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Top 10 Hair Cut Ideas You’ll Want to Try Right Now

If you’re looking to update your look, you need to take these hair cut ideas into consideration. These are the hottest fall looks, and you’ll be inspired.

Are you ready to change your look and try a new haircut but you’re not sure what you want?

Celebrities, Instagram stars, and models can seemingly rock any style or color and look good. But some styles are more flattering (and attainable) than others. Finding a style that looks good on you and is still fashionable can be challenging.

Find inspiration with these hair cut ideas and styles perfect for any season. Keep reading to learn which cuts work for long and short hair and which style is best for you.

Blunt-Cut Bob

Ready to go short for the fall? The blunt cut is big this year leading to chic styles like the blunt bob. The bob is a go-to for many women because it flatters every face style.

Shorter styles also give damaged or over-processed hair new life and make your hair look healthy again. Recently, star Emilia Clarke cut off her long locks and rocked this shorter look.

Elegant Waves

Two of the biggest trends for this year are waves and curls. Gentle waves that cascade down your face look both elegant and feminine. Look to stars like Mila Kunis for inspiration if you want to try this look.

Another wavy hairstyle coming back this year? The finger wave. This style which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s has regained popularity in the last few years.

Sleek and Straight

Sleek and straight hair is still another fall-favorite. Straight bobs and lobs are the perfect lengths for turtlenecks, scarves, and fall sweaters.

Add shine and elegance to this style by straightening your hair and taming any unwanted frizz with some product. Tuck your hair behind your ears or pin it back for a youthful look.

Bardot Bangs

Popularized by pop culture star Brigitte Bardot, this look remains one of many trendy hairstyles that never go out of style.

If you’re tired of your current style and want to add some flair, bangs can transform your entire look. Bardot bangs never go out of style because they’re fun and flirty while still being professional.

Bronde

If you like your current length but you want to add visual interest, consider adding some color. One of the big styles this year is the “bronde” look which combines brown and blonde colors in a natural way.

If you can’t decide on light or dark hair then this style is for you. The warm and rich tones of this color combination are perfect for fall. And as a bonus, it’s also low-maintenance which means fewer trips to the salon.

If you’re looking for inspiration, check out the shadow roots trend. You’ll see all sorts of the latest hairstyles trying to invent a way to work the roots into the look. The shadow roots style allows your natural hair color to come through.

Caramel Highlights

Caramel highlights add warmth and dimension to your hair giving it that autumn sunlight vibe. Consider giving your hair an extra pop of color by adding highlights. This look also transitions well into the winter months and as your hair grows longer.

But what if you already have highlights but you feel you need to refresh your color? Demi-permanent hair color can lighten your blonde highlights and make your hair more vibrant.

Learn more about the difference between semi and demi hair colors so you and your stylist can achieve the look you want.

Wet and Wavy

Do you love that beachy hair look? If so, you’re in luck because wet and wavy hair is one of the hottest styles right now.

If you have long hair, ask for more layers for extra movement and volume. Opt for slightly damp and natural-looking waves. You can achieve this Instagram-worthy look with a curl diffuser.

The wet look works on both long and short hairstyles. With some hair gel to tame those flyaway strands, you can achieve a sleek and fashionable look.

Mid-Length

If you’re not ready for a bob or even a lob, mid-length hair is a good combination of functional and stylish. This classic style gives women a feminine look that’s easy to maintain and style.

As a bonus, you can pull mid-length hair up into a ponytail or bun when you hit the gym or don’t feel like styling your hair. If you want a more modern take on this look, avoid too many layers. Instead, add interest with some gentle waves by using a curling iron.

Mid-length and longer hairstyles look great with warm hats and headbands, making these cuts perfect for fall and winter. As a bonus, this style helps keep your neck warm.

Natural Curls

This is the time to let your full and curly hair shine because natural curls is one of the hottest fall hairstyles to try this year. Ask for external and internal layers to add shape and interest and reduce bulk.

Knowing which products to use is the key to mastering this look. Talk to your stylist and ask for suggestions for your hair type.

Shag Cut

The shag look is still big this year, bringing back those rocker vibes. This cut is artsy, lived-in, and casual. This style works on both long and short hair plus it’s low fuss and requires minimal styling to maintain.

So how do you get a shag cut? Ask your stylist for shattered layers for extra movement. 

Sometimes stylists use razors to give layers more movement and to remove the weighed-down look of heavy hair. You can even pair this style with long bangs.

Give These Hair Cut Ideas a Try for Yourself

Trends come and go, but some styles last through the years. These chic and feminine hair cut ideas add interest and transform your look.

These are just a few of the current hairstyles making an appearance on both the red carpet and the streets. The next time you head to the salon, don’t be afraid to try one of them for yourself.

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Urszula Makowska

Photo by Leslie Moncada.

Fashion trends in 2018

Fashion and Social media influencer Urszula Makowska is a fashionable New Yorker with over 116k followers on Instagram. She was invited to almost every event of the New York Fashion Week. Urszula is influencing others with her fashion style and at this occasion, she had an interview that revealed what the fashion trends are of 2018, as seen at the NYFW.

As a fashion blogger, what were you looking forward to seeing in New York Fashion week?

The most exciting time of the year for bloggers is always fashion week. This time of the year is the busiest for us. We plan our outfits and the events we will attend in advance. We work hard to coordinate everything to perfection including travel and hotel stays.

Personally, I love fashion week. For me, it is extremely exciting. I am a fashion addict and I love to attend shows and presentations to view the upcoming trends for the next seasons. I love to see what designers have created for the upcoming seasons. It is all a work of art and a way to express yourself. Then I love to share the upcoming trends with my followers and readers. During this F/W 2018 New York Fashion Week, I was super excited to attend my shows since I officially received over 40 invitations, and this included some of the big designers from Badgley Mischka to BCBG Maxazria. I was extremely proud of myself to have the ability to attend my shows and presentations. It has shown me how far I came into my career as a blogger. I was also looking forward to not only attending the shows and events, but also seeing friends who were flying into New York City, networking, meeting other bloggers, and working together with photographers to take photos of my looks.

Why is it important for a fashion blogger to attend Fashion Week?

Fashion week is extremely important for any fashion blogger and fashion influencer. Now-in-days, we bloggers and influencers hold the power to influencing and generating sales. We dominate the market and this directly means that we always have to be on top of the upcoming trends. Followers and readers look up to us as having the knowledge of our niche and market. They know us as the experts for getting style inspiration or simply buying what we are wearing or using. Fashion week allows us to keep up with the upcoming trends. We are able to see what products will be hot for the next season and how they can be styled. We are able to see the new trends before anyone else and we are able to introduce these new innovations to our followers and readers.

Aside from that, attending fashion week is also important to us in terms of networking. By attending these events, we are meeting people constantly. These people may be bloggers, editors, or photographers. We have the ability to form a relationship and partner together in the future. I know I personally have met a lot of people this season and I created strong friendships with them. We are always working together and supporting one another. At the end of the day, this only benefits you.

What was your best event so far from NYFW and why?

The best event from NYFW for me was going backstage with Aveda for Tibi. I personally love Tibi and have always wanted to attend one of their shows. Tibi’s fashion shows are extremely popular. A lot of bloggers always want to attend Tibi’s show. Luckily, I was able to go backstage with Aveda since I have a strong relationship with Aveda as one of their influencers. I was able to see the full on hair trends, hair tips, hair inspirations, makeup trends, makeup inspirations, and looks beforehand. I was extremely happy to see everything beforehand, but to learn a lot myself. I was happy to network and see my Aveda family.

Which look was your favorite look that you wore to NYFW?

One of my favorite looks for the shows was the classic Chanel themed look I went for from the S/S 2018 show. I bought a cute classic Zara dress and jacket that looked similar to the Chanel vibes from their S/S 2018 show. I layered a lilac turtleneck under the dress and paired it off with Kanye West Tubular shoes.

Photo by Yiyu Chen.

Which fashion trends are going to be popular this year according to NYFW?

There are a lot of upcoming trends that I saw during the F/W 2018/2019 shows that I am looking forward to.

Currently plaid is in, but don’t worry, it is not leaving anywhere anytime soon. For the upcoming seasons, we will see plaid like never before. It will be bolder than ever. We will be making statements in plaid. Plaid in saturated hues such as hot pink will be hotter than ever. During NYFW plenty of designers showcased plaid suits in hot pink and they were incredible.

Regarding outerwear, puffers, fur, and trench coats will be in trend. They will be more dramatic than ever. They will catch anyone’s eyes. We saw puffers on the runway in bright hues and extremely oversized. That is how we will see them in the fall and winter. Fur jackets were seen in bright colors from yellow to red. Trench coats were seen in leopard prints everywhere during NYFW.

One new trend that was introduced the new crop top silhouette. This top is a part bathing suit, part sports bra, and part strapless bra with underwire. It was seen a lot on the runway and will be extremely popular.

In terms of color trends, red and hot pink will be the hottest colors of the season. We saw bright pink everywhere on the runway from tops to shoes. We also saw red dominate from head to toe. The most exciting part is that the combination of pink and red will be extremely popular. Most designers used a combination of both of their pieces.

What is your personal favorite trend from NYFW?

One of my personal favorite trends will be tea length floral dresses. During the shows, these dresses were paired with cute booties. I am a big fan of booties and floral prints. I find this trend to be extremely chic, but casual. It is perfect for any person to easily put together for any occasion.

Photo by Curtis Pan.

About Urszula

Urszula Makowska is a growing social media influencer, full-time fashion blogger, and actress born and raised in the heart of New York City. Growing up in Brooklyn, she attended dance class for five years and completed her certificate in acting. As an actress, she is best known for my role on MTV’s show CatfishSeason 5B Episode 1: Lucas & Many. Since the episode aired, MTV filmed a follow up with Urszula Makowska in February of 2017, adding the footage to the original episode.

Urszulala formerly launched as Fash Fab in 2012 by Urszula in the early development of her fashion career. Strictly, blogging about fashion at the time, she shared her daily fashion inspirations, outfits, and tips with viewers with the hope of inspiring them with her taste. Through her blog, she has affiliated and partnered with major brands such as Aveda, NYLON, Amika, Christian Dior, LA MER, I SAW IT FIRST, Cartier, Estee Lauder, Givenchy, Daniel Wellington, and many other brands.

What was once known as Fash Fab, soon became re-branded to Urszulala. The blog took a step into the darker side of fashion. The darker and edgier look has grown the blog’s popularity. The bold eyebrows and cat eyes are her signature look. Furthermore, the blog has expanded into beauty, lifestyle, and travel that has inspired others.

Urszula has been featured on

Elle, MTV, Huffington Post, Yahoo, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Buzzfeed, and many other publications.