The best new haircuts to show your stylist

All Things Hair | 27 June 2016
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Looking to revamp your look in time for the new season? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve created a helpful guide highlighting some of the hottest new haircuts to show your stylist. Whether you’re about to start a new chapter in your life or simply want a style update, we’re sure one of these ‘dos will change the way you look and feel instantly.

Ready to take the plunge? Then read on and get ahead with these 5 fabulous new haircuts now.

5 New haircuts to try now

 

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Draw inspiration from men’s hair trends. Credit: Dvora

The disconnected crop

The disconnected crop is one of this season’s most directional new haircuts: the perfect choice if you’re looking to add a bold, edgy touch to your signature style. Inspired by the popular men’s haircut of the same name, this fashion-forward, feminine-charged version looks especially striking on oval and heart-shaped faces, as well as those with fine hair (but lots of it). Plus, styling this statement crop is easier than you think.

Simply apply some VO5 Classic Styling Soft Moulding Wax (£2.99*) to damp hair, and blow-dry using a flat brush to help push the hair in the direction you desire. And for a neat, glossy finish, lightly spritz some VO5 Smoothly Does It Tame & Shine Spray (£3.99*) all over.

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Curly pixie. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

The curly pixie cut

One of the boldest short new haircuts out there to date, we’re not gonna lie: the curly pixie does call for some courage on your end. But if you feel like you’ve got the confidence to pull it off, we say: go for it!

Currently making waves on the runways and the sidewalks of the world’s most fashionable cities, the only thing about this short crop is that it does require you to have naturally curly hair. But if you’ve been blessed with kinky, curly or coily textures, styling it is pretty much foolproof. Try working in some TRESemmé Make Waves Sculpt & Define Spray Gel from the Runway Collection (£5.50), then scrunch your tresses, twisting your curls with your fingers as you go to help define your curls. Leave to air-dry or blow-dry with a diffuser on the lowest setting for best results.

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’90s-style micro fringe. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

The micro fringe

One of the main advantages of a micro fringe is that it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, meaning that it can be adapted to suit your personal style and face shape, although it usually works a treat on oval faces. Capturing the rebellious nature of grunge looks from the ’90s, this year’s most trendy fringe has been spotted on many a catwalk, from London to Paris. And while uber short bangs work well with all hair lengths, we recommend going for a classic bob or lob (with some casually tousled textures worked in) for the most modern outcome.

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The modern mullet. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

The mullet

While this one sounds like a throwback hairstyle, with summer festivals, concerts and holidays just on the horizon, the mullet is actually the perfect look to rock right now. Not only is it staging a significant comeback, in the form of an ultra fashionable, rock ‘n’ roll-worthy shag, but it’s also a breeze to style, if you already have soft, natural waves in your hair.

With its short layers that have effortlessly been worked into longer lengths, this hairstyle boasts plenty of movement and that cool nonchalant attitude that perfectly encapsulates sunshine season. We don’t know about you, but we’re sold!

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Barely-there layers. Credit: Dvora

Barely-there layers

If the thought of parting with your long, luscious locks is too much, why not refresh your style by simply adding layers? We know, it doesn’t sound like the most exciting of new haircuts around, but with the likes of Gigi Hadid, and Cara Delevingne currently favouring this timeless, versatile cut, subtle, barely-there layers are certainly making their mark as one of 2016’s most sought-after hairstyles. The bonus? They’ll look great on just about anyone and everyone!

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