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8 Classic Hairstyles That Will Always Be Chic

Whether your hair is short, long, straight, or curly, rock one of these timeless 'dos that always feel fresh.

Perfect Pixie

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Ginnifer Goodwin's mini bangs help balance out a round face shape, and black winged eyeliner adds to her chic retro look

Timeless Bob

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Cate Blanchett's short, sleek bob haircut is a classic that works especially well on women with straight hair. A side part with sideswept bangs makes the look soft instead of severe.

Timeless Bob

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Christina Hendricks' bombshell curls prove that short hair can be just as feminine as long locks. To get her look, use a 1-inch curling iron on your whole head. Then run your fingers through your hair for an easy tousled style.

 

Long Bob

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Rose Byrne's long bob proves that straight, medium-length hair doesn't have to be boring! Her collarbone-grazing layers are curled under just enough to give her sleek cut some body, and caramel lowlights brighten her whole look.

Long Bob

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Lucy Liu's medium hairstyle is simple but chic. To steal her look, ask your stylist for sideswept bangs and a few long layers. Prep your hair with a heat-protecting spray, blow it out, and then use a flat iron to flip the ends.

Blunt Bangs

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Jessica Biel's ombre color may go in and out of style, but her heavy bangs will always be on trend. This full fringe requires a lot of upkeep, but many stylists will trim bangs for free or you can learn to DIY.

Blunt Bangs

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Zooey Deschanel is known for her brow-skimming bangs. Have your stylist cut full but piece-y bangs that hit just at the eyelashes they'll make your gorgeous eyes really pop!

 

Sleek Center Part

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Pin-straight hair with a center part has been Gwyneth Paltrow's signature style for years, and we're still loving it, especially for ladies with medium or long hair. To get super-sleek like Gwynnie, give yourself a blowout and finish with a straightener.

 

Naturally Curly

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Curly-hair goddess Shakira's free-flowing style always looks hot. If your hair is naturally curly, embrace it! After you shower, towel dry and then define some curls by winding around your index finger. Air dry completely, then smooth any frizz with styling cream.

Naturally Curly

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Keri Russell's classic ringlets always look flirty and fresh. To get her look, apply curly hair serum onto wet hair. Blow-dry with a diffuser for extra-defined curls and finish with light-hold hair spray.

 

Naturally Curly

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Solange Knowles has rocked tons of trendy styles, but her natural curls are our fave. Big, bold ringlets can overpower women with delicate features, so take a cue from Solange and amp up your makeup to balance the look.

Tousled Waves

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Jessica Alba is the reigning queen of California-girl beachy waves. Copy her hairstyle by using a texturizing or sea salt spray. The messier, the better!

 

Long Layers

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Amanda Seyfried's soft layers create a girly, romantic look that's more polished than beachy. Long layers are great for women with wavy hair because they weigh down the ends, making the curls less unruly -- but straight-haired ladies fake it with a wide-barreled curling iron.

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