Deciding on what to do with your locks is a big commitment and enormous choice to make. If it has been a while since you’ve seen your hairstylist, you’re probably ready for a big change. From the glam shag to the mullet pixie, the world is seeing a trend of drastic cuts since more people are itching for something new. It’s all about experimenting instead of just trimming.
Here are the top 10 hottest hair trends for women.
1. Pixie Cuts
More and more people are wanting a drastic change, so salons are seeing more big chops like tapered cuts and pixie cuts than ever before. Not only is it because people want big changes, but there’s also a big movement going on towards natural hair color. This short pixie cut is not only stylish, but a great way to showcase your natural color. The secret to this cut is making sure you get a shape that is tailored to your face structure. For example, you may want to leave more length in the back because it would suit your jawline better.
2. The Modern Mullet
High-waisted jeans aren’t the only 80s trend that’s made a comeback, so has the mullet. However, this isn’t your typical “business in the front, party in the back” look. This modern spin on the mullet is a little longer in the back with face-framing textures. If you decide to go with a mullet, keep in mind that this style can take a lot of upkeep, but styling it is easy. You’ll probably want to use a flat iron to create beveled edges, and sea salt is a great product to use to help show off the texture. And the best thing about this style? The messy texture looks even better on day two!
3. Curtain Bangs
High-waisted jeans aren’t the only 80s trend that’s made a comeback, so has the mullet. However, this isn’t your typical “business in the front, party in the back” look. This modern spin on the mullet is a little longer in the back with face-framing textures. If you decide to go with a mullet, keep in mind that this style can take a lot of upkeep, but styling it is easy. You’ll probably want to use a flat iron to create beveled edges, and sea salt is a great product to use to help show off the texture. And the best thing about this style? The messy texture looks even better on day two.
4. Brit Bob
The classic chin-length bob remains a hairstyle favorite. There are lots of different bobs, but the Brit bob has become a favorite. You may also hear this referred to as the modern Diana bob, inspired by Princess Diana. Salons have seen more and more people asking for this Diana-inspired hairdo. What makes a Brit bob different? It’s more chopped up and a bit more raw and carefree looking. This cut hits just past the cheekbones and is slightly longer in the back. Blow drying the layers back and then forward gives the style a bouncy, modern look.
5. Frenchie Bob
This is another popular bob that’s being asked for. The Frenchie bob is a shorter, chicer, version of the classic bob that hits between the jawbone and cheekbone. This style is usually paired with some wispy bangs in the front, but you can choose to forgo the fringe altogether, and it will still look amazing. A huge advantage of this hairstyle trend is that it’s gloriously low maintenance. This cut pretty much takes care of itself, so you won’t have to spend much time styling. You don’t even have to get the blow dryer out if you don’t want to. Air drying it will add to its messy appeal and give it the relaxed vibe you’re going for.
6. Asymmetrical Bob
It is cut shorter in the back and a little longer in the front. If you want an edgier look, it can also be slightly longer on one side than the other. Not sure if this cut will work great for your hair? It probably will! That’s because this cut works great for all face types. It also looks great on a variety of hair types and textures.
7. Glam Shag
This short, choppy shape has really taken off this year. But if you’re scared of layers, then this isn’t the cut for you. The glam shag is all about creating texture with shorter pieces sliced in, so it involves a ton of layers. It’s all about getting the crown of the haircut really layered, giving it a sort of bubble shape. Often times this glam do is paired with wispy bangs or longer curtain bangs that sit around the chin. This is another hairstyle that is great for all hair types. It works great for curly hair, straight hair, mid-length hair, and even shorter hair.
8. Rounded ‘Fro
A rounded ‘fro has become a popular look for those with natural curls. It’s cutting or trimming the hair to shape the natural curls into the roundest form possible. You can even embrace a side part to make the style even more voluminous. Not only is this cut flattering, but it will also keep your coils healthy, and your curls will be full of volume and sexy movement. With this cut, you get hair care and style in one cut.
9. Chin Length
Chin length has been huge this year. Some people wear this look ultra-straight, but it’s also popular with box braids, or even a tousled, textured look. This look is extremely versatile and can be made to look edgy or sleek, and classic. It also works with bangs too. If you have thin hair, this could be the cut for you. A hair care specialist says this cut easily gives the illusion of fuller hair.
10. Blunt Dusting
Not sure what hairstyle to choose? Or maybe it’s been a while since you’ve been to the stylist, and you like the length that your hair has grown to. Either way, something called a scissor dusting could be right for you. This is basically just getting the dry ends off of your hair and being left with a powerful, straightforward refreshing cut.