Hottest hair trends to try in 2019

Kat | 30 December 2018
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Welcome the new year with the latest hair trends, so you’ll look chic and fab all year long. 

“New year, new me.” Everyone seems to have this mantra whenever the year is about to end. It signals a new chapter and prompts one to make a change whether in lifestyle, behavior, attitude, and even in looks. In other words, it’s time for a makeover!

Get that haircut you’ve always wanted to try, or maybe that hair color. Before you book an appointment at your favorite salon, know which hair trends are going to be hot this 2019. We’ve listed them down for you, so all you have to do is decide which one you want to rock when you welcome the new year.



Start the year in style with these hair trends



Hair trends to try in 2019: Closeup shot of a girl with shoulder length black hair and baby bangs wearing a pink blouse
Look chic and edgy with awesome baby bangs. Credit: Shutterstock

1. Baby bangs

This type of fringe isn’t going away anytime soon. Baby bangs are shorter than your regular blunt bangs. They go from your hairline up to the middle of your forehead, while blunt bangs fall at eyebrow level. Baby bangs require a little more effort when it comes to styling and maintenance, but trust us, it’s worth it. Just blow dry your baby bangs down and straight, and the result will be an edgy ‘do that will make you look like you just came from the runway.

TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray

Editor’s tip: Protect your hair from heat damage by spritzing TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray before blow drying or ironing. 

Hair trends to try in 2019: Closeup shot of a woman with blonde hair in double buns wearing a yellow jacket
Have fun with cute, little buns! Credit: Shutterstock

2. Baby bun

You don’t need to have long hair in order to have a bun hairstyle. Baby buns are going to be hot in 2019, and this hairstyle favors women with short to medium-length hair. If you have a lob and you want to put it in an updo, let baby buns be your go-to hairstyle.

Hair trends to try in 2019: Woman with dark brown bob wearing a white blouse on the runway
Make your bob or lob extra chic by parting it in the middle. Credit: indigitalimages.com

3. Medium hair with center part

Medium hair is in, so when you go to the salon to have your hair chopped into a lob or bob, tweak your hair part, too. When you’re at home, just use a tail comb to part your hair in the middle while it’s damp, and let your hair stay that way until it dries. Your hair part doesn’t have to be perfect, so don’t stress about it. Then, finish with sea salt spray to add texture to your hair.

TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray

Editor’s tip: Create chic textured hairstyles, like beach waves and scrunched hair, by spritzing TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray on your hair. 

Hair trends to try in 2019: Woman with long dark hair with hair clips wearing a blue cardigan outdoors
Experiment with hair clips to create a trendy hairstyle.

4. Hair accessories

Do you have a hair clip collection when you were a teen? It’s time to bring it out! Sport a trendy look by mixing and matching hair accessories. Play with different hair clips, hair pins, and even colorful elastics and create a fun ‘do. Style your hair this way on weekends when you want to take a break from sleek ponytails and buns that you often wear at the office.

Hair trends to try in 2019: Woman with long dark hair with a floral headband and sunglasses
No more bad hair day when you have a colorful headband to hide it. Credit: Shutterstock

5. Headband hair

Having a bad hair day? This is the solution. Just put on a big and colorful headband and voila! No one will notice. If you don’t have a headband, you can tie a scarf or a bandanna around your head to sport this trendy look.

Hair trends to try in 2019: Woman with long blonde hair in two braids wearing a plaid coat and sunglasses outdoors
Look like a model on a day off with long, loose braids. Credit: Shutterstock

6. Long braids

Just like ponytails and buns, braids are here to stay. Put your long hair in a loose braid (or two!) and look laidback but super chic. You can go for a regular three-strand braid, a side braid, or even a fishtail braid. When you’re done braiding, you can loosen up a strands of hair and let these frame your face for that extra dose of chicness.

Hair trends to try in 2019: Side view shot of a woman with long dark hair in a low ponytail wearing a sleeveless top and dangling earrings
Complement a sleek, low ponytail with statement earrings. Credit: Shutterstock

7. Sleek tied hair

Tie your long pin-straight hair in a low ponytail to make it ready for 2019. You can wrap a small section of hair around your elastic or hair tie to make your ‘do look more polished. This hairstyle is perfect when you’re welcoming the new year wearing your favorite LBD and drinking champagne together with your family.

TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops

Editor’s tip: To nail a sleek hairstyle, get rid of frizz and fly aways by applying a drop of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops on your hair as a finishing touch. 

Hair trends to try in 2019: Closeup shot of a woman with slicked back wet blonde hair wearing a light pink shirt
No time to blow dry? No problem. Just sport a sleek, wet hair look for the day. Credit: Shutterstock

8. Wearable wet look

Always running out of time to prep in the morning? Skip the blow drying and leave the house with wet hair. Yes, it’s totally fine…not to mention chic and sexy. Just comb your hair back, spritz hairspray to let it stay that way, and you’re all set to face your busy day.

Hair trends to try in 2019: Closeup shot of a woman with pink long bob wearing a striped shirt against an aqua background
Let your hair show your personality by choosing a vibrant color. Credit: Shutterstock

9. Vibrant hair

If you’re planning to dye your hair this 2019, why don’t you try a bold color? Instead of getting brown or blonde hair, try orange hair for a change. This cheerful color definitely spells good vibes. You can also try pink or peach hair to showcase your sweet and feminine personality. Green hair is also an option if you want something that is cool to the eyes.

Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner

Editor’s tip: Keep your colored hair from getting dry and dull by switching to Cream Silk Color Protect Conditioner

Hair trends to try in 2019: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with dark tousled pixie cut and dangling earrings
Add oomph to your pixie cut by playing with texture.

10. Tousled pixie cut

When you have a pixie cut, texture keeps it from looking flat and drab, so go ahead and give your hair texture. Use a flat iron to create C-shaped sections on your pixie cut, and finish by spritzing hairspray to make your hairstyle last long.

Now, you’re ready to say hello to 2019 with the hottest hair trends. Make sure to come back to this page for more styling tips, hair hacks, and info on must-have hair products. Let’s all have 365 good hair days this year and in the years to come. Happy New Year!

Next read: Make sure that your new haircut suits your face shape. Check out these apps to help you determine the perfect hairstyles for your face shape, so you get the ‘do the flatters your best features.