|Hot Spring Hair Trends for 2014|
|Written by Van Nguyen|
For Spring 2014, take a laid back approach to “effortless romance” hairstyles. Our top four hot spring hair trends:
Extreme side part Changing the part of your side has been proven to instantly change the look with minimal effort. Take the part deeper for a 1930’s inspired look that will show off confidence and can look über sexy. Product tip: Add a hydrating product to wet hair and mix with a medium hold gel. The two combined will hold without the hardness.
High shine This is an almost wet, but glossy look, and definitely not greasy. Gel up the sides of your hair or slick back the roots leading into sleek flat-ironed ends or with loose wavy ends to reveal a contrasting matte texture.
Messy Plaits Braids are still so pretty! There’s no need to be neat… the messier the better!
Hot hair colors for spring
If you are a blonde, go for cooler icy tones for spring. Adding some pastel pink and lavender to your highlights is quite trendy as well. Deep, rich red tones are very popular. Ombre/baliage colors are still trending, but in a minimalistic way with very gradual and blended highlights starting much higher – a few inches below the roots.
Fashion forward short cuts are all over the fashion runway. This season’s bobs come in all shapes and sizes, from slick and smooth, to choppy and textured. Our Ignite Beauty team recommends regular trims to keep your blunt cut bob looking sharp and stunning.
Spring up-dos are completely relaxed with strands left loose for a soft, feminine feel and volume at the roots to frame the face.
Fashion stylist Lisa Millar-Jones has a suggestion for those who are incredibly un-experimental with their hair: fun hair accessories are having their moment this spring. From gold hair cuffs and leather bows to floral blossoms and jeweled headbands, the right choice can elevate any simple hairstyle and make it all the more impressive and beautiful.
Lastly, but most importantly, pair up your new spring do with glowing, luminous skin. Glowing skin is a must heading into the sunny season. Invest in a good skincare line, some illuminators and an orange coral lipstick; then lightly dust some shimmered bronzers to achieve a luminous spring look.