Curly hairstyles

A full head of voluminous corkscrew or face-framing side curls? It doesn’t matter because curly hairstyles are always hot on the hairstyle trend! Scour our numerous hip curly hairstyles that we’ve compiled for you!

Tara Lipinski’s Curly Side-Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Tara Lipinski’s Hot Curly Side-Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Tara Lipinski wore her lengthy golden locks loose, curled, and swept to one side..

Tara Lipinski wore her lengthy golden locks loose, curled, and swept to one side during the 2014 Oscars. A thin tendril hangs on the opposite side while the top is subtly pumped up. To make your curls appear natural, direct them away from your face instead of towards. 

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Anne Hathaway’s Wavy Pixie at the 2014 Oscars

Anne Hathaway’s Lovely Wavy Pixie at the 2014 Oscars

How to glam up a short-at-the-sides, longer-on-top pixie? Give it a few meek wa..

How to glam up a short-at-the-sides, longer-on-top pixie? Give it a few meek waves! Anne Hathaway’s short crop was lightly curled and pushed up making her beautiful features pop! To make the style stay, apply a mousse with strong hold before doing the look.

Lupita Nyong’o’s Short Hairstyle with Headband at the 2014 Oscars

Lupita Nyong’o’s Short Fierce Hairstyle with Headband at the 2014 Oscars

Let’s all pause for a moment to revel at how Lupita Nyong’o triumphantly redefin..

Let’s all pause for a moment to revel at how Lupita Nyong’o triumphantly redefined hi-top fade hairstyle. To girlify a hi-top fade hairstyle for a formal event is a feat; quite a difficult one, actually, but she did it with a big bang! Everyone’s BFF at the 2014 Oscars pushed back the tapered top of her short crop with a gold and diamond-encrusted Harry Winston headband. To tame the top, apply a soft hold gel before donning the headband. Well sculpted shaved sides added a clean and cool look to her coif. Perfection!

Sandra Bullock’s Curly Side Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Sandra Bullock’s Elegant Curly Side Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Sandra Bullock showcased a gravity-defying side swept hairstyle at the recent 201..

Sandra Bullock showcased a gravity-defying side swept hairstyle at the recent 2014 Oscars. Her luscious black mane with caramel highlights were beautifully curled and shoved to one side. You can pin your hair or use a hairspray with strong hold to keep it in place.

Kerry Washington’s Curly Long Half Up Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Kerry Washington’s Unkempt Curly Half Up Long Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Subdued top and mussed bottom was Kerry Washington’s coif of choice during the..

Subdued top and mussed bottom was Kerry Washington’s coif of choice during the 2014 Oscars…..and she still pulled it off with sophistication! Too unfair! A flattened crown will make your face appear rounder and bigger than it is. Counteract that glitch by adding a little bump on top through some root teasing. Pull just a thin section of your hair back and pin them tightly. Tousle the curled ends with your fingers for an unkempt finish.

Angelina Jolie’s Long Straight Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Angelina Jolie’s Elegant Long Straight Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Oh, Angie! How we adore thee! She kept her elegance in top form by pairing a go..

Oh, Angie! How we adore thee! She kept her elegance in top form by pairing a gorgeous Elie Saab gown with a muted hairstyle. A super sleek mane should be avoided when you’ve got a strong jaw line such as Angelina Jolie’s. It will emphasize the width of the lower half of your face further. Give your hair a good body during a blowout. Curl the ends lightly for a soft and sweet finish.

Kate Hudson’s Side-Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Kate Hudson’s Sexy Side-Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Oscars

Another winner for the side-swept hairstyle category at the 2014 Oscars is…drumro..

Another winner for the side-swept hairstyle category at the 2014 Oscars is…drumroll…Kate Hudson! The beautiful actress – in a drop-dead gorgeous Atelier Versace gown – swept her golden locks to one side, giving her that Old Hollywood glam factor. The ends are slightly curled while the rest remained sleek and smooth.

Katherine Heigl Sideswept Formal Hairdo

Katherine Heigl's Short Curly Blonde Hair In Sideswept Formal Hairdo

Ladies with short bob hairstyles sometimes have trouble dressing up their hairsty..

Ladies with short bob hairstyles sometimes have trouble dressing up their hairstyle for formal occasions. Katherine Heigl makes it look easy! Katherine’s golden blonde hair is cut in a short, layered bob hairstyle, and for a special night out, she opted for a sideswept look. Her hair was parted with a deep side part, and then styling product and blonde bobby pins were used to pin hair to one side. A curling serum was applied to her hair before using a styling wand to create beautiful, spiral curls.

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Kate Middleton Half-Up Bun

Kate Middleton's Long Brown Hair With Half-Up Bun Hairdo

Kate Middleton usually wears her long, thick, brown hair down and loose, but for..

Kate Middleton usually wears her long, thick, brown hair down and loose, but for a special event with Prince William, she opted for a half-up hairdo. The top half of her hair was twisted into a classic ballerina bun and secured at the back of her head. The bottom half was curled to create a sweet, romantic look. This style works best on ladies with thick hair.

Long Blonde Formal Updo

Long Blonde Hair In Elegant Formal Spiral Curled Updo

This model’s long, blonde hair is styled in a beautiful, formal updo. Her hair wa..

This model’s long, blonde hair is styled in a beautiful, formal updo. Her hair was teased at the crown. To achieve greater volume, apply hair powder to the roots after teasing. Her hair was twisted and secured with bobby pins at the back of the head. A curling product was sprayed on hair, and then hair was curled with a medium-barreled curling iron. The front section was curled only half-way down the length of hair in one spiral curl to the side. The look is held in place with hairspray. This is an elegant hairdo perfect for any formal occasion.

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Kendall Jenner Long Curly Hairstyle

Kendall Jenner's Black Hair In Long Curly Hairstyle For Teens

Kendall Jenner looks great wherever she goes with her long, black hair and perfect..

Kendall Jenner looks great wherever she goes with her long, black hair and perfect complexion. Between filming Keeping Up With the Kardashians and dating Harry Styles, Kendall is one of the hottest models right now. Kendall’s glossy, black hair is long and layered. Parted in the middle and curled with a styling wand, her hair hangs loosely down her back. Kendall wore this hairstyle to an event in Los Angeles in 2013.

Selena Gomez Simple Updo

Selena Gomez's Brunette Hair In Simple Curly Updo For Prom

Selena Gomez always looks cute regardless of how she wears her hair, but she lo..

Selena Gomez always looks cute regardless of how she wears her hair, but she looks especially adorable in this curly, formal updo. Selena’s medium-long hair was teased at the crown for a little volume and was twisted up and pinned to the back of her head. Curls were added for a playful, fun look. Her choppy bangs are left straight to frame her face along with loosely-curled layers on each side. This is a perfect look for prom!

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Long Formal Hairdo For Teens

Long Layered Hair In Curly Pulled-Back Hairdo For Prom

This teen’s long, copper-colored hair is layered and full of curls. The top half h..

This teen’s long, copper-colored hair is layered and full of curls. The top half has been teased and secured with bobby pins at the back of the head. Her side bangs give this classic look a modern twist. Face-framing layers are left loose to hang in spiral curls. This look is very pretty and perfect for prom or graduation.

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Blonde Medium Prom Hairdo

Blonde Medium-Length Hair In Curly Formal Hairdo For Prom

This model’s medium-length, blonde hair is styled in a formal hairdo perfect for..

This model’s medium-length, blonde hair is styled in a formal hairdo perfect for prom. Her hair is curled and teased, and the sides are pulled back with sparkly barrettes. To copy this look, use medium-sized hot rollers and lots of hairspray. This hairdo is popular with many celebrities such as Carrie Underwood and Reese Witherspoon.

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Auburn Formal Hairdo With Peacock Feathers

Long Auburn Hair In Formal Half Updo With Peacock Feathers

These colorful peacock feathers bring out the gorgeous hue of this model’s beautif..

These colorful peacock feathers bring out the gorgeous hue of this model’s beautiful red hair. What a great way to get noticed! This teen’s hair is full of voluminous curls and pinned to the side with bobby pins in a half-updo for prom. A loose spiral tendril of hair hangs on the opposite side of her head to balance the look. The colors in the peacock feathers would compliment all jewel-toned gowns or give a pop of color to black or white gowns.

Katherine Heigl Short Curly Bob

Katherine Heigl's Short Blonde Hair In Curly Bob Hairstyle

Katherine Heigl’s gorgeous blonde hair is styled in a fun, flirty, bob hairstyle fu..

Katherine Heigl’s gorgeous blonde hair is styled in a fun, flirty, bob hairstyle full of big curls. This hairstyle looks great with her oval face and big, blue eyes. Layers throughout her hair and her side bangs give movement to the hairstyle and compliment her confident, bubbly personality.

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Brunette Curly Prom Updo

Brown Curly Hair In Classic Prom Formal Updo Hairdo

This model’s brunette hair is styled in a classic prom updo. Hair is pinned high..

This model’s brunette hair is styled in a classic prom updo. Hair is pinned high on top of her head and curled with a small-barreled curling iron after using a curl-enhancing product. Sparkly pins are added to make this look very special for prom. This hairdo would look best on girls wearing strapless prom dress or gowns with tiny spaghetti straps. With this hairdo, you’ll like a Southern belle stepping out to a Debutante Ball!

Carrie Underwood Romantic Loose Updo

Carrie Underwood's Long Blonde Layered Hair In Loose Romantic Updo

Carrie Underwood looked stunning while attending the Peter Som Show at Merced..

Carrie Underwood looked stunning while attending the Peter Som Show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York on February 7. She wore her long, layered, blonde hair in a loose, romantic updo. Her longer layers were pinned up in the back, while her shorter layers in the front and sides were left loose around her face in romantic curls. Her side bangs were slightly teased.

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Stana Katic Curly Formal Hairstyle

Stana Katic's Brown Medium Curly Formal Awards Hairstyle

Stana Katic looked beautiful and glamorous at the East Coast Ceremony of the 66..

Stana Katic looked beautiful and glamorous at the East Coast Ceremony of the 66th Annual Writer’s Guild Awards on February 1, 2014 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Stana’s medium-length bob hairstyle was full of playful curls. Her hair looked great with her hot pink and black dress. This formal hairstyle can be worn to any special event such as prom.

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Karina Smirnoff Short Curly Hairstyle

Karina Smirnoff's Short Curly Vintage Formal Awards Hairstyle

Karina Smirnoff chose an old-Hollywood style vintage look for the 29th Annual Sa..

Karina Smirnoff chose an old-Hollywood style vintage look for the 29th Annual Santa Monica International Festival held last week. Karina’s dark brown bob was curled and tucked behind one ear. She wore this hairstyle with a beautiful white lacy eyelet dress to the festival’s Virtuosos Award Ceremony on February 4, 2014.

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Blonde Curly Half-Up Prom Hairdo

Long Blonde Hair In Voluminous Curly Half-Up Prom Hairdo

This teen’s long, thick, gorgeous, blonde hair is styled in a formal half-updo. Fo..

This teen’s long, thick, gorgeous, blonde hair is styled in a formal half-updo. For girls who want to show off their long, beautiful hair by wearing it down but want something special for prom night, this hairdo is perfect. This model’s hair has been curled, teased, and pinned in place with light-colored bobby pins. Pastel faux roses were added to one side of the hairdo for a finishing touch.

Long Auburn Curly Prom Hairdo

Long Auburn Hair In Voluminous Curly Hairdo For Prom

This model’s long, auburn hair is full of voluminous, defined curls. To achieve t..

This model’s long, auburn hair is full of voluminous, defined curls. To achieve this look, use a curl-enhancing styling mist before curling hair with a small-barreled curling iron. Pin back hair at the top. Use  large round brush when drying to turn the side bangs slightly under, and finish with hairspray. This look is a favorite among country music performers such as Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, and it looks great with any type of neckline.

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Kate Middleton Half-Up Hairdo

Kate Middleton's Long Brown Hair In Sweet Half-Up Hairdo

Kate Middleton is always the picture of perfection. In this photo, her long brown..

Kate Middleton is always the picture of perfection. In this photo, her long brown hair is curled with the top half pulled back neatly with a dainty barrette. This youthful hairdo goes well with her sweet personality and demure manner.

 

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Miley Cyrus Curly Chignon

Miley Cyrus's Long Brown Hair In Messy Curly Chignon

At one time, Miley Cyrus had gorgeous, long, brown hair which was versatile in s..

At one time, Miley Cyrus had gorgeous, long, brown hair which was versatile in styling options. In this photo, Miley wore a messy, curly chignon which would be perfect for prom. Any woman should be able to create this hairstyle at home. Curl ends of hair using a small or medium-barreled curling iron. Then style hair in a loose bun at the nape of the neck and secure with either bobby pins or clear elastic bands depending on the length and weight of hair. Allow some face-framing layers to hang loose to soften the look.

Taylor Swift Formal Side Ponytail

Taylor Swift's Long Curly Hair In Side Ponytail For Prom

Taylor Swift’s long, blonde hair looks great in this low, side ponytail. Sparkly h..

Taylor Swift’s long, blonde hair looks great in this low, side ponytail. Sparkly headbands dress up this look to make it more formal and extra special for prom. If you aren’t blessed with beautiful, naturally-curly hair like Taylor, you can add curls by using hot rollers or a medium- or small-barreled curling styling wand. Be sure to use lots of finishing spray to keep the curls intact as you dance the night away!

Julianne Nicholson’s Curly Short Bob Hairstyle

Julianne Nicholson’s Dainty Curly Short Bob Hairstyle

Julianne Nicholson has really mastered the art of short coifs. We love her in a pi..

Julianne Nicholson has really mastered the art of short coifs. We love her in a pixie cut, short shag and this above-the-chin curly bob! Embrace the befreckled beauty’s cut if you’ve got a face shape that’s either oblong or oval; forego the cut if you’ve got a sharp jaw line or plump cheeks. Avoid looking like a poodle by making sure that the curls don’t go too wild! Keep them soft, bouncy and glossy. Shine serum is the best product that can do all that. Use it with gusto!

Fearne Cotton’s Crimped and Curly Long Hairstyle

Fearne Cotton’s Eccentric Crimped and Curly Long Hairstyle

Think of going into the wild (hairstyle-wise, that is)? Why not copy Fearne Cott..

Think of going into the wild (hairstyle-wise, that is)? Why not copy Fearne Cotton’s messy voluminous hairstyle! Fearne combined two textures – crimped and curly – making her coif eccentrically refreshing! Your hairstyle essential for this one is undoubtedly a good heat-resistant spray. It will protect your strands from getting fried and will hold the dents beautifully as well.

Pompadour Half Updo For Prom

Long Curly Brunette Hair In Pompadour Style Twisted Half Updo

This lovely model’s long, black hair is styled in a half-updo perfect for prom nig..

This lovely model’s long, black hair is styled in a half-updo perfect for prom night. The top part of her hair is styled in a pompadour while the sides are intricately twisted and secured at the back of her head. The length of her hair cascades down her back in beautiful curls. This is a unique hairdo that will definitely bring lots of positive attention and compliments to those who wear it.

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Paula Patton’s Faux Hawk Updo at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Paula Patton’s Edgy Faux Hawk Updo at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Paula Patton opted for a cool, soft faux hawk at the 2014 Grammys. Apply mouss..

Paula Patton opted for a cool, soft faux hawk at the 2014 Grammys. Apply mousse on damp hair to make the style hold and for good volume. After rough drying your tresses, section your hair and curl using hot rollers. Tease the front and crown area of your mane. To make your life easier, use a banana clip to create the faux hawk. Make sure to camouflage the clip with your hair. Apply gel on comb and slick back the sides for a neat finish. Tousle the top and apply hairspray.

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Liberty Ross’ Curly Faux Bob Hairstyle

Liberty Ross’ Cool Curly Faux Bob Hairstyle

We’re living for Liberty Ross’ side parted faux bob coif with curls! One side is..

We’re living for Liberty Ross’ side parted faux bob coif with curls! One side is lifted and pinned higher than the other, making it appear like an asymmetrical wedge chop! If you’re planning on using mousse for this hairstyle, pick one with light hold to ensure subtle movement.

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Natasha Barnard’s Long Curly Hairstyle

Natasha Barnard’s Long Curly Hairstyle

South African model Natasha Barnard kept her long hair loose at the 50th annivers..

South African model Natasha Barnard kept her long hair loose at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Her tresses were given soft, cascading curls with loads of bounce and body. Give your mane some sheen to make it look healthy by evenly applying a shine-boosting cream. Pull strands down a little while finger combing your hair right after curling to loosen the curls and make them look more natural.

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Ireland Baldwin’s Curly High Ponytail Hairstyle

Ireland Baldwin’s Pretty Curly High Ponytail Hairstyle

Fine tune the modest ponytail by curling the ends and creating a mild pouf on top..

Fine tune the modest ponytail by curling the ends and creating a mild pouf on top just like Ireland Baldwin’s! This is the ‘tail for women with super fine strands. The curls will add volume and omit a limp-looking ‘tail. Spritz a sea salt spray on the roots until the edges for good texture and volume. 

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Beyonce’s Middle Part Curly Short Hairstyle at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Beyonce’s Middle Part Curly Short Hairstyle at the 2014 Grammy Awards

It was all about texture for Beyonce at the 2014 Grammys! Beyonce arrived at the..

It was all about texture for Beyonce at the 2014 Grammys! Beyonce arrived at the show with her below-the-chin curly bob evenly parted in the middle, dry, and mattified. During her Drunk in Love performance, Mrs. Carter switched to a sultry wet look hairstyle! Drenched or dry, Baddiebey looked stunning!

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Ashanti’s Medium Wavy Hairstyle at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Ashanti’s Casual Medium Wavy Hairstyle at the 2014 Grammy Awards

The wavy long bob hairstyle is definitely one of the best breakthrough coifs of th..

The wavy long bob hairstyle is definitely one of the best breakthrough coifs of the century! To get large soft spirals such as Ashanti’s, wrap thin sections of your hair around an extra large clampless iron wand for a few seconds then release. Scrunch your hair a bit to diffuse the waves.  Destroy dullness by misting your mane with a shine serum spray all over.

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Alicia Keys’ Curly Mohawk at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys’ Ferocious Curly Mohawk at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys definitely pleased the punk gods with her pow curly Mohawk hairstyle..

Alicia Keys definitely pleased the punk gods with her pow curly Mohawk hairstyle at the 2014 Grammys! The partially-shaven fierce cut was given a softer and more formal touch by curling the top until the mid portion at the back. Mohawk’s key factor is height. Give yours just that by adding a volumizing mousse before curling your strands!

Anna Kendrick’s Curly Side Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Anna Kendrick’s Pretty Curly Side Swept Hairstyle at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Anna Kendrick kept her hair soft and sweet at the 2014 Grammys; a good contrast..

Anna Kendrick kept her hair soft and sweet at the 2014 Grammys; a good contrast to her risqué but stunning Azzaro gown. Her luscious long caramel-colored tresses were given large curls before being swept to one side. To make sure that the one-shoulder hairstyle will stay put, slick back the opposite side then place a jeweled clip.

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Hannah Simone’s Low Bun Hairstyle with Blunt Bangs

Hannah Simone’s Sophisticated Low Bun Hairstyle with Blunt Bangs

Hannah Simone is sporting a massive low bun hairstyle with blunt fringe and soft..

Hannah Simone is sporting a massive low bun hairstyle with blunt fringe and soft tendrils. To make your bun extra large, tease your hair a little after you’ve done the ‘tail. Twist it into a loose bun then secure with a couple of bobby pins. Pull some strands from the sides and curl them using a hot wand.

Victoria Justice’s Updo with Loose Curls at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Victoria Justice’s Pretty Updo with Loose Curls at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Victoria Justice’s chignon at the 2014 Grammys screams prom hairstyle! A huge ch..

Victoria Justice’s chignon at the 2014 Grammys screams prom hairstyle! A huge chunk of her hair was left hanging on one side while the rest was pulled back into a tight chignon. The loose strands were given soft waves starting at the level of her cheek. Finger comb the tendrils to loosen the curls and make it look more natural. 

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Fernanda Tavares’s Side Swept Long Curly Hairstyle

Fernanda Tavares’s Sexy Side Swept Long Curly Hairstyle

Brazilian model Fernanda Tavares just amplified her sexiness by sweeping her lus..

Brazilian model Fernanda Tavares just amplified her sexiness by sweeping her lustrous long locks to one side! We may not be able to imitate her sultry aura, but we can easily play copycat with her hairstyle! Curl strands starting just below the level of your cheekbones. Make the process swift to get natural looking curls. Finger comb your tresses before sweeping everything to one side.

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Jewel’s Low Side Chignon Hairstyle

Jewel’s Sophisticated Low Side Chignon Hairstyle

The side chignon has been used and abused as of late and we really can’t blame t..

The side chignon has been used and abused as of late and we really can’t blame the women guilty of this. It’s an interestingly elegant alternative to a classic but humdrum (admit it) hairstyle. Part your hair to one side leaving a wide section in front. Brush the rest into a low ponytail then coil the ponytail into a chignon and secure the style with a couple of pins. If you want to make the side curls bulkier, do a deep side part.