Carey Mulligan has one the best short hair updos in town!
For some short-hair gals, an invitation to a formal affair illicits a sad little "ugh" instead the the usual "oooohhh!" Problem is, formal gowns call for fancy updos, and short hair just can't play. But actually, not so! There are plenty of short hair updos out there, and we have the celebrity pictures to prove it! See our favorite celebs who rock short hair updos on the Hollywood red carpet!
Jessica Alba: This is one actress who makes the most of her medium locks with fabulous short hair updos. Here Jessica first curls her locks—you can use a large barrel iron. Then, sweep locks back from the forehead using a medium hold hairspray. Finally, clips locks together with a sassy barrette and the nape of your neck.
Carey Mulligan: The Education star has charmed the world with her sassy blond pixie cut. As 2010 came to close, Carey looked to be growing out her strands, opting for some tres chic short hair updos in the process. Here Carey likely began with a mattifying product to twist large chunks for textur. Her stylist pulled each strand back, pinning them in a very modern, edgy chignon.
Charlize Theron: In her short hair days, Charlize was known to show off that magnificent bone structure and swan-like neck with a blond short hair cut. She mimicked an updo with her side-parted locks swept bak from her forehead with an ever so gentle curl.
Katie Holmes is sweet as can with dark short hair updo sleek and shiny. Adorned with floral hairpins at the back, no one would ever know this updo was a faux!
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