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A fresh cut is the quickest - not to mention easiest - way to burst into 2017 feeling shiny and new. If you are considering an overhaul but not sure where to begin, pick from one of these four catwalk hair cuts for this coming year. Here’s what to ask your stylist for and how to pull off these cool new crops.
THE CUT: DREAM CURLS
BEST FOR:Very curly hair and those with thick, springy ringlets.
ASK YOUR STYLIST TO:Cut hair when it is wet so the natural curls spring up - this will ensure that the length is the same all over.
TOP TIP:This is natural hair that’s effortlessly chic, not straightened or relaxed - think beautiful mass of springy curls. Use a conditioning mask like SHOW Beauty Pure Moisture Treatment Mask every few days to keep it in tiptop condition, before letting it dry naturally or with a diffuser. A regular trim will help the ends to stay healthy too.
THE CUT: THE FEATHERED LOB
BEST FOR:Fine to medium thick, straight hair
ASK YOUR HAIRSTYLIST TO:Cut through the ends to shape the style using the tips of the scissors. Customise the look by feathering through the front sections for an eye-grazing fringe or blunt cutting the ends to give the look a bit more of an edge.
TOP TIP:Don’t be scared of this short(ish) cut, even if you have fine hair. This is a choppy, feathered bob which creates more shape with layers framing the face, a side part and an ear tuck.
THE CUT: THE SHORT SHARP FRINGE
BEST FOR:Straight, fine to medium hair that lies flat without kinks
ASK YOUR HAIRSTYLIST TO:Cut the fringe to suit your face shape, this can be slightly rounded or very straight. Keep the width of the fringe within the ends of your eyebrows. Fringes are super high maintenance and usually demand a blow-dry every morning but if your hair is naturally poker straight it will be easier to manage.
TOP TIP:Go for regular trims to keep this the right length.
THE CUT: THE SOFT SHOULDER-GRAZER
BEST FOR:Hair that’s fine, medium or thick with a bit of wavy texture. This one looks great on women of any age as it injects the face with youth.
ASK YOUR HAIRSTYLIST TO:Cut one length hair with feathered ends. No layers, but slightly A-lined through the front to the back.
TOP TIP:Go for an off-centre parting which softens the severity of a centre or side-parting. Soften the whole style by twisting your hair up into a loose bun at night so when you take it down the next day you're left with gentle waves.
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