Fashion used to be all about hiding behind your hair. Now, as the runways of PFW have shown, it's time to say 'out with your ears!' We take a closer look at perfecting this polished look.
Ears are one of those body parts that people are often self-conscious about, and in fact the internet is littered with articles teaching you how to hide them! In 2018 however it's all about being out and proud with your dumbo lobes or elfish ears, and we want you to feel confident in putting your best face forward.
As seen on the SS18 runways, slicked back styles are having a moment right now. Slicked back does not have to mean severe though, with many of the runway hairstyles being paired with softer makeup and accessories to pull off a more polished and sophisticated style.
Hair styles that work with the ear appreciation club can be almost anything, from ponytails, to pixies, updo's or even a brave buzz cut! Simply make sure your hair is tucked behind your ears, and secure with a bobby pin or a spray of to really keep those ears out and proud. If you are worried about looking too military slick, there are a few ways to soften this style. Consider a side part instead of a centre, try braiding around your hairline, or even pulling a few pieces of your fringe down to relax the style a little.
Of course, showing off your ears is a great excuse to bring out the bling and boast some earrings too, whether they are long and dangly, or simply an elegant cuff on the upper ear. You could even rock the double barrette above each ear – another hot trend on the hair scene right now! Just keep the makeup and hair fairly simple so that your accessories can have their time to shine.
So are you ready to get your ears out? Take a cue from the runways of the world, and be confident with the skin you're in!