Hair Trends 2014: Easy Effortless and Chic

Hair Trends 2014 are going easy on fashionistas, I mean really really easy. For the past 10 years hair trends have reflected our slimmed down economy and America’s need for living a more simple less flashy (meaning cheaper) lifestyle. Just look at the Ombre hair trend which saved blondes from spending over $200 ever 8 weeks on highlights.

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Well the hair trends for 2014 are even easier and right on par with simplicity and saving money. Harpers Bazaar put out a great informative slideshow. I’m going to highlight my top picks from their suggestions below plus the hair products to use to get the look. What you’re going to notice is that these hair styles lean both towards Normcore AND the chic-athletic wear movement going on right now. The hair styles are simple, easy, and anything you can wear after a workout.

Hair Trends 2014

According to Harpers Bazaar the following hair trends are what’s hot for 2014:

Gym Sleek

My FAVORITE of all hair trends just for the sheer statement it makes about Americans and what’s important to us. The chic athletic wear movement and this hair trend only prove that Americans DO care about fitness and health (despite our stereotypical bad health rep around the world).

That’s right “gym sleek” is your sweat and go look for 2014. In fact I”m rocking it right now after an amazing mildly sweaty pilates class.

From Harper's Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

From Harper’s Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

Products For That Gym Sleek Look

Bumble and Bumple Texture Hair Un Dressing Cream

This Bumble product gives you the piece-y look without too much weight

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What it is:
A gel-creme that creates a tousled, undone-yet-done effect.

What it does:
This product gives hair a hint of grit, some extra lift, and a tousled, shine-free finish. Its dry moisture finish leaves hair matte but not parched. It’s made to mess with perfection and craft one-of-a-kind, freehand looks.

Buns

Buns and ballerinas are in, wear it high, wear it low. It’s all on trend. I love this bun below, it’s something I”ve been wearing for a while. Just part your hair down the middle and tie up a cute low bun. Check out the rest of Harper Bazaar’s slideshow for more bun inspirations.

From Harper's Bazaar 2014 Hair Trends

From Harper’s Bazaar 2014 Hair Trends

From Harper's Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

From Harper’s Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

From Harper's Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

From Harper’s Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

Must Have Products For That Ballerina Bun

Sephora’s Bunette

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What it is:
An innovative and easy-to-use hair bun styler for creating an array of impressive looks.

What it does:
Twist and turn your hair into glamorous, head-turning styles with this versatile tool. Simply slide in hair at the ends, roll up, and then fold into a perfectly chic shape.

“Braids and Twists

Basically any braid or twist is in fashion now. Great news for us long haired business professionals looking for new work hair inspirations.

From Harper's Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

From Harper’s Bazaar Fall Hairstyles 2014

Must Have LINK To Braid

So it’s not a product, but here is a great link from Total Beauty to learn how to braid 15 Essential Braids!

Ponytails

Simple and understated, a ponytail can go a long way throughout your day…from yoga to work to the juicebar party after work you can rock a ponytail and be a top fashionista.

From Harper's Bazaar Hairstyle Trends 2014

From Harper’s Bazaar Hairstyle Trends 2014

Must Have Ponytail Product

Bumble and Bumble’s Thickening Dryspun Finish Spray

You don’t want your ponytail to run flat, and Bumble and Bumble’s Thickening Dryspun Spray is just perfect for that extra volume at the roots.

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Flat Part Down The Middle

That part down the middle is still in style, but it’s taken a flatter turn this season. The models at Charlotte Ronson NYFW SS2015 were rocking some beautiful down the middle parts. Check them out below.

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