Avant Garde Hairstyles: 6 Styles to Try at a Photoshoot!

These avant garde styles are perfect for your next photoshoot: professional or spontaneous!

If your inner artist has been dying to get out for a fun, impromptu photoshoot for the gram or you’re a professional in search of some inspiration for your next shoot, we’ve got some avant garde hairstyles that will step up any fashion shoot. These hairstyles have volume, texture, gloss, and class. Every look would be great for a photography sesh or you can take inspiration from these styles and techniques to create your own style for your avant garde shoot.

Avant garde messy updo
This messy, teased updo screams avant garde.

1. “Bird’s Nest” Updo

We’re calling this one the bird’s nest because of its messy texture and extreme volume. This style serves drama and can be created haphazardly. For this ‘do, hairspray is going to be your best friend. Use a healthy amount of Bed Head by TIGI Hard Head HairsprayThis hairspray dries instantly so you can layer it on as you build up “the nest.”

Avant garde bangs
Take bangs to a new level with this style.

2. Bold Bangs

Create bangs that take your look to the next level. You can style these bangs by parting your hair in the middle of your head and pulling the section closer to your face forward to create faux bangs. You can also add in shorter extensions for volume and to create the illusion that you always rock this style.

avant garde roller curls
This style is sleek and edgy, perfect for a photoshoot.

3. Faux Roller Curlers

This style is totally fab, it gives off a ’50s” roller curlers before bed” vintage aesthetic but amped up and extra glam. When pinning your hair up into the curl, add in Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel to give extra hold to your curls, prevent any frizz, and add shine.

Avant garde teased tresses
Tease until you can tease no more!

4. The Tease

This hairstyle is simple to create but can take a while to perfect. The goal of this avant-garde look is to tease, tease, tease, and then tease some more. This style might require hair extensions if you are going for an over-dramatic look. Take your brush and begin to tease, you can even take your front layers and keep them straight to frame your face and contrast the extra-ness of your tease.

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Avant garde wet hair
Go for a sexy vibe with glossy, wet hair.

5. The Wet Look

A wet and glossy finish is perfect for a last minute, avant garde photoshoot. This look is incredibly easy to achieve and looks bold and sexy in photos. Achieve this wet look by applying a generous amount of Suave Moroccan Infusion Styling Oil throughout your hair, then comb through with your fingers to separate your strands.

Avant garde brushed out curls
Brush out those curls and embrace the volume.

6. Brushed Out Curls

Brushed out curls add so much drama to any look and will take any avant garde hairstyle to the next level. Use a curler to get the curl size you want, then use a paddle brush over your styled curls to add volume and body.

Try out any of these avant garde hairstyles and embrace your creative side!