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Celebrity Hair How-To: 21 Hairstyles In 21 Days

06/01/2012 08:17 EDT | Updated 06/01/2012 12:26 EDT
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Celebrities have as many 'dos as they have hairs on their heads -- just ask Katy, or Miley, or Beyonce or... well, you get the picture. They're an endless source of inspiration for our own lids, so we bring you 21 celebrity hairstyle how-tos -- a style for each day leading up to summer (plus one more for good measure) -- including everything from Kim Kardashian's trademark bun to Rihanna's '70s-inspired waves.

Some of these styles are straightforward, like Gwyneth Paltrow's pencil-straight tresses, while others require a bit more patience, like Scarlett Johansson's milkmaid braid. Some updos will look right at home on the red carpet, while every girl can tousle up some loose waves any day of the week.

Check out the slideshow to find out how to sport your favourite celebrity hairstyle:

Can't see the slideshow? Check out some of these celebrity hairstyle how-tos below.

21 HAIRSTYLES IN 21 DAYS

GWYNETH PALTROW -- PENCIL STRAIGHT

Treat wet hair with heat protectant, blow dry with round brush, part in the centre, iron hair by sections, finish with hairspray to tame flyaways.

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ZOOEY DESCHANEL -- RETRO UPDO

Add shine serum to dry hair. Pull hair back into a French twist, securing with bobby pins. When the twist reaches the crown of the head, fasten the twist with pins and let the loose hair fall in a ponytail. Apply volumizing spray. Straighten bangs with flatiron and loosen hair around the ears for a messy look.

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RIHANNA -- '70s WAVES

Add texture to layered hair with foaming wrap lotion. Curl sections with a medium-barrel curling iron. Gently brush curls to make waves look natural. Finish with hairspray.

Source: Usmagazine.com

KIM KARDASHIAN -- THE KARDASHIAN BUN

Gather hair into a high ponytail, secure with hair elastic. Cut the toes off a (clean) sock, roll it up and place it over the ponytail on the hair elastic. Lean forward so hair covers the sock on all sides, secure with elastic. Collect excess hair and make a braid towards the back, tie it with a hair elastic and wrap the braid around the bun. Secure bun with bobby pins.

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NICOLE RICHIE -- TOP KNOT

Pull hair into a high ponytail and hold with an elastic. For a messy look, pull pieces of hair from the sides, top and bottom. Twist ponytail, wrap it around the elastic, secure with bobby pins.

Source: eHow.com

KATE MIDDLETON -- BOUNCY CURLS

Apply volumizing serum, blow dry in sections, curling ends with round brush. Comb hair at the roots in opposite direction for volume. Use large-sized curlers (or barrel iron) to add shape, finish with hairspray.

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KATY PERRY'S DARING UPDO

Section off the top chunk of your hair and tease it using a fine-toothed comb to create volume. Smooth hair over the teased section using a natural bristle brush. Brush hair on the sides, gather loose hair tightly, twist the ends and pin at the back.

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If you really want to copy Katy, don't forget to check out these tips for going blue.

BLAKE LIVELY -- FISHTAIL BRAID

Brush dry hair and add a pomade or styling balm. Begin French braiding hair low and off to one side. Braid tightly to start and then loosely. Tease pieces of hair as you go for a messy look. Leave two to three inches of hair at the end and secure with hair elastic.

Source: Usmagazine.com

AMBER RILEY -- LONG CURLS

Add mousse to damp hair, avoiding the roots. Part hair to the left. Pulling hair from the roots at the nape of the neck with a large radial brush, blow dry hair. Curl under at the tips. Blow dry the sides, brushing hair forward towards your face to give hair movement. Blow dry damp bangs to the side. Wrap small sections of hair around the barrel of a large curling iron, from tips to root. Pinch the tips with hair wax. Set with hairspray.

Source: Thehairstyler.com

SOFIA VERGARA -- LOW PONYTAIL

Treat damp hair with volumizing spray and blow dry. Separate bangs with a one-inch-long centre part. Backcomb hair at the crown, secure hair at the nape with an elastic.

Source: Allure.com