With individualism and experimentation high on the agenda as we hit the early months of 2019, we’re seeing this reflected in not just the outfits Instabloggers adorn – but also in the chosen hair styles.
Upholding that no outfit is complete without the perfect coiffure, we’re finding inspiration from our favourite influencers. Be it pretty pearl clips or lush waves, we’re investigating the top 10 hair trends that have been taking over our Instagram feeds in 2019.
1. Pearl Barrettes
Pretty pearls have migrated from ears and necks to sit royally on the side of our heads. This elegant new trend blends classy with practicality, polishing us up to feel like a modern day lady.
Seen on: Holly Titheridge, Sarah Najafi, Danielle and Nicole Benton
2. Alternating waves
Wavy hair has always been a dominating presence in past lists of fashionable hairstyles, so our list would never be complete without it. This year, a new brand of tousled waves are curling its way into countless influencer Instagram feeds.
Seen on: Shani Grimmond, Cartia Mallan, Pau Dictado
3. Bold coloured hair
This fun new trend adds a splash of preppy colour to our list. Baby blues and preppy pinks are all the craze now, putting a little more personality into an everyday look.
Seen on: Vanja Jagnic, Margaret Zhang, Carly Incontro
4. Curtain bangs
Getting a fringe can be scary – but when it looks good, it really looks good. Our suggestion? Have a little play around with to see what it’s going to look like before making the big snip.
Seen on: Mishti Rahman, Emma T Mackey, Saasha Burns
5. Shaggy and short
A fuss free ‘do, influencers are snipping off their locks for this cute flair that has you literally waking up, tossing that hair a little, and carrying on with the new day.
Seen on: Emily Schuman, Carmen Grace Hamilton, Gypsea Lust
6. French girl bob
The bob is one of the most versatile looks that seems to be able to compliment any face shape. And this adorable French classic has us turning back to it perennially.
Seen on: Sarah Mills, Alice Catherine, Taylor Lashae
7. Velvet headbands
Predominantly in black – but also coming in an assortment of other hues, velvet headbands are perching itself close to the top of 2019’s favourite hair accessories.
Seen on: Leonie Hanne, Caro Daur, Negin Mirsalehi
Main Image: Alice Catherine