Whether you're learning how to wield a curling iron or seeking ideas on how to work with your naturally curly hair texture, find all your inspiration ahead with these 45 must-read styling cues.
Jourdan Dunn can pull off any hairstyle from the lob to supermodel layers, so we're loving her refreshing red-carpet style here: a sleek crown with waves of gorgeous curls at the back. Pro tip: It's a great pulled-back look to try when you're drawing the eye to your clavicle-bearing, off-the-shoulder top.
Further proof that the lob works in every iteration, even with thick, natural curls.
Going for that two-tone variation always adds an edge to a lighter dye job, and helps you grow out your dark roots with a more intentional look.
We're getting major Betty Boop vibes from this curly bob that really works with Hudgens' face shape.
Back in her Almost Famous days, Kate Hudson rocked buoyant spirals that she pinned back in an updo. Don't they just frame her face perfectly?
Yes, this is Rihanna strutting down the street with the auburn bedhead hair you've always dreamed of (and visible #DGAF roots).
Growing out a bob, especially a piece-y uneven one, is infinitely easier if you're taking those loose ends and curling them up for this triangular effect.
Taking volume to new heights, Clemons channels disco darlings like Diana Ross with this gorgeous teased-out style.
A large-barrel curling iron and a whole lot of confidence is all you need to pull off Madonna's va-va-voom moment seen here (and don't forget to curl away from the face for that incredible angular flick by her eyes).
We're loving the middle part here that evenly divides Newton's more-is-more curls and draws attention to her spring-ified beauty look.
If you don't have naturally curly hair like Messing's, spritz liberally with sea salt spray and scrunch it up for this flowing, not-trying-to-be-perfect effect.
To get Solange's nebulous curls, braid wet hair and let it dry overnight. Undo in the morning and style as desired. And don't forget to #embracethefrizz.
Taking a note from bombshell '70s Charlie's Angel Farrah Fawcett, Aguilera curls her hair away from the face for an angelic face-frame.
There's not a hair out of place in Cruz's satiny medium-barrel curls, which add extra oomph to her natural makeup look.
To achieve Nicki's texture-for-days corkscrews, use a diffuser when you blow out your hair and fluff, fluff, fluff.
For a Grecian goddess style like Watt's, pin back your hair and let loose tendrils hang around your face like so.
Working with her natural texture, Shakira spices up her uber-defined curls with blonde highlights that make her hair look positively radiant.
When you've already mastered perfect barrel waves like these, the golden highlights that accent each little curl are just the frosting on top. We see you, girl.
Tight corkscrew curls can be tough to work with when your hair is longer, which is why we're all about this cropped shape that resembles a wild burst of curls on top of Garner's head. *Cue the Beyoncé track*
Proof that the pixie can look amazing with curly texture, Tautou shows us how to style the super short cut the French way (the less styling, the better).
When you've got naturally curly hair like Corinne Bailey Rae's (the envy!), play. it. up. by teasing it and piling it over to one side, like this seriously chic textured wave.
An elegant way to mix up your evening look? A curl that starts mid-way down your hair and wraps into loose, angelic ringlets. Choose a mid-sized barrel to mimic these screen siren strands.
The subtlest tuck on the red carpet goes to Selena Gomez here, who's rocking smooth strands up top that are hidden behind her ear to highlight her mermaid-eque curls. Try wearing a headband for an extra style accent on top that has the same effect.
Keri Russell has always boasted some of the best natural texture, like this unfussy spray of curls that has sexy bedhead appeal. If you're not blessed with #IWokeUpLikeThis waves, try spritzing some salt spray in your hair and sleeping in a braid.
One of the world's most flattering looks? We'll say so. Bella Thorne shows us how regal the half-updo can look applied to a wave of spiraling curls.
For short haired ladies with curls to spare, try slicking it back or tying it in a loose bun, always letting some tendrils hang out by the face for extra glam factor.
When you're already rocking a wave of perfectly defined curls, play with proportions by adding a simple top knot to seal the deal.
Rihanna is president of the constantly-change-your-hairstyle club and these front bangs are among her best looks. Use a texturizing gel to get piecey bangs like RiRi.
Go big or go home. Get Gwen Stefani's super-curled look by going old-school with over-night curlers. Twist and pin your bangs backs to give it an updated finish.