Trying to copy one of the updo hairstyles that you've saved to your Pinterest hair mood board is kind of like ordering clothes online: nothing ever looks the same in real life.
You can't send a hairstyle back for a refund, but you can save yourself some of the struggle you have when trying to do an updo by referencing more realistic source material. That's where the following celebrity hairstyles come in. These French twists, topknots, and undone updos are all red carpet-worthy, but they're easy enough that you'll be able to create a similar look—even if you're incapable of doing a fishtail braid.
Here, we've rounded up seven red carpet updo hairstyles that are so simple, anyone can master them.
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