Dianna Agron Long, Straight Half Updo
Dianna Agron's prom-worthy half undo is super low maintenance. See how to get the look: 1. Rub a smoothing balm through your hair and blow dry straight using a paddle brush. 2. Create a side part about an inch back from your hairline and tease the top of your head. (Or if you want to keep it simple, just use a Bumpit to push your hair up in the back.) 3. Now pull back the top half of your hair and pin it down -- not too tightly, you want plenty of sexy volume back there. 4. Stick the very ends of your hair around the barrel of a 1-inch curling iron, and pin back your bangs if you've got any. 5. Mist the finished look with hairspray. See More Dianna Agron Hairstyles
Dianna Agron Long, Straight Half Updo
Dianna Agron's prom-worthy half undo is super low maintenance. See how to get the look: 1. Rub a smoothing balm through your hair and blow dry straight using a paddle brush. 2. Create a side part about an inch back from your hairline and tease the top of your head. (Or if you want to keep it simple, just use a Bumpit to push your hair up in the back.) 3. Now pull back the top half of your hair and pin it down -- not too tightly, you want plenty of sexy volume back there. 4. Stick the very ends of your hair around the barrel of a 1-inch curling iron, and pin back your bangs if you've got any. 5. Mist the finished look with hairspray.
Hilary Duff Curly Half Updo for Prom
Hilary Duff's curly hairstyle is a gorgeous look for prom. Steal her style with tips from Head & Shoulders celebrity stylist Ryan Trygstad: 1. First use a thickening spray or mousse to get your hair plumped up and then blow dry your hair out. 2. Use a 1-inch curling iron to create loose beach-like waves. The key is to make them not so uniform, so have fun with the curling iron. 3. Add tons of hairspray and pull back the top half of your hair in three sections. Pin down the two side sections right in the center of the back of your head, and let the middle section rest on top, covering the bobby pins. You can add a vintage hair clip to the side of your head to make it extra prom-y.
Uma Thurman Romantic Updo
Uma Thurman's wavy chignon is a sexy way to wear wavy hair. Steal her style: 1. Work a curl-enhancing lotion through damp hair and blow dry with a diffuser, scrunching as you go. 2. Wrap the very top layer of your hair, and any strands that usually frame your face, around a half-inch curling iron to get more structured curls. Mist with hairspray. 3. Using fingers, comb and gather hair into a loose ponytail at the nape of your neck, securing it with an elastic. 4. Loop the pony into a bun, tucking in any loose ends. Pin into place with bobby pins that match your hair color. If pieces pop out, smile and let them be -- the messier, the hotter. 5. Mist with firm-hold yet touchable hairspray and pull a few face-framing tendrils out in front if you like. See More Uma Thurman Hairstyles
Taylor Swift Long, Wavy, Blonde Hairstyle
Try Taylor Swift's romantic waves for dates and weddings -- they'll make everyone swoon. To get her look: 1. Coat hair with curling lotion or mousse and comb through, then blow dry with a diffuser. 2. Make a deep side part and begin wrapping 2-inch sections of hair around a triple-barrel curling iron, curling hair in the same direction all the way around your head. (Don't have one of those gadgets? You can use a 3/4-inch curling iron, too -- just hold it sideways to get a zigzag-like, spiral curl.) 3. Smooth with shine serum and mist with hairspray to set. See More Taylor Swift Hairstyles
Sienna Miller Long, Wavy, Blonde Hairstyle
Sienna Miller's glossy waves and deep side part are a glamorous pick for date nights. What to do: 1. Start by applying a styling cream to damp hair. Create a deep side part, then blow dry strands straight with a paddle brush. 2. Once hair is dry, mist 2-inch sections with a styling spray before curling them with a large barreled curling iron. Avoid curling the top three inches of hair, so curls are concentrated toward the ends. 3. When all sections are curled, rub a few drops of shine serum between your palms, then work through curls to separate and add shine.
Paris Hilton Sophisticated, Braided Updo
Paris Hilton's braided, chic updo is the perfect sure-to-impress look for a prim and proper party. Get her look: 1. To get started, apply a straightening serum and blow dry hair straight with a paddle brush. 2. Then, use a comb to create a side part (you're going to want to part it pretty severely). 3. Next, pull your hair back into a tight ponytail below the crown of your head, making sure your side part does not get slicked straight back. 4. Take your hair in the ponytail and braid hair into tiny braids (you're going to want to make each the size of your pinky). 5. Take the ends of the braids and twist them around the base, and secure in place with pins. 6. Finish with a holding spray to keep flyaways at bay. See More Paris Hilton Hairstyles
Paris Hilton Long, Blonde Half Updo
Paris Hilton's sleek blonde half updo is a perfect choice for a girls' night out. What to do: 1. To get the look, apply a straightening cream to damp hair and blow dry straight with a paddle brush. 2. Use a straightener to touch up any wavy sections. 3. Then, create a side part with a comb (it doesn't have to be a perfectly straight part), and tease the hair near the back of your crown with a teasing comb. 4. Pull some of the hair in front of the teased section over, and pin back the sides of your hair, securing with pins. 5. Finally, mist finishing spray to keep hair shiny. See More Paris Hilton Hairstyles
Paris Hilton Curly, Blonde Half Updo for Round Faces
Paris Hilton's glamorous half updo is a great choice for a formal, dressy function. A.K.A. the perfect wedding hair. How to do it: 1. To start, apply a smoothing cream and blow dry hair straight, using a paddle brush. 2. Then, tease the hair at the crown of your head with a teasing comb until you get the height you want (which for this look, should be pretty high). 3. Smooth the top layer of hair (from ear to ear) over the teased section, making sure it's perfectly straight and smooth, and secure with pins at the back of your head. 4. Next, with a slender curling iron, curl 2-inch sections, and let cool to set the curls in place. 5. Finally run your hands through your hair to loosen the ringlets, and mist with a holding spray. See More Paris Hilton Hairstyles
Olsen Twins Romantic, Curly Hairstyles for Prom
The Olsens' tight tendrils are perfect for a party or a dressed up event. Steal their styles: 1. The night before, create random 1-inch sections all over head. With each section apply a curling mousse and twist hair into tight buns, securing with bobby pins. 2. The next morning, take a blow dryer to your little buns and blast them with hot air until the bobby pins are hot to the touch. 3. Let your little buns loose and spray entire heard upside down with a strong hold hairspray. 4. If any curls need further definition (they should be pretty bouncy already) go ahead and hit some with a small-barreled curling iron.
Nicole Richie Long, Blonde, Braided Updo with Bangs
Nicole Richie's loose updo and long bangs make a soft and romantic style. 1. Apply a texturizing lotion to damp hair, and part hair down the middle. Blow dry with a diffuser and a large round brush to add volume. 2. Set aside two, 2-inch sections of hair near the nape of your neck. Take the rest of your hair and pull it into a high ponytail. Take the ends of the pony and wrap and pin them around the base to create a bun. 3. Take each of the sections you set aside at the nape of your neck and braid them. Wrap the braids around the bun and pin in place. Or, you could use a braided extension and just wrap that around the bun. 4. Using a small amount of hair wax, style your bangs (which should also be parted down the middle) across your forehead and off to the side on each side. Add another dab of wax to end of bangs to give them a slight wave, and set the style with a misting of medium-hold hairspray. See More Nicole Richie Hairstyles
Mandy Moore Long, Tousled Updo
Mandy Moore's chic updo works for a casual or more glam event. Steal her style: 1. Use a volumizing spray before blow drying hair with a diffuser, for maximum body. 2. Part dry hair on the side, pull it back into a ponytail halfway between the crown of your head and the nape of your neck and secure it with an elastic band. 3. Twist the end of the ponytail around the base of the ponytail loosely, and secure it into place with bobby pins. It's okay if it looks slightly messy; this is not a sleek look. In fact, you can even massage the bun with your hands to make it looser and more messy. 4. Using a small amount of hair wax, smooth down any hair strands that are flying out on the front and sides of your hair, and use hairspray to lock the look in place.
Lisa Kudrow Romantic Updo
Lisa Kudrow's style is an easy, casual-meets-glam look for any event. What to do: 1. Dirty secret: If your hair is just a little dirty (like washed the day before), it'll hold better. 2. Gently tease the hair around your hairline with a bristle brush. Smooth the front of your tease job and put your hair in a high ponytail. 3. Curl your ponytail, section by section with a medium-barreled curling iron. The trick: Wrap hair from the roots down and stop an inch or two from the ends. 4. Comb through the curls, one by one, and pin into place. 5. Finish off with a mist of hairspray.
Lindsay Lohan Curly, Blonde Ponytail
Lindsay Lohan's blonde ponytail has a Taylor Swift-like sweetness -- great for meeting the parents. What to do: 1. Coat hair with a heat-protective, texturizing spray. 2. Wrap 1-inch sections of hair around a half-inch curling iron to get tight, spiral curls. Continue until your whole head of hair is done. 3. Finger-comb curls to stretch them out, then mist with hairspray. 4. Gather hair into a side ponytail, leaving out a handful of tendrils to frame your face. Secure beneath one ear with an elastic. 5. Wrap one tendril back and around the elastic to cover it. Secure beneath your ponytail with a bobby pin.
Lauren Conrad Wavy, Long Ponytail
Lauren Conrad's low ponytail looks beachy and beautiful thanks to subtle, soft waves. To get the look: 1. If your hair isn't naturally wavy, you can create this tousled look by loosely braiding damp hair and allowing it to air dry. Once dry, finger comb through the waves to separate. 2. Create a center part in your wavy, dry hair. Then pull hair back into a low ponytail that covers your ears. Secure with an elastic band. 3. Pull out a few face-framing pieces in the front. If the pieces look too straight, wrap them around a wide-barreled curling iron. Just avoid creating curls that are too perfect or too tight -- this isn't an 80s prom 'do. 4. Spray with a light-hold, anti-frizz hairspray to finish.
Kristin Chenoweth Curly, Formal Half-Updo
Kristin Chenoweth's curly hairstyle is a great choice for prom or homecoming. Steal her style: 1. To get the look, curl your entire head (make sure hair is dry) using a small-barreled curling iron. Spray each curl with hairspray after you release it. 2. Then pull back half of your hair with a clip or barrette. 3. Spray again with hairspray to keep the curls intact.
Keira Knightley Half Updo for Prom
Keira Knightley's bouncy curls are great for medium to long hair and instantly dress up her half updo. Steal her look: 1. Start by washing hair using a curl-enhancing shampoo and conditioner. 2. Dry hair as you normally would and set entire head in hot rollers for about 10 minutes. 3. Remove rollers and spray hair with flexible-hold hairspray. 4. Brush top half of hair back, leaving out a couple of pieces around your face, and secure with a jeweled barrette.
Katie Cassidy Formal, Wedding Updo
Katie Cassidy's formal updo is an elegant choice for a bride or bridesmaid. Steal her style: 1. To get the look, apply a smoothing serum and straighten hair first with a blow dryer and then using an iron. 2. Next, tie hair up into a high ponytail, brushing out bumps as you pull up. Sleek is what we're going for. 3. Separate your ponytail into sections and smooth gel through each. Form a loop with each section, criss-crossing them over each other. Secure each section with bobby pins, tucking them into the bun so they're hidden. Save one last section to wrap around the base of the updo. 4. Mist generously with hairspray -- definitely don't want it falling apart on your big day.
Katherine Heigel Curly, Romantic, Long Hairstyle
Katherine Heigel's curly, retro-Hollywood inspired hair works whether you've got naturally curly or straight hair. Steal her style: 1. To start, apply a curling cream to damp hair, then use a diffuser to dry your hair, starting at the roots. 2. When hair is dry, clip half of your hair back, then spray about a 2-inch piece of hair with a holding spray. Use a large-barrel curling iron to curl the sections, holding for 20 seconds. 3. When this piece is complete, let the curl set (don't touch it), and grab another 2-inch section until all of your hair is curled. 4. Take a comb, and create a side part, and spray and curl the front section until you have a swooping wave. 5. Finish with a light-hold hairspray.
Kate Winslet Blonde, Prom Updo
Kate Winslet's 'do is an Oscar favorite -- but you can wear it anywhere. What to do: 1. Apply mousse to damp hair and blow dry with a round, mixed- or boar-bristle brush. 2. Work styling gel through hair (from ear-length down). 3. Part hair in the center and brush back into a low ponytail, leaving out some strands out near your temples. Secure the pony at the nape of your neck with an elastic. 4. Braid or twist the ponytail to wrap it around the base. Secure with bobby pins. 5. Twist the hair you left out back and over the top of the bun. Pin into place. 6. Tame flyaways with finishing cream and apply hairspray for extra hold.
Kate Winslet Chic, Blonde Updo
Kate Winslet's chignon is sleek and perfect on the surface but unruly from behind -- just how we like it. Get the look: 1. If you're hair isn't naturally straight, apply straightening balm and blow dry it straight with a jumbo-sized round brush. 2. Work a palm full of styling gel through hair, slick hair (and bangs) back with a comb. 3. Gather hair into a ponytail and secure with a clear elastic just above ear level. 4. Twist the ponytail into a bun and pin into place, leaving the ends untucked. If a few pieces pop out, that's OK -- you want a little messiness back there.
Kate Bosworth Wavy, Formal Half-Updo
Kate Bosworth's wavy hairstyle can be done on naturally wavy hair or straight hair. What to do: 1. If your hair is wavy, apply a curl enhancing cream to start. If you hair is straight, apply a styling mousse to hold curls better instead. Blow dry with a diffuser to bring out curls. 2. Curl your hair using a curling iron, but leave out the ends -- you want a messy look. 4. Now pin hair back into a half updo. 3. Don't forget to pull out some strands near your ear and curl them.
Julianne Hough Blonde, Curly, Romantic Updo
Julianne Hough's curly, romantic hair with ringlets can be done even if you have straight hair. Here's what to do: 1. First, work a curling cream through your damp hair (make sure to get the sections underneath, too). 2. Then, blow dry your roots using a diffuser -- don?t use a brush, you're going to want to keep the curl, not smooth it out. 3. Once hair is completely dry, section off hair and use a curling iron to create ringlets (spray hairspray before and after curling). 4. Create a side part, and pin the ends of your hair into a loose bun. 5. Pull out the ringlets in the front and finish with a light-hold hairspray.
Julianne Hough Blonde, Curly Half Updo
Julianne Hough's curly half updo is perfect for those who have long hair and an oval face, and want a formal style for their next big occasion. How to do it: 1. To get started, rub a curling cream through your damp hair, making sure to get the tips, too. 2. Then, blow dry your roots with a diffuser -- don?t use a brush, just your fingertips. 3. Once hair is completely dry, section off hair and use a curling iron to create ringlets (spray hairspray before and after curling). 4. Next, create a side part, extending all the way to the back of your crown. 5. Pull back half of your hair on both sides of your face and join the two sides. Twist around the tips into a neat bun and pin to secure. 6. To finish, mist hair with a light-hold hairspray.
Jessica Simpson Wedding Updo
Jessica Simpson's classic and sophisticated updo is great for straight, long hair with no bangs. What to do: 1. Pull dry hair back with a hair band in a ponytail, leaving a little volume at the crown. 2. Smooth flyaways using just a dab of styling paste rubbed between your palms. Don't use too much -- your hair will end up looking greasy. 3. Tease the base of the ponytail and then smooth top portion by gently brushing with a boar-bristle brush. 4. Twist ponytail to the right and then loosely twirl ponytail clockwise around the base, then pin into place with bobby pins. 5. Finish with maximum hold hairspray and then a bit of shine spray for that extra glimmer in the moonlight.
Jessica Simpson Sophisticated Updo
Jessica Simpson's sophisticated updo with long, side-swept bangs really draws attention to beautiful high cheekbones. Steal her style: 1. Flip head upside down and blow dry hair completely using a paddle brush. 2. Tease hair -- and don't be shy here, the more you tease, the better this will look. Smooth top layer by gently brushing. 3. Gather hair at nape of neck and gently twist, bringing ends of hair toward the ceiling and tucking the ends into the twist. Pin with bobby pins up and down left side of twist and make sure to hide the bobby pins well. 4. Sweep bangs to the left and spray entire head with maximum hold hairspray.
Jessica Simpson Edgy, Blonde Updo
Jessica Simpson's messy look is just what is in order for drinks with the girls. Messify your look with these tips: 1. Using a large-barrel round brush, blow dry hair. 2. Create a loose French twist by pulling hair toward the nape of your neck, twisting counter clockwise, pulling ends toward the ceiling and using bobby pins to secure in place. Don't worry about loose ends or flyaways -- the messier the better, we say. 3. Pull a few face-framing pieces free along with a few from the top for that extra-messy feel. 4. Finish with shine spray all over.
Jessica Simpson Sophisticated Ponytail
Jessica Simpson's ponytail is a new twist on an old standby and is especially cute with long bangs. To get the look: 1. Spray hair with a volumizing spray, then blow dry hair in sections using a medium-barrel round brush. The more volume you can create at the root here, the better. 2. Tease your hair at the crown, brush over gently to smooth top layer and let bangs fall forward to the sides your face. 3. Pull hair into a low ponytail at nape of neck and secure with hair band or clip. 4. Finish with medium hold hairspray used sparingly in the crown area (where you teased).
Ashlee Simpson Edgy Updo
Ashlee Simpson's updo is almost -- but not totally -- coiffed. That's why it fits her punky style. Get your punk on: 1. Mist dry hair with shine spray. 2. Create a low side part that's 2-inches long. Section off the hair along the front hairline with a clip. 3. Tease the hair at your crown. 4. Using a Mason Pearson-style boar-bristle brush, brush the rest of your hair back into a twist, a chignon or a ponytail, your choice. 5. Release the front section and brush to the side. Add a baby bump of volume by teasing along the front hairline above the right eyebrow. 6. Secure the ends of the front section by pinning them behind your ear or if long enough, pin into your twist. 7. Spray liberally with hairspray -- you don't want this sucker to move at all.
Ashlee Simpson Braided Updo
The beauty of Ashlee Simpson's updo is the simplicity -- a few braids makes for an ultra-feminine party look. Get her look: 1. Start with day old hair, or make it a little sticky with a good blast of hairspray -- this way the braids don't slip out (that would be such a waste of all this work, so lame). 2. Make an uneven side part: flip your head, shake the roots, flip up, and finger comb. 3. French-braid hair away from the part, on both sides. Secure the ends with clear elastic. 4. Gather the rest of your mane back into a chignon, making sure to hide the elastic with a chunk of hair (you can wind a chunk around each braid's ends). Pin the bun into place. 5. Mist allover with hairspray. How gorgeous are you? (Answer: very, very.)