New hair trends taking over for spring
English singer Dua Lipa has inspired a bold new hair trend which has seen a "huge spike" in Brisbane women recreating the look.
Coming out of self-isolation, more and more women are walking in and out of salons with complete hair makeovers.
Jaye Edwards, founder and director or Edwards and Co, said there was one particular celebrity hair-look which has droves of women lining up to mimic.
"2020 is the year to be bold, particularly when it comes to your hair," he said.
"Say hello to high-contrast face frame, the Dua Lipa inspired E Girl highlighting technique used to bring out cheekbones, eyes and jawline."
Dua Lipa rocked the statement hair style at this year's Grammy Awards, but has since dyed her locks pink "experimenting" in self-isolation.
"Contrast highlights can be applied over any base shade, and are most commonly bleached blonde, but can be adapted to any other colour too," Edwards said.
"The best part about this trend is that it can range from a super edgy look, paying homage to the 90s with darker brunettes and raw, blocky blondes, to a much more subtle variation of a balayage, where finer highlights are blended from the ends, through to the roots of the hair around your face.
"We have seen a huge spike in clients and social media influences bring in photos of this look asking for a version of their own."
Clients are also embracing a natural red haired look, with copper/strawberry blonde colouring becoming more sought after.
Edwards said customers coming out of self-isolation haven't been afraid to try completely different looks.
"Lobs, bobs and the French girl bobs have been really popular," he said." Also vibrant pinks and pastel peachy tones have been popular for girls wanting to experiment more with colour post iso."
Here are some of the top hair trends going into spring from Jaye Edwards:
1. Natural Copper/Strawberry Blonde
Strong, natural-looking copper tones, as well as peachy, pastel strawberry blonde tones are making a huge comeback. Vibrant red has taken the back seat as we work to amplify the natural beauty of red hair by adding soft, warm tones. It's a bold look, but when paired with lighter undertones, it gives a 'born with it' rather than 'from the bottle' look.
This year, and particularly post quarantine, the Lob haircut has undoubtedly been one of the biggest haircut trends. Cue the French bob, which is really taking things up a notch as we move into Spring. The French bob is cheekbone-skimming and effortlessly chic, it not only saves on blow-drying time but also absolutely nails the relaxed vibe. It is the perfect style for those wanting to embrace a more individual look and enhance their hairs volume and texture.
This Spring we will be seeing a choppy and modern interpretation of the iconic 70s bangs, originally made famous by Farrah Fawcett. With bangs parted in the middle and cut to curve the cheekbones, it's soft and effortless, and works with long, lob, and shorter French bob-length haircuts alike.
4. Subtle Face Frames
Stepping away from the super high contrast face frame or "E Girl" look that has been massive this winter, we will see a more natural face frame gaining popularity. A bright frame around the front hairline customised after a balayage or foiling will really lift your complexion and make your colour pop. It also really increases the longevity of a colour, growing out very softly with minimal upkeep.
Originally published as New hair trends taking over Brisbane for spring