Holiday Hair

In search of a party-ready hair look? Look no further than these stylish celebs.

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Sexy Volume

Pumping up the volume can transform a look from sweet to sexy in seconds, as seen on actress Rachel McAdams.


Sebastian Professional Volupt Spray

This body-building spray gel can be applied to damp or dry hair, boosting volume up to 75 percent. $19.95; at salons (visit for locations)

Healthy Shine

A glossy mane is always party-appropriate, as actress Julianna Margulies proves here.

Oscar Blandi Olio di Jasmine Shine Spray

This styler infuses a finished hairstyle with moisture, frizz-control and long-lasting shine. $22;
Oscar Blandi

Sexy Waves

A mass of long, loose waves, like Julia Ormond’s, works equally well for both casual and formal fêtes.

Pantene Curly Hair Series Curl Defining Mousse

Defines and shapes curls while taming frizz for a long-wearing, ringleted look. $3.99; drugstores

Retro Hold

A subtly retro half-up, half-down style, like Gwen Stefani’s here, will stay in place all night long when styled and finished with the right products and techniques.

Catwalk by TIGI Your Highness Firm Hold Hairspray

Weightless shine plus firm hold add up to one must-have finishing spritz. $19.95; at salons (visit for locations)

Casual Updo

Try a slightly undone updo, like actress Lauren Graham’s, to take an otherwise dressy gown to a much less formal affair.

Fekkai Coiff Océanique Tousled Wave Spray

Creates a tousled, textured look with the hold hair needs to stay locked in place as long as necessary. $23;

Textured Crop

Change a short style by adding a little spiky texture on top, as Halle Berry does here.

Sally Hershberger Wreck and Roll Texturizing Gel

Molds and shapes hair with a shiny-not matte-finish. $12.50; For more party-ready hair ideas, check out: Dressed-up Tresses.
Sally Hershberger

First Published Wed, 2010-12-08 19:18

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