Celebrities, models, designers and bloggers are in love with the slicked back hairstyle trend this season. On the runway slicked back hair graced the shows of Balmain, Giambattista Valli, Etro and Gucci. Why the love affair with this slicked back and sleek trend? We think the appeal comes from the futuristic and totally glamorous vibe this hairstyle gives off. This hairstyle is the perfect blend of feminine and masculine with the lifted statement roots and free flowing locks combined. Celebrity Chicistas like Rita Ora, Olivia Palermo, Diana Kruger, Emilia Clarke, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian and Leighton Meester have all been spotted rocking this chic sleek look both on and off the red carpet. We highly suggest you give this hairstyle trend a try this upcoming fall, because it’s the perfect way to showcase your face in a unique and totally fashion forward way.

While there are plenty of different variations of this trend all our favorites have one things in common and that is teased slicked back roots. Whether you have short spunky hair or long flowing locks you can make this look work for you. No matter what your hair length we suggest teasing the roots in the front and center of your head and using gel to slick them back in order to reveals your face. We suggest that your makeup feature some sort of eye catching color element, think about adding in some bright aqua eyeliner or a petal pink pout.

Try The Trend Tips
This fresh and modern hairstyle trend is perfect for a date night, formal affairs or just a busy day around town. Below you’ll find a few tips to help you master this look.

The only really don’t when it comes to this look is having frizz (eeek!) because after all the appeal of this style is that oh-so sleek wet slicked back texture. So we recommend employing your strongest of gels and/or hairsprays to smooth your hair into submission.

We recommend opting for statement earrings with this look, since your ears will probably be on display when rocking this hairstyle you might as well make ‘em look pretty ladies.