"It's true the punk fashion itself was iconographic: rips and dirt, safety pins, zips, slogans, and hairstyles. These motifs were so iconic in themselves - motifs of rebellion."
― Vivienne Westwood
― Vivienne Westwood
The punk hairstyle doesn't go against the current fashion, but complements it in a unique manner. These hairstyles are considered as a form of "self-expression", where you can do just about anything with your hair and it would still appear "cool".
Express your originality with variety of ideas. If you wish to achieve the punk look, try any of the haircuts mentioned below and add an uncommon color to complete the look.
Hairstyles to Try
Here are some hairstyles that you can get done to express your individuality and stand out in the crowd.
Emo fashion and hairstyles are getting very popular day by day. It has a sense of freedom and expressing your individuality. With asymmetrical haircuts, uneven layers where the front is longer than the back, and both sides don't match each other, emo hairstyles differ from strict guidelines. You can also enhance your emo style by coloring your hair with dark or bright, bold colors.
A copycat of the fabulous mohawk hairstyle, that dares the wearer to shave both sides of their head. It's a unisex style that compliments long and short hair. Faux hawk is the punk/rock 'n' roll hairstyles with long hair, that shows vintage class with a hint of modernize, edgy look. You can leave the hair in the back straight, keep it in a ponytail, or braid it.
A new hybrid of the old-fashioned mohawk, sun hawk (also known as fan hair) gives bizarre a new meaning. Get ready to stock up on a lot of gel and hairspray to materialize the sun hawk fashion. With short layers in the back and the front hair is cut into bangs. The look emulates the sun and definitely makes you "stand out" in the crowd. A sun hawk looks fabulous and is one of the popular hairstyles that girls go for these days.
One of the most natural hairstyles are dreadlocks. You can let your hair dread on its own, but if you don't have the patience of waiting, there are many hair products that can speed the process for you. The dreadlock styles can be either thin or thick depending on the type of hair.
If you have natural curls, working with 1940s and 1950s popular style is a piece of cake, as your hair needs to be curled to get the look. For girls who don't have natural curls, you can easily achieve this look by perming your hair. The hairstyle can be worn for couple of days if you don't wash your hair and wear a scarf while you're sleeping. Rockabilly needs a lot of practice and skill to make it look authentic.
A pageboy is always donned straight with thick bangs and no sharpness to the edges. Although, the new pageboy haircut has uneven bangs and is mostly angled towards either sides of the face. With bold colors in the bangs and the rest of the hair left dark, pageboy makes a huge style statement as cool hairstyles.