The Best Hairstyles From This Year’s Film and TV

April 05, 2024

From Claudia’s infamous eye-skimming fringe in The Traitors, Paul Mescal’s career-defining modern mullet and Amy Winehouse’s brilliant, bold and beautiful beehive, we take a look at the latest trending styles on the big and small screens to find out what is trickling down to the salon floor…


Bob Mentality


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‘The bob has been one of the most dominant hair trends across the red carpets so far this year, with America Ferrera, Emma Stone and Carey Mulligan all embracing the chop. Already we have noticed a large surge in clients coming into the salon requesting bob haircuts, but this will only continue as we come into spring. In 2023, bobs were worn very textured and voluminous, however, this spring we are seeing sleeker, more blunt cuts for a fresh and healthy hair look.’ – Suzie McGill, Artistic Director at Rainbow Room International


Red Carpet Royalty


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‘With red carpet season back in full swing, I was extremely fortunate to work with Eva Longoria on many red-carpet events. She has certainly brought back the love of gorgeous, voluminous waves that we as stylists all know and love. As a very transitional style, the waves need to be more voluminous than ever, with excess volume at the root to give the hair a lift and a few added extensions to enhance the overall look.’ – Jay Birmingham, Jay B Haircare


I’ll Be Hair For You


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‘Jennifer Aniston showed up to this year’s Golden Globe Awards sporting her famous ‘The Rachel’ cut. Her red-carpet look went viral, with many clients now returning to the salon requesting ‘The Rachel’ once again. Featuring soft layering throughout the hair for an effortless, volumised finish, the beauty of this cut allows it to be tailored for every hair length and face shape. For 2024, we are seeing this cut worn a lot softer and not as textured, with longer layers to retain the length of the hair.’ – Tina Farey, Editorial Director at RUSH


Leo’s Layers


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‘Leo Woodall’s casual mid-length layered haircut is a classic because it is so versatile; it can be worn on or off the face with little effort. This hair length can also be styled with a little bit of Revlon Professional D:fi D:sculpt for a sleeker finish after a rough towel-dry, or diffused with Revlon Professional Style Masters Endless Control Fluid Wax for a more structured finish.’ – Rino Riccio, Manifesto London


But First, Coffee


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‘Described as a ‘rich expresso’ colour, Zendaya’s dark coffee tones create a super high-gloss finish, perfectly on-trend for 2024. This colour is all over the runway right now, and I predict a rise in our clients being influenced by this classic brunette shade. Pro Tip: Spray your bristle brush with Keune Style Brilliant Gloss Spray and smooth over any flyaways to give the hair a mirror-like shine.’ – Gemma Davers, Creative Director at Bloom Lifestyle


Nobody’s Fool


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‘Coming from the Netflix screen in Fool Me Once, Michelle Keegan has been a known inspiration for many of our clients in the salon. Her very subtle balayage is a gorgeous look and accessible colour option for many clients who don’t want to go for a complete colour overhaul! Likewise, Michelle’s styling is also very consumer friendly; loose waves, relaxed chignons or sleek blow-dries are fantastic for clients to try and also recreate at home.’ – Tracey Ann Smith, ASP Global Ambassador and Midlands Hairdresser of the Year


Talk That Texture Talk


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‘There is no doubt that Dua Lipa has amazing hair. I love the fact she is using her new film Argyle to express her natural texture with this new bob cut. The blunt cut incorporates very soft layering to enhance her texture, whilst the colour finishes the look off with a cool edgy vibe. You see, the bob doesn’t have to be perfectly straight and glossy, it can look just as cool with a textured finish. Adding product such as TECNI.ART Pli spray from L’Oréal Professionnel can help to create this effortless, natural look.’ – Charlie Illi, Brooks & Brooks


Are You Faithful to the Fringe?


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‘Longer bangs are definitely trending right now – they are longer than ever! Lots of clients are bringing in inspiration pictures of Claudia Winkleman in The Traitors, with her trademark eye-skimming bangs. For individuals with naturally straight hair, these bangs are particularly suitable as they require less styling compared to styles like curtain bangs. They offer the perfect straight-down, sexy and mysterious look.’ – Emma Simmons, Salon 54


Master the Mullet


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‘This modern mullet haircut, as recently seen on Paul Mescal, can best be described as short or medium hair on the top and sides combined with long hair in the back and neck. As this is a strong haircut that can be left to dry naturally, it’s a good option if you just want to get up and go without the hassle of styling.’ – Rino Riccio, Manifesto London


Sleek Dreams are Made of This


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‘Ayo Edebiri’s Italian Bob at the Golden Globes was the epitome of sleek sophistication. This style is defined by its smoothness and dynamic movement, offering an elegant yet playful appearance. To recreate this bob, use Wella Professionals EIMI Perfect Me Lightweight Beauty Balm Lotion to add lustre and protect against heat. Work with a flat iron for sleekness, followed by Wella Professionals EIMI Glam Mist for added shine and a chic finish.’ – Fergal Doyle, Fergal Doyle Hair


Chop it Like it’s Hot!


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‘We are definitely seeing an increase in shorter styles as inspiration for salon appointments. Lots of screen starlets have had the chop recently, creating a surge of this brave, bold and empowering style. Florence Pugh has 100% nailed the buzzcut look; from dark to blonde to pink, she has shown how playing around with colour can elevate and add fun to what is a very extreme style.’ – Tim Scott-Wright, The Hair Surgery


Back(Comb) to Black


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‘The new Amy Winehouse movie is hitting our screens this spring, and I think it may bring with it a trend for big hair and 50s styling. In music, the bouffant has been around for decades, but Amy revived the look with a modern twist in the 2000s with her iconic styling and attitude. I predict we will see this voluminous style take on a softer, classier feel, particularly in bridal styling.’ – Janene Hawkins-Bush, Suffolk Hair


I’m All Shook Up(Do)!


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‘As we’ve all known since the aftermath of the Priscilla biopic, Priscilla Presley was renowned for her gorgeous dark hair. With a huge increase in client’s requesting the iconic shade, it’s important to get the colour just right. This deep chestnut brown can be achieved with mixing OSMO IKON Dark Brown (3.0) with Medium Natural Warm Brown (4NW), applying all over for a full-colour coverage. I also recommend applying the OSMO IKON Blue Colour Additive to help neutralise unwanted orange tones.’ – Adele Clarke, Spectrum Hair


On Wednesdays We Go Blonde


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‘The new Mean Girls has been a recent hit, featuring Reneé Rapp sporting the iconic buttercream blonde that Regina George is known for. To replicate this creamy blonde hairstyle, a full-head of highlights that combines buttery and bright blondes is required, mixed in with ashy darker blonde lowlights to add dimension from root to tip.’ – Laura Elliott, Head of Education at Neäl and Wølf


Are you a 90’s Baby?


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‘Timothée Chalamet’s 90s hairstyle is an amazing look. Requiring a medium-length cut, the style incorporates a gradual progression of lengths from short to long. You can also add texture with a texturising spray, such as Revlon Professional Style Masters Creator Memory Spray. This look is a reliable option for hiding an uneven or receding hairline.’ – Rino Riccio, Manifesto London


A Vision in Vintage


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‘Anne Hathaway has showcased several beautiful vintage hair looks at recent red carpet appearances, sporting styles similar to the previous beehive trend but paired with a half-up half-down style to give the look a softer edge. For 2024, we are seeing the return of volume at the crown, with many clients looking to experiment with backcombing techniques, quiffs and subtle beehives for their special occasions and events.’ – Brian Leo McCallum, Owner of ROAR Hair & Beauty


The Big Bang Theory


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‘It goes without saying that the fringe is an easy accessory that can update any style in an instant. The latest celebrity to wear the flattering face-framer is Dakota Johnson in her new film, Madame Web. Her signature fringe has been softly textured for 2024, sitting comfortably with her loose, wavy hair to skim just above the eyes.’ – Daniele de Angelis, TONI&GUY, London