Ponytails are the hairstyle equivalent of a white button-down — in other words, they're a style staple that goes with everything. Here we show you seven ways to toss your hair back, from a sleek and easy middle part (perfect for a case of the Mondays) to a teased style that will be sure to breathe new life into your LBD. The best part? There's something for every level of hair enthusiast — neophytes included! Watch now to sidestep any bad hair day with a fresh, new ponytail style! On Kirbie: Embellishment by ban.do.
This season, there's a new crop of tousled, stylish braids that are worlds away from the more stylized milkmaid styles we saw so much of last year. Instead, braids of late are long, undone, and incredibly romantic. See which style will bring out the storybook heroine in you.
While Kate Middleton may be known for her signature long, wavy hair (which she most frequently wears down), there are a few times she experiments with her style. Last week while visiting Canada, the Duchess of Cambridge looked as sophisticated as ever wearing a half-up, looped style accentuated with butterfly clips.
And over the weekend while visiting LA, she made a classic bun all the more modern by incorporating it into this pulled-back-at-the-sides coiffure. To see her latest look at various angles, and get a few tips on re-creating the minibun yourself, be sure to check out the gallery now.
What's a newly created duchess to do? During her visit to Ottawa, Kate Windsor (née Middleton) needed a hairstyle that was formal enough for a state visit, but was neither too stuffy nor dowdy. So she came up with a compromise straight out of the mullet playbook: business in the front, party in the back.
Her sleek half-updo was simply swept back, but instead of putting the gathered section into a ponytail, Kate worked in pirouettes of hair and cute butterfly clips. To see the full hairstyle up close and get tips for getting a similar look on your own, just keep reading.
Blake Lively has some of the best hair in Hollywood, and at the Green Lantern premiere in Los Angeles yesterday, she did not disappoint. Wearing a white Chanel frock, Blake's hairstylist, Rod Ortega, created beachy waves that were tossed back into a tousled ponytail and a trio of fishtailed braids. A gold and diamond floral hair accessory with filigree details topped off the hairstyle for a truly cool look.
Last night at the 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards, many stars on the red carpet opted for sexy waves, but there also were a few slicked-back updos in the crowd that really stood out. Need a way to stay cool this warm-weathered season, all while actually looking cool? Check out five sleek updos that not only keep hair off the forehead and neck, but also happen to be alluring.
When creating Blake Lively's look for the 2011 MTV Movie Awards, celebrity stylist Rod Ortega wanted to do something appropriate for the warm-weathered season: a long, sleek ponytail. "It is a fresh, chic style; a staple suitable to any occasion, from the red carpet to the beaches of Saint-Tropez," Ortega said. So to find out how to get Blake's sophisticated ponytail in just a few steps, keep reading.
With warm weather approaching, there's no better way to get outside, get moving, and reduce your carbon footprint than by riding your bike. Since you likely want to arrive to your destination without looking completely unkempt, to help, we've put together some cute looks that will survive any bumpy ride. Check all 10 of them out now.
When headed to the beach or pool, a hairstyle that takes minimal effort is the way to go, especially if you're planning on taking a dip. Celebrities always have the best tricks for getting effortlessly pretty hair, especially when they're on vacation and know the paparazzi will be snapping away. So check out these 15 styles stars have been wearing when by water.
Get into the mood for warmer weather and a new lease on life with this season's loveliest new hairstyles. Straight from the runways, here are 10 of the prettiest, freshest looks you'll see, all eminently wearable and fashion forward.