Top Winter Hair Trends: Braids, Bangs and Buns

From a fringe to braids, here are the top three Winter hair trends for 2012.

The cold winter months are definitely putting a dampener on some of our client’s locks. So here are some of the latest trends from the Barney Martin Hairdressing salon team to keep your hair protected and looking its best this winter.


To add an edge to your winter style, ask for the fringe benefits. According to Shak, bangs are back and winter is the best time for them. Nicole Richie and Kim Kardashian have both already taken the plunge. For a blunt heavy fringe use high quality hairdressing scissors or if you are after a slight bevel on the ends use a razor. Either way a fringe is the perfect way to spice up your winter hair style and it’s incredibly easy to style on those cold winter mornings.”
Shukeel Murtaza - Artistic Director

Winter is the time for finding quick and easy styles that keep your hair wrapped up and out of the harsh winter elements like wind and rain.
Twisted buns and braids are perfect to keep hair in place, even on the coldest of winter days. They are even great for disguising those all day leave in treatments. Short hair styles and crops are also all the craze this winter, not only are they easy to look after in the wet and cold weather but what better time chop those split ends ready to grow for the hotter summer season.
James Pearce - Editorial Stylist


Warm up your winter with golden brunettes. Rich, glossy and warm colours are definitely in this season, with harsh blondes being saved for summer.
Balayage is still a top trend but with richer and deeper hues, while the distressed look is well and truly out – the colder weather calls for warmer shades. Soft foils and soft blondes through the roots are perfect to keep up with the winter trends. Don’t forget this eason is about natural, glossy and healthy hair. Keep it rich and real!
Kathrin Manger - Senior Stylist

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