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Unique Hairstyle Ideas

Rutuja Jathar
Paris Hilton has rightly said, "Life is too short to blend in!". Layers, steps, pixies, waves and bangs are outdated hairstyles. If you want to talk 'unique', then punk, gothic, emo and mohawks are the best.
Information here is all about being unique and not out of place or hap hazard. It contains many kinds of hairstyles, but you need to opt for one that suits your face type, hair texture, and personality. You don't want to end up looking funny or weird. Talk to your hairdresser who may be able to guide you and help you decide which one will suit you best.

Scene Hairstyles

These are meant for people with long or short hair that is straight. These are really bold. You can manage this hairstyle the way you want, which is its biggest USP. If you have curly hair, then you need to straighten them first and then style it.
You can take inspiration from rock, indie, metal, retro or classic artists. Most of them are the best examples of this. You should be aware of the color ideas, since they play the key role, in making it unique. About the hair colors, huge contrast, stunning color combination, chunky hair highlights and recognizable lowlights work best for this style.

Punk Hairstyles

There are 3 vital features of this style, namely, color, haircut and style you want to flaunt. It is mandatory to use unusual and unique hair colors like bright pinks, reds, greens, yellows, metallic blues and stark whites.
You can use the colors as highlights, lowlights, in stripes, strands, designs, or the way you want to color them, in order to make it unique. There are various hairstyles that have been categorized as punk, including the fanned hairstyles, Liberty Spikes, Beaver, Skinhead, Shag hairstyles, Skater Cut, etc.

Gothic Hairstyles

These are categorized as punk, since they are very popular with the punks. They are all about stark color differences and dark dyes. You can dye your entire mane in jet black, brunette, or other colors like dusty red, light brown, light purple, etc.
You don't necessarily need a unique haircut, but styling is the key to flaunt a Gothic hairstyle. You can straighten your hair, add a number of curls and ringlets, or try some ancient looks like that of the Victorians and Elizabethans. Make sure it is mysterious and romantic. You can try various updos, like a messy bun or beehive.

Emo Hairstyles

"Emo" people think, this hairstyle brings out your deepest emotion and hence is a way of self expression. These are asymmetrical textured hairstyles with choppy layers, spikes, bangs, contrasting lengths and deep rich colors.
Deep brunette, jet black, black hair with white and/or brown highlights, etc., are some of the characteristics of the emo hairstyles. The word 'emo' stands for 'emotional', hence, anything that has something to do with your deepest emotions must reflect through your hairstyle.

Mohawk Hairstyles

This style can come under punk, but, since this has types for men and women it seems totally different. Here you shave off the side hair and keep a strip of hair in the middle.
Some of the most popular styles in this category for both, women and men, are - the liberty spikes, slant hawks, bi-hawks, dread hawks, fanned hawks, 270 degree hawks, etc. The fade haircuts and the hi-top hairstyles are some other styles you may want to try. Once you get the Mohawk, it is important to set the hair with mousse and hair styling gel.
Before you make a decision, think and rethink. If you are a college-going student or are working in a creative field, then it is not a problem. But, if you are still in school or are an employee of the corporate sector, then these hairstyles might not be an appropriate choice.