Are you trying to figure out which hair trends are going to be a hit in 2019? With more color and style options available than ever before, prepare for some bold looks this year. However, 2019 will also prove that some classic styles never fade away. As our list will show, the hair trends for this year will be a mix of retro classics and fresh looks, colors, and accessories. In social media driven age filled with style influencers, the need to stand out is greater than ever. Because of that, we expect to see the boundaries of style and fashion to get pushed further than ever.
Sustainability is a big theme in other industries, with consumers becoming more and more concerned with the environmental impact of the products they purchase. This trend to reuse and recycle seems to be reflected in many of the beauty and hair trends we will see this year. Many of the top styles seem to exhibit fresh spins on classic looks from the past.
Let’s take a look at the top five hair trends that you will likely see in 2019. The next time you visit your stylist, why not discuss mixing up your look this year?
Long and layered.
If you have long hair and don’t want to do anything drastic, this is your year! Layers add dimension, and lighten up the heaviness long hair can appear to have. You can layer with straight, wavy, or curly hair. And why not throw in some color or highlights for good measure? We expect to see the whispy, layered look throughout the year, as it pairs well with many types of styles, including shorter, cropped looks.
Pin it up, keep it down.
By now, you have probably seen the half up, half down look that is usually topped with a ponytail or other accessory. This kept, but casual, look that could fit in with your Monday yoga class or best friend’s wedding. Of course, it works best with longer hair, and could add extra flair to your textured cut we mentioned in the previous trend. Accessories and hair extensions can add extra creativity with the up and down style. As you’ll see, 2019 will not be short on accessories that emphasize unique do’s.
Pink is hot.
Proving that no color is too bold or shocking, expect shades of pink hair to appear en masse in the upcoming year. Okay, maybe there won’t be a pink hair revolution. But we have seen some beautiful smoky pink colors that pull off this daring look perfectly. And it may sound crazy, but gray roots can be a perfect accent to this style, giving it depth while softening the pink tones. This won’t be the only hot color this year, as we anticipate a bold color pallet as trendsetters embrace an anything goes mentality to beauty and fashion.
Retro bob styles.
As we mentioned earlier, it seems like ghosts of the past always appear in current styles. This year, women who prefer shorter, more “professional” styles, should consider the simple beauty of bob style cuts that were en vogue in the 1960’s. This minimalist, rounded look is easy to maintain and looks amazing. If you wear your hair longer, and want a dramatic shift, maybe this is the trend for you to try this year? And if you want to up your “bob” game, consider a little color, adding layers, or interesting angles to make it your own.
Keeping it straight.
For all the flair and outlandish styles we’ll see popping up this year, one trend that is definitely “in” is straight hair. In the early 2000’s we saw many celebrities rocking extremely straight hair. Expect trendsetters to ditch their waves and curls and bust out their hair straighteners. Mid-length styles work perfectly for straight hairstyles, although we will see this trend show up in all hair lengths.
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