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Ahna O'Reilly's Voluminous Bun

By Heather Gunderman on
Ahna O'Reilly (Getty Images) Ahna O'Reilly's voluminous bun is a style that will work for a variety of hair lengths. Even tresses slightly longer than shoulder-length are long enough to create similar look. Below are five easy steps for duplicating Ahna's 'do along with a video found on youtube that shows a variation of the style. 1. Section out bangs and a few strands along the temples. 2. Brush hair thoroughly and pull it up into a high ponytail. Use a lot of tension and secure tresses with...Read Full Story

Julie Bowen's Luxe Looped Ponytail

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Julie Bowen (Getty Images)  Julie Bowen swept her hair up into a simple looped ponytail, yet made the look seem ultra-glamorous by pairing it with a flirty ivory Naeem Khan dress featuring lots of feathers and shiny sequins. There are only three easy steps involved in duplicating Julie's versatile 'do, which we've listed below along with a youtube video showing how to create a similar look. 1. Pull hair into a high ponytail and secure it with a hair elastic. To get tresses super-sleek, try...Read Full Story

Sarah Jessica Parker's Flirty Waves

By Heather Gunderman on
Sarah Jessica Parker (Getty) Sarah Jessica Parker's wavy updo hits just the right note for a casual night out. Even though she brought this sexy 'do to the red carpet, it looks equally hot paired with a cropped leather jacket and skinny jeans. Below are simple step-by-step instructions for duplicating Sarah Jessica's style along with a video found on youtube showing how to recreate a similar look. 1. Begin with curly or wavy hair. Either activate natural texture by blow-drying hair with a...Read Full Story

Rashida Jones' Pretty Loose Bun

By Heather Gunderman on
Rashida Jones (Getty) Rashida Jones' pretty updo makes the most of layered tresses or hair with a subtle wavy texture. With stylishly side-swept bangs and loose face-framing tendrils, this sweet romantic look is perfect for a formal affair. Below are the steps for duplicating Rashida's 'do along with a youtube video that details how to create a similar style. 1. Section out bangs and a few long pieces along the temples. 2. Backcomb hair thoroughly through the back of the head. 3. Pull...Read Full Story

Heidi Klum's French Twist Variation

By Heather Gunderman on
Heidi Klum (Getty) Heidi Klum frequently opts for interesting updos when attending red carpet events and this variation on a French twist is certainly one of them. Instead of sweeping all of her hair into a smooth vertical twist, her tresses have be drawn back,  twisted in segments and wrapped into small buns. Below are step-by-step instructions for recreating Heidi's cool 'do along with a video found on youtube showing how to style a classic French twist. 1. Take a two inch swath of hair...Read Full Story

Scarlett Johansson's Braided Halo

By Heather Gunderman on
Scarlett Johansson (Getty Images) Scarlett Johansson's French braid in the round is a classic 'do that looked great on the red carpet paired with a sultry strapless dress. Below are the three simple steps for recreating her romantic style along with a video found on youtube showing how to duplicate a similar look. 1. Begin the French braid in the middle of the back of the head, drawing hair into the braid from along the hairline. 2. Maintain a horizontal French braid, encircling the crown...Read Full Story

Emily Blunt's Wavy Updo

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Emily Blunt (PacificCoastNews) From the front, Emily Blunt's updo almost looks almost like a very short bob haircut. However, she started out with a slightly longer than jaw-length bob that was rolled up along the back hairline and pinned. Her look is a romantic option and also easy to duplicate. Below I've included the nine steps for recreating the look along with a video found on youtube that shows how to style an alternate version of the faux bob. 1. Begin with hair that has a bit of...Read Full Story

Jordin Sparks' Looped Pontyail

By Heather Gunderman on
Jordin Sparks (Getty Images) Jordin Sparks' 'do, while casual and easy to style, looks perfectly paired with a shimmery dress and sparkly earrings. The versatile look will also be equally lovely with a simple day dress or even just a pair of jeans and a T-shirt. Below I've listed the six steps for recreating Jordin's updo along with a video found on youtube showing a similar DIY style. 1. Part hair down the center.2. Section out bangs or two-inch pieces of hair from along both sides of...Read Full Story

Maggie Grace's Braids + Bun

By Heather Gunderman on
Maggie Grace (Getty) Love Maggie Grace's adorable updo? So do we! Reproducing it, though, might seem a bit intimidating—there's a lot going on. But if it's broken down, section by the section, it will seem less complicated. Here are the 8 steps for recreating Maggie's combination braids and bun:1. Section out two-inch swaths of hair, on either side of the head, starting from slightly above the ears and running about three inches along the back hairline. 2. Braid the sections...Read Full Story

Amy Childs' Side-Swept 'Do

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Amy Childs (Getty) Amy Childs' side-swept 'do is a fun, voluminous style to try for a formal function, like prom. A set of hot rollers or a medium-barreled curling iron will help give tresses a curly texture and a hair donut will allow you to get a lot of volume if your locks aren't very long. Below I've listed step-by-step instructions for recreating Amy's look. I've also included a video found on youtube that demonstrates a similar style without including a hair donut. 1. Set hair on...Read Full Story