Whether you sport bouncy curls, loose waves or rippling ringlets, nothing says "holiday party pretty" like a tousled, textured 'do. These well-coiffed celebs demonstrate ten different ways to sport spirals this season.
ESSENCE.COMDec, 21, 2009
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Nia Long keeps it classy with this chic, curled bob. Keep your style fresh by sleeping on a silk hair bonnet (not the cutest look, but you’ll thank us later).
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In the Middle
The only thing we love more than actress Kerry Washington are her gorgeous curls. Here, she rocks a middle part for a soft, slightly bohemian look.
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If it’s the second day of your tousled wavy ’do, take a cue from Tyra Banks and pull it into a side ponytail for an easy, glamorous look.
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Pump up the volume like actress Vanessa Williams, who sexes up her textured spirals with major root voltage.
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To get rumpled, bedhead waves like Mariah’s, wrap random sections of hair around a large barreled curling iron and set with a light holding spray.
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To rock Beyonce’s party-perfect ’do, use a boar bristle brush to sweep your strands into a low pony. Then, wind small sections around a 1/2" barrel curling iron for rippling ringlets.
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The Best Part
Alicia Keys hits all the right notes with her voluptuous curls and dramatic, side-swooping bangs.
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Slick & Sleek
Kelly Rowland dresses up her fluffy spirals by creating a center part, slicking the top section back and securing with bobby pins.
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Joy Bryant gives her loose waves a chic, California-girl spin by pinning small tendrils away from her face, on either side.
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Thandie Newton masters the effortless glamour moment by sweeping her glossy, loose waves over one shoulder.