Change is good, but it’s even better when it takes only moments to make one. If you like your hair do but it’s looking a little dated, there’s no reason to agonize over making major change. Hairstyles for the year 2008 come after a year where shorter hairstyles ruled, longer hairstyles still flourished, and everyone just loved the bob. Some celebrities went for medium and shorter lengths and the fashion runaways brought in many unique trends like the pony-loop and the high ballerina bun. Instead of opting for a complete hair reinvention, small changes to your current look can modernize your style. Without appearing too trendy. Fortunately, some of today’s hottest styles are easily adaptable and require little commitment for those wary of a dramatic change.
How to Update Your Hairstyle
If you hair is chin-length or loner, comb it straight up, twist a few times, then coil up and pin high on your head. Use bobby pins to clip up shorter strays at the nape or iron curl them for a softening effect. If you’re good at working your mane, you can leave some strands out for a freedom feeling.
Poker Straight Curls and waves will be transformed into straight and smooth flowing hair. Even if you love to keep those waves, make sure they just gather at the ends of your hair and the rest of the hair is absolutely straight. Sleek and smooth texture is the keyword for 2008. So, get prepared to straighten out those curled locks for a sleeker and newer you!
Long hair is ensuring that it’s lean, as opposed to thick and out of control (basically, you should avoid the thickness often seen.
Don’t worry about making your hair look its best while trying to grow it out — I have tips on dealing with that awkward stage, on the next page.
Temporary colors are great for reflecting moods of the moment – just remember that the lighter your hair and the brighter the artificial shade, the less likely it will be truly temporary.
Enhancing your natural shade or going for a totally different color are great ways to update your look. Choose the right hair color and hair treatment so you can create an exciting new look for every occasion.
Another hot hair style trend for 2008 is the soft wedge haircut. This short hairstyle adds much sparkle to your face and shows the playful side of your personality. Since a lot of texturing and layering is used, your hairstyle looks soft and very smooth, in case of cut-style. Even people with thin hair can go in for this short cut, as it adds volume. It is suitable for almost every face cut and adds charm and confidence to the personality.
For those who want a slightly more dramatic update, bangs are excellent options. The style can be altered depending on your face shape or lifestyle. Long wispy bangs are a good choice if you want a style that is low-maintenance and easy to grow out.
A more daring option is to try the newest variation on the mod look, with long blunt bangs that fall just above the eyelashes.