It’s a New Year and the new decade. Still hanging back in the fashion world here we are again to help you out. This year will be all about boldness, simplicity, and elegance through hair and makeup trends. In this article, we have narrow down most of the hair trends, which we are going to make our 2021 year rock. But before we go on with our list of top hair trends in the upcoming year 2021, let’s have a look back to all the trends which were once on top in the past year 2020. The year 2020 was the year all about high styling. We see people going all out with unique and bold hairstyling. The hairdos and styling were functional wear but also giving a chic, girl next door look.
In the last year, we have seen the styling from low ponytails along with center partition. Talking about last year’s hair color trends, we witness a contrasting of cool and warm color tones together. The brown Golden honey color was one that was on the top throughout the year 2020. In the mid of 2020, we also witness the trend of icy platinum hair colors. Bold red alongside the cool ash blond was one to stand next to the trend of golden honey. Looking through this chart, we can declare that 2020 was the year that depicts lots of color contradiction.
Reviewing the last year, we can say that some of the trends of 2020 are going to be continued in this year 2021 too. Now let’s jump right into the 2021 hair trends.
Hair Trends 2021 – 30 Hairstyles to Glam Up Your Look
All About Natural Texture
As we had talked before, that natural texture was a big hit in the previous year. This year again, showing off your natural texture is a trending hairstyle in the present year. Showing off your natural texture that can be straight, wavy, soft curls, or be Afro curls will continue to be seen in the year 2021. It has been and will be a big topic and trend to see in 2021. Over styling of hair, sleek, chic looks will soon be replaced by the natural texture of hair. So now is the time to embrace your natural texture of hair and avoid damaging it by heat tools and products.
Modern Pixie Cut
As long as we remember, pixie cuts have been in top trends for very long. At the very beginning of the year, 2020 many people turn towards pixie cut and styling said by famous hairstylists. The pixie cut will be in trend in the year 2021 but with a twist. This year the medium pixie will become short cut pixies. As we have declared before, this year will be all about going all out, and this hair trend falls right under it. In more general words, we here are referring to boy cuts with feminine-looking bangs.
Sleek Party Formal Looks
Clean, elegant, and polish looks are overall hairstyling trends in 2021’s upcoming spring season. All the hairdos such as bobs, lobs, long length hair are going for slicked back looks. Here we particularly recommend a sleek slicked back with the middle part hairdo. To achieve quick wet-look hair, we suggest rubbing or dabbing of hair styling gels trough your hair along with them use a fine-tooth comb to push them backward and, in the end-use hairspray to settle it down. This styling will be a huge trendy look for all the business and formal parties. It is a simple yet unique hairdo for 2021.
Messy Loose Bun
Throughout the year 2020, we have the hairstyling about the messier the hair, the better the look. This 2020 will continue in the year 2021 with some differences. Not much messy hairdos will be seen, but defiantly messy buns will be a hair trend that is not going to be faded soon. Messy buns are going to be happy hairstyling for lazy humans. To create the same messy bun scoops your hair and loosely wraps them to form a bun. The hairdo will be simple and naturally messy. Here we have gone for the center part, but you can go with sides or none.
Bold Global Hair Coloring
According to hairstylist, we have come to know the women are leaving the trend of highlighting in 2020. Instead, they are opting for single shade color for hair. This setback maybe because of the time-consuming maintenance for highlights. In conclusion, in the year 2021, we are going to see bolder single process hair colors. But the hair coloring trend from both the years has one thing in common that is hair colors that are- brown. Golden honey, blond, more bold, or warm colors can be red. Here in the provided image, the model has opted for golden brown hair color.
Over The Top Updo
With all simple, sleek easy to do hairstyling, we are also going to see some over the top looks. By hearing the word over the top does not indicate heavy styling but unique and different styling of hairs in this year. We are going to elaborate on this hair trend by an image given above. This type of styling will be regarded as over the top as it is a mixture of two to three different hairstyles put together, which is unique and different. From the picture first, we see the unique, eye-catching hair color. The second part which we see in the middle part is not of the hair but flicks, which throw light to your facial structure and the last but not the least a chic bun.
Styling with Natural Hair Texture
Above in the article, we have already talked about showcasing natural hair texture, but at this point, we are going to spill the beans on how to style the natural hair texture in the simplest and easy ways. Till 2020 styling was all about braiding and ponytails, but this year is going to see more of sleek sickle back looks. We have a strong feeling that this year is going to be all about sickle back red carpet looks. Through the above image, we can see the long, light blond hairs are sickle back neatly tied with two thin strands from both sides in the middle at the back of the crown area.
Accessorizing with Bangs
Like bob cutting, bangs are also one of hairstyling, which has been in top trends for many years, and they are not fading away in 2021. We all are preparing to see the return of one of the most liked hair trend of fringes or generally bangs this new year. Last year bangs were mostly seen and done with bob hair cutting, and they have done in most minimal way possible, but this year, we are going to welcome are traditional bangs with hairs irrespective of their length, strength or texture. One more type of bang which we all gone fall in love this year will be curtain bangs, which are known to be the iconic face-framing hairstyle.
Warm Tone Highlighting
The highlights are not gone say bye to the fashion world this year, but there are some major changes that we are going to see is the tone and method in which the highlights are done. In the year 2021, more people will be going for uneven bottom highlighting methods, which in all gives a different bold and chic look to you. The warm tone plat of hair color will be the same as last year, but we have a feeling that this year more light tones will come out.
Waves with Curtain Bangs
As before, we have hinted that we are going to see much of single process hair colors in 2021 along with bangs, but with both of them, one more trend will be going in hand with them is waves or soft waves. Soft waves are non-professional curling of hair, which is to give a messy look. It looks more like the natural texture of hair. For more specification of what soft waves are, you can take help from the image provided. Here the lady has golden blond single process hairs which accessorized with curtain bangs and soft waves.
Roots Colored Neon Green Aesthetic
Nowadays, hair coloring is one of the most trendy hairstyles. There are many color shades available from pastel to dark, neon to bright, etc. green color is a very tempting and fascinating color. According to choices, there are many different shades of green you can get like sea green, sea foam green, dark-green, etc. Some girls love bright and attractive colors, thus neon colors are the best option for them to color. The neon green aesthetic is a fantastic super bright color when it combines with black; it will give you a badass look. In this hairstyle from the roots 4-5 inches strands are colored with neon green and the rest of the strands are darker black. It can be done on every hair length. You can wear jewelry, bold dress, high heels to look charming.
The 80’s Back
The forgotten hairstyles are coming back in trend. It is a combination of the 80’s and modern hairstyles. If you dare to do something different, then do 80s hairstyle. These hairstyles are beautiful but lack in volume. So if your facial features are too good, then this hairstyle works well. Hollywood female actresses use this hairstyle to stand out from the crowd. Front fringes or bangs are cut very short but fall on the forehead, and the rest of the hairs are cut in different ways. By using hair spray or gel, you can create a wet hair look for any special day. Winged eyeliner gives an extra dramatic look.
Luscious Long Loose Waves
Loose waves are always in trend. Natural long hairs are a dream of some girls. Waves add volume to your hairstyle. You can choose either loose waves or curly waves. Loose waves are easy to make and perfect for every occasion. These luscious long loose waves are very simple but set a style statement. Even if you have thin or thick hairs waves add texture to both the hairs. Just straight your all the strands and then from the half part start making waves with the help of any tool. Style it according to your choice center partition is mostly recommended. Wear an over-sized top or coat and you are ready to go.
Topknot Braided Updo
Egyptians used to make braids; it is one of the oldest hairstyles known to mankind. Braids are part of most of the hairstyles like braided buns, French braids, dutch braids, etc. The style is the most versatile and perfect for every occasion. Braids are comfortable and secure all your hairs whether you are working in office, gym. Topknot braided updo is popular among girls or boys. It can give stylish look to regular short hairs. Take your all hairs on the top of your head and make a ponytail and do eight to ten little braids and secure every braid with beads or rubber bands. Girls who have Afro-American hairs or curly hairs this updo is a great option for every season.
The Perfect Waves
According to trends, many hairstyles tend to change, but the perfect waves hairstyle does not go out of trend. Simple and sober hairstyles look so stylish. Short bouncy curls look fantastic for every occasion. It suits perfectly from girls to middle-aged women. To make this hairstyle use can use a flat iron or round rod for a better outcome. Some colorful highlights add dimension to your hairstyle. Many celebrities prefer this hairstyle when they have to walk on the red carpet. The main advantage of this hairstyle is it is easy to do and it accompanies every skin tone. An off-shoulder gown with bright lip shade goes perfectly with a perfect perm.
There are billions of humans roaming the planet earth each having their hair type. Curly and fine hairs are two categories of natural hairs. Curly hairs can be defined as a double edges sword. It’s quite struggling to maintain curly hairs daily. Your natural texture of hair gives you a more aesthetic look. Because of the volume and structure, casual hairstyles look amazing. In today’s advanced era, many hair-styling tools are available to curl any type of hair but the bounce of natural curl makes it super. For face-framing, you can do side partition, ponytail, high bun, etc. which matches your personality.
Faux Hair Updo
The faux hairstyle looks so glamorous. It is unique but perfect for parties. This comfortable summer updo looks beautiful. It comes in many different designs. Faux hair updo is only made for African hair. African hair has full of volume. To make this style, freestyle makes two partitions. Front strands are twisted in a bun like a shape. And the same process is repeated on the back. You can easily show off your jewelry with this hairstyle. A bright eye makeup gives an extra eye-catching look.
Fresh Back Bun with Double Shades
Some hairstyle looks refreshing and sleek. Buns are always in trend. It is easy to do and comfortable for daily routines. Short-haired girls do not have many options to look classy. This neat hairstyle is sober but perfect for occasions. It only works for fine, straight hair. Front hairs are hanging free on both sides and the rest of the hair is used to make a bun. The main part of this hairstyle is two shades of hair. Roots are colored in black and other hairs are in natural blonde color.
Twisted Angled Loose Updo
A twisted angled updo mostly comes in the list of messy hairstyle. Thin hairs are not rich in volume but easy to convert in any hairstyle. This hairstyle perfectly frames the triangle faces. Front strands are left open freely and the rest of the hair is tucked by pins for a messier effect. A dark brown lip shade and bold outfit perfectly teemed with this hairstyle. You need to hire a stylist to get a precise look. It is a party hairstyle, so it requires little maintenance.
Tapered Very Short Haircut
When the short cut hairstyle firstly invented, it was only for men use but nowadays it has changed, and most of the girls adopt short hairs for a bold look. Stylist recommends very short hairstyles for a bold and sexy look. It is a very low maintenance hairstyle. Girls who don’t want long hairs or for any reason their hair does not grow long go for a tapered short cut. Wear a hot dress and bright red lips to make a style statement. Bold looks are totally simple so do not wear any jewelry or accessories; it will ruin all the style.
Short Blonde Bob
Going short is always a life-time experience. Going for a short bob is something you should always try once in your lifetime. It changes your look completely and makes you feel so much better. Short hair is easy to maintain, and now that they are so much in trend, why not go for them. The blonde hair and short bob look very good as it enhances all the features of your face. The chin-length bob looks very hot and bold. They are simple, classic and yet very elegant. We recommend you to do side-partition and blow-dry to style your short bob.
Low Pony with Silver Accessorized Braid
Looking for a cute hairstyle? Maybe for prom? Or for a special day at college? We have got you a perfect one. This will look so good with dresses. It is glam, yet looks simple and is easy to create. Who would have thought ponytail and braid would make such a good combination. The side-partition and low-ponytail make this combination come out more beautifully. And look at that cool silver hair accessory. It goes all the way down to the braid and enhances the braid instantly. Adding cool accessories to your ordinary hairstyle is always a good idea. We are in love with the overall hairstyle. You should definitely try this.
Triangle Box Braids
Looking for a convenient hairstyle? One that is trendy but also comfortable and manageable? This one is for you. Go for box braids. More specifically, go for triangle box braids. They are new and unique. Triangle box braids are not standard box braids as these are made by sectioning the hair in triangles. Yeah, with this, you will seem to have a lot of triangles on your head. This will switch your look and helps to frame your face beautifully. Interestingly with this, you don’t have to think of styling your hair every day for at least a few weeks now. Also, forget about all the efforts and time you have to spend every morning on your hair to get ready. With box braids, wake up and you are ready to go. Also, this is a very protective hairstyle. So if you have damaged hair, just go for this.
High Bun with Golden Wire
This is perfect for a any party with all the glam. Especially if you wear a gown, complete the look with this hairdo and look like a queen. The high extra-voluminous bun is all that you need to create a new look. This also helps in making a very bold look. You can decorate the bun with different types of accessories. The most beautiful and unique of all is this sleek golden wire. Just wrap the wire around the neck of the bun and hype it up instantly. You can extensions into a bun to make it more voluminous.
Messy Ultra Short Blonde Hair
Want to look ultra-bold and fierce. This is perfect. Color your hair and go ultra-short. This is a boyish hairstyle but very smart. Keep it a little messier to make it look more casual. The best part is very easy to maintain. Tired of your damaged hair, get rid of them for a while, and get short. Let the new hair grow for a fresh new look.
Messy Low Bun
The buns are always a very classic option for any party. It makes you look so gorgeous and elegant. This is a great option for a bun for girls. As it is not so bold. It is messy and very casual. This is made by twisting or braiding the hair from both sides. The twists or braids are crossed and pinned up as a bun. Look for a YouTube tutorial to learn about the bun and try this.
One hairstyle that will always be in trend and goes with every occasion is the beach waves. They are girly and smart, gives an elegant and romantic look with simplicity. They make you look very gorgeous. Very easy to do. You can use a curler but we always recommend a straightener to achieve more perfect waves. They don’t look very made up and you don’t look very much get-ready. Best for days regularly and at the same time for parties or days out.
Sleek High Ponytail
Whets better way of learning this hairstyle from its master itself. Ariana Grande has always pulled out the best of this hairstyle. And we always how gorgeous it looks. This has been a forever trend, and in 2021 it’s going to be more trendy. You can go for this anytime you want. A casual party, a day out, a movie date. It will be perfect. It is comfortable as it keeps all the hair away from your face. You can keep a little fringe out like this if you feel it is looking very sleek. It will still keep it sleek but with a twist. It will also help in framing up your face.
Gelled Short Bun
Glam up your look with a glam hairstyle. What’s better than a bun. The bun is made to look more glam by setting the hairline with a gel. A short sleek bun is made at the top back of the head. This looks very hot and gorgeous. Perfect for an evening date or a glam party. The blonde hair with little highlights makes the hairstyle look more beautiful. It enhances the hairstyle instantly.
Simple Puff Hairstyle
This hairstyle is the same as the previous one. The only difference is that it is not gel-set. It is kept more casual and messier. It is perfect for a day at your work or a very important meeting. This looks like a very professional bun. This is going to be a 2021 work hairstyle trend. This looks very gorgeous. It is very easy to do, and will don’t take much of your time.
A New Year demands new looks and new hairstyles. We have tried and bought you all the upcoming hairstyle trend in 2021. These all are different from each other, so here’s one for each one of you. We hope you will definitely find something you love according to your taste. You must change your hairstyle and try something new, this New Year. Go through all of these and pick your hairstyle. We hope that these will help you and you will love your new hairstyles.