Have a party (or 12) to attend this holiday season, but don't have it in your budget to head to the hairstylist each and every time you desire a chic coiffure? Well, then, DIY. Luckily, creating your own sleek blow-out or impressive updo is easier than ever thanks to some clever styling kits fashioned up by various well-known brands. From twists to buns, see how you can perfect your styling skills, channel your inner cosmetologist, and save loads of cash now.
Diane Kruger may have some of the best braids in the business, but when it comes to pure chicness, Zoe Saldana wins in that department. And since Zoe's strands are medium-length, many of her coiffures can be duplicated on hair of varying lengths. So whether your hair is shorter or longer, there's a Zoe look here to inspire.
Move over ombré, there's a new trend in town: the braided updo. We've seen lots of stars sporting similar looks as of late, and now Nikki Reed is the latest to join the plaited bunch. At last night's Just Dance 3 launch in LA, Nikki donned a series of braids that, while a little more difficult to re-create, can be easier to achieve if you think of it in sections. See it all broken down for you now.
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.
Once the mercury starts rising, there's no respite from the heat, especially if your hair isn't already super short. But putting your hair up in a ponytail all the time can look sloppy, and more importantly, it can get boring. Don't settle for the same old thing when it comes to your hair this year. Check out these 15 pretty, easy styles and get stylish without (literally) breaking a sweat.