3.12.2013

Spring Hair Trends

Springtime is one of my favorite seasons of the year­ the snow melts, the colors come out, and
our energy shifts to a new high. At the salon we see the biggest changes happen during the
Spring, clients are ready to evolve with the season. So it’s no surprise that I have been studying
up on hair trends that will be on both magazine covers and walking down the street. Let’s take a
look at three inspirations you can use to jump start your warm­weather style.

Color Inspiration: The Color Block
Spring's hottest trend in color will be the Color Block­ a close cousin to the ombre color that we
all love. The color block features two tones that compliment each other, but you can easily spot
the transition from one color to the next because it’s slightly less blended than the traditional
ombre. In the photos, Coco opted for a horizontal fade just below her cheekbone from brown into
a warm copper color. While Rihanna and Kate chose vertical sections around the face to place
their secondary color as an accent. Rihanna’s accent is darker through her bang, while Kate’s
accent is lighter just in front of the ears. Both options add interest and dimension. The key with
this look is to choose only two colors; pick one as the foundation color, and add the second in
‘blocks’ or panels as the accent color around the face. Gorgeous right?
Style Inspiration: The Roll Up[Do]
While tousled top­knots were all the rage last year, Spring 2013 brings back all things sleek. Low
buns and sophisticated ponys will be a staple right along side your new wardrobe. For a fun twist
on this look (I love a good pun­ ha), try adding a polished roll to your up style like the ladies
pictured here. The roll can be one­sided for a casual daytime look, or try a double­sided roll like
Olivia Palermo wore during Fashion Week. You’ll want to invest in some over sized bobby pins
that will have the strength to hold the roll in place. And of course finish with a spritz of hairspray
and shine mist to really add that finishing touch. For added luxe, add a vintage brooch or pearl
hairpin at the base of the roll.
Cut Inspiration: The Shag Bob
In my honest [hair stylist] opinion, the shag bob cut is the most universally flattering cut out there.
It works with every hair type and is age appropriate across the board. It works well with or without
bangs, it’s great with a center part or a side part, AND it can fall anywhere between the jawline
and the shoulders. What more can you ask for? Vanessa, Nicole, and Karlie, pictured here have
varied lengths and curls­ but the concept is still the same. The cut should be slightly A­line with
longer textured layers. Natural curl and wave add to the undone style, so it’s perfect for warmer
weather. Use a moisturizing oil to smooth frizz, then scrunch in a curl creme or mousse to aid in
forming your natural curls. Got straight hair? Simply blow dry upside down for some big volume,
then wrap surface pieces around a 2 inch curling iron to create tousled waves.
Which trend are you going to rock this season? Let us know in the comments below, and be
sure to enter our giveaway too!


30 comments

Erin said...

I want V Hudg's hair so bad, but my cosmetology school friend won't let me chop! One day.

Dinah Gacon said...

I really love the shag bob!!! A lot of my clients love going that route! Very sassy and sexy!!!

xo Dinah @ sunshine super glam

Shannon Willardson said...

I love Rihanna's Hair! Not that I would ever have the guts to do it myself!

Shannon
http://GBOfashion.com

eryka {from abcde} said...

Color block. I want to change my hair color so bad. But, dont wanna fork the dough out to do it! haha. I guess I will just keep redoing my roots my self. {i guess i could try to do ombre myself since i am trained but still...haha!}

Sunny & Star said...

I definitely need to spend more time fixing my hair. Finding the time is something I struggle with every morning. I have spent so much time growing my hair out I need to finally learn how to do a few updos.

Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

Katelyn said...

The roll up-do! I'm not big in coloring my ginger hair and I'm loving my long hair right now. Haha. :)

- Katelyn

Megan Pearson said...

I'd TOTALLY do the shag bob if I had the guts to cut my hair

Natosha Zachary said...

The Shag Bob! I need a shorter style for summer.

Jill said...

I love the Shag Bob :)

Sarah said...

I love the color block because Im dying to ombre my hair!

Bekah said...

I would try the shag bob. After my wedding this summer I am chopping my hair. So excited!

Elisabeth @ Bella said...

i'd try the roll up do :)

Justina L said...

I would try the shag bob! Except I can't cut my hair yet for another 2 years :-( boo

Kelsey Eaton said...

love the roll up do and the shag bob!

Amy Lynn said...

i would try the roll up do for a night out with the husband... and i'm always down for a color block

AnnieKindSmith said...

I love the shag bob style! I try it all the time but am still looking for a good curling iron to get the perfect curls!

Leslie Dow said...

Totally love the rolled back look! I wish I could pull that off!

jennifer lane designs said...

love all of these trends! getting ready to change my hair for spring/summer.

Shing said...

I love the Shag Bob!

Kelly said...

I'm really loving the shag bob!

Most Adoringly said...

I'm new to this whole bubble wand thing, and i love it, it blows my mind. i need one of those! do you sell them at your salon?

Lauren Crews said...

I'm in love with the curly bob! I just cannot get it in to my routine!

The Beauty Snoop said...

Thanks for the great comments!
In response to 'Most Adoringly' - yes we sell the Bubble Wands at the salon which is in Salt Lake. Info at moorehairdesign.com or you can buy online at OneStyling.com get 35% off with code 'beautysnoop'

steph nelsen said...

color block, i think :)

Janea said...

i already have the color blocked hair!

Ellee Peterson said...

One day, when I'm braver, I'll color block my hair.

stefanie gladden said...

probably the Color Inspiration: The Color Block!

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Christina Dragan said...

I'd be interested in trying the color block look - it's pretty!

Jenesse said...

I'd try out the rolled up do! I'm not that adventurous.

Kelly said...

I love the rolled up do. It looks so elegant

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