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5 Y2k Hair Looks Taking Over the Hair Scene

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Take a look around next time you’re on the train or walking down the streets of Manhattan, and you will be quick to notice that everything 90s and early 2000s is back, including y2k hair trends! Low-rise jeans, chunky highlights, and butterfly hair clips included. Some of us are encountering these trends for the second time (ahem, millennials), while others are experiencing the excitement of a zig-zag part for the first time. No matter if you’re new to the scene or revisiting fond childhood memories of crimped braids, there’s bound to be something here for you.

Keep reading to check out 5 y2k hair looks to try:

1. Crimped Hair

y2k hair crimped
This beach hair texture is a reality tv star favorite.

Who doesn’t love a heatless hairstyle that you can quite literally do in your sleep? Recreate this crimped style by braiding small sections of damp hair and securing the ends with a hair tie. Wake up, gently comb out the braids, and mist with TRESemmé TRES Two Unscented Extra Hold Hair Spray to hold the look in place.

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2. Zig-Zag Part

y2k hair zig zag part
Grab your comb and get zig-zagging.

An easy way to upgrade even the simplest of styles, the zig-zag part is the y2k style we’re most excited about. Grab a comb and draw a zig-zag line from the front of your hairline to the nape of your neck. Secure each side with a pigtail to complete the look.

3. Space Buns

y2k hair space buns
Why wear one bun when you can wear two?

Ideal for those who want to make a short-term commitment to the y2k trend, space buns are an easy way to dip your toes in without committing to something as extreme as, say, chunky highlights. Accessorize with beads or clips to complete the look!

4. Claw Clip

y2k hair claw clip
The claw clip is here to stay.

The claw clip is that one dependable hair accessory we simply can’t live without. More reliable than a hair tie that could snap at a moment’s notice, the claw clip can help you create a range of styles with ease.

5. Butterfly Clips

y2k hair butterfly
Butterflies for days.

There’s something so whimsical about the butterfly trend, isn’t there? Create a laidback and undone look by gathering loose waves into a half updo and securing the style with a large butterfly clip. This is the perfect blend of throwback and modern.

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