Italian Hairstyles You Must Try
- Italian hairstyles are a huge crush this year. Why? The reason is that it is easily manageable and hair doesn’t require much care and attention.
Believe me, this is just worth exploring.
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It is very easy and fashionable and trendy. And this is why they have influenced the fashion industry and thus become so popular worldwide.
Let’s discuss some classic Italian Hairstyles that have stood the test of time.
Classic Italian Hairstyles:
1. The Elegant Chignon:
- Chignon is a French word for the nape of the neck. The chignon is a low bun made at the nape of your neck.
For this create a low pony at the nape of your neck, then take the other half and create a ponytail above it.
- Twist and wrap the above ponytail on the downwards one and pin it at a place.
- Twist the downside ponytail coil using your index finger to hold it in place and secure it with a few more pins.
Coil it tightly for a more sleek look or keep it loose if doing a more undone effect. Lastly, loosen the bun to get your desired shape.
- The chignon can be sleek perfect for a night out or undone or messy. Perfect for a night out and undone and messy for an everyday look.
2. The Sleek Bob:
The new favorite among all age groups. One side has long bangs while the other side can be tucked behind the ear.
- Oval face shapes must go for this cut. It adds mystery and smartness. This hairstyle is so versatile that it goes with any type of hair.
Even the thickest hair can go with it. You can give it a light wispy look or give it a short or long height at the crown according to personal choice.
3. The Voluminous Blowout:
It helps to last your hairstyle for days. A blowout means the art of drying your hair after washing it to the desired style.
- The voluminous blowout means the blowout which adds volume to your hair, and for that, you have to follow a few steps.
Step 1: Wash and rinse.
Step 2: Blow dry by pulling the hair upwards.
Step 3: Lock in volume using the ‘cool shot’ button at the root area.
Step 4: Tilt head backward and finger comb.
Blowouts can actually improve the condition of your hair because your style can last for days.
This means less frequent shampooing that removes natural oils and less frequent heat styling which saves your hair from damage.
With a blowout, you can create curly hair, straight hair, or subtle waves without any curling or flat iron involved.
The voluminous blowout lasts from 3 to 5 days but it also depends on the texture and the thickness of your hair.
Now, let us see some modern Italian hairstyles that are currently trending.
Modern Italian Hairstyles:
1. Textured Pixie:
The first trendy Modern Italian Hairstyle is a short-length chop. It suits almost all face shapes. It gives a chic and flirty look.
- This style even suits the chubby face.
- You can add choppy layers and also can give a wispy effect by pairing it with short sides to the textured pixie cut.
- It is a timeless style.
If you do not like short lengths then you can add some lengths to your textured pixie. Though it suits almost all kinds of face shapes, but it is best for oval face shapes.
2. The Messy Top Knot:
It is inspired by the chignon but is at the top of the head. It adds a cute look and is very easy to make. Follow some simple steps
Step 1: Start by prepping your hair. …
Step 2: Create a ponytail and position it high on your head. …
Step 3: Take the ponytail and wrap it loosely around the base, pinning and teasing as you go.
It gives a young and fresh look. It is very fashionable and can be worn with denim or with any party dress.
3. The Braided Crown:
- As the name suggests a braid that wraps around the head.
- It gives a half-moon shape and resembles a crown. It is basically a French braid.
Step 1: Make a middle partition. Divide your hairs from the middle. Clip or rubber on the other side to hold the hairs.
Step 2: Take the open side and start making a braid at the nape of the neck.
Step 3: Make a Dutch Braid or reverse French braid till the forehead or front head till the middle front partition.
Step 4: Work across the top of the forehead until you finish the braid.
Step 5: Take the opposite side of your hair in hand, the other side of the middle partition.
Step 6: Start making a French braid till the nape. Create the crown.
- Now, let’s focus on some Italian hairstyles for special occasions.
Italian Hairstyles for special occasions
1. Glamorous Updo:
Holding your hair up and giving it a glamorous touch.
It can be a messy bun with side curls on the face, the stacked curl bun, naughties spikey-space bun, braided tucked bun, glossy bun, wrapped bun with ends left loose, knotted spiky bun, etc.
2. Half up and half-down hairstyles:
As the name suggests for this hairstyle tie the half up hair and left the other half hair down.
Half up and half-down hairstyles is one of the favorite hairstyles these days and is very attractive.
It gives a fresh and young look as it makes your face look slimmer. It works for all hair lengths.
3. The Romantic Loose Waves:
When you want to give a romantic look then you can opt for romantic loose waves also called Valentine hairstyle.
For this follow a few simple steps:
Step 1: Start by spraying some heat protection spray as you are going to use the iron or heat rods for curling the end of hairs.
Step 2:Next, begin wrapping 1-inch diagonal sections of hair around a curling wand, hold for several seconds, and slowly release. Continue this curling technique throughout the hair.
Step 3: Spray any high-hold hairspray throughout your hair to lock in your curls.
Step 4:Lightly comb your fingers through curls to create a loose, romantic effect.
Hairstyles for Men:
In this section, we will discuss some Italian hairstyles that are popular among men.
1. The Classic Pompadour:
This typical men’s hairstyle is from 1950s and is still over-crazed by men.
Also known Elvis Persley and James Dean hairstyle.
The basic concept of this hairstyle is widespread the hair upwards from the face and wearing it high over the forehead.
To add volume blow dry your hair on medium heat in the opposite way and use the round brush to roll the front hairs backward.
Though it suits all face shapes but still oval and round face shapes are best suited to this style.
Even a wider face shape can opt for style keeping or maintaining some length.
2. The Textured Crop:
This is yet another favorite and trendy hairstyle among boys. The hair can be fine, wavy, or straight because it can be done with any hairstyle. The back and the sides hair are short than the top hairs. It gives a clean and smart look.
3. The Slicked Back Haircut:
It is a very popular cut from red carpets to different occasions. It works well with all hair textures.
It gives a neat and stylish look. To acquire the look you just comb back the hair on top of the head and secure it by using gel.
It has plenty of options like a side parted slicked back hairstyle, wet slicked back, classic slicked back, slick back waves, side parted slick back, etc.
Italian Hairstyles are in trend. To add freshness and to follow fashion and trends try some Italian hairstyles as discussed above according to the occasion.
Whether it’s a romantic braid or a French braid, bob cut, or slicked back cut it will make you look different and stylish.
It will add versatility and timeless appeal to your personality.