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New Year, New Hair: The 15 Hottest Haircuts Right Now

Are you ready for a new look this season? Feast your eyes on this sensational selection of fresh cuts and on-trend colors. Choose one or both and celebrate the new year in style!

  • #1 Interstellar Bronde

    This shaggy pixie cut is out-of-this-world fabulous, featuring a high-shine golden bronde hue.

    Shaggy Pixie Haircut for the New Year

    Style by L Salon & Color Group, San Mateo, CA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing mousse on damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush for light volume and a smooth finish.
    3. Apply a light pomade and create detailed separation.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy UNDRESSED to create a loose, undone, natural look.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for most round, oval and heart shaped faces. This style works well for fine to medium hair.

    Tip: 

    Try a wet finger-waved style for a glam finish. Add more texture by wrapping random surface layer strands around a small barrel curling iron.

  • #2 Fiery Asymmetry

    This sharp asymmetrical bob screams aloud in this fiery red to copper melt.

    Sharp Asymmetrical Bob with Side Part

    Style by Douglas Carroll Salon, Raleigh, NC

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing mousse to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Prep with a thermal protectant, then use a straightening iron to smooth layers.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Joico IRONCLAD lightweight heat protectant.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for most face shapes. This style works well for fine to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Create a soft, disheveled wave at the front by wrapping hair around a straightening iron.

  • #3 Dual-Toned Lob

    This long bob is accented with a dark and rich auburn base that blends into sandy blonde blunt ends.

    Long Bob Hairstyle with Blunt Ends

    Style by Paul Kenneth Salon, Woburn, MA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing mousse on damp hair.
    2.  Blow dry hair using a round brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Prep with a thermal protectant, then use a straightening iron to smooth layers.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy SESSION.SPRAY for flexible hold with anti-humidity protection.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for most face shapes. This style works well for fine to hick hair.

    Tip:

    Accent with a cute retro headband.

  • #4 Blondie Shag

    This round-layered shag cut is totally rockin’! The trendy shadow root gives it an edgy feel.

    Round Layerred Edgy Shag

    Style by L Salon & Color Group, San Mateo, CA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light texturizing lotion to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a diffuser while gently scrunching hair with your fingers.
    3. For extra texture, try misting with a sea salt spray.
    4. Spray with a shine spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kenra SHINE SPRAY for that extra glow.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for oval, square or heart shaped faces. This style works well for fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Use your favorite dry shampoo for extra volume boost!

  • #5 Berrylicious Curls

    This heavily layered cut is perfect for springy curls. These sexy coils are perfectly adorned in a delicious berry hue.

    Heavily Layered Haircut with Springy Curls

    Style by Paul Kenneth Salon, Woburn, MA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a curl enhancing creme or mousse to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a diffuser while gently scrunching hair with your fingers.
    3. Apply a hydrating creme on the ends for more definition.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy STAYING ALIVE Leave-In Conditioner for added protection and flexibility.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works well for fine to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Mist curls with some glitter spray for sparkly fun!

  • #6 N’ice Bob

    Take your swinging bob to the next level with this icy platinum shade.

    Bob Hairstyle in Platinum Blonde

    Style by Paul Kenneth Salon, Woburn, MA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing mousse on damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Use a straightening iron to gently smooth layers.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy YOUNG.AGAIN serum for frizz control.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for most face shapes. This style works well for fine to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Accent this sleek bob with a jeweled barrette.

  • #7 Hard-Part Crop

    Here’s a femme take on the hard-part trend. Simply overdirect hair to create a defined, super heavy side part.

    Bob Haircut with Heavy Side Part

    Style by Douglas Carroll Salon, Raleigh, NC

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing mousse on damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Use a straightening iron to smooth layers.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy BODY.GUARD leave-in creme to smooth and protect hair with extra shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for oval, round or heart shaped faces. This style works well for medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Backcomb the hair’s interior for extra volume with a 60s mod touch.

  • #8 New Wave Pomp

    This fiery hued pompadour reaches new heights in the new year/

    Fiery Hued Pompadour Hairstyle

    Style by Identity Hair Salon & Medical Spa, Cincinnati, OH

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing mousse to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush or small paddle brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Use a straightening iron to smooth the fringe area and curl the ends back.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy TEXTURE.MASTER for extra volume and hold.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for round, oval or square face shapes. This style works well for fine to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Try a wet-look version of this style by wearing the fringe down with lots of texture.

  • #9 Piled High Curls

    Amp up the volume on this head-hugging crop with delicate layers and side-swept fringe.

    Short Hairstyle with Curls and Volume

    Style by Paul Kenneth Salon, Woburn, MA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing lotion on damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a diffuser while gently scrunching the hair with your fingers.
    3. Use a small barrel curling iron to create an extra waved texture.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy BODY.BUILDER Volumizing Mousse for flexible fullness and hold.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for most face shapes. This style works well for fine to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Pin the sides back for a mohawk-inspired ‘do.

  • #10 Head Hugging Crop

    This platinum crop features an edgy and super sexy silhouette.

    Platinum Blonde Crop

    Style by L Salon & Color Group, San Mateo, CA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light texturizing lotion to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman or paddle brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Use a straightening iron to create light separation.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Joico IRONCLAD Thermal Protectant Spray to protect hair during heat styling.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for oval, square or heart shaped faces. This style works well for fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Spray the fringe up and back for a hard rock look.

  • #11 Caramel Curls

    Spruce up that blunt shoulder-length bob with some soft curls and reflective color.

    Blunt Shoulder-Length Bob Hairstyle

    Style by Paul Kenneth Salon, Woburn, MA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing mousse on damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush for a voluminous finish.
    3. Use a medium barrel curling iron to curl large, two-inch sections vertically.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy BODY.MASS to boost finely textured hair.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works well for fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Accent this demure look with a cute headband or bow.

  • #12 Red Razored Delight

    Bring on the texture with this razored asymmetrical crop in a bold, tropical-inspired color splash.

    Razored Asymmetrical Crop with Texture

    Style by Hair Benders Internationalé, Chattanooga, TN

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing lotion on damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a round brush for a voluminous finish.
    3. Use a small straightening iron to create texture.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Deva Curl LIGHT DEFINING GEL to mold and define strands with protective moisture to lock in texture.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for most face shapes. This style works well for medium to thick hair

    Tip:

    Create a vintage- inspired look by setting the hair in pin curls then brushing the set out.

  • #13 Futuristic Space Bob

    Create major drama in the new year with bold geometric lines and lush color-blocking.

    Bold Bob with Geometric Lines

    Style by L Salon & Color Group, San Mateo, CA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light smoothing lotion to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman or paddle brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Use a straightening iron to create a smooth silhouette.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy FULL.AGAIN thickening lotion for fullness and body with natural movement.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is works well for oval, square or heart shaped faces. This style works well for fine to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Mist strands with texture spray to boost volume.

  • #14 Wind-Swept Decadence

    Make that short boxy bob move with you by adding gentle, natural texture.

    Short Boxy Bob Hairstyle

    Style by Goertz Hair

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light smoothing lotion on damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a round brush for a voluminous finish.
    3. Separate hair with fingers for extra texture
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy ANTI-GRAVITY volumizer and texturizer for control with oil-free shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look works well for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works well for fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Accent this texture style with a jeweled hair pin.

  • #15 Cascading Layers

    Amplify your long layers with a cascading style that gently caresses your features.

    Blonde Hairstyle with Long Layers

    Style by L Salon & Color Group, San Mateo, CA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a light volumizing lotion to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a Denman or round brush for a smooth finish.
    3. Use a straightening iron for sleek texture.
    4. Spray with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Oribe APRES BEACH for touchable waves with beautiful shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look works well for most face shapes. This style works well for medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Create flat S-waves using a straightening iron for a beach-inspired look.

    With so many looks to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find your signature style in 2017!