Hairstyle Stalker: Rihanna's Rocker 'Dos

With its edgy bangs and close-cropped back, Rihanna's haircut is beginning to rival her in notoriety. If you're looking for a way to stand out in a sea of Katie Holmes bobs or the classic long-locks-with-layers-'dos, then check out these hot photos of Rihanna's versatile hair. Whether it's piecey or soft, colorful or not, she always turns heads.   Rihanna hair


April 21, 2008  |   2:04 PM  |  17 COMMENTS
Hair Accessories Celebs Can't Live Without

Barrettes, flowers, headbands and jewels are an easy way to glam up your average hairstyle. A simple ponytail or side-part can be taken to a whole new level with the right accessory. Take a nod from these stars who've got the accessories bit down.   Best accessories


April 9, 2008  |  11:04 AM  |  19 COMMENTS
Best Celebrity Bangs

Cutting bangs is a daring move that requires a lot of maintenance -- who wants to get a trim every two weeks? Apparently, these celebs do. From soft and side-swept to bold and blunt, see whose styles we'd emulate ... if we had the guts.   See bang photos


April 2, 2008  |   2:04 PM  |  33 COMMENTS
Sexy Ponytails


Sexy Ponytails

Ponytails are so simple and chic -- you really can't go wrong with them. But just like you wouldn't wear sweatpants to a black-tie affair, sometimes this effortless 'do needs an upgrade. See how these celebrities have made ponytails sexy enough for a red carpet night out.   See ponytails


March 26, 2008  |   5:03 PM  |  7 COMMENTS
Celebrity Updo Pics


Celebrity Updo Pics

Updos are always in, whether they're sleek and polished or purposefully messy. (Plus, there's no better way to show off a pretty face and neck than by pulling up your hair.) Get inspired with new ways to twist, pin and pony by the adorable updos on these hot celebs.   See the styles


March 4, 2008  |  12:03 PM  |  25 COMMENTS
Pretty Curly Hair Photos

It seems like all of our favorite stars are throwing out their flat irons and opting for curls instead. Whether natural or curling-iron induced, these wavy and curly styles are a trend that's likely here to stay.   Curly hair photos


February 26, 2008  |   2:02 PM  |  33 COMMENTS
Oscar 2008 Best and Worst Beauty Looks

The big trends on the red carpet? Loose, low styles and day-friendly makeup. (Not exactly Hollywood glam but we'll blame that on the rain.) Still, a few stars managed to stand out. Find out who got our award for Most Glamorous and who should have spent more time on her hair.   Oscar photos


February 25, 2008  |   3:02 PM  |  11 COMMENTS
The Many Hairstyles of Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson's blonde curls are certainly envy-worthy; we wouldn't blame her for wearing them natural every day. But Kate's no slouch. Instead she seizes every red carpet event as an opportunity to try a new look. From sleek and straight to elaborate up-dos and wild waves, we hope her many styles inspire your next 'do.   View styles


January 31, 2008  |   5:01 PM  |  19 COMMENTS
Trendy Short Hairstyle Photos

It started with Victoria Beckham, aka Posh Spice. What was once her
signature cut is now a Hollywood classic. Stars like Paris Hilton and Kellie Pickler went for exact copies but others like Selma Blair and Hilary Swank found their own take on a shorter, cropped 'do. View their styles here. And for even more inspiration, check out these gorgeous new short haircuts.   View styles


January 16, 2008  |  11:01 AM  |  17 COMMENTS


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Most women are constantly looking for new hairstyles -- whether it's to reinvent the way they look or for a special occasion. Each person is different, and choosing the right hairstyles to fit them will depend on the person's face shape, hair texture, and the occasion. If you're planning to spend the day at the mall or hang out at your friend's place watching movies, then you'll want to choose hairstyles which are relaxed and casual, and easy to maintain. On the other hand, occasions like weddings or prom demand more elaborate hairstyles, like beautiful updos that are elegant and complement your dress and accessories.

The right hairstyles can accentuate your best facial features while downplaying any flaws, redefining the way you look. The shape of your face can help determine the kind of hairstyles that will suit you best. For instance, if you have a round face, you might consider wearing your hair long to minimize the width of your face. However, if you have a longer face, you'll look great in hairstyles that are short with sweeping bangs which will give a wider appearance to your face.

To choose a cut that will best suit your style, look at pictures of other women who have similar faces and features to you, and who also have hairstyles that you like. More importantly, choose hairstyles that will help you feel comfortable, even if you're not conforming to all the rules.

With step-by-step instructional videos and articles on hairstyles at Total Beauty, you'll get expert advice and plenty of tips on hairstyles that are easy to create. You'll have lots of new hairstyles to discover each week, so you can create the look you want whenever you chose.

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