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18 of the prettiest celebrity updos

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18 of the prettiest celebrity updos

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Rihanna's messy bun

First she did the messy ponytail, then she did a super messy, piecey topknot at this year's Met Gala in New York.   GALLERY: The best celb haircuts from 2014 so far

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Zoe Saldana's twist

Zoe's impossibly pretty and elegant upward twist gets even more regal with a tiny sprig of gold embellishment. 8 smoky eye inspirations

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Keira Knightley's romantic twist

Keira's romantic twist is perfect for a wedding, romantic dinner or garden party. 20+ best CELEBRITY HAIRSTYLES of all time

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Olivia Wilde's topknot

Olivia shows us why a topknot is not just casual. Her poufy, messy twist is perfect for showing off a stunning statement necklace. GALLERY: Hollywood's most BEAUTIFUL celebrities

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Julianne Hough's hair pins

Don’t be afraid of hair pins! Bring them out of hiding. They can also make the perfect accessory. Case in point? Julianne’s intricately pinned updo. 8 smoky eye inspirations

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Dianna Agron's piecey bun

A piecey bun pulled together just above the nap of your neck is relaxed, but still polished enough for any major event. The secret? Give your hair some wave before starting, and pull in small sections and pin. 20+ best CELEBRITY HAIRSTYLES of all time

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Amanda Seyfried's French twist

A French twist style updo always evokes elegance. Amanda’s has added waves for texture. GALLERY: Hollywood's most BEAUTIFUL celebrities

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Julianne Hough's easy updo

For a big occasion, Julianne's curly mass of side swept hair is not only soft and feminine, but will look just as good as pieces fall out through the night. GALLERY: Braided hair inspiration

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Rooney Mara's edgy topknot

For the edgy girl, here’s some inspiration. Pull your hair up into a smooth bun, but sculpt the front pieces of your hair into a slick, smooth faux bang. 20+ best CELEBRITY HAIRSTYLES of all time

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Keira Knightley's hair accessory

Keira makes the list again with this incredibly soft hairstyle. It could easily look too casual, but the addition of a standout head piece elevates it to red carpet level. GALLERY: Hollywood's most BEAUTIFUL celebrities

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Jennifer Lawrence's updo

Her creamy Dior dress wasn’t the only talk of the Oscar’s last year. There was a lot of swooning over Jennifer’s posh bun-style updo, too. GALLERY: Braided hair inspiration

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Kerry Washington's half updo

The half updo has been made famous by Kate Middleton, but Kerry’s more relaxed and funky with braids, volume and highlights, giving it edge and personality. 8 smoky eye inspirations

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Taylor Swift's braids

A fresh way to make your updo modern? Add in a small braided band – it gives any twist or chignon a new life. GALLERY: Braided hair inspiration

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Jessica Alba's retro inspired updo

Glossy retro waves made for the perfect hair pinup for Jessica Alba at the 2014 Met Gala.   CELEBRITY HAIR: The best lobs and bobs    

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Rihanna's messy ponytail

Rihanna took her ponytail to new heights with cascading curls draping down.   GALLERY: 20+ of the best celeb hairstyles of all time

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Emma Stone's wavy braid

There's so much to love about this hairstyle. One, the colour. Two, the side braid is a great way to do an "updo" without major effort. And three, the added volume and texture the waves gives her hair makes it look fresh.   CELEBRITY HAIR: The best topknot, chignon and ponytail inspiration    

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Eva Longoria's crazy long braid

Eva's braid is textured and sexy thanks to a good dose of hair extensions, but we love the wind-swept vibe.   GALLERY: The best celebrity hair colour of 2014

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12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

Celebrity updos: Amber Heard's side plait

If you're not looking to do a full updo, try doing a side plait like Amber's for extra interest and to show off one side of your face.   GALLERY: The biggest celebrity hair transformations

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