20 of the Best Celebrity Hairstyles to Recreate This V-Day

Show your hair some love with one of these gorgeous hairstyles!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! And whether you love it or loathe it, there’s no denying that V-Day is a great excuse to pull out all of the stops when it comes to your hair. So, to get you in the loving mood, we’ve rounded up 20 of our favourite celebrity hairstyles that are just as perfect for a date night as they are the red carpet. Are you ready? Keep on reading!

Flicked Under Ends

Shay Mitchell with straight hair styled in a deep side parting with rolled under ends
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For a sultry twist on a classic straight look, take inspiration from Shay Mitchell’s deep side parting and rounded under ends.

Sideswept Curls

Laura Harrier with long curly hair swept to one side
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Glossy, sideswept curls are glamorous and romantic – perfect for any date night plans.

Editor’s tip: It goes without saying: Valentine’s day is the day to wear perfume in your hair. So, it’s no surprise we’re reaching for the VO5 Rose Remix Hair Perfume. With a sweet rose fragrance, this divine smelling hair perfume is all you need to give your tresses a subtle and shimmery boost.

Sleek Low Pony

Rose Huntington-Whiteley with a sleek low ponytail
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Rock a sleek low ponytail like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and pair with a classic LBD for a look that’s sure to impress.

Wispy Topknot

Hailey Bieber with a top knot hairstyle
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We’re obsessed with Hailey Bieber’s Tinkerbell-inspired updo. Note: This style looks best a bit undone, so make sure to leave some pieces of hair loose at the front and gently curl them for an effortless finish.

Bombshell Lob

Kendall Jenner with wavy lob length hair
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Full of volume and a look that’ll work on a variety of hair lengths, this style is a serious vibe. To create the illusion of extra volume, copy Kendall and flip your parting to one side to give your roots an added boost!

Voluminous Half-Updo

Celebrity Valentine's Day Hair: Side shot of Lucy Boynton with her bleach blonde short hair styled into a voluminous half-up, half-down hairstyle with a bow, wearing netted black top
Give your short hair a romantic revamp with this ‘do. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Everything about this half-up, half-down hairstyle is absolutely stunning, from its enviable volume to its pretty ribbon. The best part? It works a treat for both short and long hair.

Bardot Updo

Celebrity Valentine's Day Hair: Shot of Sophia Bush with a '60s style bouffant with a velvet headband with a netted dress
Bardot-worthy volume here we come! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Ready to channel your inner Brigitte Bardot for V-Day? You’ll need to master this ’60s-inspired hairstyle, which couldn’t be easier with our beehive hair tutorial.

Editor’s tip: When it comes Bardot-worthy updos, volume is everything! If you want long-lasting, visibly thicker strands, we suggest you try the TRESemmé Collagen+ Fullness Thickening Balm

Smooth a small amount into your palm and spread it evenly through damp hair before blow drying, to achieve this bodacious look.

Straight Hair

Celebrity Valentine's Day Hair: Close up shot of Stephanie Shepard with long, straight dark hair, wearing a black square cut dress on the red carpet
This classic look never fails to impress. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

If you’re going for a subtle makeup look like Stephanie Shepherd and want a ‘do to match, you really can’t go wrong with copying her classic, polished middle-parting hairstyle.

Cornrow Bun

Celebrity Valentine's Day Hairstyles: Shot of Jourdan Dunn with dark brown cornrows styled into a bun updo, wearing a black knitted dress and posing on the red carpet
These cute cornrows are making us swoon! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Protective hairstyles, like these cornrows, can be easily given a romantic update! Just fashion them into a stylish stacked bun, and you’ll seriously have everyone falling in love.

Slick Back Hair

close up shot of Madeline brewer with slicked back hair with pearls in it, wearing pearly dress
There’s nothing wrong with look like a siren, isn’t that right Madeline Brewer? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

You’re probably under the impression that all romantic hairstyles have to involve curls, but that’s not the case with the sexy, slicked-back look we spotted on Madeline Brewer.

With it’s sleek, swept-back appearance and addition of pretty pearl hair accessories, this siren-worthy ‘do is all you need.

Topknot + Ribbon

close up shot of margot robbie with top knot hairstyle with ribbon in it
A ribbon will make your mane look like a romantic masterpiece! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

There’s nothing wrong with rocking a topknot on Valentine’s day, isn’t that right Margot Robbie? Yep, all you need to do to take your mane from basic to beautiful is play around with some ribbon hair accessories. Ooh la la!

Milkmaid Braid

Logan Browning with her hair worn in a milkmaid braid wearing a pink frilly dress and droplet earrings
Can Logan Browning’s hair be any cuter? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Um, could Logan Browning’s hair be any cuter? Here, she has fashioned her natural hair into a lovely milkmaid braid hairstyle. And guess what? Our easy milkmaid braid tutorial will help you pull of this dreamy style, too.

Half-up Ponytail

close up shot of rose byrne with half up ponytail hairstyle
This half-up, half-down style will make your lover go aww! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

For V-day, it’s all about half-up ponytails! Instead of keeping her style sleek, Rose Byrne has gone for some playful, sexy waves, giving her ‘do extra cool-girl charm.

Editor’s tip: Before you create this look, try spraying the new VO5 Flexible Hold Hairspray towards your roots for exceptional lift and body. Since this hairspray has an ultra-dry, light-weight finish, you won’t need to worry about dealing with sticky or crunchy tresses.

Half-up Curls

Celebrity Valentine's Day Hair: Side shot of Vick Hope with long dark brown curls styled into a half-up, half-down bun, wearing a yellow lace dress with swanky earrings on the red carpet
Give your favourite half-up hairstyle a romantic edge with some swanky earrings. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Statement earrings complement this curly half-up, half-down bun perfectly. So, if you’ve got a head full of long or short curls and want to make a gorgeous statement, you know what to do: copy Vick Hope’s ‘do.

Side Braid

Devon Windsor with side braid hairstyle
You won’t be the side, you’ll be the main course with this ‘do. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Why not make like Victoria’s Secret model Devon Windsor and opt for a pretty side braid this Valentine’s Day? You can copy Devon’s style by creating a classic French braid, or make the look your own by trying out a more unique Dutch or fishtail braid instead.

Curly Ponytail

Celebrity Valentine's Day Hairstyles: Shot of Ella Eyre with long curly blonde hair styled into a sleek ponytail, wearing a headband with a yellow dress on the red carpet
When in doubt, try a headband! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

You wouldn’t call this curly ponytail basic, would you? And, if you really want to take it to the next level, try teaming this red carpet fave with a pretty headband.

Wavy Ponytail

Jennifer Lopez with wavy ponytail
You aren’t Jenny from the block, your Jenny from the red carpet. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Jennifer Lopez is living proof that a ponytail definitely doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, ponytails are the perfect simple, yet sophisticated date night ‘do. Instantly upgrade yours by using a large barrel curling tong to create some sultry loose waves.

Medium Loose Waves

Celebrity Valentine's Day Hair: Constance Wu on the red carpet shoulder-length loose waves, wearing a fluffy black dress on the red carpet
Is there any event loose waves doesn’t look good for? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

When all else fails, why not rock the model-off-duty look with these loose, barely-there waves? If your hair doesn’t naturally look like this, here’s our tutorial on how to get beachy waves.

Half-up Braid

Katherine McNamara with a half-up plait
Are you ready for your close up? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

We’ve fallen in love with redhead actress Katherine McNamara and her stunning  half-up, half-down braided hairstyle.

If you ask us, this boho-inspired ‘do would make for the perfect girly Valentine’s Day look! As well adding in some braids, curl the ends of your hair to add some texture and tousle, and to give your mane a sultry feel.

Blow-Out Waves

Taylor Hill with blowout waves
Blow out hair, don’t care. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

In our opinion, Taylor Hill‘s classic voluminous blow dry is the epitome of sexy hair. Plus, we’re sure you’ll agree that there’s nothing quite like a bouncy blow-out to boost your confidence.

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