Pop Sugar: The Biggest Hair Trends Around the World Right Now
The late Anthony Bourdain once said, "Travel isn't always pretty," and for the most part — like when you're staring down at a plate of feral pigeon in Cairo, Egypt — that is true. The exceptions, and some of the most breathtaking moments, come when you're walking the streets of a new city, taking in the local traditions, architecture, and (because, we're beauty editors here) hair trends.
Truth is, you can find inspiration everywhere. The effortless, model off-duty hair in Paris. London's creamy shades of blond that could rival the milk they pour in their tea. If it's haircut or color ideas you're looking for this Fall, and you can't quite wait until JetBlue's next flash sale, we've got the next best thing: a full trend forecast from pros around the world. Check them out ahead, if not only because Bourdain also said your body (and therefore your hair) is an amusement park, so you might as well try something new — and enjoy the ride...
Japan: Banged Bob
Walk the streets of Tokyo or Kyoto and you'll notice one uniform hair trend: straight-across bangs paired perfectly with a flipped-under bob haircut. Celebrity hairstylist Andrew Fitzsimons, who became an ambassador for NatureLab Tokyo after a trip to Japan sparked his interest in the J-beauty movement, claims this has been huge there in recent months. "This look is popular in Japan because it is a perfect combination of soft waves with a sharp edge."
"Pop Sugar: The Biggest Hair Trends Around the World Right Now, According to the Pros"