Party-Worthy Celebrity Hairstyles
From chic updos to sexy ponytails, these styles are perfect for any holiday event
Mischa BartonThe look: Wavy half-up 'do
Step 1: Apply a volumizing spray or mousse (try Aussie Opposites Attract Styling Mousse, $3.99, or Frederic Fekkai Instant Volume Spray, $19.50) to damp hair and roughly blow-dry with a blow-dryer and your hands, not a brush, to get a wavy texture (if your hair's straight. Curly hair types can use a diffuser).
Step 2: Divide your bangs into two sections and use a medium-sized round brush to blow-dry each section while angling the brush to the side for a feathery look.
Step 3: Use a curling iron to curl random sections of hair.
Step 4: Gather the top section of hair (from ears forward) and pull it to the back of your head. Loosely clip with a barrette (half-up style). Position the clip so it slightly lifts the hair at the crown of your head.
Step 5: Lightly spritz hair with flexible-hold hairspray.
Images taken on November 20, 2008, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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