By InStyle Staff
Jun 26, 2012 @ 1:05 pm
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Subtle braids like January Jones's, Kristin Cavallari's, and Ahna O'Reilly's add a feminine touch to updos and down 'dos alike. "This style works best on hair the day after a shampoo," said Cavallari's hairstylist Marcus Francis. "The extra texture will help when braiding and pinning up hair." Try tiny plaits on each side of your head like Cavallari, a French braided bun like Jones, or a chic hairline braid like O'Reilly. Click through the gallery for more hair trends we love!MORE:How Nina Dobrev Gets the Perfect BlowoutKate Walsh’s Go-To Products for Rich Red HairHeidi Klum Talks How to Get Supermodel Hair