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Paris Hilton's Voluminous Bun

By Heather Gunderman on
Paris Hilton (Getty) Paris Hilton's retro-inspired 'do at the Red Cross' Annual Red Tie Affair was an ultra-glamorous option, especially when paired with sparkly chandelier earrings. Below I've included nine easy steps for recreating her look along with a video found on youtube featuring a similar DIY style. 1. Section out bangs or a four-inch swath of hair along the front hairline. 2. Draw the rest of the hair up and secure it in a high ponytail. 3. To get the most volume, slip a hair...Read Full Story

Scarlett Johansson's Voluminous Updo

By Heather Gunderman on
Scarlett Johansson (Getty) From the front and sides, Scarlett Johansson's 'do creates the illusion of a voluminous short hairstyle. However, from the back, you can see her longer lengths have been twisted in small sections and pinned into place all over the back of her head. Scarlett's look is a fun option if you're looking to do something different with bangs of if you're in the midst of that tough growing out stage when hair feels unmanageable. Below I've listed six easy steps for...Read Full Story

Anne Hathaway's Glamorous Chignon

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Anne Hathaway (Getty) Before Anne Hathaway's extreme crop, she wore this amazing ultra-polished chignon with romantic loose tendrils to the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. This formal-looking 'do may take a little practice to recreate, but the effort is well worth the trouble. This style is perfect for prom, a wedding or any other event that requires something super-sophisticated. I've included step-by-step instructions on how to duplicate Anne's 'do along with a video found on youtube that...Read Full Story

Kirsten Dunst's Sexy Side Ponytail

By Heather Gunderman on
Kirsten Dunst (Getty Images) Kirsten Dunst's sexy 'do is a dressed-up version of the humble ponytail. It's also a quick look that's easy to duplicate. If you're feeling inspired, you could turn the messy braided portion into a more polished plait, or add a lot more curl to the entire style. Listed below are instructions for recreating Kirsten's ponytail along with a video I found on youtube that shows how to duplicate a similar style worn by Eva Longoria. 1. Begin with a subtly wavy...Read Full Story

Gwen Stefani's Flirty Top Knot

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Gwen Stefani (Getty Images) Leave it to Gwen Stefani to make a simple messy top knot look so chic. Incidentally, she paired this cool 'do with a mesh jumpsuit for the premiere of Paul McCartney's My Valentine music video and she looked incredible.  Below I've provided step-by-step instructions for duplicating Gwen's style along with a top knot hair tutorial I found on youtube. It's a quick and easy style that lends itself to interesting variations, so have fun experimenting!1. Section...Read Full Story

Brooklyn Decker's Casual Updo

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Brooklyn Decker (Getty Images) Brooklyn Decker's casual bobby-pinned updo paired perfectly with elegant earrings and vibrant fuchsia lipstick to create a stunning red carpet look. If you've been searching for a quick updo option that works great with wavy tresses, give this style a try. Below I've included four simple steps to duplicate Brooklyn's easy 'do along with a youtube video that shows the twisting, looping and pinning process I've described in the third step. 1. Begin with hair...Read Full Story

Bar Refaeli's Loosely Pinned Updo

By Heather Gunderman on
Bar Refaeli (Flynet) Bar Refaeli's loose romantic-looking updo is one of the easiest styles to recreate. Also, it works with a variety of hair lengths (from shoulder-length to super-long) and a lot of different textures. Below I've included eight steps for duplicating Bar's style. Keep in mind, this look doesn't require precise styling. Just keep it slightly messy and loose and your efforts will be rewarded with a very cool 'do. We also added a youtube video that offers another way of...Read Full Story

Christina Applegate's Casual Loose Side Bun

By Heather Gunderman on
Christina Applegate (Getty Images) Christina Applegate's slightly messy loose side bun has become a favorite look of mine. After duplicating several versions of this 'do I can whip out the style in a matter of minutes. And not only is it super easy, it's causal, yet office-appropriate and will work for a variety of hair lengths and textures. Below are seven simple steps for recreating Christina's loose side bun along with an easy-to-follow video found on youtube showing how to style a...Read Full Story

How to Get Kourtney Kardashian's French Braids + Bun

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Kourtney Kardashian (Getty Images) Kourtney Kardashian's French braided style is so sweet! It's the perfect look to pair with a cute summery dress and to keep hair looking pretty and polished during the warm spring and summer months. And the best part—it's also a fairly easy 'do to recreate.I've practiced this style on myself a few times and have come up with seven simple steps for duplicating Kourtney's look. I've also included a great tutorial video we found on youtube for learning...Read Full Story

How to Get Blake Lively's Messy French Twist

By Heather Gunderman on
Blake Lively (Getty Images) I loved Blake Lively's slightly disheveled 'do at the 2011 CinemaCon Awards ceremony, so I finally decided to see if the look could be replicated. Imprecise styling and messy textures are hallmarks of doable DIY options, so I thought it just might work. Even though I don't have Blake's luxuriant mane or her hair's length, my tresses seemed adequate for creating something similar. So, here are my 10 simple steps for duplicating the 'do followed by a short video...Read Full Story