Everyone loves an easy hairstyle, whether you’re running late to work or just simply can’t be bothered. From a show-stopping up-do to glamorous curls, Here’s some handy hairstyles to try.
If you don’t know what to do with your hair this weekend, it’s time to take a look at our beauty edit of the best celebrity hairstyles to hit the red carpet. From Cara Delevingne’s stunning Cannes ‘do to Diane Kruger’s lush Oscars bouffant, we’ve searched high and low to find you the easy looks you’ll love.
First thing’s first. Do you want to put your locks up or keep them down? Either way, there are hundreds of different options.
If you have a long mane and are thinking of wearing it loose, waves are a great way to take you from day to night. Take a look at Emma Watson’s side-swept coiffure, Poppy Delevingne’s tousled beehive or Natalie Dormer’s old-school Hollywood coils.
Straight hair can dazzle just as much. Both Mollie King and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley impress with slicked-back front sections while Kendall Jenner goes for wet-look lengths.
If you’re wearing a statement dress or are rocking an eye-catching make-up trend you want to draw attention to, you may want to pin your hair into an up-do.
We’ve got inspiration in the form of chic buns, boho plaits and sleek ponytails.
There are plenty of looks for you short-haired girls, too.
Modernise Marilyn Monroe’s trademark coiffure by blow-drying your layers into voluminous curls, just like Fearne Cotton. Jennifer Lawrence goes in the opposite direction by gelling her crop and Dianna Agron adds interest with a jewelled headband.
Fancy trying a shorter ‘do for one night only? Rita Ora’s faux bob is the perfect solution.
So whether prom’s around the corner, you’ve got a wedding reception to attend or are just planning another night out dancing with the girls, we’ve found the ultimate handy hairstyles to glam up your look. Recreate your favourite at home now…
Where did that fringe come from, Adriana Lima?! The model's 'do proves how bangs can really liven up a simple loose style. If you don't fancy having one cut in, clip-in options are available.
Little Mix girl Leigh-Anne Pinnock lets her make-up do the talking by pinning her locks into a low bun. Leaving those front sections loose ensures her face is framed perfectly.
Natalie Portman pairs her blow-dried locks with a voluminous beehive to totally nail the 60s look. We love.
This ticks so many style boxes for us! We love Cara’s tumbling curls, and the added glitzy hair bling just takes it to a whole new level.
Emma Watson stuns in a sweeping side do, complete with vintage-esque glam wide fringe. Good show.
Fearne Cotton looks every inch the porcelein doll, and proves that tight curls suit even the shortest hair.
The Saturdays starlet dazzles on the red carpet, simply pulling her hair back with a comb and some hair gel.
J-Law works relaxed glamour with this girly up-do, with added height at the back.
J-Lo looks incredible in this heightened, blow dryed beauty. Add some boost by spraying dry shampoo on the roots.
With back-combed height and the clashing of dark roots, this look screams rock edge. We love the feminine touch of this sparkly band too!
Natalie has nailed classic Hollywood glamour with this retro wave.
Kendell Jenner opted for a different play on her poker straight hair, and this certainly paid off.
Laura Bailey transcends a girly bow into show stopping red carpet glam with this tousled pony.
Centre parted and pulled back into a low ponytail, this style is the epitomy of effortless cool.
Rihanna’s simple but luxe-looking party hairstyle is so easy to recreate. Just tie your hair in a low ponytail and wrap extentions around for that uber long look.
The top knot just went red carpet. We love this sophisticated take on the trendy bun of choice.
When it comes to glam party hairstyles it doesn’t get much better than the gorgeous curly ‘do Cara Delevingne rocked at Cannes Film Festival.
Jennifer Lawrence proved that you don’t need long hair to work a fab party hairstyle with this sleeked back ‘do she wore for the Oscars.
Miranda Kerr is the Queen of the side curly hairstyle. Thanks to her glossy locks, glowing skin and red lips, this is one winning party look.
Diane Kruger upped the hairstyle stakes at the Oscars with this braided updo. Adding just a bit of detail without being too fussy, we love this party hairstyle.
Sienna Miller accessorises with a floral hair piece for her party look. The perfect way to amp up a pared-back outfit.
Making teal extenstions sophisticated, this Jenner sister pulled her super-long locks into a messy low bun, framing her face with some loose bangs.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley attempts the reigning SS14 catwalk hairstyle champion, the wet look hairstyle, for her chic party look.
Alexa Chung has got to be one of our biggest hair icons. She never fails to make a simple hair ‘do look chic. Try her sophisticated updo party hairstyle by tucking the lengths away and letting the fringe and side curls loose.
Well, this is a different look for Kim-K. She looks demure on a classic, tight, low bun.
Kate Bosworth’s party hairstyle looks trickier than it is. She french plaits two braids to the top of the head keeping all ends tightly tucked.
Emmy Rossum experiments with a complicated party hairstyles comprising many individual plaits. She wears it high on the head for a sophisticated up-do.
Taylor Swift makes the most of her fringe by scraping back her long locks into a high bun for the party.
Selena Gomez chooses a messy plait for her party hairstyle, choosing to wear it long and loose over her shoulders.
Sarah Hyland twists a strand of her dip dyed blonde lengths around her low ponytail for a low maintenance party hairstyle.
Rita Ora slicks her short hair back to create fashion-forward party hairstyle.
Poppy Delevingne champions a retro hairstyle, the beehive, for fashion’s biggest party.
Perrie Edwards adapts her high ponytail look for the party by running some subtle colour through the lengths. Try hair chalk for a similar look.
Peaches Geldof curls her short hair into a vintage-look party hairstyle by creating large roller curls.
Nicole Richie’s party hairstyle comprises a high ponytail with long plaited braids. We love.
Miroslava Duma chooses to model her party hairstyle on retro glamour, curling her short lengths into large curls around the neck.
Megan Fox’s long hair looks gorgeous worn loose for a party look. She creates big volume with some large curls.
Try Marion Cotillard’s retro hair look for the party by creating symmetrical victory rolls on both sides of the head.
Lea Michele’s party hairstyle is easy to achieve. Simply plait the hair down the lengths, from one side and pull at strands to loosen the plait.
Lauren Conrad experiments with a flash of hot pink for her party hairstyle. She combines this with a high ponytail to show off the colour.
Katy Perry looks party-ready with a gold headband to frame her oversized bun for the Part of Me film premiere.
Nicole Richie opts for this year’s most chic party hair accessory, the cat hat to complete a slicked back hair look.
Kate Bosworth’s party hairstyle is easy. Simply gather all of the hair into a low ponytail on one side to match a strong side parting.
Isla Fisher’s party hairstyle consists of some big curls and a clever trick to roll it all over one shoulder.
Holland Roden looks angelic with a plaited style that’s easy to recreate. Simply braid the hair down the lengths and wrap around the front of the face, over the parting.
Gillian Zinser lays claim to the coolest locks in the business and never fails to impress with her chic styling tricks. This messy high bun is a great evening look because it’s never too try hard.
Hayden Panettiere chooses to wear accessories in her party hairstyle. She glams up her hair look with some glitter grips and a scraped back side.
Claire Danes fooled us all with this faux bob. Try this party hairstyle on your longer locks by pinning the lengths under, leaving a large curl where they’re rolled.
Cheryl Cole’s party hairstyle is one of the most iconic of the year. This Cannes hair ‘do is made to look like a sweet plait by looping the lengths at intermittent points in the ponytail. Gorgeous.
Rita Ora’s party hairstyle is a cunningly-done faux bob – try this party hairstyle for an all-new look.
Kate Middleton’s hair – the long tresses everyone adores. Kate Middleton likes to keep her hair natural-looking, but, for a special occasion like a film premiere she’ll wear tight curls, starting just below the ear, for a high-shine finish.
Brittany Snow shows short haired girls just how to wear their cute crops. She slicks hers back in a wet-look fashion for a party hairstyle that looks straight off the catwalk.
Kate Bosworth wraps her plaited do into a glamorous halo braid, ready to party in style.
Blake Lively lays claim to some of the most lustrous, bouncy locks in TV. Her shiny hair perfectly suits retro curls worn in a strong side parting with volume at the roots all the way down to the tips.
Whitney Port reps a plaited top knot for her chic party hairstyle – so gorgeous, and so easy to replicate.
Poppy Delevingne’s party hairstyle is sweet. Try the halo braid for your party by plaiting pigtail braids downwards and twisting at the front of the head.
Alessandra Ambrosio opts for a Grecian party hairstyle. She wears the sides rolled back from a middle parting and lets loose curls do the talking for her tied back hairstyle.
Nicole Richie channels red carpet glamour for her party hairstyle rolling the lengths of her hair to the top of her head with just her fringe hanging loose.