With 2021 soon coming to a close, there have been many notable hair trends which have influenced the progression of the industry. To celebrate the end of the year, we’ve compiled 12 of the top hair trends which defined the impactful and memorable year of 2021. Keep reading to find out what these trends are!
- Bangs and Buns
The look of straight bangs coupled with a bun was back in fashion during the winter months of 2021, with many even going for the double bun look with choppy and feathered bangs.
- Glam Curls
Hair in the 1970s was known for its grand luscious curls and such trends are now returning in 2021. Glam curls look especially cute on fringes rolled back from the face
- Tape-in Hair extensions
Hair extensions have always been trendy, but what about tape-in ones? Tape-in hair extensions have seen the light in 2021, with many preferring them over regular hair extensions due to their convenience and ability to achieve the natural, full look.
- Shaggy Hair
The Scooby-Doo Shaggy hair style is not only for men – if styled correctly, anyone can rock the shaggy hair look. 2021 has restarted the trend for shaggy fringes and has made them look edgy.
- Crimped Waves
In 2021 more than ever, crimped waves have become the go-to hairstyle for most celebrities. Never failing to look good, crimped waves are a simple yet beautiful hairstyle no one gets tired of seeing.
- Curtain Bangs
Curtain bangs have also become a popular choice for individuals, especially those who want to accentuate their facial features and frame their face.
Undercuts have always been a bit more on the experimental side (for women at least), but now in 2021, they have become the definition of stylish. Undercuts were especially popular during the summer months of 2021.
- Blunt Ends
For a neat and tidy look, blunt ends have made their way in 2021 to be serious contenders. Usually not too far above the shoulders, blunt ends flatter all types of facial features, face shapes and hair types.
- Swoopy Bob
The bob haircut has been around for a long time, but only in 2021 has it been appreciated with a ‘swoopy’ touch. The bob hair cut is now usually styled with multiple layers and bangs to achieve a messy yet coherent look.
- Styled Bed Head
With lockdowns having continued in 2021, so have home-inspired hairstyles. The styled bed head is one of them, a blend of curly and straight hair, a little messy and the perfect blend of natural versus styled.
- High Ponytails
High ponytails are still a big trend in 2021 due to how simple it is to execute. Gather your hair at the highest point of your head, flat iron it and simply tie it up!
- Natural roots
In the past, many hair dye trends will recommend dying the entire head of hair, including the looks, for a more finished touch. Nowadays, natural hair colours are appreciated and roots don’t have to be covered as they grow out.
Now that you’ve seen 12 of the top hair trends in 2021, be sure to keep a look out for them and maybe even consider cutting one for yourself.