By RMUK on December 29th, 2011
She has gone from brunette and bouffant to blonde and sassy but whatever Cheryl Cole does with it, the nation’s women love her hair. The 28-year-old has been voted Britain’s hair icon for 2011 with thousands envious of her thick, full locks.
Best known for her poker straight, ink black bob with a perfect fringe slashed above the eyes , Jessie J brought precision cutting to the forefront of fashion this year with her must-have head-hugging cut in a pristine shade of purest black. This year also saw Jessie experiment with wigs and extensions, showing off a violet bob and silver dip-dye lengths as well as glamorous waves and curls.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
The latest addition to the Royal Family has fast become a firm favourite with the press and public alike thanks to her chic outfits and fabulously blow-dried bouffant.
Making glossy, gorgeous, natural-looking luxury a trend in itself.
A constant style chameleon, Rihanna’s styles this year have ranged from bright red corkscrew curls to a demure blonde for her photoshoot for Vogue magazine
She was announced as the face (and hair) of ghd in April 2011 and Katy Perry continued to keep everyone talking about her barnet throughout the year with colour changes a-go-go. When Katy Perry dyed her hair pink, it didn’t come as that much of a shock to fans as she has been known to change the colour of her locks quite often. From black and pink to blonde and blue, this year has seen Katy give her pin-up girl style a comic-book colourful twist.
Alexa always manages to style her pared-down bob in different ways to keep it looking fresh and new. Straight locks suit the cut of the bob giving a more boyish charm, while gentle waves help soften the style making it a more feminine and vintage look. Alexa has become known as Queen Bee of balyage.
”I just like her tossed off hair. It’s chopped, she lets her natural texture come out, she doesn’t look tortured with blow dryers or straightening irons or anything. She is sexy, obviously very sexy, but in a fresh and kind of tomboy-ish way.”
The queen of kook tamed things down a bit in 2011, switching her OTT multi-coloured wigs for high-octane glamour – albeit with a trademark Gaga twist.
Mint green bouffants, silver chignons and pastel pink ponytails all ensured the first lady of pop stayed firmly in the spotlight this year.