12 Star Hairstyles to Try in 2012

Wearing your mane the same way every day is so 2011. This year, make it your beauty resolution to turn heads with new dos inspired by Sofia, Taylor, Demi and more celebs!

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SOFIA VERGARA

SOFIA VERGARA
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Ultra sleek and straight locks, as seen on the Modern Family stunner at a New Year’s Eve party in Vegas, never go out of style and can be achieved with nothing more than a flat iron and a good smoothing product or shine-enhancing hair sheet.

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TAYLOR SWIFT

TAYLOR SWIFT
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The retro-inspired updo featuring pin curls adds old Hollywood glamour to her red carpet look for the CMT Artists of the Year.

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DEMI LOVATO

DEMI LOVATO
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Hair chameleon Demi lets her waist-skimming mane take center stage, rocking a mix of tousled waves and soft curls in L.A. to celebrate her Seventeen magazine cover.

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ROONEY MARA

ROONEY MARA
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The severity and edginess of blunt bangs can be softened up by slicking them into a feminine but still unique side part, as the actress demonstrates on the red carpet at the Paris premiere of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

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GWEN STEFANI

GWEN STEFANI
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You’ll be sure to stand out this year if you try an off-center, fascinator-esque topknot, like the one wore to the Hollywood premiere of In the Land of Blood and Honey.

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VANESSA MINNILLO

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Demonstrating the perfect mix of a bump and a half-updo, looks fresh and fun for an appearance on Good Morning America.

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REESE WITHERSPOON

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Also donning a topknot – though a much more traditional one – gives her characteristic pin-straight, perfectly blown-out hairstyle the night off at the LACMA Inaugural Art and Film Gala in Los Angeles.

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MILEY CYRUS

MILEY CYRUS
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A hair dryer and a shine-boosting product are all you need to rock super-sleek ponytail – perfect for showing off sparkly danglers – which she wears in L.A. for the American Giving Awards.

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EMMA WATSON

EMMA WATSON
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At a Lancôme event in Hong Kong, the radiates edgy sophistication with her slick, deep side part, proving that girls with short manes can get glam hair too.

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BROOKLYN DECKER

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You won’t have to detag a single Facebook photo if you try out the milkmaid braid trend. Follow the model-actress’s lead and pull out a few face-framing tendrils to avoid a look that’s too severe.

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ELIZABETH OLSEN

ELIZABETH OLSEN
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For a hairstyle that only looks like it took hours to create, emulate the actress’s side-parted updo with loose curls – it’s sultry and pairs well with a casual dress or formal frock.

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ZOË SALDANA

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No patience for curling irons? Follow Zoë’s lead and wear your mane in a classic French twist with lots of height at the crown and face-framing pieces.

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