The 14 Hair Trends to Try This Year According to Professional Stylists (2024)

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As we find ourselves in the second month of 2023, many of us are still searching for ways to build a fresh start— whether we’ve decided to hit the gym before sunrise, explore a new wellness practice, or even make some changes to our appearance. Per the last item on that list, there are many ways to switch up your look, and one of the easiest— and arguably most fun— is to try a new hairstyle. But where does one begin on this journey?

From colors to cuts, the the amount of options might seem to be a bit overwhelming. So to make your life less complicated, we’ve consulted several professional hairstylists that have unveiled the most coveted hair trends of the year, including curtain bangs, big blowouts, and even some styles you might not have heard of yet like rooty-opalescence. Overall though, the common theme is about amplifying your natural beauty and doing whatever makes you feel confident: "As we continue to opt for an au naturel look with our makeup, this year’s hair trends are following suit," says hair stylist Frederic Fekkai. "We are learning to enhance our own beautiful features."

Ahead, a list of looks that are worth experimenting with and ones that we guarantee will make you feel fabulous.

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Copper Brunette

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"I am seeing copper hues everywhere, especially copper brunette shades— a beautiful reddish brown color. This luxe shade adds richness to your hair color and requires minimal upkeep. If your hair is already brunette, ask your stylist to add golden copper highlights."Frederic Fekkai, Hair Stylist and Founder of FEKKAI.

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Fekkai Get The Look: Technician Color Conditioner

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Fekkai Get The Look: Technician Color Conditioner

In order to extend your color's vibrancy, Fekkai suggests a restorative product such as his very own Technician Color Conditioner. For maximum results, pair this product with Fekkai's Technician Shampoo.

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Long, Choppy, Textured Bob

"2023’s biggest hair trend and most requested by my clients is the Long, Choppy Textured Bob. This cut is easy to style and super cute year-round." — Ashley Gomila, Celebrity Hairstylist.

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Balmain Hair Couture Get The Look: Women's Standard Texturizing Volume Spray

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Balmain Hair Couture Get The Look: Women's Standard Texturizing Volume Spray

For a full and luscious look, style your hair with Balmain's Texturizing Volume Spray after using a curling wand to create those effortless waves.

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Embracing The Gray

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"Ask your stylist for herringbone highlights if you're considering embracing the gray; it's an easy way to transition your current hair color and incorporate the gray shade. One of the most popular gray shades to try is oyster gray. Unlike other gray colors, this shade is much more multi-dimensional and enhances gray and silver hair colors for a modern, cool look. I especially love how it shimmers in the light." Frederic Fekkai, hair stylist and founder of FEKKAI.

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Fekkai Get The Look: Blonde Rx Purple Mask

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Fekkai Get The Look: Blonde Rx Purple Mask

To eliminate brassiness, opt for a nourishing hair mask such as Fekka's Blonde Rx Purple Mask. This powerful product contains a blend of charcoal powder to clarify hair cuticles, which are often susceptible to impurities during the dying process.

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Rooty-opalescence

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“It's about finding a balance between day and night that we're being asked to create, and I think it's a really strong opportunity to push the limits in a different way." —Joel Mowen, Colorist at the Marie Robinson Salon.

The "day and night" that Joel refers to symbolizes the contrast between the color of your natural roots versus your dyed hair. Joel explains that this trend is all about blending your grown-out roots with the rest of your hair in a way that helps your roots to shine through, sort of like the way an opal's kaleidoscope of colors shines through in changing light.

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Christophe Robin Get The Look: Luscious Curl Defining Cream with Chia Seed Oil

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Christophe Robin Get The Look: Luscious Curl Defining Cream with Chia Seed Oil

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Especially if you have curly and wavy hair, it's important to keep your roots moisturized and defined with a product like Christophe Robin's Curl Defining Cream. This cream includes hydrating elements such as chia seed oil and protein-rich flaxseed milk.

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Blunt Bobs

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"It's no secret I love a bob haircut; they're a classic cut that never goes out of style, so I'm not surprised to see the blunt bob trending in 2023. It's an effortless cut seen recently on Hailey Bieber, Zendaya, and Lily James, and you can style it in so many ways." — Frederic Fekkai, Hair Stylist and Founder of FEKKAI.

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Dyson Get The Look: Dyson Corrale Straightener

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Dyson Get The Look: Dyson Corrale Straightener

To achieve a sleek bob with a flawless inward flip, make sure to use a flatiron like Dyson's Corrale Straightener to give a slight curl to your ends.

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Uptown Blonde

"In 2023, we are seeing a new version of blonde rise in popularity called 'Uptown Blonde.' It's a creamy blonde shade that adds instant polish to your look. While it's a stunning shade, the luxe color itself is more high-maintenance and requires frequent touchups at the salon— ideally every three to four weeks to keep the color fresh." — Frederic Fekkai, Hair Stylist and Founder of FEKKAI.

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Olaplex Get The Look: No.4P Blonde Enhancer Toning Purple Shampoo

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Olaplex Get The Look: No.4P Blonde Enhancer Toning Purple Shampoo

When maintaining the Uptown Blonde look, you'll need a shampoo that neutralizes brassiness while nourishing your hair strands. Look no further than Olaplex's No.4P Purple Shampoo, a cruelty free hydrating mixture made for all hair types.

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    The Shag Cut

    "The beauty of the shag cut is the many ways in which it can be interpreted for so many different hair textures, types, and lengths. It’s the best type of style that will allow you to keep styling at a minimum while still look cute on the daily." Sophia Porter, Celebrity Hairstylist.

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    Kevin Murphy Get The Look: Kevin Murphy Killer Curls

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    Kevin Murphy Get The Look: Kevin Murphy Killer Curls

    For the perfect shag style, Sophia suggests using two different styling creams on damp hair, depending on your texture. For curly and coily textures try Kevin Murphy's Killer Curls, and for straight and wavy hair, Kevin Murphy's Hair Resort. According to Sophia, both products offer soft definition and beautiful texture. After application, feel free to either air dry or diffuse.

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    Golden Spritz

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    "We’re going to be seeing a lot of pops of lightness and warmth with the Golden Spritz trend. This means adding brightness to any reds, dark blondes, browns, or natural hair colors that were on trend and highly requested in 2022. Whether it’s a little sprinkle of lightness around the face or throughout the hair, this spring everyone is going to want some golden lights. And this trend can work for all hair types by either bringing out a little more texture in fine hair or adding dimension to fuller hair."Maggie Castellanos, Colorist at the Marie Robinson Salon.

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    Wella Get The Look: Wella Invigo Blonde Recharge Cool Blonde Purple Conditioner

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    Wella Get The Look: Wella Invigo Blonde Recharge Cool Blonde Purple Conditioner

    Maggie explains that in order to maintain the Gold Spritz look, you'll need to visit the salon for a refresh between 4 and 6 months. In the meantime, she recommends using a conditioner like Wella Invigo's Warm Color Refreshing Conditioner to add extra pops of gold to your hair in between appointments.

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    Super Sleek & Slicked Back

    "The utilitarian aesthetic has been a staple on the runways; it's both purposeful and stylish, much like a super sleek & slicked-back hair look. This look has been trending and will continue to trend because of its effortless, high-fashion feel." —Frederic Fekkai, Hair Stylist and Founder of FEKKAI.

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    OUAI Get The Look: OUAI Matte Pomade

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    OUAI Get The Look: OUAI Matte Pomade

    For a clean slicked back look, try OUAI's Matte Pomade. Keep in mind that a little goes a long way here, so a simple quarter-sized dab of pomade will do. After spreading the pomade evenly, run the product through your hair with a brush for the best results.

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    Glossy Hair

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    "Sleek hair will never go out of fashion. What’s so fun about hair glosses is they are customizable, so you can mix and match to get your perfect shade. Coat your locks with a gloss of choice from mid shaft to end, and use a round brush and a blow dryer for a smooth feel. I love a good flat iron wave to finish it off as well."—Danni Katz, Celebrity Hairstylist.

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    Balmain Get The Look: Argan Moisturizing Elixir

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    Balmain Get The Look: Argan Moisturizing Elixir

    As for gloss-enhancing products, Danni approves of several including Balmain Hair Couture’s Argan Moisturizing Elixir. This blend is infused with a mixture of oils and minerals that work to hydrate your hair while simultaneously accentuating its natural shine.

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