Kelly Clarkson Straight Half Updo
Kelly Clarkson's sleek half updo looks chic yet flirty -- perfect for a casual night out. Steal her look: 1. Whether your hair is straight or slightly textured, apply a straightening cream, then use a paddle brush to blow dry hair. Pull each section straight while you dry, as smooth locks are the key to this look. 2. Set and polish strands by smoothing over 2-inch sections with a straightening iron. 3. To create the Bardot-Bump, start by making a part on either side of your head. Next, gather the top section of hair that falls between the parts and lift vertically. 4. Tease the backside of this section of hair, then spritz with hairspray. Push slightly forward for height -- don't go overboard unless you actually like Snookie's pouf -- then pin into place with a few bobby pins. 5. Finish the style with some hairspray to hold in place.
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.