15 Easy Celebrity Updos

Zoe Saldana
We love celebrities' inspirational hairstyles and how effortless they can look. Here are our favorite easy celebrity hairstyles you can try yourself.

Allison Williams

This classic updo is a no-brainer: Allison Williams looks timeless and elegant in her twisted style. Twisting hair back gives the look a retro vibe that still feels fresh.



Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler sports a sideswept low ponytail with a deep side part. We love a side pony for its fresh twist on a classic, and this asymmetrical updo is sure to make people look twice.

Ashley Madekwe

If you love the new short-cut trend but aren’t ready to take the plunge, try a faux bob like Ashley Madekwe. To get the look, loosely braid you hair, then tuck the braid under and pin in place with bobby pins.

Margot Robbie

Actress Margot Robbie knows exactly how to pull off a super-sleek 'do. Here, golden locks are perfectly swept into a smooth low bun.

Emma Watson

Follow Emma Watson’s lead and keep your updo simple. Pull hair back into a low bun and leave a few strands free to give it a relaxed look.

Even with short hair, you can still get it on the braid trend. Follow these simple steps for a cute and quick look.

Braided Updo for Short Hair

Follow along with this easy, adorable updo for above-the-shoulder hair.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts rocked a messy updo with a middle part and loose waves. To get the look, use a barrel curling iron to achieve relaxed waves before pinning hair back into a loose, low bun. Pull a few pieces of hair down to frame your face.

Kate Beckinsale

Take after Kate Beckinsale and soften up your updo by allowing your bun to look a little messy.

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes pumped up the volume with this daring ‘do. Editor’s tip: Don’t be afraid to pull out the teasing comb for this one!

Amy Adams

We adore this striking braided updo sported by Amy Adams. The braids give this look an unexpected twist.

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr’s low-maintenance looped bun is perfect for when you’re pressed for time. It’s super easy and looks put-together. To get the look, simply pull hair back into a high pony, but when pulling hair through the elastic, don’t pull the ends all the way through.

Rachel McAdams

Whether your look is casual or more dressed up, the top knot is a go-to. Rachel McAdams looks beautiful as always in her high-rise hairstyle.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is not afraid to try new things with her hair, but this textured ponytail is one of our favorites! Editor’s tip: For a more formal look, wrap a few strands of hair around the base of your ponytail to hide the elastic band.

Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones is giving us major hair envy with this braided ballerina bun and effortlessly cool fringe.

Tina Fey

Tina Fey typically lets her hair graze her shoulders. Here, America's favorite funny girl switches things up by pulling her dark brown hair into a textured ponytail.

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana test drives playful plaits pinned across her crown. Braids add texture and dimension -- and look intricate without adding hours onto styling time.

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