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This is a classic blunt cut with deep bangs. "Ask your stylist to start the bangs very far back on your head, so they're heavy and cut them just below your eyebrows," says Garren. "Make the bottom of the hair one length, just below the collarbone," he says. This cut can camouflage a long or short forehead and help open up a long, thin face, he says. The only face shape this cut doesn't suit? A full, round one.
This longer cut is versatile because it actually holds a curl. Request "long layers throughout and a cut that's angled from the chin down," says hairstylist Garren of the Garren New York salon. "To create defined curls, wrap one-and-a-half-inch sections of hair around a large-barrel curling iron, then separate the coils with your fingers for a piecey look." (If your hair is fine, spritz curls with hair spray to keep them from drooping, and use a medium-barrel iron instead.)
You'd be hard-pressed to find a woman who wants less hair, but that's actually the key to this cut. "Ask your stylist for round layers all the way around your head and heavily layered, thinned-out ends around your face," says Babaii. "The overall effect should be full at the top and wispy at the ends."
If you have a thick head of hair like Lively's, then we might just have to kill you. Request a cut that "falls a few inches below the shoulders, and ask for long layers in the front," says Garren. "To give it some extra oomph for special occasions, tease the crown and, with a large curling iron, create loose barrel curls in the front and on haphazard sections around your head. And to give it a messy look, run your fingers through the curls to break them up."
The Slumdog Millionaire star has choppy layers to keep her naturally straight hair looking effortlessly cool. Hairstylist Chris McMillan of Chris McMillan, The Salon in Beverly Hills, recommends using two different-size round brushes to duplicate the style. "Use the biggest one to dry the underneath of your hair, holding the brush horizontally, for long, loose waves," he says. "To keep the middle full, blow-dry it while it's wrapped around the same size barrel brush. And for sexy height at the crown, apply a volumizing cream to the top layer of hair. Blow-dry it using a small, round brush, rolling your hair around the brush to create a slight wave at the ends."
Naturally curly hair looks best when it is long—as evidenced by Szohr's below-the-shoulder style. "Ask for layers that are chin-length and longer," says hairstylist Chris McMillan of Chris McMillan, The Salon in Beverly Hills. Soften curls as Szohr did by blow-drying hair using a round brush on the hot setting. "Then, once the hair is smooth, twist it around the brush again, using a cool setting to put in some waves," McMillan says.
"The entire head is long layer after long layer," says Babaii. "The front section is also heavily layered and chopped-into to give it a piecey look." Ask your stylist to thin the ends—"that will help the hair look tousled."
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