5 Hair Trends Making Waves this April

Posted April 22, 2015 by in Beauty

Whether it’s the high-streets or the ramps of fashion capitals around the world, you’ll see that the change of season brings a lot more than just a shift in the weather. It also brings about a shift in trends.

Every season, there’s a gracious turnaround in the world of fashion. Trendsetters leave no stone unturned to bring some bold and some subtle, some old and some new fads in vogue. Lucky for us stylistas, there’s always plenty of inspiration to keep us ticking.

This season, off go the hoodies and scarves and in come the spunky and stylish hairdos! Here are the top five hair trends that are making waves this April:

Back To Braids

From braided updos to mermaid-esque colorful French plaits, braids of all kinds are ruling the hairstyle trend charts this April! Add some fun variations to this classic hairdo by experimenting with extra twirls and twists, or by adding hints of color and shaggy glamor. Whether you’re thinking of donning a summer-y pastel dress, a buttoned up floral chiffon blouse or even an edgy leather biker jacket, braided hairstyles can help you perfect any look with utmost verve and charm!

Below is Amber, the blogger behind Barefoot Blonde, with a stunning braid.

Amber of Barefoot Blonde with perfectly braided locks

Bohemian Loose Waves

Think light and flowing sheer fabrics, think free-spirited gypsy vibe and think undone, wavy hair. Everything seems straight out of a 70’s blockbuster, doesn’t it? This season, bring it all back as the world celebrates the revival of bohemian waves!

Experience a refreshing shift from salon-styled blowouts to the more natural, air-dried waves. Ditch the styling tools and let your hair soak up the sun and breeze. Whether you opt for short or long hair or have a round or diamond shaped face, it’s all about sticking to natural waves, this season!

Below is another great look from Barefoot Blonde!

Boho Chic Waves  on Barefoot Blonde // brokeandchic.com

Ace this look by following Amber’s tutorial or by using a texture spray after your blow dry.

Long n’ Low-Slung Ponytails

On days when your hair isn’t quite ready to be left loose, ponytails surely are the saving grace! What’s even better is that they make it among one of the season’s top hairstyle fads! We saw crimped details at Stella McCartney to the undone and effortless style of Ready to Fish and the soft and wavy tails at the Jason Wu show. One thing that we are certain about is that ponytails are the next big thing, not merely confined to fashion emergencies anymore!

Below is Jules, the blogger behind Sincerely Jules, acing a casual pony.

Sincerely Jules acing a low ponytail // brokeandchic.com

 The Edgy Lob

Thinking of opting for a change of hairstyle? Go snip and snap at the salon and get yourself an unstructured lob! This hairdo is catching up to the trend circuit like wildfire with starlets like Naomi Watts and Emma Stone sporting this edgy and futuristic style! The wavy edges give the look a soft and playful touch that helps you make a statement without trying too hard! You could also add to the cuteness quotient by opting for a fringe.

Below is a great lob transformation by Anh Co Tran.

Spring Hair Transformation!


Last year, Nicki Minaj wrote a song about her buns and it became the rage! This season, buns remain the area of focus, but in the hairstyle department! From the bold and eccentric to the feminine and classy, buns are surely one of April’s most versatile hair trends. While models at the Carolina Herrera Spring/Summer 2015 show sported the Japanese inspired Sumo knot buns, those at Bibhu Mohapatra worked braided buns with whimsical, vintage-inspired scarves.

Whether you decide to stick to the classic style or get a little experimental with your bun, you’re bound to make an impression wherever you go!

We’re loving this bun on Make Life Easier.

Summer bun // brokeandchic.com

So, this April, ditch the ordinary and embrace these stunning à la mode hairstyles. Watch all the heads turn and haters burn while you walk the streets looking like a diva.

Happy Spring, ya lovelies!

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