Women with long hair can attest to the fact that more hair doesn't necessarily mean better hair. When you have lots of length to work with, styling can be more hassle than it's worth — think hours of blow-drying, curling, and pinning. Well, it's time to get out of your hair rut for the holidays! You can do more than the simple down 'do and the bad-hair-day ponytail. We've gathered our favorite red carpet moments to give long-haired ladies a jolt. Braids, buns, half-up looks, and sideswept styles can all be found within. Your ponytail holder is definitely going to get jealous this holiday season.
All of us get scissor-happy at one time or other. You see a great haircut on someone else and think, "I could totally pull that off!" Then, you're in the hairdresser's chair before you can say, "wrong face shape." But not every dramatic cut goes terribly wrong. Some of us are born to wear our hair short, and plenty of celebrities have seen their careers skyrocket after chopping off their long locks.
Long hair will always be beautiful, but there are loads of great short 'dos that prove there is more to life than Rapunzel lengths (at least for some of us). For a bit of haircut inspiration, take a look at our gallery of celebrities who've gone for the chop. We've decided which ones we think look best with long hair, those who rock a short cut, plus the lucky souls who can pull off any length they like. Keep clicking to see if you agree with our verdicts.
Need another reason to try bangs? We've got three, actually — and they prove that fringe definitely has its benefits. Here, celebrity stylist Tippi Shorter demonstrates how easy it is to transform your hair by changing the way you style your bangs. Watch now to see how to create three distinctly different looks!
Does trimming your split ends make your hair grow longer, faster? What about massaging your scalp? And will certain foods lead to a longer mane? To find out what really makes hair grow, we turned to celebrity stylist Tippi Shorter, who separates the myths from facts in this video. Who knows? Longer, stronger hair could be yours before you know it.
No matter what trends come along, long hair will never go out of style. And neither will this '40s-inspired, luxurious-looking take on Old Hollywood curls. Here, celebrity stylist Tippi Shorter explains how to add sleekness and shine that keeps the look modern. If you have a curling iron, pins, and the right styling products, this hairstyle is surprisingly easy to create. Watch now to learn each step.
For her hair, Tresemmé celebrity stylist Mara Roszak gave Mila a French twist. To find out how she did it, just keep reading.
Our jaws hit the floor when we saw Maggie Q's gorgeous curls at the People’s Choice Awards. You can get the look at home with tips from her hair stylist, Richard Marin, who created these curls. Find out how to re-create the look when you read more.
Naomi Watts recently set off a mini-furor with her new blunt haircut. And if the looks on the runway are to be believed, they'll be one of the big hair trends for the upcoming season. But going blunt can be scary — especially if you have traumatic memories of grungy, stringy styles from the early '90s. So how can you wear the trend and look both pretty and modern? We pulled five of the most flattering interpretations of the look, using the runway for inspiration.
Try Enjoy Texture Spray ($16) or Sally Hershberger's Genius Spray Wax ($12.50), both of which provide hold and texture to all hair types and lengths. Of her product, Sally says, "It's really about having the next-day sexy/messy look, with out looking all dry and greasy." To find out six different ways you can use this multifunctional product, just read more.