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8 Festive Hairstyles for the Chinese New Year

January 25th 2017
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From Beijing to Hong Kong, including Hanoi, Singapore and every Chinatown all over the world, Chinese New Year will begin this year on January 28, 2017. Women are already flocking to their hairdressers for a lucky look: a trendy cut, elegant shine, unusual colors or a fun bun. FAB has selected the latest hairstyles for you to ring in the Year of the Fire Rooster.

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GLOSSY HAIR

Opt for shine with a lavender-pastel brown color, then dry your hair to keep a natural appearance using a “beach-hair” effect spray.

Photo credits: L’Oréal Professionnel

LUCKY RED

Lucky red is the must-have color for Chinese New Year – even for your hair.

Photo credits: L’Oréal Professionnel

PASTEL HAIR

The rosegold looks are the most trendy for Chinese New Year’s Eve. This brilliant hair color will make your face glow,” says hairstylist Jason Sim.

Photo credits: Jason Jim

DOUBLE BUN

This festive double bun is inspired by Chinese children’s hairstyles. Straighten your hair very well, spray on a glossy hairspray, part down the middle and make two ponytails rolled into buns.

Photo credits: L’Oréal Professionnel

RIBBONS

Revive your school-girl days with cute pony tails, accessorizing using ribbons.

Photo credits: Toni Marie Ovenden Love Hair.HK

A de-structured cut and accentuated highlights, which will bring out your festive make-up even more.

Photo credits: L’Oréal Professionnel

A heavily layered bob for body and texture. Try a color that’s a mix of metallics in grey, platinum, ash blonde and blue – to add movement to your hair.

Photo credits: Jason Jim

Say goodbye to the Lob hairstyle and hello to square bobs with bangs.

Photo credits: Toni Marie Ovenden Love Hair.HK

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