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Mid-length Hairstyles

on August 8, 2012

2012 mid-length hairstyles

 
2012 bob hairstyle

Retro faux bob

As perfect as a Stepford wife, as ice cool as Betty Draper, as vintage as yesteryear and as modern as tomorrow, 2012′s faux bob hairstyle gives the year a structured, pristine, ‘done’ hairstyle that borrows much from the 60s fashion revival. Read our guide to the faux bob hairstyle for the 6 key steps to making the look your own.

 
tousled flapper bob

Tousled flapper bob

With a twenties revival comes an inevitability of a flapper-inspired hairstyle. This one isn’t a sharp, Louise Brooks bob though, nor is it intended as a pristine finger wave. Instead the modern update on the twenties hairstyle is a tousled, mildly dishevelled one. You don’t need short hair either – it can be cleverly faked. Read our guide to the tousled flapper bob for details on how to create it.

 
wet bun hairstyle 2012

Wet-look chignon

Don’t be afraid to get your hair wet in 2012 – or at least give the impression that it’s wet. Amongst a long list of wet look 2012 hairstyles, this wet look chingon offers up plenty of versatility along with a relaxed feel. Follow the link for a step-by-step tutorial.

Hair type suited to: straight hair, relaxed curly hair & wavy hair.
Hair length suited to: mid-length haircut or long hair.
Hair colour suited to: all colours and complexions.

 
piled hairstyle 2012

Piled up and pinned hairstyle

If there’s a middle ground between being stylishly done and carelessly undone, this 2012 women’s hairstyle occupies it. Elegant to a tee, it doesn’t require precision or complex tools (bobby pins are your friend – and lots of them) but it does require a little finesse to pull off that undone-done look of effortless chic. Our guide to the piled and pinned hairstyle takes you through each of the steps.

Hair type suited to: straight hair, relaxed curly hair & wavy hair.
Hair length suited to: mid-length haircut or long hair.
Hair colour suited to: all colours and complexions.

 
chignon side waves

Chignon with side waves

As seasons change, hairstyles are given new twists. This year the always dependable chignon gets reinvented. In this take, it gets a sweeping side part with soft waves on one side, creating a unique effect that varies with the angle you view it from. Visit the step-by-step tutorial on creating the chignon with side waves.

Hair type suited to: straight hair, relaxed curly hair & wavy hair.
Hair length suited to: shoulder length to long hair.
Hair colour suited to: all colours and complexions.

 
twist hairstyle 2012

Double French twist

On the spring / summer 2012 runway of Diane von Furstenberg, models emerged with a back-combed crown that swirled back into two mirrored French twists. The effect? A 1960s style bouffant hairstyle that crowns any outfit with an elegant vintage vibe. We call it the double French twist, and that link will take you to a galleries worth of photo inspiration, as well as taking you through the 8 steps needed to getting the twist hairstyle in 2012.

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