For as much work goes into caring for long hair, there’s one perk that makes all the conditioning, brushing, and regular trims worth it—updos. The extra length, that at times you might resent, gives you a versatile canvas for styles from high buns to pinned-up curls to intricate braids. Sweeping your hair off your shoulders also draws attention to your facial features in a striking way, and can dress up and dress down any outfit or makeup look. You’ll need a few props by your side—namely styling products, hot tools, bobby pins, and most importantly, time. Then, you’ll need to pick a hairstyle—that’s where we come in. From Zendaya's topknot to Sara Sampaio's braided bun, these are the prettiest celebrity-inspired looks perfect for anyone with hair that hits past their shoulders.
There's no better excuse than the holiday season to break out of your self-inflicted hair rut by road-testing a new style. Think about it: Your friend's intimate Secret Santa gift-exchange, or your company's annual party are two of the many occasions you'll be attending that call for you to spend a little extra time on your hair instead of resorting to the usual air-dried waves you rely on during the workweek. Don't know where to start? The red carpet is full of hairstyle inspiration, whether you want to wear your strands down or try your hand at an updo to really switch things up. From Rihanna's high half-up half-down ponytail to Gigi Hadid's side-swept, retro waves, these styles are easy to recreate at home, as long as your willing to add a few more minutes to your styling session. Here, we have the best celebrity party hairstyles that are perfect for every event on your cal this holiday season.
It's official: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are engaged! Now that the couple has finally shared the news, we're counting down the days until their wedding day this upcoming spring. While we've always admired Markle's advocacy work, acting, and spend more time than we want to admit ogling over her and Prince Harry's unbelievably cute relationship, we've also always loved her impeccably chic red carpet beauty looks. Along with smoky eyes and glossy lips, Markle's updos and blowouts can easily hang with all of the hairstyles you see (and love) on Kate Middleton. Here, we've rounded up five of Markle's hairstyles that are worthy of her repeating for her Royal wedding.
A ponytail has always been our solution for dealing with second day hair and a staple at the gym. However, with a few tweaks the two-minute updo can be upgraded from an afterthought to an actual look. That's exactly what your favorite celebs have been doing on the red carpet this season. From simple details like Julianne Hough's black ribbon-wrapped tail to Jennifer Lopez's high ponytail with soft curtain bangs, there's a myriad of ideas to pluck from stars' recent takes on the style to give you inspiration on how wear the updo this fall. Here, we've rounded up the chicest (but easy to recreate) ways to wear a ponytail now.
Nothing against the scrunchie and its comeback, but there's other a myriad of other hair accessories—both retro and unconventional—to incorporate into your styles when you have the urge to spice things up. If you've already spent too much time than you want to admit on Pinterest looking up hair accessories, perhaps it's time to look elsewhere for inspiration. On the red carpet, celebs wearing everything from spa headbands to fresh-cut blooms that put every flower crown you've ever seen at Coachella to shame. If you haven't spotted these looks on your friends' boards yet, it's only a matter of time before you see the styles re-Pinned everywhere. Here, we've rounded up our favorite, most Pinterest-worthy celebrity styles with hair accessories you need to try now.
Whether you are looking to spice up your hairstyle or attending a wedding or prom, see our favorite updos from every angle.
The ponytail is forever put in that “workout hairstyle” box, but while effective for tapping back on a spin bike, it’s unfair to limit it to just exercise. As seen on celebrities, social media, and probably the girl in front of you in the grocery store, the pony is one of the most versatile looks of all time. It can be high. It can be low. It can be messy. It can be sleek. You get it, and these 10 Hollywood-approved looks prove it's being reinvented and redefined every single day.
Where were you when you found out the hairstyle you opt for during a cycling class, or when you wash your face was a regular for Hollywood’s elite on the red carpet? They say you don’t forget the happiest moments of your life, and realizing topknots are incredibly chic totally counts. While they’re never technically out of style, celebrities, models, and influencers alike are giving the messy updo some serious love at the moment. From Kendall Jenner’s looped version at Cannes to Kelly Rohrbach’s tousled approach, here are the high buns to road-test this summer.
Ready your Pinterest boards, brides-to-be. Following another season of Bridal Fashion Week, chances are, you've probably already started the process of avidly saving each and every dress to your #WeddingInspo board (which may or may not be private), but take a second look and pay closer attention to the gorgeous updos paired with each dress. In lieu of the over-coiffed looks of years past, this season's aesthetic is undone and effortless, with waves, plaits, and half-down styles in abundance. Scroll down to see seven of the prettiest updos and half-updos from Bridal Fashion Week.