy Waves. Waves are so hot and perfect for any haircut, especially for a long bob.

2. Bronde Bob. Smooth ash brown tones blended with blonde shades offer a pretty cute balayage solution. The two colors mingle spectacularly.

3. Blonde Shag Hairstyle. A layered haircut with choppy ends is exactly what you need when your hair is delicate. Medium cuts make real miracles for this hair type.

4. Lob for Fine Hair. The radiant blonde lob with side-swept elongated bangs is a dream-come-true for fine-haired ladies. It is voluminous and effortlessly cool!

5. Medium Shag with White Highlights. WOW! Those highlights look so fascinating with dark blonde hair and add a lot of dimension.

6. Layered Mid-Length Cut. The face-framing feathered layers are beautiful beyond comparison! The medium collarbone length makes them even more defined, while the subtle highlights add dimension and make the hair visually thicker.

7. Shaggy Waves and Curtain Bangs. The choppy cut looks tomboyish yet super sweet! Styling waves is a great idea to add volume and balance out your tender and quirky lengths. Shadow roots also create dimension.

8. Thin Tousled Hair with Balayage. Shoulder length hair frames your face, and the lighter tones in your hair create the illusion of a pretty thick mane.

9. Mid-Length Razored Cut with Highlights. Razors are good for thin hair. Shoulder-length hairstyles with razored ends gain volume and movement. The edges become soft and refined. Razor cutting is also perfect for any face shape.

10. One-Length Collarbone Bob. Bobs are now the go-to medium haircuts for thin hair as they are both uncomplicated and make the hair look voluminous. Posh and delicate, this hairstyle is right for any occasion you attend, whether casual or formal.

11. Shaggy Neck-Length Cut with Highlights. It is hard to think of a more low-maintenance hairstyle for thin hair than this one. Stay effortlessly stylish and pay a visit to a beauty salon only when you feel like the ends should be trimmed.

12. Wispy Comb Over Lob for Thin Hair. The comb-over styling has been famous in medium length haircuts for thin hair as it makes the hair appear thicker. Match it with a shoulder-length bob for a chic look.

13. Choppy Cut with Feminine Waves. Don’t stress over your thin hair. Shoulder-length hairstyles can be simple yet incredibly attractive, like this one. Beach waves will miraculously make your hair appear thicker and add some lively bounce!

14. Messy Lob with Curtain Bangs. All shaggy medium haircuts for thin hair guarantee an incredible transformation of your whole look. A messy lob would create a fashion statement and a style to remember.

15. Comb-Over Wavy Lob. A deep side part and comb-over styling can do wonders with medium-length hairstyles for thin hair — they create both height and fullness and can be switched up to revive the strands when they become limp.

16. Shoulder-Length Shag with Peek-a-Boo Bangs. Shags are the best choice for layered fine hair medium length hairstyles if you need both movement and volume. The peek-a-boo bangs are just a bonus to add some mystery to your look.

17. Flowy Straight Lob. Blunt medium-length haircuts for thin hair prove that even straight thin hair can appear thicker. Simply make a side part and flip your hair – easy as that!

18. Wispy Bob with Side Bangs. Wispy bobs are indeed great medium length hairstyles for fine hair. Especially if you choose the collarbone length, which is the most universal, and add some highlights. Change your usual part, add side bangs, and feel the difference!

19. Centre-Parted One-Length Cut. If you like balanced and clean cuts, this hairstyle is for you. Bright, bold, and blonde – such lobs scream class and glamour.

20. Delicate Wispy Blonde Lob. You may be surprised, but medium-length hairstyles for thin hair in blonde serve their purpose best. Both warm and cold blonde hues reflect the light well, making the hair appear dense.

21. Rockstar Look. A shaggy haircut, medium length, and swoopy bangs? You can have them all, and as a bonus, you’ll get a bad girl rockstar look. Sexy!

22. Crisp Wispy Comb Over Bob. The haircut in this picture will make any thin hair appear bouncy and stylish. It’s also low maintenance, as all you’ll need is a good hair product (better from pro-lines), and your fingers to tousle your tresses and shape that cute messy comb-over.

23. Wolf Cut with Deep Bangs. The abundance of textured layers inserted into this trendy cut is just the thing to add a boost to the thin hair that looks even fuller in the front with the deep shaggy bangs.

Soft Trendy Wolf Cut for Thin Hair
By Yuki

24. Uneven Wavy Layers. A creative mix of texture and color will surely make an impression of thick hair. And, of course, tousled waves are a massive trend nowadays, so you can’t go wrong with it.

25. Blonde Fine Hair Medium Length Hairstyle. A change in the color of your thin mid-length hair can be the magic word for more volume. A well-done coloring gives your hair depth and dimension. Beachy waves and a side-part made a perfect finish for this luxuriant-looking blonde hair.

26. Long Razored Bob. That is probably the easiest way to add dimension to your hair. The effect is spectacular! A flat iron is the best gadget to create it.

27. Delicate Shag with Bangs. Having a fringe and sliced layers all over is a pretty good idea when struggling with thin hair because these build texture and boost volume.

28. Medium Length Haircut for Thin Hair with Bangs. A great haircut for thin hair to look thicker features a few long layers, especially for medium-length hair. Too many layers may go awry. If you’re getting bangs too, keep them wispy and long. Parted bangs, a.k.a curtain bangs are a great choice.

29. Tousled Shoulder-Length Hair with Curtain Bangs. The thin hair shoulder-length hairstyle contributes a wispy, textured feel that lends your hair a thicker look. The feathered layers should flare out in different directions to create fullness. The cute curtain bangs make an awesome compliment to this hairstyle.

30. Low-Maintenance Messy Shoulder-Length Hairstyle. It’s no secret that tousled hair adds fluff and volume to your look. Delicately layered and fully highlighted, this messy medium-length hairstyle for thin hair is captivating. The dark roots lend thickness to the base.

31. Medium Cut with Face-Framing. That’s an effective option for those who need more dimension. To give it even a fresher look, dye your front strands lighter to obtain better framing.

32. Razor-Cut Layers and Blunt Ends. The secret to choppy shoulder-length hairstyles for fine hair is the right balance between razor-cutting, which brings in texture and lightness, and keeping the ends full through a blunt cut.

33. Mid Hairstyle with Thin Layers. Each strand is an example of perfection! A good hairstylist can help you obtain this effect, and you will love your new look.

34. Blunt Shoulder-Length Haircut for Thin Hair. Blunt ends make medium-length hair appear thick. Pair blunt ends with choppy face-framing layers for a winning combo. Throw in long wispy pieces throughout to complete the look.

35. Medium Bob with Platinum Balayage. Platinum blonde combined with dark roots creates a mesmerizing effect that you’ll instantly adore.

36. Two-Layer Rounded Bob. Want a remarkable look transformation? This is one of the best changes you can make for your thin hair.

37. “Farrah” Feathered Vintage Hair. Made famous by the 70’s hair icon Farrah Fawcett, the feathered layers flipped away from the face have the power to instantly inject fullness, movement, and texture into thin tresses.

38. Mid-Length Razored Angled Cut. Choppy ends are the answer if your hair is very thin and you want to keep your hair straight. For a more outstanding appearance, you can incorporate some blonde highlights that will perfectly blend with your base.

39. Beachy Lob with Money Piece. We all know the loose bends of beach waves provide a sure-fire way to infuse volume into medium haircuts for thin hair, but few of us have figured out that face-framing highlights can also fake fullness.

Thin Hair Medium Sliced Shag Haircut
By Yuki

40. Straight Lob. A nice straight cut can do miracles for your thin hair especially if you add some blonde highlights.

41. Messy Waves with Highlights. This style combines subtle layers, soft waves, and messy styling to create oomph in the thin hair, but the honey blonde balayage is what makes the look complete by delivering depth and enhancing the texture.

42. Lob with Shadow Roots. If you want lots of movement, try a blonde balayage shag with soft bangs that will help frame your face.

43. Inverted Lob with Razored Ends. Are you ready to receive some compliments? This warm- and cool-toned blonde color emphasizes your strands and makes them appear thicker.

44. Sleek Razored Lob. These shades of blonde go so well together! Hair looks soft and textured at the same time.

45. Wavy Shag with Wispy Bangs. A long wispy fringe is a useful addition to medium hairstyles for thin hair since it gives extra strands to imitate thickness and doesn’t lay flat due to the lightness.

46. Blunt Cut with Face-Framing Layers. While the blunt line of this hairstyle allows the hair to look thicker at the ends, the layers focused around the face add a little lift and plenty of definition.

47. Textured Lob with a Sassy Fringe. This brunette hairstyle opts for subtle layers to retain most of the body but pairs them with a piece-y finish filling the strands with texture and an edgy rocker vibe.

Edgy Lob Shag Hairstyle
By Yuki

48. Vanilla Blonde Balayage on Shoulder-Length Hair. Here, the blunt cut and wavy styling are complemented with a volumizing balayage that blends subtle golden and light blonde tones to land a warm creamy look.

49. Platinum Waves. Make your hair bouncy with some soft waves, as they always flatter a neck-length bob haircut.

50. Straight Razored Lob. Enhance your hair color with an amazing straight lob haircut. Combed over hair always looks thicker.

Mix different shades of the same color to create the impression of well-defined hair. That is the most important thing when it comes to medium length hairstyles for thin hair. Curl, wave and even straighten your hair but don’t forget to add dimension to your strands with the right cut and color.

Read also how to make your hair thicker and check out short, medium, and long haircuts for thin hair.

by Andreea Haba
She is social media enthusiast and loves everything that goes hand in hand with that. Since high school, writing is one of her passions and that's what got her into PR and social media area. She loves animals, has two dogs and enjoys any moment she can spend reading. When it comes to hairstyling, she loves bright colors and she's not afraid of changes.
  • Deborah A. Connolly

    Hair style currently to my waist would like a medium long length. Hair THIN, gray and strawberry red, face shape round