2010 Hair Trends for Every Day of the Week!

The older we get, the less we're generally willing to take a chance in the beauty department. But hell: It's a new year, and one of our "resolutions" (we prefer "affirmations") is expanding our sartorial horizons...in this case, those having to do with hair. While we've dutifully committed to a steady regimen of deep conditioning treatments and warm winter hats, we're also playing around with some new styling tricks that run the gamut from teased-out avant garde to slick-and-easy top-knots. With these seven hair trends to start practicing now, you'll have a new look for every day of the week in no time.
An Old Hollywood Bob--
With bobby-pins and a good hair smoother, you, too, can channel your inner Natalie Wood.
Above, clockwise from top left: Karlie Kloss in Dior's spring 2010 ad campaign; Anthropologie Sleek Strands Bobbies, $10, available at Anthropologie; Current/Elliott's spring 2010 lookbook; Frederic Fekkai Luscious Curls Wave Spray, $20, available at SkinStore.com.
Loose & Long Braids--
Tousled just a touch at the base of the neck or swept to the side keeps these long braids from looking too "Big Love."
Above, clockwise from top left: Scrunci No Damage Ponytail Holders, $2.99, available at Walgreens; Alexander Wang spring 2010 lookbook; American West spring 2010 ad; Topshop spring 2010 lookbook; MOP C-System Texture Spray, $19.46, available at ASOS; Topshop spring 2010 lookbook.
Be A Tease--
Give in to some extra drama (and volume) with a good fine-tooth comb and a little earth-friendly spray.
Above, clockwise from top left: Rachel Comey spring 2010 backstage photo by Lianna Tarantin; Tool Structure Tortoise Backcomber, $1.69, available at Sally Beauty; Longchamp spring 2010 lookbook; Frederic Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray, $23, available at Sephora; H&M Spring 2010 lookbook; Kiehl's Since 1851 Stylist Series Super Thick Volumizer, $18.50, available at Barneys New York; Thieves by Sonja den Elzen spring 2010 lookbook.
Bows, Wraps, And Ties--
Use a long thin patterned scarf or giant bow to disguise and transform any bad hair day.
Above, clockwise from top left: Suno spring 2010 lookbook; H&M spring 2010 lookbook; Topshop Animal Headband, $18, available at Topshop; Urban Outfitters Bow Headwrap, $18, available at Urban Outfitters; Urban Outfitters spring 2010 lookbook; Marc by Marc Jacobs Runway Bow Headband, $70.80, available at Bloomingdale's; Lauren Moffatt spring 2010 lookbook; Sunshine & Shadow Silk Tie-Dye Scarf, $75, available at Net-A-Porter; Urban Outfitters Rubberband Balls, $8, available at Urban Outfitters.
Grown-Up Pigtails--
Worn really low, these modern-day pig-tails have a glamorous effect.
Above, clockwise from top left: Prada's spring 2010 ad campaign; Kiehl's Rice & Wheat Volumizing Shampoo, $18, available at Bloomingdale's; Abbey Lee on the cover of Vogue Nippon; Urban Outfitters Rubberband Ball, $8, available at Urban Outfitters.
Tip-Top Knot--
You just need a bit of length--along with texturizer and some strong elastics--to get this high-class bun to work.
Above, clockwise from top left: Acne Pop Classics spring 2010 lookbook; Sessilee Lopez in Vogue Italy's Twitpic editorial; Marc Jacobs Spring 2010 Ad Campaign; Korres Lime Styling Gel, $15, available at SkinStore; H&M Spring 2010 Lookbook; Jonathan Product Spray Dirt Texture Hold Hair Spray, $29, available at Ultra Beauty; Urban Outfitters Rubberband Ball, $8, available at Urban Outfitters.
Wet & New Wave--
Not quite wild, the new wet look has a clean contemporary vibe that's easy to copy.
Above, clockwise from top left: 3.1 Phillip Lim spring 2010 runway, photo via Style.com; Jac for Calvin Klein pre-fall 2010 collection, via Fashion Copious; Alexandre Herchcovitch spring 2010 lookbook=_blank>; Intelligent Nutrients Organic Styling Gel, $26, available at Barneys New York; Oribe Rough Luxury Molding Wax, $34, available at Barneys New York.

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