Hair styling guru predicts the return of the perm (for men too!)

Talking trends with internationally renowned hairdresser Candice Wyatt-Minter, whose methodical colouring techniques and gravity-defying cuts are redefining the industry

10 September 2017 - 00:00 By Staff reporter

What colour hair trends can we look forward to in the new season?
We are still seeing plenty of natural colours, a lot of softer colour applications, balayage and hand-painting techniques.
On the other end of the spectrum, we are seeing vivid colours on bleached hair.
The common denominator between the two trends is that the hair colour is well considered, with sophisticated toners added.
My nest collection will include very nude colour: think oyster, champagne, beige, tea stains and burnt vanillas.
A hot look in London at the moment is copper.
What haircut trends should we be on the look out for?
The little chic bob: from classic to textured with a focus on a micro-fringe and short layers on top.
The modern mullet is popping up again, with very short tops and long tendril-like whips around the perimeter.
For long hair I predict heavy layers blow-dried into contemporary '70s flicks.
For men, we will take inspiration from the MOD and '90s indie rockers - longer lengths with loads of texture.What is your prediction for the next big thing in the hair industry?
The perm for both sexes. New advancements in perm treatment include additives that ensure damage-free perms. The Asian market has been at the forefront of this progression and I believe the rest of the world will catch up eventually. There will be a perm for any curl you desire!
Three beauty products you can't live without?

Davines Your Hair Assistant Blowdry Primer, an anti-humidity product that helps control my curls.
Strobe cream from MAC, as I like my skin to look polished with foundation.
Sephora, Red No. 1 Crème Lip Stain. Red is my signature lip look - it makes me feel in charge and confident...

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