The seasons will soon be changing, whether we like it or not. As ever, the fashion world is one step ahead of nature - walk down any high street in the country and you'll see autumn collections bursting out of every shop window. But before getting your autumn wardrobe in place, it's only right that you perfect your autumn hair!
With that in mind, below are five of the hottest styles set to rock the streets and catwalks alike this fall - take your pick!
Emma Watson inspired cuts are set to be huge this autumn. Not only is the pixie both striking and cute, but it's fantastically low maintenance - ideal for when you're out and about in those gusty autumnal winds! Emma recently described cutting off her locks as "the most liberating thing ever". Keep your newly liberated hair in check with the right hair care products - use a minimal amount of wax and try adding finishing gloss for a sleeker pixie.
The not-quite-so-drastic side parting is a great way to freshen up your look, safe in the knowledge that if you're not happy, changing it back takes seconds!
This style is smart and elegant, meaning it works brilliantly both at work out on the town. If you struggle with unruly hair simply add a frizz control hair care product for instant class.
Katy Perry landed in Japan to start the Asian leg of her world tour sporting a shiny black mid-length bob. No stranger to using props to switch up her look, Katy instantly sparked a frenzy of 'is it a wig, isn't it a wig' discussions on beauty forums.
Either way, the mid-length bob is a great look this autumn, and oozes timeless glamour. Katy combined her jet black do with dark lashes and a strong lipstick for a classic 1920's inspired look. There are several hair care products out there that can help keep frequently styled hair supermodel sleek - try using a protective spray before applying heat.
As worn by Hilary Duff at the Teen Choice Awards, the top knot is next seasons on trend up-do. Apply styling lotion from root to tip before roughly blow-drying hair. Next gather a high ponytail then twist into a bun, leaving the ends out for a textured, edgy look. The must have hair care products for the top knot are styling lotion to make the hair more manageable, and medium-hold hairspray to finish.
Less is not always more. Unlike the other styles that make the top five, this style isn't really a low maintenance option, but when done right looks absolutely stunning.
Choose carefully when it comes to the hair care products - the right one can save hours in front of the mirror. Try using a root lifter before blow drying from the roots upwards for added body.