The 8 Most Popular Hairstyles by Country

Updated 05/29/19
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Here in the lovely U.S.A., beachy waves and any sort of braid reign supreme. Elsewhere, beauties across the globe are playing with texture, length, and even bangs in their own distinct ways. We’ve been keeping tabs on all the stylish locales from Sydney to Tokyo so we’re never short on hairspiration. Want to get clued in on which styles are winning hearts where? Keep reading to see what hairstyles make the cut!

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United Kingdom

Mid-Length Hair With Fringe

The cool girls of London love a good bang (or “fringe,” as they would say) and hair that’s not too long or too short, often straight.

 

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India

Polished Sideswept Curls

When the women of India aren’t sporting big braids, the look is all about big, glossy curls (it’s a bit Old Hollywood glamour, no?). Get the gloss with a non-greasy serum like L'Oréal Paris Elvive Smooth Intense Frizz Taming Serum ($6).

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Australia

Long, Straight Hair and Center Parts

Healthy hair is the name of the game in Australia. As long as their locks shine, Australian girls don’t mind keeping their styles clean and simple. 

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Philippines

Voluminous Lob

The ladies of the Philippines have hopped on the lob train, and they like theirs with plenty of body. For lasting lift, start with mousse—we like R+Co’s Chiffon Styling Mousse ($28).

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Brazil

Long, Bouncy Waves

In Rio de Janeiro, it’s all about bombshell waves. This is not surprising, considering two of the Victoria’s Secret Angels who all but created the look hail from Brazil. 

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Japan

Blunt Bob With Bangs

In Tokyo the look is polished—heavy bangs and straight hair cut in short lobs and bobs. 

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Colombia

Smooth and Sleek With Long Layers

Smooth, shiny, and sleek are the top hair priorities for Colombian women. Add in some long layers (emphasis on the long) and you’ve got their signature look.

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France

Windblown Bedhead

That je ne sais quoi of French women? It’s their hair—their tousled texture, very model-off-duty bedhead. It looks like they just let their hair air-dry—probably because they actually did. To make your hair look French-girl air-dried even if it wasn’t, use a dry texture spray like cult-classic Oribe's Dry Texturizing Spray ($46).

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