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Classic vs Trendy

The Options when Choosing a Timeless Hairstyle

If you’ve ever tried navigating the world of hairstyles, it can often feel like you’re wading through a sea of ever-changing trends. However, certain hairstyles have stood the test of time in this constantly evolving landscape. Like cherished heirlooms, these classic styles have an enduring appeal, transcending fleeting fashion whims with their timeless style and elegance.

At Blackheath Hair & Co, our expert hairstylists can help you find a timeless hairstyle perfect for you and your lifestyle. Here, we take you through some of the styles.

The Enduring Classic Cut

Embrace the Timeless: Classic haircuts are the quintessence of style longevity. Think of the traditional bob or the perfect pixie cut – these styles have consistently held their ground in the ever-shifting tides of hair fashion. They embody sophistication and simplicity, making them a firm favourite with women around the world.

The Bob: This is a true classic; the bob is a hairstyle that promises a payoff, irrespective of age or era. Its minimal layers and smooth styling make it a versatile and easy-to-manage choice, forever on-trend.

The Perfect Pixie: The pixie cut is a testament to elegance and fearlessness. Channelling icons like Audrey Hepburn and Mia Farrow, this cut blends sophistication and boldness in one style. If you like your hair short, this is a contender!

Side-Swept Bangs: Adding short, side-swept bangs to any haircut instantly infuses it with personality while remaining hassle-free and straightforward to care for. This style has gained the approval of style icons across generations.

Layered Crop: The layered crop, reminiscent of Jane Fonda’s iconic looks, continues to be a popular choice for its volume and ease of maintenance. It’s a testament to the enduring appeal of classic styles.

The Shag: Despite its 70s origins, the shag haircut has firmly established itself as a timeless style. Its versatility across different hair lengths, textures, and face shapes ensures its continued popularity.

French Bob: This haircut marries the traditional bob with a European flair. Characterised by short bangs, the French bob epitomises an effortlessly chic and versatile style.

How about Classic with a Contemporary Twist

The Bold Pixie: Celebrities like Halle Berry have shown the enduring charm of the bold pixie. This style exudes confidence and energy, with a tousled top that adds a memorable edge.

The Blunt Lob: A recent addition to classic cuts, the blunt lob has quickly become a favourite for its flattering silhouette and chic appeal. It’s a style that’s both modern and likely to stand the test of time.

Full Bangs: Moving away from the dated, over-styled bangs, the full bang, or Birkin bang, offers a lived-in look that’s both cool and timeless. It pairs beautifully with long hair, adding a touch of classic elegance.

Centre-Parted & Layerless: The simplicity of an extended, one-length cut with a centre part makes it a continuously popular choice, particularly for those with naturally straight or thin hair.

The Side-Swept Crop: Bold and impactful, the side-swept crop is a statement. With its deep part and long bangs, it’s a style that resonates with confidence and timelessness.

Embrace Your Natural Beauty

Curls Gone Wild: Celebrating natural curls represents a return to the roots of iconic beauty. Opting for layers maximises volume and prevents curls from being weighed down, embracing the hair’s natural texture.

Lots of Layers: Layered hairstyles, like the famed ‘Rachel’ cut from Friends, are a universal solution for adding volume and definition. This style continues to influence generations, proving its timeless appeal.

Royal Volume: Inspired by figures like Duchess Kate, this mid-length style, with its impressive volume and large combed-out curls, blends elegance and modern sophistication.

Centre-Parted Bangs: Popularised by icons like Brigitte Bardot, this style, with its all-over volume and centre-parted bangs, strikes a perfect balance between glamour and accessibility.

The Angled Bob: Demure yet far from dull, the angled bob offers a face-framing effect like layers, making it universally flattering.

Mid-Length with Effortless Waves: This style is more about the wearer’s persona than the cut itself. It embodies a laidback, stylish attitude, perfect for those who prefer a low-maintenance yet fashionable look.

In Conclusion

The battle between classic and trendy is ongoing in the realm of haircuts, and at Blackheath Hair & Co., we help you to make sense of it all and find the style that is perfect for you and your lifestyle.

These styles, prove enduring and demonstrate that some cuts and styles are timeless.

Whether you prefer a sleek bob, a bold pixie, or flowing layers, there’s a classic style to suit every preference. These cuts withstand the test of time and offer a canvas for personal expression, blending the best of both worlds – timeless elegance and contemporary flair.

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