Our predictions of the top hairstyles for 2018

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If 2017 was a tumultuous year, a new look is a great way to lift your spirits and start afresh. And what better way to boost your confidence than with a new hairstyle. If you really want to up your hair game, try these hairstyles in 2018 to look and feel fabulous.

Our friends and stylists from Darling Hair, helped us come up with top hairstyles for 2018:

The Bob

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The bob is always on trend. Whether it’s a short cropped polished classic A-line bob, a super sleek shoulder-length layered bob with a tapered fringe that can be cut into a majestic Cleopatra-inspired style, perfect for a woman that wants to look and feel like an Egyptian goddess. A short and chic symmetrical bob with front lengths that tapers into a j-curl is perfect for a woman who loves variety because it can be straightened or curled, so you can keep your co-workers guessing about the style you choose to wear every day of the week. Either way, they will be green with envy but will still ask you how you achieved the style. 


Afro-centricity isn’t going away any time soon and accessorised braids are a great option for women who want to make a fashionable statement. There are a variety of braids to choose from that are easy to style and maintain. Adorn your hairstyle with beads and turn heads wherever you go. Brighter colours, such as olive green, royal purple, or pastel sorbet ombrè braids add a funky, fun touch to your look. If you want a multi-dimensional, natural look, go for two-tone, three-tone blends or ombrè braids. 


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Also trending, are long soft spiral strands (Rough Dread and Soft Dread) that can be worn as faux locs or opened up into a lush natural-looking afro with a tight curl. Try faux mohawks for a fun night out on the town. All these hairstyles are ideal for protective styles.


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Curls with a natural texture is hot this season.  Choose a style that can be cut and restyled often.

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Long wavy hairstyles are still popular. These hairstyles are for the woman who wants to look feminine and sophisticated for the office but still glamourous enough for after-work cocktails with the girls. 

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