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Top 100 Hair Trends in 2013

From Outrageously Animalistic Coifs to DIY Haircuts

— February 2, 2014 — Fashion
As clothing became less intricate and more polished, hair trends of 2013 showed more elaborate, eccentric styles to provide balance to the overall aesthetic of the past year's fashionista.

Coifs became a true means of expression this year, with everything from animal-printed tresses to frizzed-out locks dominating the runway. Few of the standard preppy, polished ponytails of catwalk's past were observed; instead, they were replaced by dark, hard-lined, borderline-Gothic styles.

Off the runway, the DIY hair tutorial wave of 2012 raged on in 2013, except with more of a focus on customization than frugality. Burgeoning beauty enthusiasts experimented with at-home haircuts, net-like intricate styles, hair-made flower crowns and mermaid waves as far as the eye could see.

If you're looking to comb through the tangle that is the hair industry, our Hair Trend Report is sure to provide some insight.
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Activity
Freshness
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Sculpturally Slouchy Fashions
Sculpturally Slouchy Fashions
The Joseph Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection is Over-Sized
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99
Knotted Hair Sculptures
Knotted Hair Sculptures
Artist Yuni Kim Lang Draws on Folklore and Superstitions
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98
Playful Windy Day Photography
Playful Windy Day Photography
This Fashion Photography Series Has Fun with Hair Flipping
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97
Hair Accessory Eyewear
Hair Accessory Eyewear
The Lookie Lous Headbands Combine Eyewear and Headwear Into One
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96
Nostalgic Knotted Turbans
Nostalgic Knotted Turbans
These Oversized 50s Housewife Turbans are Perfect for the Summer’s
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95
Luminously Pale Photography
Luminously Pale Photography
White Dreams By TOMAAS Stars an Ethereal Fabiana Meyer
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94
Seapunk Songstress Editorials
Seapunk Songstress Editorials
The Oh Land Nylon Magazine Image Series is Beach-Ready
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93
Clownish Futuristic Cosmetics
Clownish Futuristic Cosmetics
Blue Velvet by Katya Tsyganova is Dark and Moody
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92
Rebellious Booze-Promoting Shoots
Rebellious Booze-Promoting Shoots
Glorya Occhipinti Gets Sassy in Her Whiskey T-Shirt
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91
Golden Lock Photoshoots
Golden Lock Photoshoots
The Photo Series Starring Yana Shmaylova by Zhang Jingna is Glamorous
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90
Upcycled Hosiery Headbands
Upcycled Hosiery Headbands
Turn an Old Pair of Leggings into a Chic Headpiece with This Tutorial
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89
Symbolic Hair Photoshoots
Symbolic Hair Photoshoots
Flair 'Maybe She's Born With It' is Inspired by Ambitious Shampoo Claims
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88
Stylish Short Coif Captures
Stylish Short Coif Captures
The Revlon Professional Clandestine Collection is Sophisticatedly Glam
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87
Fair-Haired Beauty Editorials
Fair-Haired Beauty Editorials
All About Blonde by Weronika Kosinska is Flawlessly Glamorous
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86
Subtle Geometric Fashions
Subtle Geometric Fashions
The Derek Lam Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection is Minimalist
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85
Veggie-Inspired Hairdos
Veggie-Inspired Hairdos
A Japanese Hair Salon Came up with This Chic 'Ripe Tomato' Look
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84
Futuristic Gladiator Fashions
Futuristic Gladiator Fashions
The Threeasfour Fall 2013 Collection is Ready For Battle
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83
Dramatically Artistic Hair Ads
Dramatically Artistic Hair Ads
The Coiff Your Success Magazine Campaign Showcases Creative Styles
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82
Glitter-Covered Hairstyles
Glitter-Covered Hairstyles
The Christopher Shannon Spring 2014 Collection is Raver-Inspired
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81
Intense Rocker Babe Attire
Intense Rocker Babe Attire
Marianna Castellini Rocks Band Tees, Blazers and an Electric Guitar
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80
Subtly Experimental Beauty Looks
Subtly Experimental Beauty Looks
The Sunday Times Style May 19 2013 Editorial Stars Karlie Kloss
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79
Extravagant Clubbing Editorials
Extravagant Clubbing Editorials
The Stockholm Winter 2012/2013 'Club Land' Piece is Glitzy
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78
Exotically Illustrated Editorials
Exotically Illustrated Editorials
Steve Marais Captures the Gaschette Magazine 'Weekend Special'
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77
Theatrically Charged Headpieces
Theatrically Charged Headpieces
The Photoshoot Starring Marine by Milos is Darkly Romantic
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76
Glaring Beauty Editorials
Glaring Beauty Editorials
The Vogue Taiwan 'Classic Matte' Photoshoot Stars Josefien Rodermans
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75
Edgy Pastel Beauty Looks
Edgy Pastel Beauty Looks
The Marie Claire China 'Ice Cream Lady' Editorial Stars Marcelina Sowa
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74
Intricate Hairstyle Photography
Intricate Hairstyle Photography
J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere Has Captured Phenomenal Hair-Dos
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73
Mullet-Rocking Chic Fashion
Mullet-Rocking Chic Fashion
Nicole Pollard Pairs a Retro Hairstyle with Elegant Attire
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72
Cinnamon Bun Updo Guides
Cinnamon Bun Updo Guides
The Braided Hair Updo Tutorial Provides a Look at a High Do
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71
Elaborate Trap-Like Hairdos
Elaborate Trap-Like Hairdos
Have the Most Outrageous Look in Your Class with the Net Hairstyle
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70
Voluminously Twisted Hairstyles
Voluminously Twisted Hairstyles
Elina by Jeff Tse Showcases Modern Victorian-Inspired Coifs
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69
Artfully Ambiguous Portraits
Artfully Ambiguous Portraits
The On a Clear Day Vogue Japan Beauty Feature is Visually Striking
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68
Delicate Wedding Hair Accessories
Delicate Wedding Hair Accessories
The Jennifer Behr Bridal 2013 Collection Recalls the 1920s
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67
Vanguard Wigged Editorials
Vanguard Wigged Editorials
The Riez Manon by Koen Vernimmen Image Series is Futuristic
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66
Technicolor Temporary Hair Chalks
Technicolor Temporary Hair Chalks
This Temporary Hair Dye Comes in a Stick of Chalk
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65
Alabaster Cat-Eye Beauty Looks
Alabaster Cat-Eye Beauty Looks
Black and White Beauty by Jeff Tse is Subtly Bold and Beautiful
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64
Vibrant Futuristic Beauty Looks
Vibrant Futuristic Beauty Looks
The Allure Russia 'It's Fantastic' Photoshoot Stars Eniko Mihalik
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63
Chopped Black Bob Editorials
Chopped Black Bob Editorials
The Vogue Korea Easy Does It Photoshoot Features Short Tresses
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62
Androgynously Retro Photography
Androgynously Retro Photography
The Beauty Delux Marcin Biedron Photo Series is Androgynous Chic
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61
DIY Floral Festive Headbands
DIY Floral Festive Headbands
The Oh Happy Day Blog Shows How to Make a Happy Birthday Headband
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60
Double-Winged Eyeliner Editorials
Double-Winged Eyeliner Editorials
The Fashion Gone Rogue 'Candy Punk' Photoshoot is Brightly Edgy
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59
Exotic Exhibitionist Lookbooks
Exotic Exhibitionist Lookbooks
The Schield AW13 Collection is Modelled on Anna Rudenko
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58
Post-Apocalyptic Horse Masks
Post-Apocalyptic Horse Masks
This Leather Pony Mask Demonstrates Stylish Apocalypse Fashion
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57
Glittering Knitwear Catalogs
Glittering Knitwear Catalogs
The Wildfox White Label Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook is 90s Inspired
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56
Dramatic Bridal Beauty Looks
Dramatic Bridal Beauty Looks
The Hollywood Brides 'Runway Brides' Photoshoot is Glamorous
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55
Edgy Retro-Inspired Hairstyles
Edgy Retro-Inspired Hairstyles
The Hunger TV 'Dig The New Breed' Editorial is Vibrantly Vintage
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54
Elegant Silver Fox Portraits
Elegant Silver Fox Portraits
The Matt Qualley by B. Charles Johnson Editorial is Sophisticated
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53
Mansion-Frolicking Photo Shoots
Mansion-Frolicking Photo Shoots
The Lulu Fall 2013 Campaign Captures a Tour of a Beautiful Home
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52
Chest-Extended 'Staches
Chest-Extended 'Staches
Jonathan Burnside's Mustaches Continue Downwards into Eccentric Images
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51
3D-Inspired Beauty Photoshoots
3D-Inspired Beauty Photoshoots
Mirage by Michael David Adams Will Have People Seeing Doubles
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50
Voluptuously Feminine Vintage Editorials
Voluptuously Feminine Vintage Editorials
How To Spend It 2013 Showcases Past Hairstyles & Fashions
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49
Transformative Hair Editorials
Transformative Hair Editorials
The Numero Russia 'On The Top' Photoshoot is Boldly Sculptural
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48
Dramatic Hairstyle Editorials
Dramatic Hairstyle Editorials
The ELLE Canada 'Masterpiece Theatre' Photoshoot is Edgy
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47
Sultry Opulent Diva Updos
Sultry Opulent Diva Updos
These Models are Ready for the Red Carpet with Their Glossy Hair
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46
Unusual Avian Headpieces
Unusual Avian Headpieces
This Beauty Series Focuses on Eccentric Bird-Themed Headpieces
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45
Moustached Animal Ads
Moustached Animal Ads
The Barber Shaves & Trims Campaign 'Tames the Beast'
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44
Primitive Coif Captures
Primitive Coif Captures
Portraits with Hairstyles by Petr Dmitriev Darkly Portrays Tribal Looks
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43
Backyard Party Swimsuit Editorials
Backyard Party Swimsuit Editorials
The 'Chic BBQ' Vogue Italia Editorial Makes Grilling Funky
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42
Romantic Vintage-Inspired Editorials
Romantic Vintage-Inspired Editorials
The Bisous Magazine 'Reve de Fleurs' Photoshoot is Dreamy
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41
Sublime MOD Portraits
Sublime MOD Portraits
The Flash Forward S Editorial is Pastel-Infused
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40
Twiggy-Inspired Beauty Tutorials
Twiggy-Inspired Beauty Tutorials
This Mod 1960s Hair and Makeup Tutorial is Perfect for Halloween
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39
Goth-Like Geisha Photoshoots
Goth-Like Geisha Photoshoots
The Photo Series Starring Emily Green by Henryk Lobaczewski is Edgy
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38
Two-Tone Hair Extensions
Two-Tone Hair Extensions
Amazon Offers Colorful Ombre Hair Without the Damage
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37
Siren-Themed Hair Tutorials
Siren-Themed Hair Tutorials
The InstaMakeover Mermaid Waves Clip is Mythical
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36
Colorful Hipster Beauty Captures
Colorful Hipster Beauty Captures
This Beauty Series Features Flirty Fashion and Colorful Dyed Hair
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35
Outrageously Animalistic Hair
Outrageously Animalistic Hair
The Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Fall 2013 Had Jungle-Inspired Hair
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34
Frizzed-Out Red-Haired Editorials
Frizzed-Out Red-Haired Editorials
T Magazine 'The Fairest of Them All' Stars Actor Julianne Moore
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33
Skyscraper-Sized Model Photography
Skyscraper-Sized Model Photography
Caleb Lim Shoots a Literal Fashion Titan
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32
Monastic Culture-Clashing Editorials
Monastic Culture-Clashing Editorials
The MADONNA Editorial Hints at Various Religious Undertones
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31
Neon Beauty Photoshoots
Neon Beauty Photoshoots
Tara by 35mm Fashion Photography is Made Up with Bright Pink Eyeshadow
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30
Sensual 60s Beauty Spreads
Sensual 60s Beauty Spreads
Alek Alexeyeva Poses as a Belle from 1960 for Nikolay Biryukov
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29
Dramatic Boho Hairstyles
Dramatic Boho Hairstyles
The Numero April 2013 Editorial Stars an Embellished Kasia Struss
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28
Fantasy Horned Hair
Fantasy Horned Hair
These Unicorn Costume Wigs are Mythical and Magical
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27
Sci-Fi Geisha Editorials
Sci-Fi Geisha Editorials
The Flare Magazine 'Japanic Organic' Photoshoot is Asian-Influenced
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26
Feminized Male Makeovers
Feminized Male Makeovers
Men with Fancy Hair Features Males Sporting Lady Updos
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25
Glamorous Punk Celeb Beauty
Glamorous Punk Celeb Beauty
The 2013 Met Gala Beauty Looks are Subtle and Dramatic
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24
Blossoming Beauty Photoshoots
Blossoming Beauty Photoshoots
Photographer Jeff Tse Embraces the Cherry Blossom Season
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23
Sci-Fi Princess Beauty Looks
Sci-Fi Princess Beauty Looks
Gaze by Amani Faiz Channels 'Star Wars' Character Padme Amidala
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22
DIY Rawhide Hairbands
DIY Rawhide Hairbands
The Cupcakes and Cashmere Leather Hair Tie Tutorial is Custom
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21
Extreme Hair Color Editorials
Extreme Hair Color Editorials
The Enrique Badulescu Marie Claire US Beauty Story is Seapunk-Themed
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20
Inexpensive Diy Hair Cuts
Inexpensive Diy Hair Cuts
The InstaMakeover Trim Hair is Affordable and Easily Executed
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19
Eccentric Pixie Cut Pictorials
Eccentric Pixie Cut Pictorials
The Valentina D’Ettorre Material Girl Image Series is Visuall
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18
Hippy Artisan Lookbooks
Hippy Artisan Lookbooks
The Levi's 2013 'Artisan Blanket' Collection is a Bohemian Dream
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17
Messy DIY Hair Tutorials
Messy DIY Hair Tutorials
The Spring Beauty Deconstructed Ponytail Guide Focuses on the Unkempt
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16
Polished Punk Photography
Polished Punk Photography
The L’Oreal Feria Pastel Toning Conditioner Campaign by Peter Pedo
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15
Extravagant Absurdist Photography
Extravagant Absurdist Photography
Madame Peripetie Photography is Magic Come to Life
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14
Polished Punk Fashion
Polished Punk Fashion
The Vogue Taiwan 'Punk Me' Photoshoot Stars Ellinore Erichsen
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13
Grungy Siren Photography
Grungy Siren Photography
The Mermaid Fantasy Nylon Korea Editorial is 90s Inspired
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12
DIY Floral Headbands
DIY Floral Headbands
These Flower-Accented Headpieces are Simple and Easy to Make
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11
Facial Hair Personality Portraits
Facial Hair Personality Portraits
Joseph D. R. Oleary Photographs the Types of Men with Beards
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10
Platinum-Haired Surfer Portraits
Platinum-Haired Surfer Portraits
The Dylan Fosket by Jakob Axelman Image Series is Raw and Candid
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9
Candy-Coated Beauty Photoshoots
Candy-Coated Beauty Photoshoots
Taylor by Jeff Tse is Styled in Colorful Coifs and Bright Makeup
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8
Virtual Facial Hair Apps
Virtual Facial Hair Apps
Test Out These Virtual Looks Before You Freak Out Your Girlfriend
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7
Androgynous Sea-Punk Editorials
Androgynous Sea-Punk Editorials
The 'We Belong To The Sea' DEW Portrait Series Embraces Color
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6
Illustrated Medieval Hair Tutorials
Illustrated Medieval Hair Tutorials
This Graphic Teaches How to Do Game of Thrones Hairstyles
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5
Forest-Inspired Headpieces
Forest-Inspired Headpieces
Ashley Lloyd's Latest Creations are Sensually Nymph-Like
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4
60s-Inspired Hair Editorials
60s-Inspired Hair Editorials
The Merci, Bardot Editorial for Elle Denmark Depicts Supersized Locks
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3
DIY No-Sew Headbands
DIY No-Sew Headbands
This No-Sew Headband DIY is a Quick and Easy Fix for Bad Hair Days
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2
Flower Maiden Fashion Editorials
Flower Maiden Fashion Editorials
The Gladys Ng 'Painting a Garden' Photoshoot is Whimsical
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1
Fabulous 40s Hair Tutorials
Fabulous 40s Hair Tutorials
This Pin-Up Hair Tutorial by Jane Aldridge is 40s-Inspired
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