Low Side Parts Are Trending—And It’s the Easiest Way to Switch Up Your Hair
Changing your entire look only takes 5 minutes.
Perhaps the quickest way to change your hairstyle—no scissors or hair dye necessary—is to change your part. And according to Pinterest, it's users are catching on to this trick. Pinterest trend watchers report that search for "low side part" has risen 88 percent in search over the past year, making it one of the trendiest hairstyles this spring. Lucky for us, the look is low-commitment, because it takes just a few minutes to achieve and it can easily be reversed if you decide the center part is really more your style. Plus, besides giving you a new look, changing the way you part your hair delivers instant volume.
Ready to try this instant mini makeover? Start by taking a shower, than adjust your part while your hair is still wet. Blow dry and style in place. The change itself takes just minutes, but if you leave the look over several days, your hair will start to automatically fall into place.
Jessica Alba has been known to rock a side part. To get the look, add soft curls to your hair after creating a dramatic deep side part.
Reese Witherspoon is no stranger to the deep side part—she even wore one to the Golden Globes this year. Paired with straight hair, the look is pretty and easy enough for a workday look.
This isn't the first time the low side part was on-trend: Beyonce showed off the look during her 2013 Super Bowl half-time performance. The severity of a deep part gets softened up with lush curls.
Often admired for her hair color, Emma Stone showed off her beautiful red locks, styled in a low side part, at the Oscars this year.