Curly hair comes in all shapes and sizes and while it might not be suited to lots of layering, it’s more versatile than you might think, working with every hair colour and every length!
Myleene Klass shows off how to do effortless curls. Choosing waves over spirals, the side parting and soft texture means that they don’t look too OTT for daytime wear too.
More versatile than you might think, Christina Hendricks’ curls are inspired by a bygone era with this chic 20s-esque bobbed curly style.
If you’ve got a fringe like Zooey Deschanel you don’t want to your curls to start right at the roots otherwise you’ll risk looking 80s and unfashionable. Start them level with your eyeline for a face-flattering finish.
Wife of Will Smith, Jada keeps her mass of curls off her face by scraping back the front section and securing with a hair band – on trend and practical!
Curly hair doesn’t have to mean ringlets. Kate Winslet picks a textured style for her red carpet appearance proving you can rock waves at every event!
Cropped curly hair can sometimes be difficult to manage but by pinning back the front sections to keep it out of her face Olivia Colman creates an easy to wear curly hairstyle.
Using serums and oils will give your curls structure and shine like Leona Lewis’s headful of curls that looks super healthy and full.
Corrie’s Brooke Shields embraces her natural waves while the rich brown colour makes them look extra glossy.
Keeping her natural curls to her ponytail, Mel B straightens her fringe and front sections, scooping them back into a high ponytail that lifts and defines her cheekbones.
Sharon Osbourne piles her curly red hair on top of her head for a volume-boosting updo that doesn’t detract from that amazing jacket!
Nicole Kidman’s short curly hair is a sophisticated glamorous look worth copying for weddings and parties.
Natural but groomed, Oprah Winfrey knows how to do curls!
One of Reese Witherspoon’s many red carpet styles, we love this textured, volumised curly bob.
Thandie Newton’s style is really easy to recreate, just pin your natural curls to one side at the nape of the neck.
AnnaLynne McCord does her best Pretty Woman impersonation with these natural, sexy curls. Keep the ‘length’ of your hair thinner so it doesn’t start looking bushy.
Brush out tight curls like Debra Messing for this thick, wavy style.
Eva Longoria proves that short hair does suit bushy curls! Keep them glossy and groomed for this glam look.
Actress Keri Russell leaves us green with envy with this brushed out curly bob. Brushing out your natural curls with a soft bristle brush will help you get this volumised look.
Those with long hair should copy Molly Sims’ loose, wavy style that suits special occasions and relaxed weekends.
Mamma Mia star, Amanda Seyfried smooths the roots of her hair but adds wild, tousled curls from the mid-lengths and ends for a fabulous red carpet look.
Perfect for the weekend Reese Witherspoon has pinned back the front of her curls for a relaxed, daytime style.
Angela Griffin keeps her afro curls natural but adds highlights and keeps them frizz-free for a slick finish.
If you have curly hair, a centre parting can sometimes result in a slightly triangle-shaped style. Avoid that by copying Salma Hayek and just curling the last few inches. Gorgeous!
Blake Lively’s combination of blonde flowing curls, side parting and bold red lip screams sexy Hollywood glamour.
Fearne Cotton gives her updo a twist by curling the front sections of her hair that she’s left loose – very glam.
Soft, lustruous curls are super sexy, especially when they’ve got movement and bounce like Kimberly Walshes.
Kylie’s famed for her 80s spiral perm but these days she keeps her curls more controlled, choosing neat glossy waves instead.
Minnie Driver never fails to impress with her mass of curls. Just scrunch some mousse from root to tip to recreate her laid-back but party-ready look.
Nicole Kidman’s sandy red spirals make us want to reach for the curlers immediately. Dry your hair with a diffuser first if you have naturally curly hair or backcomb the roots to recreate the same voluptuous finish!
Since Halle Berry started to grow her hair out she’s ditched the straight look and embraced her afro curls. Ultra glossy, we love her new voluminous style!
Debra Messing tames her naturally curly hair into large glossy curls that bounce off her shoulders and frame her face.
Not quite a perm, this curly mid-length style by Barrie Stephen shows off the gorgeous platinum blonde colour beautifully as well as giving the hair lift and body.
Michelle Pfeiffer makes the most of the kink in her hair, transforming it into loose textured curls that don’t fight against her natural style.
Ignore Sarah Jessica Parker’s 80s make-up and check out those featherlight spiral curls – we love this fun, retro look.
Curls are a great way to make blonde hair look 3-dimensional. Use heated rollers to recreate this sexy bobbed hairstyle by Hooker and Young.
Beyoncé proves just how much volume you can get from a head of corkscrew curls! Adding shorter layers through the top sections stops her hair from sitting in a triangle shape.
Do as Kate Middleton does and keep your curls to the mid-lengths and ends like this style from Leonardo Rizzo. It will add oomph to your style and is a great day to night look.
Andie MacDowell always embraces her curls. Voluptuous and full of body, if you don’t want to style them in spirals, use some Velcro rollers to create a more controlled curl.
If you’ve got curly hair you can get away without a structured parting like this long curly style by Rae Palmer. Use a curl defining cream to keep each curl glossy and smooth.
Gone are the days of a tight perm! Instead, wear short curly hair in neat pin curls like this Marilyn Monroe-esque style by Toni&Guy.