Top Knot Updo Summer Trend

nicole top knot

So what is the biggest summer trend this year?  It is the top knot as sported by Nicole Ritchie and Gwen Stefani.  It is the simplest way to get an incredible summer do that works well both on the beach and off.  You can keep it simple like Nicole Ritchie with one single knot or got a little glam craze with multiple knots like Gwen.

How to get this incredible look?

Step 1:  First create a high Ponytail
Step 2:  Tease the hair in the ponytail
Step 3:  Then loop the tease hair around the ponytail holder and secure with pins

It is as easy as that!  You can do one, two or three top knots.

No Fuss Party Hair, Faux Bob and Modern Updo

Looking for no fuss party hair? Look no further. Celebrity stylist Chris form the Chris McMillan Salon demonstrates how you can get two easy party hair looks the Faux Bob and the modern updo. Don’t we all love that look!

Kate Hudson Wins Top Beautiful Woman on People

Kate Hudson

Our favorite Kate Hudson takes the top spot as the Most Beautiful Women on People magazine! Congrats Kate! Others such as Angelina Jolie, Marcia Cross, and Carrie Underwood are all in the spread. Where am I? Maybe next year!

Read More about Kate:
See Kate’s new haircare line launch David Babaii for Wild Aid
See Kate’s Hairstyle Gallery

Hairstyle How To: Deconstructed Updo

Sometimes updo’s are sleek and polished… not this one! This video shows you how to create a soft, deconstructed updo that is classic and chic and screams “I’m fabulous.” Perfect for day or night and simple to do, we promise!

How to Style Gwen Stefani’s Front Swirl

This retro-chic, Gwen Stefani inspired hairstyle features a tiny bit of back-combing, a tiny bit of teasing, a whole lotta attitude!

Celebrity Hairstyles: Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson is the ultimate beach babe! This hairstyle gallery features this bubbly blonde and her many different stylish hairdo’s. Her blonde locks are always sun-kissed and golden, we bet she keeps the brass away with Pureology color care hair care.

Celebrity Hairstyles: Halle Berry

This slideshow features some of our favorite hair styles on this oscar winning, beautiful, brand new mommy Halle Berry.

2008 Hair Trend: Tons of Texture

Allure Backstage highlights the latest hair trend: Tons of texture! Slightly messy, always sexy, and easy to achieve with the right lotions and potions. Here are just a few of our favorite texture enhancing products:

Want to take part in the latest tress trend? Watch this video to create your own textured tresses.