The Official L.A. Summer Hair Trend Forecast (Because We’re Good Like That)
Last year’s pink is this year’s blorange. Ombré has given way to a more subtle root show, and Hollywood’s edgiest women are taking it all off. These are some of the hair trends you’ll see everywhere this summer. They range from major styling skills (like deft braiding ability) to next to no effort (make a deep side part and you’re done).
Super-light highlights can give depth to wheat-colored blondes, and a solid platinum tone is the new honey blonde.
The trend is moving away from severe dark-to-light ombréd hair to a more gradual and natural-looking fade. Colorists achieve the effect by using multiple dyes and toners.
This faded pink on golden blonde can range from super bright to pastel. It’s a little tougher-looking than last year’s baby pink.
It’s such a dark blonde, it’s not even blonde anymore. But this cool-toned brown has oodles of depth so that it looks thick and healthy.
The Pixie Cut
Michelle Williams started it, Kristen Stewart turned up the heat and now Katy Perry’s gone all in. For when you want to say, Yes, my eyes and cheekbones really are this good. Or even just, Truth: I am out of f---s to give about styling.
The Choppy Blunt Cut
It’s the sexy stepsister of last year’s lob. The jagged layers at the very ends make a chunky little hair curtain that’s bouncy and youthful.
The High Pony
This style is so L.A., because you can wear it from boot camp in Griffith Park to dinner at Kismet. Just give your mane a little back tease.
You know the loose buns you saw all over the runways? Well, this is the festival season version of those; basically, they are braids that are one part GoT, one part bedhead.
The Side Flip
It’s way more flattering than a center part. And the literal easiest way to update your ’do.