'Glass Hair' Is The New Celebrity Hairstyle Of Choice & We're Loving It

Some people predicted that bobs would be everywhere in 2018, and they pretty much nailed it – so many celebrities are rocking a shorter cut this year. But Refinery29 was the first to actually report on the celebrity hair trend sweeping Instagram: glass hair.

So what does “glass hair” mean? It does involve a sharp bob cut, but the real trick of glass hair is making it, well, glassy. We're talking smooth, shiny and with absolutely no flyaways.

Check out trendsetter Kim Kardashian West for some inspo:


I've been getting a lot of questions about @kimkardashian super sharp bob so I thought I would answer some! The inspiration was 90s swishy glass hair. I wanted to create a really intense shine and for the hair. I cut the kims hair shorter than we’ve ever done before just underneath the jaw line, keeping the cut blunt with no angle. For me getting an intense shine was really important part of our look. On wet hair, I applied @ColorWowHair #DreamCoat then blow dried the hair using a large round bristle brush. Unlike the sleek styles we've done in the past we wanted the hair to have some volume, so I kicked the ends under for the cute 90s twist. I always finish off with a drop of #ColorWowHair Pop and Lock just to finish off the shine and lock in the style. Hope this answers all your Qs #chrisappletonhair @makeupbymario

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According to Allure, Hailey Baldwin was also one of the first to hop aboard this bandwagon.

It takes a bit of work to get this look, and we’d recommend talking to your hairdresser for exactly how to achieve it, since different types of hair will react differently to certain products. Those of you with natural hair, for example, will want to stay away from water-based products, since it could detract from the silky straightness you’re hoping to get.


Letzzzzz be blunt @justinemarjan

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Celebrity hairstylist Cash Lawless also told Refinery29 that people hoping to glass up their hair should avoid salt sprays and not turn the heat up too high on their flat-iron. Running some serum through your strands will also help you lock in that glossy finish.


Poison ivy we WENT for it tonight

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We’re obsessed with this classy, glassy look. Hair trends will continue to come and go, but elegance is timeless, and we have a feeling this style may always be à la mode.