Friday, April 19, 2013

What's In Store For Hair Fashion In Summer 2013?

by Melissa L. White
Licensed Hair Stylist
Certified Hair Extension Artist

We often look to European fashion runways to predict what trends will emerge here in the United States. True-to-form, Marie Claire, has put out some fashion trends it sees as shaping hair beauty for the upcoming Summer 2013 season.

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A new way to highlight the part in your hair - duct tape!

While some styles are a throw-back to 80's and 90's styles or even before, there are variations that make them quite unique. These looks are being described as "low-key" and rather effortless compared to some of the more recent looks we've all spent hours trying to recreate.

Here's some of the amazing predictions.
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Scroll through and let me know what you think.

"Scrunchies" are back - They wrote the book on effortless!

Bedhead/beachwave combo

Just how to describe this! - Not quite in keeping with "effortless"

Brightly colored extensions with huge loose updo

Messy fishtail braid attempts to look effortless

New twist on a twist

The turban - a throwback to the 70's

Time will tell if these European fashions make their way to America. Look for trends to start emerging in women's magazines over the next month or two. In the meantime, if you see something you like, don't be afraid to be out on the cutting edge!


Melissa White is an experienced, licensed hair extension artist and stylist whose passion is to bring out the natural beauty in everyone by enhancing their own individual features with the use of exquisite hair extensions. Melissa has over 10 years of extensive training with the industries top hair extension companies in the newest techniques. Melissa is also a certified Brazilian Blowout stylist. Originally from Boston, Melissa has been in San Antonio for the past 8 years. She believes that everyone should be able to access and afford the hair of their dreams . . . thus the creation of Extensions of Yourself, San Antonio's first salon which specializes exclusively in quality hair extensions.