Trending TikTok hairstyles

No time to scroll through TikTok but you still want to stay ahead of the trends? Here’s a quick list of the top 15 trending TikTok hairstyles. But first, why would you want to pay attention to TikTok trends? Well…

Since the first lockdown in 2020, TikTok has exploded into one of the biggest social media platforms there is. Absolutely everyone is either on TikTok or watches TikTok videos that are re-posted to other platforms. And we mean everyone: young, old, every gender and identity can be found on this app. Naturally, this results in a very diverse corner of the internet where all sorts of trends are welcomed — including hair and fashion.


Middle path

TikTok hairstyles: young woman with a long bob hairstyle with a middle path
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The middle path has made a major fashion comeback among Gen Z on TikTok. Have you tried out the middle part? It could be your new go-to.


Tousled layers

TikTok hairstyles: woman with long wavy hair cut in layers
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Fun and romantic, tousled layers are a definite fave among TikTok hairstyles worldwide. You can wear them long like in this image, or keep it short and flirty.

To get the right effect with this hairstyle, your hair needs volume. We suggest using a volumising mousse, which will also help keep those gorgeous curls and waves in place. A great option to use is the VO5 Extra Body Styling Mousse — it gives hair body, hold, and is humidity resistant.


Modern shag cut

TikTok hairstyles: woman with medium-length wavy hair
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The shag cut is a favourite from the 80s, worn by rock legends like David Bowie and Mick Jagger The great thing about this TikTok hairstyle is that it can be cut to suit any face shape and most hair types, so you can rock this look no matter what.


Mushroom haircut

TikTok hairstyles: man with a mushroom haircut
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There was a time when people made fun of the mushroom haircut (or bowl haircut)… oh, how the tables have turned! This look has now made its mark as a trending TikTok hairstyle. It just works, no matter your age, gender, face shape or preferred aesthetic.


Mushroom hair with an undercut

TikTok hairstyles: man with a mushroom haircut and an undercut
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This modified version of the previous TikTok hairstyle is great for those with super thick hair, who want a mushroom cut. The undercut effectively takes away some of the volume from the back and sides of your hair.


Accent braids

woman with long braided hair
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If you’re inspired by all of the crazy hair colours that are always trending on TikTok, but would rather not commit to a full head of brightly-coloured hair, this is a great option for you.


Wolf cut

TikTok hairstyles: woman with short wavy hair cut in layers
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A modified version of the shag cut, the wolf cut has been a major trend in recent months. With wolf cut tutorials going around, this TikTok hairstyle has also become a beloved DIY hairstyle. We must warn you though, when it lacks volume and structure, this style looks completely different.

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Give your tresses the texture it needs with a sea salt spray, like the Toni&Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray.

Keep your wolf cut well-styled at all times with a volumising hairspray. The Toni&Guy Body Amplify Creation Hairspray is a great option that won’t flake or feel crunchy.


Bucket hats

man with blonde hair wearing a bucket hat
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It’s clear that bucket hats are one of the trending TikTok hairstyles for many reasons: they look good, can complete your outfit and help hide a less-than-great hair day. Bucket hats FTW!


Pastel colours

TikTok hairstyles: man with very short pastel pink hair
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Pastels are some of the prettiest hair colours, and achieving them has never been easier. Give this trending TikTok hairstyle a try the next time you’re thinking of switching up your hair colour.


Two-toned hair

TikTok hairstyles: woman with long braided hair that's half bright pink and half blue
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Can’t choose what hair colour you want? Just take two!


E-girl colours

TikTok hairstyles: woman with short straight hair that's dyed peach and pink
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There are loads of colours that would fit the “E-girl” aesthetic, but their application tends to follow the same pattern. Opt for a solid-coloured fringe with chunky streaks to each side, like this peach and pink creation.

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The only downside to dyeing your hair these fancy colours is that the dyeing and bleaching process causes damage. So if you’re keen to try out these looks, give your hair the nourishment it needs to stay strong and healthy. Apply the Dove Intensive Repair Deep Treatment Mask weekly to repair your hair, moisturise and strengthen it.


Mullet pixie

woman with a short pixie haircut that is slightly longer at the back
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Another modern take on an olden goldie, the mullet pixie is a TikTok hairstyle that has even been spotted on celebs like Miley Cyrus and Zendaya.



man with locs hairstyle and an undercut
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Locs hairstyles have been an increasing TikTok hairstyle favourite this past year. Have fun with them — pin them up, grow them out, braid them, or pair the look with an undercut.


90s Accent pieces

TikTok hairstyles: woman with long wavy hair that's ties half-up with two loose pieces on the sides of her face
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Nothing screams 90s vibes like the two little accent piece of hair at the front hairline. Let the look really shine by pinning back the rest of your hair.


Chunky streaks

TikTok hairstyles: woman with long light brown hair with two thick dark brown streaks
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Another rising TikTok hairstyle trend are chunky, face-framing streaks. These can be on both sides of the face, only on one side, or behind the ear. Best of all, you can totally go crazy with it: experiment with pink streaks on black hair, or brown streaks on honey blonde hair, like in this image.

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