Jada Pinkett Smith’s classic half-up, half-down look is equal parts dressy and casual. Perfect for a full day of EMF partying!
Are you gearing up for Essence Music Festival? We are! And part of our get-ready regimen is figuring out what hairstyles will take us from day to night (with all the events, parties and concerts, we’ll hardly have a moment to eat, let alone make a major tress change!). From Beyonce’s perky ponytail to Nicole Richie’s sleek topknot, here are ten celebrity styles that work for day, night, and everything in-between.
Janet Jackson adds a chic, double-stranded headband to her rumpled updo—a look that’s casual enough for day, but dressy enough for night.
A simple way to dress up a blowout is to sweep your strands into a loose, side ponytail, leaving out bangs and a few face-framing layers. So pretty, no matter the time of day!
It’s easy to see why the “side braid” is one of the trendiest hairstyles of the summer. It’s a fabulous high-low look that works for any event, at any time of the day.
Take a cue from Syesha Mercado, and pin up one side of your natural curls for an easy, chic style that takes you from brunch with the girls to a late-night concert.
If you’re rocking a Nia Long-esque pixie cut, try finger-tousling your layers with some styling wax (we like Redken Water Wax Pomade). The look is effortlessly sexy and lasts for hours.
Melyssa Ford has the right idea with her intricate cornrow extensions. Not only does she not have to deal with “doing” her hair, she has a ready-made hairstyle that looks super-cute, no matter the occasion.
Nicole Richie’s high, sleek topknot is one of the easiest styles to achieve—and it looks just as hot paired with jeans as it does with a cocktail dress.
Try wearing your hair pulled back like Eva Marcille to beat the heat while looking stylish and sassy.