According to Behind the Chair, one of the top industry mags for top celeb and fashion influencers, springs hottest trends for daily and bridal hair are running a little deeper than just balayage (that’s the hand painting on of color or highlights and it can be very beautiful and natural looking — see Giselle for inspiration).
Artfully Disheveled “Perfect polished ripples will give way to looser wave shapes this season,” says the journal. Think Julia Roberts (pictured, top right), Giselle and model Cara Devingne.
Short and Shaggy: Collar length, highly textured, “piecey” and unstructured started on the runways and continues to emerge on stars like Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence (pictured, bottom left) and Madonna.
Radiant Color: “It’s beyond ombré,” says the magazine. “its dip-dyed, its bands of color in isolated reflective moments.” In Europe color is getting pixelized and Think Gwen Stefani and Nicole Ritchie and her sister Sofia (pictured, bottom right).
Stephanie Brinkerhoff, whose work tears up Instagram and whose book you may have see adorning our lobby, shares hot Bridal trends in hair.
Clean Chignons, Elegant with a Touch of Softness (far right, top)
Gentle Upsweeps Focusing on the Face (far right bottom)
Soft Braids (last season’s favorite sticks — middle rectangle with white headband)
Over the Shoulder Sweep with Curls (bottom square under “Lovely”)
Half Up Gently Curled Waves Secured with a Twist (Left rectangle)
ALL PHOTOS and Quotes: The Transformation Issue of Behind the Chair, Vol. 27