Japanese hairstyles for inspiration
So I learnt that 2008 hairstyle trend for women will likely be marked by longer hair with a volume and fullness achieved by looser, natural flowing curls. Hair coloring will be more subtle and soft instead of the stark color contrasts that are popular today.
Well, I don’t know. I’ve always been into subtle hair coloring but I’m not a big fan of long, wavy hair. It just doesn’t flatter me at my age anymore. I like my hair short and chic but I’m also tired of the bob and have lopped it off after keeping it for about half a year only.
As to hairstyles, I usually rely on my hairstylist for recommendation although I sometimes would refer to magazines for ideas. However, instead of looking at Western celebrities, I always look at Japan for inspiration since Asian hair texture is uniquely different.
And if you’re an Asian looking for a new hairdo and don’t quite know what to go for, check out the resource at beauty-jp.com. It has a collection of fashionable hairstyles on women of different age groups, from short straight hair to wavy long hair. You can click on the picture above to take you directly to the website. Just navigate the buttons for the slide show. Pretty cool stuff.