2021 is officially the year of throwbacks when hairstyles are considered. After shags and mullets, crimped hair is another yesteryear hair trend that’s been gaining momentum. Those of you who don’t know what crimping is (we’re looking at you, Gen Z), allow us to explain. Crimping is a fun way to add some zig-zag waves to your tresses using a unique, straightener-like crimping tool. This popular 80s trend is a simple way to add volume and texture to straight, limp hair, and we are living for it!
Wanna find out how to wear this edgy 80s hairstyle in 2021? We’ve got you covered! Scroll down for five super quick, easy and contemporary crimping hairstyles to try RN. From crimped hairstyles for short hair to loose crimped hair, there’s something in here for everyone. Check them out!
- 01. Sky-high ponytail
- 02. Messy low ponytail
- 03. Accessorised open hair
- 04. Textured low bun
- 05. Half-up half-down
01. Sky-high ponytail
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Ariana Grande’s thick, voluminous and super-long hair is pure goals. We love how the singer always makes the most of her long locks by trying out the latest hairstyling trends. Ariana gave her signature sky-high wrapped ponytail a fun new twist by crimping the length slightly for some amazing texture!
02. Messy low ponytail
Image courtesy: @byrdie on Pinterest
A messy low ponytail is a great hairstyle for all hair lengths and works for almost every occasion. Everything about this particular hairdo, from the crimped texture, the messy undone finish, and those loose face-framing tendrils, look extremely chic and we can’t wait to recreate this one!
03. Accessorised open hair
Image courtesy: @cosmopolitan on Pinterest
Who knew hair accessories and crimped hair would look so gorgeous together? If you aren’t a fan of elaborate hairdos or are simply in the mood to flaunt those beautifully crimped long hair, then this side-parted open hairstyle should be right up your alley. So simple and chic, right?
04. Textured low bun
Image courtesy: @Randy Nott on Pinterest
Going to a wedding and in the mood to try something different? You need to check out this gorgeous crimped low bun on Emmy Rossum. The textured hair, crown braid and messy low bun would make for the perfect crimped hairstyle for a saree — so chic and feminine.
05. Half-up half-down
Image courtesy: @The Zoe Report on Pinterest
If you are going for a casual, daytime hair look, then this half-up half-down hairstyle is simply perfect. Not only does this hairstyle look really stylish and classy, but it is also super quick and easy to recreate. We love!
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