Straight Hair Styles: Looks From The Runway, Red Carpet and Salon - The Stylist Hair 100 - Stylist Magazine

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Straight hair styles

Pictures of the latest locks from the runway, red carpet and salon

Chic and classic, straight hair is always in style. Whether you've naturally straight hair or achieve the look with straightening irons, take a look at our gallery of straight styles of the latest looks and hair cuts from the catwalk, red carpet and salon look books (updated regularly as part of The Stylist Hair 100), featuring expert tips and how to instructions to recreate the styles yourself.

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  • Blonde, chin-length bob

    Blonde, chin-length bob

    Soften a blunt chin-length bob with multi-tonal… More details

    Blonde, chin-length bob

    Blonde, chin-length bob

    Soften a blunt chin-length bob with multi-tonal layers of colour or blonde highlights.

    Image: Trevor Sorbie

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  • Cheryl Cole's slicked back ponytail

    Cheryl Cole's slicked back …

    Cheryl Cole sports a sleek, side-parted ponytail… More details

    Cheryl Cole's slicked back ponytail

    Cheryl Cole's slicked back ponytail

    Cheryl Cole sports a sleek, side-parted ponytail on the red carpet at Cannes.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Chapurin S/S11

    Chapurin S/S11

    For a softer take on the wet look, keep the front… More details

    Chapurin S/S11

    Chapurin S/S11

    For a softer take on the wet look, keep the front of your hair smoothed down, but leave the back soft and straight.

    Tip: Brush hair off your face, and use gel to the middle of your head to keep in place. Leave the back of your hair soft but smooth with straighteners.

    Image: Laurent Philippon for Bumble and Bumble

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  • Dannii Minogue's sleek bob

    Dannii Minogue's sleek bob

    Dannii Minogue wears her hair straight and sleek… More details

    Dannii Minogue's sleek bob

    Dannii Minogue's sleek bob

    Dannii Minogue wears her hair straight and sleek in a classic chin-length bob.

    Tip: Curl the ends under or flick them out with straighteners to create texture.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Feathered Bob

    Feathered Bob

    This retro inspired style is a cooler version of… More details

    Feathered Bob

    Feathered Bob

    This retro inspired style is a cooler version of the pudding bowl cut. Suited to fine, straight hair, the graduated layers and fringe are finely feathered to frame the face.

    Tip: Straighteners are key for keeping this look sleek.

    Image: Paul Edmond Hair

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  • Short choppy bob

    Short choppy bob

    A short bob is livened up with lots of choppy… More details

    Short choppy bob

    Short choppy bob

    A short bob is livened up with lots of choppy layers and a side swept fringe.

    Image: Paul Mitchell Luxury Hair Care, paul-mitchell.co.uk

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  • Heavy mid-length hair

    Heavy mid-length hair

    Thick hair is given extra oompf with volumised… More details

    Heavy mid-length hair

    Heavy mid-length hair

    Thick hair is given extra oompf with volumised layers and a stark centre parting.

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  • Long, straight and feathered

    Long, straight and feathered

    Poker straight long hair is feathered to the chin… More details

    Long, straight and feathered

    Long, straight and feathered

    Poker straight long hair is feathered to the chin to create movement.

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  • Jennifer Aniston's angled bob

    Jennifer Aniston's angled bob

    Jennifer Aniston has chopped off her trademark… More details

    Jennifer Aniston's angled bob

    Jennifer Aniston's angled bob

    Jennifer Aniston has chopped off her trademark shoulder length locks in favour of a bob which frames her face.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Smooth and straight hair

    Smooth and straight hair

    A classic Manhattan-style blow dry. Straight… More details

    Smooth and straight hair

    Smooth and straight hair

    A classic Manhattan-style blow dry. Straight through the lengths with a hint of wave for movement at the base.

    Image: Hershesons Blow Dry Bar, hershesons.com

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  • Gwyneth Palthrow's poker straight hair

    Gwyneth Palthrow's poker st…

    Gwyneth Paltrow's signature honey-blonde,… More details

    Gwyneth Palthrow's poker straight hair

    Gwyneth Palthrow's poker straight hair

    Gwyneth Paltrow's signature honey-blonde, straightened hair looks clean and crisp with a centre parting.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Sleek, straight hair with blunt fringe

    Sleek, straight hair with b…

    Sweep a curtain of super straight hair over one… More details

    Sleek, straight hair with blunt fringe

    Sleek, straight hair with blunt fringe

    Sweep a curtain of super straight hair over one shoulder.

    Image: John Carne Hairdressing johncarne.co.uk

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  • Long hair with flicked ends

    Long hair with flicked ends

    Straight, sweeping hair is updated by… More details

    Long hair with flicked ends

    Long hair with flicked ends

    Straight, sweeping hair is updated by incorporating outward flicks at the base.

    Image: Michael Barnes Hairdressing, michaelbarneshair.com

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  • Jessica Alba's Sleek Bobbed hair

    Jessica Alba's Sleek Bobbed…

    Jessica Alba's long bob looks sleek, groomed and… More details

    Jessica Alba's Sleek Bobbed hair

    Jessica Alba's Sleek Bobbed hair

    Jessica Alba's long bob looks sleek, groomed and grown-up.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Blunt-cut straight hair

    Blunt-cut straight hair

    Centre parted, flat ironed and blunt cut hair has… More details

    Blunt-cut straight hair

    Blunt-cut straight hair

    Centre parted, flat ironed and blunt cut hair has a 2-dimensional effect.

    Image: Medusa Hairdressing, medusahair.co.uk

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  • Glossy bobbed hair with fringe

    Glossy bobbed hair with fringe

    A cropped and straightened bob with heavy fringe… More details

    Glossy bobbed hair with fringe

    Glossy bobbed hair with fringe

    A cropped and straightened bob with heavy fringe beautifully frames the face.

    Image: Royston Blythe, The Dorchester, roystonblythe.co.uk

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  • Oliva Palermo's super shiny hair

    Oliva Palermo's super shiny…

    Always perfectly polished, Olivia Palermo's… More details

    Oliva Palermo's super shiny hair

    Oliva Palermo's super shiny hair

    Always perfectly polished, Olivia Palermo's shoulder-skimming hair is sleek and sexy.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Straight fine hair with fringe

    Straight fine hair with fringe

    A glossy blunt fringe adds a sense of volume to… More details

    Straight fine hair with fringe

    Straight fine hair with fringe

    A glossy blunt fringe adds a sense of volume to long locks.

    Image: Rae Palmer for Schwarzkopf, raepalmer.co.uk

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  • Two-tone hair colouring

    Two-tone hair colouring

    When hair is poker straight experimenting with… More details

    Two-tone hair colouring

    Two-tone hair colouring

    When hair is poker straight experimenting with varying lengths and shades adds interest.

    Image: Paul Mitchell Luxury Hair Care, paul-mitchell.co.uk

  • Sandra Bullock's thick, full fringe

    Sandra Bullock's thick, ful…

    Sandra Bullock's ironed-straight hair is… More details

    Sandra Bullock's thick, full fringe

    Sandra Bullock's thick, full fringe

    Sandra Bullock's ironed-straight hair is transformed with blunt, choppy bangs.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Straight black hair

    Straight black hair

    Naturally thick and textured hair looks enviably… More details

    Straight black hair

    Straight black hair

    Naturally thick and textured hair looks enviably chic and polished when straightened.

    Image: The Blow Bar, theblowbar.co.uk

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  • Fuss-free, natural-looking hair

    Fuss-free, natural-looking …

    Flyaway hair that looks as though it has been… More details

    Fuss-free, natural-looking hair

    Fuss-free, natural-looking hair

    Flyaway hair that looks as though it has been naturally air-dried.

    Described by Eugene Souleiman as '"imperfect, but poetic, loose with a sense of freedom. . . it is sexy and wild to give the impression that hair has been style by nature."

    Image: Eugene Souleiman, Wella Professionals Global Creative Director, Missoni SS11

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  • Sienna Miller's unfinished blonde hair

    Sienna Miller's unfinished …

    Although glossy and groomed, Sienna Miller never… More details

    Sienna Miller's unfinished blonde hair

    Sienna Miller's unfinished blonde hair

    Although glossy and groomed, Sienna Miller never strays far from her bohemiam style. An off-centre parting keeps her hair looking un-done.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Poker straight hair with centre parting

    Poker straight hair with ce…

    Heavily straightened, one-length hair has a… More details

    Poker straight hair with centre parting

    Poker straight hair with centre parting

    Heavily straightened, one-length hair has a grungy, rock'n'roll twist.

    Image: Hershesons Blow Dry Bar, hershesons.com

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  • Graphic blonde bob

    Graphic blonde bob

    Ensure eye-skimming, precision-cut bangs are… More details

    Graphic blonde bob

    Graphic blonde bob

    Ensure eye-skimming, precision-cut bangs are perfectly straightened for a strong, directional hairstyle.

    Image: Medusa Hairdressing medusahair.co.uk

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  • Calvin Klein S/S 2011

    Calvin Klein S/S 2011

    The classic beehive is given Calvin Klein's… More details

    Calvin Klein S/S 2011

    Calvin Klein S/S 2011

    The classic beehive is given Calvin Klein's trademark modern minimalist tocuh, with poker straight hair pulled into a low ponytail with gentle backcombing at the crown.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Long, softly layered hair

    Long, softly layered hair

    Long layers starting at the jawline cut into… More details

    Long, softly layered hair

    Long, softly layered hair

    Long layers starting at the jawline cut into longer lengths. Artfully placed layers around the face soften the look.

    Tip: Blow-dry using a barrel brush and place large Velcro rollers at the roots to create movement and height. Once cool take out of rollers and brush out using a paddle brush. To finish use a beaach spray for added texture.

    Image: Headmasters, hmhair.co.uk

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  • Full, bouncy bob with fringe

    Full, bouncy bob with fringe

    This 80s bouffant bob with full fringe lends a… More details

    Full, bouncy bob with fringe

    Full, bouncy bob with fringe

    This 80s bouffant bob with full fringe lends a modern retro edge to a classic style.

    Image: Michael Barnes for Goldwell, michaelbarneshair.com

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  • Sleek bob with fringe

    Sleek bob with fringe

    A highly sculpted, directional bob with… More details

    Sleek bob with fringe

    Sleek bob with fringe

    A highly sculpted, directional bob with face-shaping choppy layers.

    Image: Mark Leeson, markleeson.co.uk

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  • Modern bowl cut

    Modern bowl cut

    A soft, bowl cut with curved precision edges is… More details

    Modern bowl cut

    Modern bowl cut

    A soft, bowl cut with curved precision edges is easily transformed by adding texture for numerous styling options.

    Image: Hooker and Young, hookerandyoung.co.uk

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  • Antipodeon S/S 11

    Antipodeon S/S 11

    Antipodean balanced the angrogenous nature of… More details

    Antipodeon S/S 11

    Antipodeon S/S 11

    Antipodean balanced the angrogenous nature of spring/summer's wet-look hair trend with fluffed-up ends.

    Image: Mac Cosmetics

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  • Asymmetric short, plum coloured hair

    Asymmetric short, plum colo…

    Smooth, sleek and swept over to one side, this… More details

    Asymmetric short, plum coloured hair

    Asymmetric short, plum coloured hair

    Smooth, sleek and swept over to one side, this forward-falling and asymmetrical hairstyle requires healthy hair and firm hold products.

    Image: Aveda, aveda.co.uk

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  • Roberto Cavalli S/S 2011

    Roberto Cavalli S/S 2011

    Hippy girl met rock chick on the Roberto Cavalli… More details

    Roberto Cavalli S/S 2011

    Roberto Cavalli S/S 2011

    Hippy girl met rock chick on the Roberto Cavalli runway, with extra long, super straight hair.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Short glossy hair

    Short glossy hair

    A bold but wearable style that looks elegant and… More details

    Short glossy hair

    Short glossy hair

    A bold but wearable style that looks elegant and sleek, tapered down the sides and full at the fringe and crown.

    Image: Karine Jackson, karinejackson.co.uk

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  • Long, straight, multi-tone red hair

    Long, straight, multi-tone …

    Long, sleek, straight hair is pulled away from… More details

    Long, straight, multi-tone red hair

    Long, straight, multi-tone red hair

    Long, sleek, straight hair is pulled away from simplicity with a choppy, heavily cut-into base line.

    Image: Mario Gutmann for Great Lengths, greatlengthshair.co.uk

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  • Sculpted bob

    Sculpted bob

    Combining a sharp, dramatic cut with a super… More details

    Sculpted bob

    Sculpted bob

    Combining a sharp, dramatic cut with a super sleek, high shine finish looks modern and edgy.

    Image: Gutmann

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  • Fine, short crop

    Fine, short crop

    A razor-edged red crop with slicked finish looks… More details

    Fine, short crop

    Fine, short crop

    A razor-edged red crop with slicked finish looks bold and polished.

    Image: Mark Leeson, markleeson.co.uk

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  • Bobbed hair with sweeping fringe

    Bobbed hair with sweeping f…

    A sweeping side-fringe and tapered base line… More details

    Bobbed hair with sweeping fringe

    Bobbed hair with sweeping fringe

    A sweeping side-fringe and tapered base line softens a classic bob style.

    Image: Paul Mitchell Luxury Hair Care, paul-mitchell.co.uk

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  • Full fringe

    Full fringe

    A blunt-cut fringe adds weight to fine,… More details

    Full fringe

    Full fringe

    A blunt-cut fringe adds weight to fine, shoulder-skimming hair.

    Image: Rae Palmer for Schwarzkopf, raepalmer.co.uk

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