• 14-Apr-2021, 15:43

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

With the warm weather almost around the corner, you can’t but feel the itch for new changes that embrace haircut and hair color.
Dear readers, if you think that we will introduce just our inklings on summer hair fashion, you are pretty wrong, as A-list hairstylist’s savvy opinions back our forecasts on summer hair trends for 2021. Ready to embrace the versatile summer hair trends? Here are the season's hottest looks, from 60s-inspired shags and curtain bangs to balayage and highlights. Let’s get going!

1. Low-Maintenance Hair


Hot summer days are begging you for sporting simple, low-maintenance styles. Let’s avoid using hot styling tools as little as possible — we will have had enough of the blazing Sun. Thankfully, these summer hair trends embrace loose and wavy hair.
Most prominent US hairstylists state that low haircuts and hair color that requires less effort to maintain are here to stay in summer 2021.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@kirstykaboodles


2. You will See Bangs Everywhere This Summer


If you are in for new hair transformations this summer but are unsure which direction to take, bangs are the right choice. Bang is a trend that gives you the freedom to styling — fringe that reaches the eyebrows, curtain bangs that offer versatile face-framing options. Whether you are curly, have messy waves, or straight hair, you can sport these effortless bangs. Tired of your bangs? No worries! Pin them back. Curtain bangs have already flooded the Insta feeds.
For more curtain bang-spiration, look at the pics we picked from the famous hairstylists’ Insta feeds.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@Billie Eilish


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@hairpainters


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut



3. 2021, Salute Shaggy Hair!


The shag is making a comeback! 2021, salute the new big trend! According to celeb hairstylist Katherine Riley, shaggy hair, whether long or short, will give a playful look and movement to your hair, complimenting cheekbones. Start from the midway not to lose volume. This carefree style has already become an Insta girl pick, ready to add shape to your face with shags? Get some Insta inspo.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@behindthechair


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@no4thesalon

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@brianaguilarhair


4. Long, Very Long Hair Will Be All the Rage in summer, 2021


One of the main culprits of keeping long hair is the lockdown of salons during the 2020 pandemic. As we see, hair cutting inability turned into a trend this year. In 2021, wearing long, long hair will be very trendy. Moreover, you can play with your hair the way you want — cut face-framing layers, keep them sleek or add voluminous waves, make ponytail or fishtail braids keeping your natural color, or applying a balayage coloring technique. These pics will definitely give you hairspiration to keep your long tresses.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@longhairtrends


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@longhairtrends


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@quezoncityqueen


5. Balayage Continues Keeping Leading Positions



Balayage is a hair color trend that seems will never fade. Let’s admit that it’s gorgeous and easy to maintain; how can we get tired of it? A graceful play of colors (mostly bronde and brunette for this summer), rich dimension, plus the wow-factor are things that ensure your mind-blowing balayage look. Are you up for new hair changes? Go balayage this summer!

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@texasbalayage

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@hairpainters


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@hairpainters


6. Mid-Length Layered and Colored Curls Are the Vibe for this Summer



Curly hair — a blessing or trouble? It is said that girls with curls make best friends with hot styling tools. But, agree that the struggle against your curls daily is very tiresome. Cheer up curly heads! Summer 2021 turned your head into a big trend. You don’t have to worry about settling them. They can become voluminous or stick out and still be trendy. Now, imagine how lovely your curls will be with a touch of color. The contrast of light and shadow makes you feel the kiss of the sun on each of your curls.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@Guy Tang


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@cachoss_maravilhosos


7. Summer of 2021 Begs You to Keep Your Natural Hair



According to the hairstylists, heavily styled strands weren’t a must this summer. Instead, you can rock loose, free-flowing waves maintaining your natural hair color and make just a significant impact. Here the most important thing is giving your hair a good TLC, as summer sun can damage your hair. Remember that unhealthy hair is not trendy, and don’t let the sun's rays play havoc on your hair.
There are many hair care masks that you can try and enjoy your fresh and beautiful hair look during the hot summer days.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@africanhairsummit


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@shelleygregoryhair


8. Copper Hair is Trending Now


Copper hair — a fantastic marriage of red and bronze is going to be huge this summer. This color offers a wide range of hues, and if you decide to dip a toe in the copper hair color, make sure to find the shade that flatters you the most, as choosing the right hue, you would brighten your face.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@qhairq


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut


9. Chunky Highlights Will Be Trendy


A bit softer chunky highlights, or as many hairstylists like to call them; money pieces will be trending this summer. Whether you want to lighten your face, add glam, some icy or warm-toned streaks, chunky highlights can do the job. The hair color trend is a fave of celebrity hairstylist Guy Tang, who suggests making some face-framing highlights that are just one or two levels lighter than your base color to achieve the seamless transition of the color.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@hairpainters


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@vou_de_vermelho


10. Blonde Waves Are Hot for Summer


What do you think about rocking celeb and Insta girl fave — blonde waves? It’s a casual, low-maintenance style that has flooded our Insta feeds. This beachy hairstyle featured on the catwalks occupies a middle position between curly and sleek hair, but these loose waves don’t require much effort to get in contrast to them.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@stephanysmithhair


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@stephanysmithhair


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@shelleygregoryhair


11. Cool Burgundy Tones Are Here to Stay in 2021


If you are in for elegant hair colors, this delicate cool burgundy hue is for you. For brunettes, going burgundy may be a good option, and it will reflect summer sunshine beautifully.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@uwigsofficial


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@kirstykaboodles


12. Tanned Brunette Is Very Trendy


Brunettes, it’s time to embrace your natural texture. If you have wavy hair, go for looser waves.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@razzohaircare


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@razzohaircare


13. Go Pastel


Pastel hair is on the rise this summer. There is something unexplainable in pastel hair that never lets it go out of style. Going pastel you will not only brighten your mood but will also enjoy the cool and trendy hair that is low-maintenance.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@hairpainters

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@pinupjordan


Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@Guy Tang


Use Minimalistic Hair Accessories this Summer


According to celebrity hairstylist Dom Seeley, over-accessorized hair gained momentum in 2020 will gradually fade away this summer. Pearl, rose, velvet and other cute hair clips that were huge last year will look beautiful only in a minimalistic way.

Summer Hair Trends of 2021: Hair Color & Haircut

@trinketfactorycom


Whether you stick with your fave blonde, go balayage, try shags, or bangs, one thing is sure — your hair should be healthy and shiny, flatter your face and suit your lifestyle. Got summer hairspiration? Present the trendiest you this summer.

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