What better time than the start of a new season to kickstart your hair game? Bangs, ‘fros, volume, sleek blowouts — there are a million looks to choose from. But how?

Don’t be overwhelmed, we did all the hard work for you! Here, the ESSENCE magazine editors scanned the hottest salons in the country to find the season’s sexiest new styles. We narrowed it down to a perfectly palatable forty-eight looks!

Straight from the pages of ESSENCE’s “Hot Hair” issue, these cool, classic, edgy and glam styles are the ones you’ll be rocking all fall!