If you flip
through a magazine, go to the movies or watch television, you have
probably seen some celebrity hairstyles that are stunning (and maybe
some that are not). Most people have celebrity hairstyles that they
would like to imitate, but assume that copying celebrity hairstyles
requires perfect locks or spending a fortune at a hair salon.
is nothing quite like a professionally set hairstyle, it is possible
to imitate many of the looks you see on the runway and in the media.
All that is required is patience, persistence, a good eye and the
right equipment and techniques.
Almost all starlets
have their own version of the sedu, one of the most popular celebrity
hairstyles. The sedu is a straight look, and many of these straight
hair dos are "messy" and have a "blown" look
to them, although some are sleek.
is the actress who made the sedu look famous, and she has an advantage
with her naturally ruler-straight locks. However, you can have naturally
curly and wavy hair and still achieve sedu-perfect straightness
with a flat iron. To have a look like Jennifer Anniston's, apply
the following techniques:
- Shampoo and
condition hair (conditioner is especially important, since it
tames curls and waves)
- Brush your
hair flat and apply gel
- Blow dry
your hair with a round brush. Point the barrel of the dryer downard
to avoid frizzing and waving
- Take one
inch wide sections of your hair and press it flat with a sedu
iron. If you want a perfectly straight "do" do not flip
at the ends, or you can flip the hair or out by twisting the ends
around the flat iron.
sported one of the most memorable celebrity hairstyles at the academy
awards. Her elegant chignon elicited as much comment as her spectacular
A chignon is
not difficult to shape, and is formed by a ponytail that is perched
just a few inches off the neck. The chignon is good for long to
medium length hair, since the "pony" requires enough hair
to be formed into a roll.
- Shampoo and
condition hair (you might want to do this the day before the big
occasion, since freshly washed pony's are more difficult to style)
- Rinse out
the conditioner and follow with a cool rinse for shine
- Towel dry
and apply a leave-in conditioner
- Dry with
a blowdryer and a paddle brush
- Form a ponytail
at the nape of the neck and divide the pony into three sections
- Curl the
pony sections with a curling iron and pin the curls until they
- Brush the
pony gently and wrap it around the elastic band, arranging it
to the right size and shape.
new super-short "pixie do" became an overnight sensational
celebrity hairstyle, although some felt it was a bit drastic. Still,
she has the eyes and the perfect face for a pixie do. You don't
have to be a Keira look-a-like to look good in a pixie; if your
face is somewhat oval, it is a good style.
- The stylist
should form the back into a "wedge shape"
- Leave generous
bangs in front for a feminine look, and to emphasize the eyes
- Adjust the
bangs according to your mood. You might want to curl them or to
straighten them with a sedu iron.
The Pixie style
is a sassy look which is quite attractive, and is a good style for
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sported some elegant sedu bobs until she sheared most of her locks.
What she will do with her super-short hair now, remains to be seen,
but you can re-create her signature bobs with a sedu iron, gently
flipping the ends inward or outward according to your mood.
Paris also wore
her hair sometimes in a half-up, half-down, asymmetrical style.
Experiment with pulling parts of your hair up and leaving them down
according to your mood.