Don’t be afraid to update your long locks

Long hair has almost always been a popular length for women because it can be flattering regardless of hair color, texture, or face shape. Whether you’re looking to completely change your look or just refresh it, you’re sure to find the perfect long hairstyle.

Jlo’s Icy Highlights
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Jlo's Icy Highlights

Bring out the best of your hair’s length by adding attention-grabbing highlights like JLo’s. Start with a subtle color at your roots and go lighter at the ends to draw more attention to your face.

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Olivia Palermo’s Poised Waves
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Olivia Palermo's Poised Waves

Olivia Palermo’s look is all about the center part and shine. To achieve a similar look, create different kinds of waves to show off as much of that shine as possible.

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Madelaine Petsch’s Natural Curls
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Madelaine Petsch's Natural Curls

You don’t need signature red hair like Madelaine Petsch to rock these natural curls. While your hair is still barely damp, put it up into a simple braid, let it dry, and then use your curling iron to do touch-ups.

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Golden Honey Balayage
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Golden Honey Balayage

Balayage is one of the most popular coloring trends for women with long hair; because these highlights don’t start at your roots, your hair can grow freely without needing touch-ups. Opt for a warm honey color to start.

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Jaylen Barron’s Wild Curls
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Jaylen Barron's Wild Curls

You can embrace a long hairstyle with your natural curls too! While you may want to use your favorite product to help them stay in place, don’t be afraid to let your curls loose.

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Classic Side Braid
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Classic Side Braid

On days when your hair only seems to get in the way, go for a classic braid to tame it. This simple style is timeless and takes only minutes to create, making it perfect for any busy day.

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Jourdan Dunn’s Princess Half-Up
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Jourdan Dunn's Princess Half-Up

Having a long hairstyle gives you plenty of room to try new things. For your next night out or dressy event, take a page out of Jourdan Dunn’s book and go for this romantic, feminine half-up ‘do.

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Megan Fox’s Voluminous Waves
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Megan Fox's Voluminous Waves

Bouncy, voluminous waves are the epitome of glamor. To achieve a look like Megan Fox’s, use a curling iron with a barrel that is at least two inches wide; for this look, the bigger the curl, the better.

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Shailene Woodley’s Light Brown Balayage
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Shailene Woodley's Light Brown Balayage

Balayage isn’t only for blondes; it’s based off your natural hair color, so you can rock it even if you have darker hair, like Shailene Woodley. Consider asking your stylist to use several different shades to create additional dimension.

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Tania Raymonde’s Mermaid hair
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Tania Raymonde's Mermaid hair

Tania Raymonde’s long, cascading locks are similar to those of a mermaid’s. Apply a texturizing spray to your messy curls for a similar look.

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Demi Lovato’s Beach Curls
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Demi Lovato's Beach Curls

Beachy curls are the perfect style for women with long hair. For an extra edgy look, add some product to slick it back and make it seem like you just got back from the beach, like Demi Lovato.

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Hannah Simone’s U Shaped Bangs
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Hannah Simone's U Shaped Bangs

A full, blunt fringe complements long hair incredibly well, especially when the bangs are U-shaped and face-framing like Hannah Simone’s. Straighten the rest of your hair to further show off its length.

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All Blonde Highlights
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All Blonde Highlights
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Izabel Goulart’s Deep Brown Balayage Highlights
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Izabel Goulart's Deep Brown Balayage Highlights
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Abbey Lee’s Green Undercolor
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Abbey Lee's Green Undercolor
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Logan Browning Thin Dreads with Highlights
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Logan Browning Thin Dreads with Highlights
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Gigi Hadid’s Blonde Layers
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Gigi Hadid's Blonde Layers
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Make Believe Mohawk with Braids
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Make Believe Mohawk with Braids
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Dakota Johnson’s Curtain Bangs
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Dakota Johnson's Curtain Bangs
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Rita Ora’s Platinum Blonde Locks
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Rita Ora's Platinum Blonde Locks
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Teresa Palmer’s Mid Part Ponytail
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Teresa Palmer's Mid Part Ponytail
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