Short Hair Trends For Summer

Turn Up The Heat This Summer With The Hottest Short Hair Trends at Stephen Young Salon in Wimbledon

It's that time of the year when long hair can start to feel a bit too heavy and we feel the urge to trade our longer locks for a chic new shorter style.

If this is you right now, or if you simply feel you're stuck in a hairstyle rut and want to make a radical change, we've got good news! This summer, there are a wide range of cool shorter hairstyles to choose from, so you won't have to sacrifice style for comfort in the heat.

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Chic French Pixie Cuts

For a hairstyle with a certain "je ne sais quoi" this summer, choose a chic French inspired gamine crop.  This continental version of the classic pixie cut has the traditional short back and sides, but the hair is left longer on the top.

The aim with this look is to channel the fashionable nonchalance that French women are famous for, with tousled layers and waves lending themselves to a stunning undone style.  You will be pleased to hear that you can put away your styling tools for this hairstyle: it works best teased with your fingers and just a little mousse.

The Heartthrob Bob

Nostalgia for the styles of the 90s has made its way into women's hair trends this year with the arrival of the popular Heartthrob Bob, a feminine twist on the styles of Leonardo Dicaprio and Johnny Depp. This choppy layered bob is cut into close cropped layers at the nape of the neck with cheekbone length sections towards the front. This relaxed hair style is designed to fall naturally around the face in a fun, lived in style. 

This style works well with all hair types and textures and having your hair off your neck will help to keep you looking and feeling cool over the summer.  Need another reason to try this style? With the heartthrob bob, you can just wash, tousle and go!

Collar Bone Length Lobs

If you want to lose some length but not cut your hair too short, then the fashionable Collar Bone Grazing Lob may be the style for you. This face-flattering length is great for warm summer days as it allows you to style it in multiple different ways, putting it up if you want to.  

If you feel stuck in a hairstyle rut, losing just a few inches off your hair offers a major style shake up. The "lob" hasn’t met a texture that it didn’t love, the length helps maintain volume and thickness in fine, straight hair, but is long enough that curly hair won't puff out as it could with a shorter length bob. 

The Modern Diana Bob

During her life Princess Diana was a style icon, and her look still has a huge impact on the fashion world today. The Modern Diana Bob is everywhere on social media this summer as people continue take inspiration from her look (see also: oversized jumpers with cycling shorts and co-ordinating suits).

The Modern Diana Bob references the princess' famous layered hairstyle with side parting and lots of volume. It's a versatile, low maintenance look which is easy to style, you can simply add some products to enhance the volume for a fashionable messy look. Alternatively you could choose to blow dry it smooth, or wear it slicked back as Princess Diana sometimes did.  

Book Your Summer Hair Appointment at Stephen Young Salon in West Wimbledon

To book your short summer hair transformation, call us on 020 8946 5120 or alternatively you can book online here.