Trend Fantastic

Preview 2019 - The Lastest Looks for the New Year Ahead by the Hair Experts at Fantastic SamsTrend Fantastic for 2019

With the new year will come a surge of fantastic new hairstyles. According to the Southern California region of Fantastic Sams, we’ll see a mix of looks taking center stage with an infusion of daring modernness that accents classic foundations.

For men, undercuts and fades still prevail with a range of length up top and an option for blended facial hair. Still a favorite for women, longer layers are worn wavy with smoother roots and face-framing color. Formal styles are inching towards edginess where polish and texture coexist with a modern flair. Pomped up front, tightly braided on the sides and a mix twists, plaits and pinned up pieces give a dignified finish.

Curl is making a comeback offering soft, touchable coils of all types. Look for frizz-free natural curls broken up with pinned-back sections and fun sparks of color to make things new again. Whether achieved with natural texture or added using thermal tools, wet sets or perms, curl is definitely the wave of the future. 

Forever in style, bobs come in a variety of lengths, shapes, textures, layering, and details all which can be customized for each person. For 2019 and beyond, look for the still-popular above shoulder lob, worn sleek and side-parted or wonderfully wavy. The chin-length bob gives emphasis to narrower jawlines and when fringe-topped, draws attention to the eyes. Shorter bobs are elevated up the back for a sophisticated shape and are seen with a wonderful sense of asymmetry.

For those with a daring side, undercuts are your answer. Best for those with thick or denser hair, undercuts can work for both men and women. They give a scene of drama when closely cut, yet they allow some length on top for versatile styling.

Regardless of hairstyle, color is key for any look and can set off the most daring style or make any classic cut look chic and modern. In 2019, look for everything in the spectrum from soft pastels and natural colors to bold neons, with a lingering popularity of violet hues through the cooler months.

Trend Fantastic for 2019


Hair: Jaime Zazueta of Fantastic Sams – Riverside, CA

Hair: Alejandra Garibay of Fantastic Sams – Whittier, CA

Hair: Kerri Smith of Fantastic Sams – Yorba Linda, CA

Long Waves:
Hair: Eneyda Puente of Fantastic Sams – Corona, CA

Bobs (left to right):
Hair: Wassan Sano of Fantastic Sams – Brea, CA

Hair: Kamri Roberts of Fantastic Sams – Lake Elsinore, CA

Hair: Kerri Smith of Fantastic Sams – Yorba Linda, CA

Bottom Row:
Hair: Jodi Renteria of Fantastic Sams – Barstow, CA

Hair: Jennifer Newman of Fantastic Sams – Huntington Beach, CA

Hair: Wassan Sano of Fantastic Sams – Brea, CA