's red carpet
has become the place where hair and fashion trends resonate.
Often the inspiration for “new” hair styles is derived from
the stars of the past, and re-introduced with a new cast of
characters. Movie star hairstyles are preserved for posterity in
the films where they first appeared and so is the history
of hair fashions. When Louise Brooke appears on the silver
screen in 1920 with a bobbed hair style woman traded in their
long locks for this ultra modern look. Jean Harlow’s stunning
short platinum blonde hair style had women around the world
bleaching their hair. There's nothing
quite like a movie star or celebrity hair style to turn a style
or color into a trend.
immortalized the short Pixie hair style in the film Roman Holiday, which
actually featured a sequence of her having a haircut. Elizabeth Taylor, Lana
Turner, Doris Day and many other cinema beauties over the years have
short styles fashionable. When American figure skater Dorothy Hamill showed
up on the ice with her bouncy short wedge haircut many girls lopped off
their long locks to look like her. It’s no
surprise that so many stars and celebrities opt for versions of short bobs
and pixie cuts. Aside from being low-maintenance, a short style puts more
focus on the face and adds attitude to their overall look.
The key to “creatively borrowing” celebrity hair
styles is to first make sure the look you choose suits you - the shape of
your face, hair type, the thickness, density, hair color, skin tone, and
even your body shape must be considered.
you’re up for a new short hair do’, before taking the plunge take a look
at how these stars wear short hair styles for the rolls they portray and
their own personal style.
One star whose short hair styles have
inspired women of all ages is Meg
Ryan. A trend setter without trying, Meg Ryan is best known for her
short perky hair styles and the reason why many women have opted for a short
hair do’. This contoured silhouette can be easily adjusted to fit all hair
types and is best suited for those with small face shapes, pate’ bodies
and features. Talk about easy, this perky do’
almost styles itself. Just comb in place to dry au natural or give it a
quick blow dry and a few twists around a curling iron and your ready for any
occasion. If you’re
one of those that have consider trading in your long locks for a fresh new
look this would be an excellent choice. With a few adjustments (tweaks) as
it grows you
can easily find the ideal length and shape for you personal style.
short hairstyle has “versatility” written all over it. This short
sculptured silhouette is made for easy styling.
of all it can be adjusted to work for most face shapes but is best suited
for those with small facial features. Its a great option for wavy to curly
hair because the curl provide texture and volume. For those with straight
hair and larger facial features a few twists around a curling iron will work
as well. To spice it up, subtle highlights can be added through the top and
front to compliment the skin tone. If you’re the time challenged type,
’s style is made for you. With
a few adjustments (tweaks) as it grows you can easily find the ideal length
and shape for you personal style.
One star whose hairstyle is
emulated by young girls around the globe is Paris
Hilton, the diva
of style, glitz,
and glamour. Her asymmetrical
layered bob haircut
is a very versatile style. Maybe that's why so many big-name
celebrities have been sporting cute layered bobs. This
flexible style cut with a few adjustments will suit most face
shapes. The overall silhouette is rounded with low side
swept bangs to accentuate the eyes and softens sharp angular
facial features. The shape is sleek and chic, perfect for a
day wear or a night on the town at the trendiest party spots.
will tell you it’s also the perfect style for adding extra
length with hair extension when you want a long sexy look.
you’re still wearing the same long hair do’ for what may
seem like forever and are thinking about getting a short trendy
hair style for your time challenged life,
try Annette Bening’s sexy wind blown’ style with sun
kissed accents and watch heads turn when you show up looking
years younger in a grown up way. For those that might have
second thoughts about cutting their long locks because you
think it may look to masculine, trust me this tousled style
with soft feathered sides and neckline is an ultra feminine
look. Talk about easy, this perky do’ almost styles itself. With
a few adjustments (trims), as it grows you can easily find
the ideal length and shape for your facial features.