Much like wanting to put together an outfit that looks expensive, when it comes to hair I generally find that most people want to know what styles will help them feel more elevated. But what’s the secret to an expensive-looking haircut and does it mean spending eye-watering amounts in the salon?
Luckily, no. The real key to luxe hair is to keep it in great condition. “No matter your style, if your hair is maintained well with regular trims to avoid split ends and breakage then it will always elevate your look,” says Stéphane Ferraria, Senior Colourist at Live True London.
There are, however, specific cuts and styles that will give you that rich hair look with little effort required on your part. And as someone who is notoriously lazy in the hair-styling department, this is music to my ears.
Ahead, I spoke to five hair experts to get the lowdown on the best expensive-looking haircuts for every hair length and texture. Plus, the products they swear by for recreating that high-gloss, polished finish once you get home from the salon.