The most classic cuts.
While hair trends come and go each season, there are a few constants that remain in vogue year after year. If you're looking for a classic haircut that is guaranteed to last the test of time, check out our list below. We're sharing five timeless hairstyles that will forever be in style!
The Pixie Cut
Worn sleek, curly, or messy and laid-back, the pixie cut is a fashionable super-short haircut that never looks dated. While they lack length, pixie cuts certainly don't lack versatility. Depending on the ultimate look you're going for, your hairdresser can customize your cut to fit your needs-whether you want a short all-over pixie or one with a little bit of length on the top so you can style in a variety of ways. One of our favorite ways to style a pixie cut is the wet look. The wet look pixie is striking and can be a go-to glamorous look or a chill style to pair with a t-shirt and jeans.
A look that was all the rage in the 1920s, the bob has been modernized throughout the years but remains a classic style that complements every single face shape when cut by a professional. You can wear a bob curly and carefree, sleek and straight, or with fun and flirty bangs. We love a bob with bangs, especially since upkeep is so minimal and the bangs help to give the overall cut the illusion of more length. Since a bob is notoriously layer-free the bangs help to add depth. To add more movement and depth at home, L'Oréal Professionnel Artist Drew Schaefering recommends using a texturizing spray on the ends before blow-drying. "The added bulk will strengthen the shape and silhouette," he says.
Have thin-looking hair? Create the illusion of thicker strands with a blunt cut. Whether your hairdresser snips your strands short or long, a blunt cut can make your hair's ends look fuller-since layers can make thin hair look stringy and unhealthy. Our favorite blunt cut is a mid-length long bob, just below the shoulders. To add to that dimension, and frame your face, celebrity stylist and L'Oréal Professionnel Artist Jennifer MacDougall recommends taking large sections and wrapping them once around a large-barrel curling iron away from your face. "Just hit the mid-length so it takes a turn away from the face at that point," she says. A touch of light-hold hairspray will help to keep it in place without making your hair crunchy, but still offer that lasting hold.
For ladies who love length, long layers have been a go-to for years. This gorgeous, flowy cut adds movement and dimension to the hair and helps to give lots of volume and body. "If you have fine hair your stylist can make it appear thicker," says New York City stylist and L'Oréal Professionnel artist Amit Abraham. "And if you have thick hair they can make it thinner, so it's not so big on the ends. The great thing about this cut is it can do both," he adds. To style at home, apply frizz protection to damp hair and blow dry in sections with a big barrel, natural bristle round brush.
No matter which length of hair you love, bangs are a great way to change up your look in a subtle way. They also allow you to try something new without having to commit to a different cut. Bangs are incredibly versatile and there are a ton of options if you decide to go for them, from micro baby bangs to long, side-swept bangs. We love curtain bangs since they give you tons of styling options. You can wear them parted in the center for a mod-era bombshell vibe or worn side-swept to give your style a sultry appeal. On days you'd rather not have bangs, they can be easily pinned or slicked back.