Kerry Washington gives her blowout some edge by roughing it up with her fingers. Try Redken Water Wax Shine Defining Pomade ($18, drugstore.com) for added texture.
Tia Mowry rocks long, loose waves, but keeps them a bit undefined for a wilder look.
Tracee Ellis Ross piles her spirals ontop of her head, letting a few escape. So pretty!
Rihanna’s long, loose waves aren’t at all pristine — in fact, they’re a little frizzy! And it makes her ’do look that much cooler. How liberating.
Thandie Newton’s wind-whipped ’do is seriously sexy.
Katerina Graham’s long, wavy layers are a bit undefined — and it gives her look an easy-breezy sexiness.
Jill Scott went for all-out Chaka Khan fabulosity with her imperfect ringlets. Love!
Beyonce’s the queen of over-the-top glam, so we love when she steps out in minimal makeup and a messy chic mane!
Keke Palmer went for a casually sexy moment with this 60-style bouffant updo. We love the delicate tendrils framing her face.
The beauty entrepreneur (and Forest’s wife!) has slightly feathered, grown-out bangs that give her ’do a natural, touchably chic look.
Garcelle Beauvais swept her curls into an unstructured bun, letting a few waves escape in the front. So sexy, without trying too hard!
Melanie Fiona sports full, scrunched and teased, 80s-style waves.
Selita Ebanks piled her deliberately mussed man on top of her head for a sexy bedhead vibe.
Keri Hilson’s dark roots and bleached blonde haircolor gives her messy waves a “Like a Virgin”-esque coolness.
This wavy, messy upsweep is the quintessential easy-yet-gorgeous fall ’do.