2018 is drawing to a close, and we cast a reminiscent glance at the year that was and what it meant for the world of haircuts and hair colour. There were many trends we saw through the year, some outrageous and some truly worth trying out. Here are the top hair trends we saw, so scroll down and see which ones you’d like to carry forward into the New Year!

Micro braids
 

Micro braids

Braids are versatile. You can wear them loose and messy or tight and close to the scalp and they look great on all lengths of hair! But a new trend took over the beauty world – micro braids. They mimic the look of an undercut and can be worn as a subtle accent to your hairstyle.

Messy buns
 

Messy buns

Meghan Markle has been single-handedly making the messy bun look popular this year. Wear it with a few strands left loose to frame your face and you have a very feminine, elegant hairstyle. Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Princess Eugenie also rocked this look at their weddings!

Purple hair
 

Purple hair

The Pantone colour for 2018 was Ultra Violet, and we saw a lot of interpretations as hair colour. Purple lends itself very well to hair colour and can be used as a highlight or as an all-over colour.

Fringes
 

Fringes

Curtain bangs or fringes surged in popularity in 2018. Fringes that gradually increased in length and merged into the longer strands at the sides were seen on many a Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities alike.

Ash hair
 

Ash hair

This particular shade was all the rage in 2018. Not entirely brown, yet not quite silver, this colour is a moody alternative to girls who like to experiment. It can be used as highlights or as a balayage, both look stunning on Indian hair!

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