American singer John Mayer on the red carpet with his trademark brunette quiffed hair

John Mayer is channelling ’90s Justin Timberlake with his new look – and we’re kind of digging it!

Talk about a throwback!

American singer/songwriter John Mayer has been in the public eye for so long now that we’ve seen his hair go through more transformations than we can count. From his long, beachy surfer waves phase to the gravity-defying spike era, the star has checked off more styles than most in his time.

However, one area that he’s never really experimented with before is his colour, remaining loyal to his trademark dark brown. Well, until now, that is!

If you’re following John on Instagram then you’ll know that he’s partial to a selfie or 2, and his latest has caused quite the stir! Revealing that he’s now sporting ’90s-style blonde highlights, could this mark the comeback of JT’s iconic frosted tips?! (we’re secretly hoping so, ngl…)

John Mayer is bringing back frosted tips


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The 39-year-old musician shared a selfie on his Instagram showing off his newly-lightened locks to his 2.2 million followers. As you can see, he’s added some golden blonde highlights through the front of his brown-black hair, creating a summery, sun-kissed effect.

Wearing his hair in a classic pushed-back quiff, you can see just how much difference his new highlights make to his overall look, showing off his new hue in all its glory! Credit: @johnmayer


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Editor’s tip: Male highlights have been a rising trend lately with star like Zayn, Chris Evans and Rob Lowe leading the way. Thinking about following in John’s footsteps and giving frosted tips a go? Styling your hair into a swept-back quiff like John’s will help you to really make the most of your new colour.

For a quiff that lasts all day, we recommend using a putty such as the VO5 Texture Rework Fibre Putty to help you create your ideal style and provide a long-lasting hold.


Looking for more ways to style your hair? Take inspiration from John’s latest look and check out the 5 different quiff variations you need to try, now!

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