The Best Celebrity Hairstyles Of 2014

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Bored of your barnet? From cut to colour, total transformation to simple styling tips, take inspiration from our favourite red carpet styles of 2014 so far...

Luckily for us, there is always something new going on in the world of celebrity to inspire our next trip to the salon.  And you’ll be glad to know, that hairstyles in 2014 have seen a huge move towards simple, minimalistic looks that are easy to recreate at home.

In terms of length, it’s finally time to grow out the pixie crop that dominated Hollywood last year. ‘2014 is definitely the year of the midi, says Jodie Papworth of Headmasters. ‘We’ve seen so many clients asking for the just-below-shoulder length cuts which makes the hair look thicker and healthier.’

If you’re usually reaching for volumising products to achieve thickness and height, save you’re pennies this season, as straight and sleek is back – and stronger than ever. ‘The emphasis is on really healthy, shiny, full locks rather than overly styled layered hair, ‘ Jodie says. ‘Long hair is timeless and still as popular as ever.’

Up-dos are also big news this year. The key to this look is to keep it minimal: the zero-effort, scraped back look has been transformed to red carpet chic – but be sure to create volume up top to pull this look off. If you like a challenge and simple style just isn’t your thing, high impact plaits and full volume curls have been seen on our favourite celebs in 2014, too. Jodie predicts that we should expect to see more twists, buns and braids ‘which can be dressed up or down depending on how you wear them.’

As for colour, the red carpets have been awash with natural shades, with last summer’s chunky highlights swapped for more subtle lighter hues, added to the end sections of hair. ‘This year traditional foils have fallen by the wayside, making room for more bespoke colour techniques like balayage and tissue lights,’ explains Jodie. ‘It’s all about creating super natural, tailored colour’. This is the perfect look to try if you want to lighten you hair for summer, but don’t want to sign up for six-weekly root touches for years to come.

Image credit: Rex
Image credit: Rex
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Image credit: Rex
Image credit: Rex
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