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50 Years of Hair: Part 4

Welcome to 2000’s. Through the 2000’s, we’re going to see a mixture of new cuts, colors, and styles. But, there’s one thing for sure, while the hairstyles may continue to change, this industry continues to grow and develop with it!

2000: (Women) Face-lights
Goodbye crazy hairstyles from the ‘90s and hello to Beyonce’s wavy, honey blonde, hair!

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2000: (Men) Shaggy Beach Hair
This haircut, as seen worn by Zac Efron, with long layers all over the heard and a razored cut around the edges, gave a beach look that was effortless.

Zac Efron 2000

2001: (Women) Stripy colored extensions
In a way, the strong, stand-alone highlights, jumped out at you with a bold punch and to this day, they still make a statement. 2001 christina aguilera

2001: (Men) Frosted tips
Achieved by dying the tips of the hair with a lighter color to add an additional dimension to the look. This look used hair sprays and gels to create spikes.

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2002: (Women) Shirley Temple Curls
Jennifer Lopez rocked these curls on the red carpet in 2002. These curls are an ode to Shirley Temple herself!

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2002: (Men) Long razored bangs
Mostly known by Pete Wentz, Fall Out Boy’s own “Emo Cut” enthusiast, this cut (seen below on Adam Lambert) is a trend that was characterized by long razored bangs, black dye, and rough texture.

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2003: (Women) Long rage
Wearing your hair past your shoulders was exactly what you wanted to wear this year! By either clipping in extensions, bonding, or going natural, you surely wanted to wear your hair with a long length.

2003 long rage
2003: (Men) Faux Hawk
By cutting the sides shorter and leaving the middle top longer with pomade to help style, this look was a top trend.

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2004: (Women) Face-framing wisps
Pull out the pieces of baby hair around your face and wear your hair up or down- this was the best way to shape your face as Jessica Simpson clearly shows.

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2004: (Men) BUZZ
The buzz-cut is a style that seems to come and go but this decade, thanks to the low maintenance and cost-effective cut, it seems to be buzzing.

2004 buzzcut

2005: (Women) Soft layers
Soft layers, highlights, and Reese Witherspoon! What is not to love?!

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2005: (Men) Textured Cut
Taylor Lautner’s shortcut is an example of the casual look that requires a short textured cut and styling tools.

2005 Textured cut
2006: (Women) Headbands
Who remembers the ignited headband craze that was all thanks to that of Gossip Girl’s very own Blair Waldorf?

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2006: (Men) Cut by design
Design cuts began to trend with the shaving technique that involved intricate designs and skill to execute these styles.

2006 cuts

2007: (Women) The higher the hair..
Wearing your hair teased to the heights was brought forth and made popular by Jersey Shore’s Snooki.

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2007: (Men) Modern day mullet
While it may not be the mullet many grew to know, the emergence of this subtle mullet style was a better blend of the shorter hair and longer length in the back.

2007 mullet

2008: (Women) Teardrop Ringlets
While he may be the reason for the teardrops on your guitar, Taylor, he surely inspired you to show him who you are with your signature 2008 ringlets.

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2008: (Men) Mohawk
Spotted often in 2008-2009, this shaved skin tight on the sides look with a strip of hair forming in the middle of the head from the forehead to the base of the neck was worn as a statement look.

2008 mohawk

2009: (Women) Barrel curls
Kim Kardashian was one of the first to introduce the big-barrel curls for a softer more natural curly look.

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2009: (Men) Taper cut
The classic taper haircut was worn by placing a decent about of styling product in your hair with a neat side part. A classic look that pulls everything together to make any man look “business” ready.

2009 taper cut

2010: (Women) Headband braids
While some may have used their own hair, like Carrie Underwood with this French braid, hair headbands (Pre-made) was the perfect match to go with those natural barrel curls.

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2010: (Men) Slicked Back Undercut
Applying gel and brushing the hair up, this look is first achieved with the sides of the head being shaved and leaving the long hair on the top.

2010 slicked back undercut

2011: (Women) Dip-dyed
This dip-dyed ombré was a simple way to blend the hair with a dyed look that you’d always desired.

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2011: (Men) Indie Haircut
By growing out the bangs long and sweeping them forward, this look was achieved and still seen being worn to this day.

2011 indie haircut

2012: (Women) Comeback topknots
Brought back to the world of fashion, Cara Delevigne rocked the dressed-up messy bun look and pulled out wisps.

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2012: (Men) The Modern Pompadour
This modern classic look is slicked back through the sides instead of following through all the way to the back of the head. The epitome of a businessman.

2012 pompadour
2013: (Women) LOB
Lob- while it may sound odd, long bobs, LOBs, was the medium-length cut of this year.

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2013: (Men) Short back and sides
With a point cut and scissors on the top, the hair on the sides and back are cut/shaved to achieve a shorter length.

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2014: (Women) Bronde
Brown+ Blonde= bronde. A more subdued iteration of the ombré, this is how brunettes brighten things up without having to dye their hair completely.

2014 bronde
2014: (Men) Blunt Cut
The buzzed sides and comb technique on top with the longer hair brings back a nostalgic feeling with this cut.

2014 blunt cut

2015: (Women) Half-up bun
While it may look like the topknot, this half-up look with a bun, was an effortless way to wear your hair up and still look chic with some pretty down curls.

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2015: (Men) Man Bun
This look was all the rage and even brought forth a “fake” man bun for men to clip into their hair. Needless to say, it was a simple look for men with long hair.

2015 man bun

2016: (Women) Pastel Hues
Adding some pastel colors to the hair is an easy way to add color to your life without going too bold.

2016 Pastel Hues

2016: (Men) Cropped fringe fade
With a little bit of gel and a faded cut, this look was highly desired and easy to maintain.

2016 cropped fringe fade

2017: (Women) Platinum
Influencer, Cara Delevingne, and stars like Katy Perry switched up the style by going for a silvery platinum blonde look. Sometimes, this look could be seen paired with the pastel hues of ’16.

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2017: (Men) Short afro
A bit of a change from the beginning of the afro rage, this ‘fro look is a bit more tame and controlled.

2017 short afro

2018: (Women) High and tight pony
Chic and cool- slick your hair back, secure with a hair tie, add some spray, and go about with your day.

2018 high and tight pony
2018: (Men) Medium length side part
With medium length hair, all the way around, a side part, this look is easy to achieve by using some product and a comb to brush the hair to the sides and toward the back.

2018 medium length side part
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