Meg Ryan Short, Tousled, Curly Hairstyle
Meg Ryan's curls look like they've been slept on, and maybe not washed, and yours can look that way too. How to do it: 1. Apply a curl-defining mousse to damp hair and air dry until it's 80 percent dry, then use a blow dryer with a diffuser and your hands to dry the rest. Lift and twirl your curls or waves around your fingers as you dry it. 2. If needed, touch up a handful of curls with a curling iron. 3. Twirl a smear of styling cream through curls, and repeat a few times to get the grunge-level that you desire.
Mary J. Blige Funky, Layered Shag
Mary J. Blige's shag is a good choice for layered, medium length hair. What to do: 1. Apply a straightening cream and blow dry hair with a round brush, flipping your ends out. 2. Follow up with a flat iron to further straighten and flip. 3. Apply styling wax to your ends to keep them from falling limp and to get that piece-y texture.
Mariska Hargitay Layered Hairstyle with Long Bangs
Mariska Hargitay's style is a perfect choice for fine, straight hair. What to do: 1. This look is all about the cut, so take this picture to your stylist and ask for a short, layered bob with long, sideswept bangs. 2. To do this 'do, use mousse at the roots of your hair and blow dry hair up at the roots to get some volume, then style straight. 3. Fix your bangs by holding them to one side, between your second and third fingers, as you dry. 4. For the finishing touch, put a little wax on your fingertips and piece out the ends of your hair. Keep the wax just on the ends or your style will fall flat.
Mandy Moore Short, Brunette, Sexy Hairstyle
Mandy Moore's adorable razored, short 'do is chic and sexy. Steal her style: 1. With a short cut, it's especially important that you use a styling mousse on wet hair, so that the look doesn't go flat. Working a dollop of mousse through hair before your blow dry will add volume, especially to the top. 2. Part hair to the side. Using a small round brush, blow dry small sections of the front and side under (pull brush through hair with brush under hair). For the back of hair, blow dry with brush on top of hair, which will help add volume and achieve the piecy look at the ends. 3. To finish the look, use hair wax to arrange pieces of bangs, and to sculpt ends of hair in back. Lock in place with a light-hold hairspray.
Mandy Moore Long, Straight Hairstyle with Bangs
Mandy Moore's trendy style is perfect for a casual or more formal event, and her bangs soften her square-shaped face. To get the look: 1. Rub styling mousse throughout damp hair, focusing on the roots, to add extra volume. 2. Using a medium or large round brush, blow dry 1- to 2-inch sections of hair under (with the brush underneath the hair as you pull it through). Focus on the roots and the top layers, where you want the most volume. 3. With a hair straightener, smooth out any waves, curls or frizziness to help shape your look. 4. Using hair wax, separate bangs and arrange them all across your forehead and guide ends of hair under. Set the look with a light-hold hairspray.
Lori Loughlin Short, Straight, Shag Hairstyle
Lori Loughlin's shaggy, shoulder-length strands are a good choice for straight hair. To get her look: 1. Start by applying a volumizing mousse to damp hair.Comb through to evenly distribute, then use a paddle brush to blow dry hair straight. 2. For sleekness, spritz 2-inch sections of dry hair with a heat protectant spray, then run them through a straightening iron. 3. Rub a shine serum in your palms, then shake through hair to create a piecy, shaggy look. See More Lori Loughlin Hairstyles
Lori Loughlin Short, Straight, Shag Hairstyle with Highlights
Lori Loughlin's shoulder-length, layered strands have slightly flipped ends for a funky shag style. 1. To get this look, begin by applying an anti-frizz smoothing cream to damp strands. Frizz is soooo noticeable on shag styles so the key to a sleek look is preventing it pronto. 2. Blow dry hair straight in sections using a round brush. Give a slight flip at the ends by turning the brush out and away from your face. 3. Once hair is dry, spread a smoothing cream from roots to tips to tame flyaways. See More Lori Loughlin Hairstyles
Lisa Rinna Short Hairstyle with Sideswept Bangs
Lisa Rinna's feathery bangs are a great way to handle over-grown fringe. To get the look: 1. Brush damp bangs into one section and spray the top and bottom of them with styling spray. Then mist the rest of your hair with the same spray. 2. Using a Mason Pearson-style brush, blow dry your bangs to the left, and the right, back and forth until they're 80 percent dry. This helps knock out any bendy-ness so they end up smooth. 3. Finish blow drying bangs in the direction you want them to end up. 4. After you've styled the rest of your hair, brush the bangs into place, finger comb 'em (to break them up), then mist allover with flexible-hold hairspray.
Lisa Rinna Sexy Shag Hairstyle
When Lisa Rinna dresses up, she goes for a more polished finish. Steal her style: 1. To get the look, apply a lightweight hair gel and blow dry to 80 percent with your hands. 2. Then switch to a Mason Pearson-style, boar-bristle brush and finish blow drying. Scoop hair up at the roots for volume (bangs, too), and be sure to dry it with a soft bend. Gently direct the ends outward, for a gentle flick. 3. Finish by pinching a bit of styling wax through the ends. Just enough to define them.
Lisa Rinna Shag Hairstyle with Bangs
Lisa Rinna's shaggy cut is perfect for finer hair or to soften a square face. To get the look: 1. For her playful style, mist damp hair with a texturizing spray and rough dry it with your hands only. This pumps up the sexy, disheveled factor, big time. 2. If your bangs aren't naturally straight, brush them side to side as you blow dry. (A Mason Pearson-style, boar-bristle brush is a great bang-tamer.) 3. Finish with a smear of styling paste. Rub it between your hands and fingers and rake them though your ends to play up the fun flicked-out vibe.
Lindsay Lohan Long, Layered, Brunette Hairstyle with Bangs
Lindsay Lohan's multi-level waves are great for growing out a layered cut. To get the look: 1. Work a volumizing mousse through damp hair and blow-dry with a large round brush, flipping bangs in and layered ends out. 2. Smooth with shine serum and spritz with hairspray for a smooth finish. 3. Clip in long, wavy hair extensions at ear level. You want the clips to be hidden beneath the top layer of hair, which should match the color of the extensions perfectly. 4. If necessary, spot-curl to better blend the extensions in with your own hair (make sure you can heat-style your extensions before you put that blazing-hot curling iron on them). Or if you have time and a friend who's talented with shears, trim extensions to blend in with your layers.
Kristin Chenoweth Layered Shag
Kristin Chenoweth's simple shag works best on thin hair. To get the look: 1. After you wash your hair, blow dry until slightly damp. 2. Rub gel on your palms, and then rake hands through hair. 3. Now blow dry for another 30 seconds using cold air to set the style and give you piece-y texture.
Katie Holmes Chic, Short, Shag Hairstyle
Katie Holmes' straight, sleek hair is perfect for those with short hair who want a sophisticated, yet edgy look. Get the look: 1. If your hair isn't already straight, apply smoothing cream and blow dry hair straight using a paddle brush (make sure not to curl the tips under -- this isn't a bob). 2. Then, part your hair down the middle, almost to the back of your crown. 3. With a teasing comb, tease the hair at the back of your crown, then smooth the top layer over the teased section. 4. Take a curling iron and twist the front tips around the barrel for a little flip. 5. Finish with a shine serum and holding spray for the glossy-factor. See More Katie Holmes Hairstyles
Kathryn Morris Medium-Length, Blonde, Shag Hairstyle
Kathryn Morris is sporting a classic shag cut that's sophisticated, thanks to the razored ends, and easy to style. Get her look: 1. Apply styling mousse and work throughout damp hair. Part hair to the left. 2. Using a large round brush, blow dry small sections of hair. Blow dry bangs to the left, blow ends of hair up (with brush on top of the hair) and pay special attention to hair at the crown of head, where you want the most volume. At crown, pick up very small sections, and, using the round brush, pull brush through strands slowly, beginning at the root and pulling through to the ends. 3. On the top and crown of head, use large hot rollers on sections of hair, leaving them in for just 10 to 15 seconds at a time (you're trying to create body and shape, not actual curls). 4. Use hair wax to separate pieces of hair at the ends, and lightly mist hair with a light-hold hairspray to set the look.
Hilary Duff Tousled, Layered, Funky Hairstyle
Hilary Duff's shaggy layers and long bangs give her a funky rock 'n roll look that's perfect for medium length hair. What to do: 1. Start by applying a texturizing spray to towel-dried hair. 2. Next, blow dry strands using a large round brush. You want to lift hair at the roots and dry from underneath. As you dry the length, turn the brush out and away from your face to create flipped out ends. Do not -- repeat, do not -- try this flipped out look on blunt cut hair, unless you like looking like you're straight out of the 50s. 3. Switch to a vent brush to blow dry your bangs straight. 4. Once your hair is dry, rub a dab of texturizing putty between your palms, then flip your head upside down and shake your hands through your hair. Shaking the roots will give hair a sexy teased and tousled look.
Ashlee Simpson Sexy, Medium-Length, Shag Hairstyle
Ashlee Simpson's face-framing cut and long bangs call attention to her eyes -- super sexy. Get the look here: 1. Apply a defrizzing product to damp hair, flip your head, and blow dry using a vent brush until your strands are 80 percent dry. 2. Flip upright. Spritz your crown with volumizing spray and continue blow drying. Lift at the crown for volume, and direct bangs to the side. 3. Hit the ends with a flat iron to play up the fringe (and hot girl vibe). 4. Mist bangs with hairspray. When dry, lightly finger comb them to break them up.
Ashlee Simpson Medium, Black, Shag Hairstyle
Ashlee Simpson's 'do looks sexy and edgy thanks to fringy defined ends and heavy side-swept bangs. Bring sexy back with these tips: 1. Apply a medium-hold gel and blow dry hair using a vent brush. Lift at the roots for volume and direct bangs to the side. 2. Run a flat iron from roots to ends. Curve the iron as you go to add a slight bend, so hair isn't stick-straight. 3. Polish the ends with a little shine serum. Keep away from your roots so you don't look like you've skipped shampooing for a week, yuck.
Ashlee Simpson Blonde, Medium, Layered Hairstyle with Bangs
Ashlee Simpson's face-framing fringe acts like little arrows that point to her beautiful eyes and cheekbones. Get her look: 1. Apply volumizing mousse to damp hair and blow dry using a large round brush. 2. Blow dry til it's 100 percent dry -- that's the key to silky straightness (no laziness allowed). 3. Hit the ends with a flat iron. 4. Mist your bangs with flexible-hold hairspray, then finger comb 'em to break them up. 5. To finish, rub a drop of shine serum in your palms and run them over the ends.