Names of Hairstyles


The names of hairstyles are innumerable, and it is quite difficult to provide the exact description of all the hairstyle trends prevalent in the fashion industry, runways, and among common people as well.

Names of Hairstyles

However, the most common names of hairstyles are discussed here, and the latest trends as well, to guide you wear the best and most fashionable trend of the season. The numbers are plenty, and only a handful of the best known ones are discussed here.


Layered Hairstyles

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Layered Hairstyles look exceptionally sophisticated with women having long or mid-length hair. Different sections of the front hair are cut at different lengths to achieve an impression of the layers. This style goes amazingly well with straight hair styles, and even modern men are seen adorning these layered hairstyle.

Wacky Hairstyles

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These hairstyles and the hair trend are typically followed in the ramps, and are achieved by giving a weird, wacky look to the hair with various colors and other hairstyling products.

Afro Textured Hair

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Afro textured hair is generally referred to the ones that are typical to the Afro-American culture, and feature tiny spring-like hair in a more corkscrew shape. This is achieved with tiny, dense ringlets all over the hair, with a more bushy or woolly appearance.

Slicked Back Hairstyles

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This is among the hairstyles in which the hair is combed back, away from the forehead, and is typically held in place using a hairstyling gel

Retro Hairstyles

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The retro hairstyles are among the most popular hairstyles for both men and women, and typically signify the glam of the 60s and 70s in a hairstyle that is side parted with side bangs or curls. For men, neat side partings typically feature these hairstyles.

Cornrow Hairstyles

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Popularized by the Afro-Americans, these hairstyles are immensely popular among this culture preferably. The entire hair is braided in a series of French braid like locks, which starts from the front of the hair and hangs down to the neckline.

Undercut Hairstyles

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This is one of the unisex hairstyles, where the back and side sections of the hair is cut very small keeping the top section in place, thereby making the top appear longer and the sides and back undercut.

Braid Hairstyles

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Braid is another of the most common hairstyles for women, where the hair is sectioned in two or three strands and braided together to hang it down the hair. Fishtail and French braids are among the most popular names of hairstyles under this hair trend.

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