Hair Look of the Day

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Hair Look of the Day

01 of 20

Jennifer Hudson's Tousled Side Braid

Jennifer Hudson - braid - hair
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THE STYLE An extra-long and chunky braid pulled over one shoulder

WHERE Performing at AOL Studios in Beverly Hills

WHY WE LOVE IT Jennifer Hudson's flirty side braid gets everything right: It's long, ropey and lived-in, and thanks to breezy flyaways, it doesn't look too prim and plaited.

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02 of 20

Eva Longoria's Fake-Out Bob

Eva Longoria - hair - Guadalajara
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THE STYLE A playful faux bob with kicked-up, swingy ends

WHERE The Harvest press conference at the Guadalajara International Film Festival in Mexico

WHY WE LOVE IT Who among us doesn't want to play with a dramatically different look-and then have it back to normal at the end of the night? Eva Longoria's above-the-shoulder bob is simply the result of a tucked-up chignon and long layers left out in front. We love the gorgeous illusion, if only for today.

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03 of 20

Camilla Belle's Cinnamon Strands

Camilla Belle - Juicy Couture - hair
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THE STYLE A lighter shade of brunet just in time for spring

WHERE The opening of the Juicy Couture store in Miami

WHY WE LOVE IT Camilla Belle's deep raven tresses had a special place in our heart, but this new spiced up hue is just as flattering against her tawny skin.

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04 of 20

Keira Knightley's Smooth Bob

Keira Knightly - hair - Comedy Theater
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THE STYLE A sleek chin-length bob

WHERE Leaving the Comedy Theater in London

WHY WE LOVE IT Keira Knightley debuted her pitch-perfect bob back in October, and we're delighted to see that six months later, she's maintaining the look and the length. Pin-straight or lightly waved, there's no texture that doesn't work with this effortless cut.

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05 of 20

Anne Hathaway's Tousled Waves

Anne Hathaway - Rio - hair
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THE STYLE Loose waves, parted on an angle and pulled to one shoulder

WHERE The premiere of Rio in Rio de Janeiro

WHY WE LOVE IT The texture of Anne Hathaway's hair is beachy and very Brazil, however, a sparkly barrette placed on the side adds a welcome touch of high-end sophistication.

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06 of 20

Liv Tyler's Silky Curls

Liv Tyler - hair - Super premiere
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THE STYLE Loose, shiny curls parted in the middle

WHERE The Super premiere in New York City

INSIDE SCOOP Liv Tyler's hairstylist David Babaii worked a few drops of Couture Colour Pequi Oil Treatment into the star's damp hair before rough-drying it, and twisting random sections around a curling iron. Applying oil before you dry the hair makes sure you get all the glossy benefits with none of the greasy downside.

07 of 20

Taylor Swift's Sweet Side Braid

Taylor Swift - side braid - Paris
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THE STYLE A twisty, simple braid pulled over one shoulder

WHERE In Paris over the weekend

WHY WE LOVE IT Taylor Swift's low-key braid works because of the roughed-up texture. (Too silky braids just fall out.) The single tendril on the opposite side lends the look a bit of balance.

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08 of 20

Camila Alves's Shiny Curls

Camila Alves - hair - Intermix/Rag & Bone
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THE STYLE Extra long spirals with a high gloss finish

WHERE An Intermix/Rag & Bone cocktail party in Los Angeles

WHY WE LOVE IT Because of their three dimensional shape, curls tend to have a matte finish. Not Camila Alves's version. If you want to give your tendrils a similar luminosity, infuse your strands with a shine serum before you style. That way, you get all the benefits and none of the crunch some curl-enhancing products leave behind.

09 of 20

Thandie Newton's In-Your-Face Bun

Thandie Newton - Louis Vuitton - hair bun
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THE STYLE A chunky bun piled along the hairline and positioned to the side just so

WHERE The Louis Vuitton party for Sam Taylor Wood in London

WHY WE LOVE IT It's not often that stars rock hairstyles we've never seen before, which is why Thandie Newton's innovative look was such a treat. The oversize, opulent bun has a fresh, springy vibe, like a gorgeous blossom.

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10 of 20

Sienna Miller's '60s Strands

Sienna Miller - hair - Selfridges
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THE STYLE Honey hued strands parted in the middle with slight lift at the back of the head

WHERE The launch of Twenty8Twelve at Selfridges in London

WHY WE LOVE IT Sienna Miller's style is special because it whispers retro rather than screaming it. The part stops at the center of the head so the rest of the hair can be brushed back in a sexy, Bardot fashion.

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11 of 20

Katy Perry's Slick Bun

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THE STYLE An eye-catching top knot

WHERE Promoting her fragrance in Germany

WHY WE LOVE IT Katy Perry swept back her bangs and her waves for a striking and refined look. The off-the-face updo shows off her milky skin and her wide, saucer eyes.

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12 of 20

Blake Lively's Lived-In Waves

Blake Lively's Lived-In Waves
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THE STYLE Long, golden blond strands with lived-in texture

WHERE The 2011 BAM Theater Gala in New York City

WHY WE LOVE IT Blake Lively makes having good hair look easy thanks to touchable waves, glimmering color, and an easy-going texture that we just can't get enough of.

13 of 20

Jennifer Lawrence's Falling Down Updo

Jennifer Lawrence - Miu Miu - hair
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THE STYLE Long, breezy layers in front and a '60s-inspired ponytail in back

WHERE The Miu Miu Ready to Wear show at Paris Fashion Week

WHY WE LOVE IT Jennifer Lawrence has a winning combination. Not only is the Oscar-nominee an unflinchingly talented actress, but she's also got tons of gorgeous hair. This undone style is less precise than the looks she rocked on the red carpet, but no less enviable.

14 of 20

Mila Kunis's Soft Strands

Mila Kunis - Cosmopolitan - hair
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THE STYLE Touchable strands pulled onto on shoulder

WHERE The Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Males of 2011 Awards in New York City

WHY WE LOVE IT Mila Kunis's hair is the perfect mix of sleek and lissome; sweeping it to one side adds an easy dose of purposeful finish.

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15 of 20

Amanda Seyfried's Deconstructed Updo

Amanda Seyfried - Red Riding Hood premiere - hair
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THE STYLE A crimpy updo that was more down that up

WHERE The Red Riding Hood premiere in Hollywood

WHY WE LOVE IT Amanda Seyfried's hair just keeps getting better and better. Here, the undone texture and low twisty knot pair to create an unexpectedly sexy look.

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16 of 20

Sofia Vergara's Sexy Ponytail

Sofia Vergara - NAACP Image Awards - hair - ponytail
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THE STYLE A long, bumped-up ponytail on the back of the head

WHERE The 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles

WHY WE LOVE IT Long swooping bangs and exaggerated volume at the crown lend an alluring sophistication to Sofia Vergara's simple ponytail. Thanks to high-intensity shine, the retro-inspired look stays entirely modern.

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17 of 20

Vanessa Hudgen's Mid-Length Cut

Vanessa Hudgens - 25 Park - hair
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THE STYLE A one-length, below the collarbone crop

WHERE 25 Park in New York City

WHY WE LOVE IT Vanessa Hudgens made a name for herself with down-to-there strands, but that doesn't mean she can't rock a fresher, shorter crop just as sexily. The shaken-out texture and spicy highlights give the straightforward cut an edgy twist.

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18 of 20

Ginnifer Goodwin's Choppy Pixie

Ginnifer Goodwin - hair - The Dance for Equality
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THE STYLE A spiky, side-swept cut with lots of piecey texture

WHERE The Dance for Equality Benefit in Hollywood

WHY WE LOVE IT Ginnifer Goodwin's been rocking a short cut since 2009, but this most recent styling job by Anh Co Tran was more jagged and edgy. "The bottom is buzzed super short, but we've been letting it grow out on top-that length is what makes it such a versatile cut," says Tran.

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19 of 20

Emma Stone's Easy Texture

Emma Stone - Sunset Tower - hair
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THE STYLE Long, airy bangs and straight strands with an air-dried finish

WHERE The Sunset Tower in West Hollywood

WHY WE LOVE IT Ever since Emma Stone took the platinum plunge back in December, her hair has been either half-up, pinned back or out of her face. We were so pleased to see this breezy down 'do, which further showcased how well the icy blond works with her warm skintone.

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20 of 20

Kerry Washington's Straight Strands

Kerry Washington - Vanity Fair - hair
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THE STYLE Super sleek hair paired with thick, eyelash-grazing fringe

WHERE The Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood

INSIDE SCOOP Kerry Washington usually opts for low-key, rumpled waves. But according to her hairstylist Marcus Francis, her signature look wouldn't work with her graphic dress. "Her dress was very sleek with clean, straight lines. The hair needed to reflect that," he told us. "If Kerry had worn her signature waves, it probably would have competed with the dress, and that dress needed all the attention. Bone straight hair with blunt bangs drew attention to her cheekbones and almond shape eyes-two of the most important features to showcase."

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