29 Ways To Wear Your Hair, According To Instagram

We're a few days into 2017, which means you're likely hearing one resounding message from every direction: new year, new you. While reinvention — or even a few resolutions — is certainly tempting, a total overhaul may not sound as appealing as a quick refresh. And that's okay, because small changes to welcome the new year can feel (and look) just as good as the big ones.

If you're considering a mini reboot, but aren't sure where to begin, you've come to the right place. We've combed through Instagram to find easy looks to inspire your new hair — no matter your length, color, or texture. Ahead, 29 hairstyles to try this January, from some of the coolest women online.
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The Dream Curls
Moroccan/Egyptian model Imaan Hammam is killing it on the catwalk right now — and, for the most part, doing so with her natural hair texture. Have curls? Follow her lead and let yours air-dry.
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The Softer Center Part
Used to a side-swept style or a sharp center part? Trying an imperfect center part is an easy way to subtly update your look. Simply soften the severity by making the line less sharp.

Tip: Twist your hair into a loose bun at night, if you have the length, to wake up to lived-in bends like you see here.
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The Halo
The body, the bounce, the color, the curl — we haven't been this jealous of a head of hair in a long time.
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The Multi-Colored Hun (Half Bun)
One of our favorite looks from the SS17 shows? The multi-colored hair at Marques Almeida on the last day of London Fashion Week, created by hairstylist Duffy. Even if you don't have the vivid peach or pink hair yourself, these half-up, half-down scruffy buns are the epitome of undone elegance.
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The Cob (Curly Bob)
Don't be afraid of a short 'do, even if you have curly strands. Artist and model Phoebe Collings James shows us how it's done with a simple center part and behind-the-ear tuck.
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The Baby Bun
Photographer and stylist Erika Bowes gives us a master class in quick and easy hairdos. If you're bored of your bob, change things up by sweeping the top half into a little bun.
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The Pop Of Red
Follow the lead of our own Christene Barberich and go a deep shade of red.
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The Close Crop
Not enough girls are brave enough to try a really short cut, but Tawan, the winner of Asia's Next Top Model season 4, proves that it can look as feminine and sexy as long hair.
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Photo: via @margaret__zhang.
The Feathered Fringe
As if we didn't adore Margaret Zhang enough already, her hair game of late has raised her even higher in our estimations. Yes, we know bangs are a bit high-maintenance, but with these, it's the messier, the better. And that's our kind of fringe.
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Photo: via @harleyvnewton.
The Cinnamon Swirl
If you're into twists and chignons, then you'll be into Harley Viera-Newton's hairstyle in a big way. This year was big for the half-up, half-down 'do, so by incorporating a bun, Viera-Newton took things to new levels of chic.
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Photo: via @gabbyepstein.
The Back-Grazing Bun
The back-grazing bun is the best way to get that casual, cool California-girl vibe. Tie your long locks loose and low, letting layers fall out as they may. This look isn't actually particularly practical when it comes to exercise, true, but it is good for Instagram posts. Thanks for the heads up, Gabrielle Epstein.
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Photo: via @derlynperez.
The Faux Bob
Model Derlyn Perez has some of the most enviable curls on Instagram, but her straight, turtleneck-tucked game is just as strong.
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Photo: via @haileybaldwin.
The Modern Pigtails
If you've got medium to long hair, follow Hailey Baldwin's lead with pigtail braids and carefree fringe. It's perfect for when you don't want your hair to stick to your head/face/neck/others.
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Photo: via @joannahalpin.
The High Bun
Model and blogger Joanna Halpin delivers hair goals for relaxed weekends with her tight bun and wispy strays.
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Photo: via @hannahstocking.
The Lara Croft 2.0
Nothing says superhero quite like this style.
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Photo: via @naomishimada.
The Messy Bun
Naomi Shimada shows us how to turn a bad hair day into a damn good one by twisting dirty hair into a super-loose, but still chic, bun.
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Photo: via @joansmalls.
The Embellishment
Oh, Joan, your sleek, side-parted chignon embellished with a pretty flower is how we hope to look on every vacation.
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Photo: via @meganellaby.
The New Curtains
Stylist and fashion blogger Megan Ellaby demonstrates how to work curtain bangs, which are more messed up and carefree than your typical straight-across-the-forehead fringe.
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Photo: via @poppyokotcha.
The Natural Look
Model Poppy Okotcha shows off her beautiful curls and proves exactly why she's featured in every magazine, show, and campaign worth talking about.
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Photo: via @tilfrances.
All Tucked In
If your roots are buoyant and bouncy, but your ends are due for a trim, there's nothing chicer than tucking your hair into your top. The turtleneck hair tuck is very Phoebe Philo (the creative director of Céline), and a look pretty much all of our favorite street style stars have sported.
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Photo: via @amelialiana.
The New Frosted Tips
Circa 1999, frosted tips meant a shoddy, over-highlighted hairstyle modeled by at least two out of five members of every boy band. Thankfully, in 2016, frosted tips, as seen here on beauty blogger Amelia Liana, are a cool way to add some dimension.
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Photo: via @behatiprinsloo.
Put A Cap On It
A bad hair day is only a few misplaced strands away from a glorious bedhead look. Throw on a cap like Behati Prinsloo did, and enjoy your laid-back, windblown vibe.
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Photo: via @peaceloveshea.
The Updated Rachel
Rewind to the '90s, and The Rachel was the only haircut worth having. It was smooth, it was full-bodied, and it curved in to frame the face. We switched up our looks shortly after the hoopla died down and haven't looked back, but fashion blogger Shea Marie is proving that it might be time to reconsider. This time around, The Rachel is so much more sophisticated.
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Photo: via @ericalave.
The '90s Topknot
A topknot is always elegant and easy, as evidenced by wardrobe stylist and blogger Erica Lavelanet.
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Photo: via @adenorah.
The Side-Swept Bob
Adenorah's side-parted, choppy bob is our new go-to for shorter styles.

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Photo: via @bellahadid.
The Facelift Ponytail
Go bold like Bella Hadid and embrace the ultra-high pony. You'll thank us when it emphasizes your bone structure and the compliments pour in.
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Photo: via @margaret__zhang.
The Disheveled Updo
Photographer, stylist, blogger, law graduate, and social media sensation Margaret Zhang is a woman of many talents, and hairstyling is one of them. We love this undone updo, complete with cool static.
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Photo: via @natalieoffduty.
The Lazy, Low Bun
Very, very rarely, you'll go to casually tie up your hair and it will naturally land in the form of The Perfect Bun. It's a moment that cannot be forced nor re-created; it just happens. May the hair gods be with you when you try to achieve Natalie Suarez's look.
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Photo: via @derlynperez.
The Curly Crown
Just so you can appreciate how amazing Derlyn's hair is, we had to include her again, in all her natural glory. We love this side-parted style, which makes her hair fan around her head like a halo.
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