While many people commonly believe that shaving makes body hair grow thicker, the truth is that it does not. According to Everyday Health expert dermatologist Dr. Jessica Wu, body hair is dead and cannot be affected by s... More »

Foods rich in the antioxidant selenium, such as eggs, crab, chicken and liver, can help prevent hair loss and make the hair healthier and thicker. Just eight to 10 Brazil nuts alone have around 800 percent of the daily r... More »

To make your hair look thicker, wash your hair with a volumizing shampoo and conditioner, apply a styling mousse, and blow dry your hair with a round brush. To maintain the thicker look, sleep with your hair in a high po... More »

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