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The Best Hair Trends Of 2012

Hair has taken some bold turns this year and for every single one we’ve managed to fall in love with the style. Whether its a catwalk trend like wet look hair or a global phenomenon like dip dying, the hair trends of 2012 have certainly made us look as hair is a new and very exciting light.

Dip Dye

Probably the most sensational style of the year, making roots which were once frowned upon into the most stylish way to have your hair. Following the grunge trend of 2012, dip dye literally means having your hair essentially to look like it’s been dipped in dye from the ends.

Dip Dye

Dip Dye

Dip Dyes

Dip Dyes

With a cult following of celebrities like Kate Bosworth, Caroline Flack and Lauren Conrad this trend has soared and become this year’s must have hair style. Making growing out hair colour the trendiest thing to do.

Keep your ends looking fresh and healthy with our range of haircare here

Colour

This year has seen an introduction to colour like never before. With a whole rainbow of choice it’s now stylish to sport a pink streak or lilac dip dye in your hair. Making a colour rinse acceptable and enabling you to show off your quirky, flirty and creative side with ease.

Nicki Minaj with green hair

Nicki Minaj

Kelly Osbourne with lilac hair

Kelly Osbourne

The front runners for colourful hair this year go to Kelly Osbourne with her lilac locks that have had us gushing over it for the last few months. Nicki Minaj has also had us excited every time she steps out with her wide array of styles from green, pink and blue that make the hip hop queen a style icon in her own right.

Try adding some semi permanent colour to your hair here

Wet Look

One of the hardest trends to pull off this year, Wet Look hair is the epitome of chic and futuristic style. Using a wet look gel or wax this look remains edgy with a grunge feel, sleeking hair back off your face is the easiest way to pull this off.

Diesel

Diesel

Wet Look

Wet Look

Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang

See our collection of sprays and gels to recreate this stylish look here

Glamorous Blow Outs

Classic, big and beautiful, the three traits of this timeless look that have made this a key style for 2012. Taking it to extreme with added volume and shine this is one easy trend to pull off.

Chloe

Chloe

Chloe

Chloe

Anna Sui

Anna Sui

 

Think big when styling, using a round brush from the roots when drying accompanied by a volumizing spray or cream and hairspray to really bring your hair to life.

Try our volumizing product range here

Center Partings

A modern but classic way to style your hair, a Center Parting has been a fashion favourite on the catwalks this year. Making simple hair beautiful with sleek lines to accentuate facial symmetry.

Givenchy

Givenchy

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein

 

Keep this look stylish by ensuring hair is in good condition, shiny and sleek. See our range of products for keeping this look chic here

Pony Tails

Although for many of us we haven’t worn a pony tail since high school, in 2012 this style grew up and was made one of the chicest looks of the year.

Donna Karen

Donna Karen

Donna Karen

Donna Karen

 

Keeping it high, tidy and straight is essential for this look.

Braids & Plaits

The most feminine and flirty look of 2012 has to go to braids and plaits. Wear them tight or loose to add instant texture to your hair, this style is accessible to everyone, suiting both short and long styles you can instantly go from drab to fab with this trend.

Valentino

Valentino

Giorgio Armani

Giorgio Armani

moschino

moschino

 

Hair Accessories

Turning an ordinary style into something more creative and fun, choose your accessory and play around with your look. From tiaras to pins, there is a way to rework every look with this trend of 2012.

YSL

YSL

louis vuitton

louis vuitton

louis vuitton

louis vuitton

 

We’ve loved experimenting with these styles and now we await 2013 with what I’m sure will be filled with more beautiful, creative and mesmerizing trend

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Laura

Laura

Make Up Specialist

Major fan of scented candles, Make Up brushes and Highlighter. I’m always on the hunt for those Holy Grail products and my dressing table is covered in more beauty products than I like to admit. As an adopted Northerner originally from Brighton, I spend most my days wondering what all this rain is about. My hair isn’t grateful for the move. Currently loving: NIOD Photography Fluid