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July 6, 2022

The Internet’s Early 2000s Obsession Lives On Through Sleek-and-Spiky Hairstyles

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Tired of Throwbacks? Too bad! Sleek-and-Spiky Hairstyles Are Here To Stay

Sleek-and-spiky topknots have been EVERYWHERE this year and it doesn’t seem like they’re going anywhere. That’s why we’re here to give you all of the must-have topknot tips and tricks for your clientele. Keep scrolling for a step-by-step tutorial and a few ways you can spice up your topknot! 

 

Throwing It Back: Our Early 2000s Dream Girls

It would be wrong to discuss this iconic style without acknowledging the ones who coined it. That means revisiting some of our favorite early 2000s dream girls like Gwen Stefani and Mandy Moore. Flashback to the past with us through these throwbacks:

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Spiky Topknots Spotted On IG

The 2022 sleek-and-spiky topknot revival is officially in full swing as some of our fave celebs have been rocking this retro look. Check out your mood board staples wearing this 2022-approved style:

 

We are loving Rosalía’s sleek-and-sexy topknot by @jesushair.

Rosalia Spiky Hairstyle @jesushair Topknot
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Doja Cat’s iconic look was created by @jstayready_ using Joico. Learn how he did it in his caption!

Doja Cat Spiky TopKnot
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Dixie D’Amelio rocks a spiky topknot created by Aquage ambassador @laurapolko.

Dixie D'Amelio Spiky Topknot by Laura Polko Aquage @laurapolko
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Click here to learn how to create Dixie’s look step-by-step with Laura Polko!

 

How To Create Your Own Trendy Topknot

Want to learn how to recreate this look for your clients? Have no fear: amika’s Global Artistic Director, Naeemah LaFond (@naeemahlafond) is here to walk you through it step-by-step.

 

Related: ’90s-Inspired Spiky Topknot Tutorial

 

This look is straight from the Christopher John Rogers “Collection 010” runway show, and Naeemah says that, “This nostalgic silhouette is sure to be a head turner for the coming season.” 

 

Watch Naeemah create a sleek-and-spiky topknot on IG:

 
 
 
 
 
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Add A Personal Twist

We’re all about the details. Want to add a personal touch to your spiky topknot? Here are three ways you can spice it up!

 

A sleek-and-spiky topknot paired with a zig-zag part? And worn by Bella Hadid? We’re obsessed! Click HERE to follow celeb stylist Laura Polko’s (@laurapolko) lead and give your client a bold part with their style.

Bella Hadid Zigzag Part Spiky Hairstyle Laura Polko
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Switch up your sleek topknot by leaving out the face frame. Check out Sydney Carlson’s (@sydneylcarlson) dreamy take on this classic look:

Sydney Carlson Dreamy Topknot Hairstyle
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Make it a bob! Doja Cat has been rocking every spiky style out there this year. Switch it up with this spiky bob by Jared Henderson (@jstayready_) using Joico.

Doja Cat Sleek and Spiky Bob Hairstyle
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BONUS! Watch this step-by-step tutorial from the Khloe Kardashian’s stylist, Justine Marjan (@justinemarjan).

 
 
 
 
 
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