We’re not going to lie, it seems like every week there’s a new hair trend popping up on our for you pages. However, one thing we have noticed is the plethora of 1970s-inspired trends that are having a major moment right now. We saw this when shag cuts and curtain bangs came back into style earlier this year, and trust us, this decade isn’t going away anytime soon. The latest 1970’s trend? Honey blonde hair.
Keep scrolling to learn more about the 1970s honey blonde hair and learn how you can achieve this shade.
Everything You Need to Know About Honey Blonde Hair
What is honey blonde hair?
Honey blonde is a medium-tone blonde hue that originated from the ’70s. During the decade, blonde shades ranging from butterscotch to caramel to golden blonde were extremely popular, which we’re seeing make a comeback with the honey hue.
How to Care for Blonde Hair
Just like any blonde hair color, you’ll want to make sure your color doesn’t turn brassy between touch-ups. To do this, use Nexxus Blonde Assure Purple Shampoo and Conditioner. We love this set because it combines keratin proteins and violet pigment to nourish and moisturize your hair while balancing out any brassiness.
Honey Blonde Hair Inspiration
Often paired with voluminous waves or curtain bangs, this honey blonde color is the perfect way to stray from the norm this fall. Instead of gravitating towards copper and auburn shades, opt for a honey blonde look.
1. Voluminous Honey Blonde Hair
Not only were blonde shades huge in the 70s, but so were voluminous wavy styles. use hair rollers to achieve extra volume in a big wavy hairstyle. Bonus points if you have a layered look to go along with it.
2. Long Wavy Hair
You know, you can never go wrong with the classics. A long, beachy wave hairstyle never disappoints. Pair this blonde hue with long cascading waves for an unstoppable look. Accessorize with a hat to elevate the style.
3. Honey Blonde Braided Updo
A braided updo keeps your hair out of your face, but also shows off your color and highlights in a new way. This elegant updo is perfect for a huge variety of occasions. Gently pull on the sides of the braid to pancake the style, which will help create more volume.
4. Shoulder Length Straight Hair
If wavy hair isn’t your thing, don’t worry! A honey blonde hue like this looks perfect on straight strands.
5. Curly Blonde Hair
We love how this blonde shade compliments dark skin tones so well! To help keep have moisturized and smooth, use SheaMoisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Leave-In Treatment. This product uses coconut and shea oils and coconut milk to help detangle, re-hydrate, and smooth hair. Spritz this on damp hair, then you’ll be good to go.
6. Middle-Parted Look
Ready to take on the trendy middle part look? Pair this parting style with a warm blonde hue to make the style pop. Plus, changing your part is an easy hack if you’re looking for a quick way to instantly achieve more volume at the root.
7. Honey Blonde Hair and Curtain Bangs
Go full-on 1970s with this curtain bangs look. Ask your stylist to add layers throughout your hair to help your fringe blend into the rest of your cut. You can never go wrong with a wavy texture when sporting this style too!
9. Bob and Bangs Combo
An effortless wavy bob paired with straight across bangs instantly adds a cool-girl factor to your look no matter what color your strands are.
10. Long Voluminous Curls
To add variation throughout your new blonde shade, ask for lighter blonde highlights. this will create more dimension in your look, which will be extremely flattering on textured hair.
11. Long Balayage
Don’t want to settle for one sold color? We don’t blame you! Ask your colorist for a honey blonde balayage. This will be a look that typically starts slightly darker towards your roots. Then, the highlights are added using a painting technique, which creates more of a blended look. With balayage, the transition between colors isn’t as harsh as an ombré style.
Ready to make your next hair appointment and try out this 1970s-inspired honey blonde hue? Make sure to share your looks with us on Instagram @AllThingsHairUs.