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The Hairstyles You Need to Try in 2021

by Chloe Wilshere, Content Creator

After a year of very limited hairdresser appointments, some of us have thrived and others can’t wait to be a regular in the salon chair again and let someone else do the job- no more bad home jobs please.

​​​​​​​So, whether you’re now a pro at doing your hair yourself or need something to screenshot for your next hair appointment to show your hairdresser, we’ve got you covered with 10 hairstyles to try out in 2021.

zendaya with blonde pixie haircut

1. Zendaya’s Blonde Pixie Cut

Zendaya may have first debuted this blonde pixie cut look back in 2016, but 5 years on and pixie cuts are all the rage. This year all we’ve cared about is comfort and ease and top hairdressers have predicted that 2021 will be the year of the pixie cut thanks to their effortless look.

zara larsson with peach coloured hair

2. Zara Larsson’s Peachy Do

If you’ve become accustomed to bleaching your hair at home this year, then you’ve probably also become familiar with crazy colours. And it’s time for pink to move out the way because 2021 is all about peach. And Zara Larsson shows exactly how good it can look.

rita ora with curly blonde hair

3. Rita Ora’s Curly Locks

This year we’ve been obsessed with curls and that’s not set to die down anytime soon. We love Rita Ora’s short tight curls in this look - one to definitely try in the new year.

jourdan dunn blunt bob haircut

4. Jourdan Dunn's Blunt Bob

If you’re looking for a new hair cut that’s easy to maintain and gives your hair a fresh and healthy look, then check out Jourdan Dunn’s blunt bob cut. It’s safe to say we’re obsessed with it.

miley cyrus with shag haircut

5. Miley Cyrus’s ‘Shag’

We knew Tiger King had a major impact on our lives, but little did we know that Joe Exotic’s shag haircut would be all the rage for 2021. Predicted by salon experts to be a major trend for the year ahead, Miley Cyrus is already sporting the look.

alicia keys with braids

6. Alicia Keys’ Braids

If this year has taught you to be kinder to your hair, then you’ll want to look no further than Alicia Keys’ braided look. No heat required and it looks stunning.

bella hadid with 90s inspired updo

7. Bella Hadid’s Tik Tok Inspired Updo

If like us you’ve become TikTok obsessed this year, then you probably already know about all the 90s hair tutorial videos that have taken over the app. And Bella Hadid is clearly in the know too, thanks to this 90s inspired updo. The perfect updo for that first night out with the girls in the new year.

logan browning with afro

8. Logan Browning’s Au Natural Fro

If you’ve decided to be kinder to your hair and embrace its natural beauty, then take inspiration from Logan Browning’s perfect, natural afro.

margot robbie with blonde wavy hair

9. Margot Robbie’s Blonde Waves

If we’ve learnt to embrace anything this year, it’s to embrace our roots. And Margot Robbie shows us just how good an extended root can look with bleach blonde waves. A look you’ll definitely want to screenshot for your next hair appointment.

taylor hill with long brunette curls and fringe

10. Taylor Hill’s Long Brunette Curls & Fringe

If you’ve got long hair and are looking for a new year update, then Taylor Hill’swispy full fringe is the update you need. We also love her loose beachy waves.