Density is defined as the degree in which something is compact, in the case of hair it would translate into the relative amount of strands a person has on his or her head. Not everyone is born with the same hair density. If your hair is in its natural state and you are able to see the scalp easily, then you may have low hair density.

Having low-density hair is not the end of the world. Firstly, understand that low-density hair is not necessarily a bad thing. For starters, your hair will dry faster, and you will be able to style your hair more quickly than a person with high-density hair. If you are looking to increase the density of your hair, there are a few things you can do.

Be gentle with your hair

Excessive roughness can lead to hair damage or hair pulling. When you are combing or brushing start from the ends and work your way to the roots. Additionally, limit hair styles that result in hair tension, like tight ponytails, braids, and weaves. To learn more about ways, you can help prevent hair damage, check out our previous blog: Four Common Myths and Misconceptions that can Damage Your Hair.

Be selective about the products you put in your hair

When selecting products for your hair, it is best to avoid heavy hair products like grease or heavy oils as they may weigh your hair don, causing it to look thinner. Instead, opt for lightweight products. In addition to that, avoid products that contain harmful alcohols or drying or damaging ingredients. Be wary of products that can irritate or inflame your scalp. Inflammation can choke off the blood supply to your follicles and can lead to hair loss.

Add volume to your hair

Adding volume to your hair is one way to help it look thicker. There are many hairstyles that can achieve this. Picking out your hair or teasing it are just two ways. Adding layers to your hair can also make it look thicker. Remember if you have sparse density hair try to avoid over-styling or styling your hair too often.

Try Vitalize

Many products from Vitalize can do wonders for helping increase the density of your hair. The Vitalize 3-Part Hair Treatment provides your hair and body with everything it needs to regrow healthy hair. The Multivitamin will provide your body with the necessary nutrients to grow healthy hair, The Serum will stimulate and reawaken your hair follicles, and the Hair and Scalp Treatment Oil will hydrate and nourish your hair and scalp. Additionally, the Vitalize Growth Support Shampoo and Conditioner hydrates and stimulates hair growth while also improving wet and dry combing making it easier to be gentle with your hair.

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