Whether you're using a curling wand to create thick, bouncy curls, or you're studying up on how to amp up your own natural curl pattern, you'll find all the inspiration you'll ever need with these 50 screenshot-worthy styles, ahead.

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Zendaya's Unfussy Bangs

It's hard to compete with a sparkly rhinestone suit, but the messy bangs and full-bodied curls are really holding their own.

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Jessica Alba's Pinned-Back Layers

If you're too busy to be bothered with anything hovering in your peripheral vision, sweep and pin your bangs straight back, and curl your shortest layers back to keep the rest of your hair away from your face.

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Janelle Monáe's Curly Pineapple

No one does hair accessories better than Janelle Monáe, and we're hooked on the cascade of tight curls spilling out from her hat.

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Riley Keough's Auburn Color

Striking without looking cartoon-ish, Keough's fiery red color is anything but boring.

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Serena Williams' Diffused Curls

A healthy amount of long layers keeps this look from feeling too heavy, while a good diffuser adds definition to her long curls.

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Jaime King's Long, Blunt bangs

The bouncy medium curls are par for the course, but the long, slightly shiny, wet-look bangs are something to experiment with when you're out of dry shampoo.

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Jourdan Dunn's Pulled-Back Style

The Jourdan Dunn version of "business in front, party in the back": a sleek crown and brushed out curls at the back.

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Jess Glynne's Curly Lob

Further proof that the lob works in every iteration, even with thick, brushed-out curls.

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Ella Eyre's Two-Tone Curls

Growing out dark roots isn't as scary as it looks. Case in point: these two-tone spirals swept up in an Ariana Grande-esque high ponytail.

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Vanessa Hudgens' Wispy Bob

Here's a retro Betty Boop style that works especially well with Hudgens' face shape.

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Kate Hudson's Romantic Updo

Throwback to Kate Hudson in her Almost Famous days, wearing her hair in buoyant spirals that are pinned back in an updo. Prospective brides, take note.

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Rihanna's Visible Roots

Yes, this is Rihanna strutting down the street with the auburn bedhead hair you've always dreamed of.

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Scarlett Johansson's Cropped Bob

Growing out a piece-y uneven bob or pixie cut is infinitely easier when you curl up those loose ends. Just think: more shape, less pinning and tucking.

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Kiersey Clemons' Disco Hair

Taking volume to new heights, Clemons channels disco darlings like Diana Ross with this gorgeous teased-out style.

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Madonna's Screen Siren Style

A large-barrel curling iron 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 angular flick by her eyes).

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Thandie Newton's Symmetry

With this Mozart-era volume, the middle part is crucial for keeping Newton's more-is-more curls out of her line of sight.

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Debra Messing's Scrunchy Waves

If you don't have naturally curly hair like Messing's, spritz liberally with sea salt spray and scrunch it up (or sleep on half-wet braided hair) for this flowing, bedhead effect.

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Solange's Braid Out

For 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.

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Christina Aguilera's Farrah Fawcett Moment

Taking a note from bombshell Charlie's Angel Farrah Fawcett, Aguilera curls her hair away from the face for a '70s-era face-frame.

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Penelope Cruz's Understated Curls

Okay, we've seen good hair days before, but there's seriously not a stray hair out of place in Cruz's satiny medium-barrel curls. HOW.

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Nicki Minaj's Tight Platinum Corkscrews

To achieve Nicki's texture-for-days corkscrews, use a diffuser when you blow out your hair and fluff, fluff, fluff.

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Naomi Watt's Loosely Pinned Waves

If Grecian goddesses had crimping irons, they would be wearing this half pinned, half-undone look. Pin back your hair or sweep hair back in a loose bun, leaving a few shorter pieces out to air.

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Shakira's Buoyant Spirals

Working with her natural texture, Shakira lightens up her uber-defined curls with blonde highlights that make her hair look like it's practically glowing from within.

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Kate Beckinsale's Super Subtle Highlights

When you've already mastered perfect barrel waves like these, the golden highlights that accent each little curl are just the frosting on top.

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Julia Garner's Halo of Curls

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*

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Audrey Tautou's Adorable Pixie Cut

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).

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Taylor Swift's Blunt Fringe

Throwing back to the corkscrew curls Taylor Swift of her early career, the edgy modern version (with a very of-the-moment lob plus eye-skimming bangs) looks just as fierce.

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Corinne Bailey Rae's Exquisite Volume

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 chic, textured wave.

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Amanda Seyfried's Half-and-Half Style

Pressed for time but want to keep your fine hair from falling flat? Try a curl that starts mid-way down your hair and wraps into loose ringlets.

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Selena Gomez's Caramel Highlights

Creamy highlights, mermaid curls, can't lose.

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Keri Russell's Sexture

Keri Russell has always boasted some of the best natural texture, like this unfussy spray of curls. If you're not blessed with #IWokeUpLikeThis waves, try spritzing some salt spray in your hair and sleeping in a braid.

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Bella Thorne's Half-Updo

One of the world's most flattering looks? We'll say so. Try loose waves and a half-updo like Bella Thorne's when you want to feel like a princess on your next date night.

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Marion Cotillard's Piled-High Curls

For short haired ladies with curls to spare, try slicking it back or tying it in a loose bun.

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Dascha Polanco's Top Knot

When you're blessed with cascade of beautifully defined curls, play with proportions by adding a simple top knot as the centerpiece.

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Rihanna's Blonde Bangs

Rihanna is president of the constantly-change-your-hairstyle club and these front bangs are among her best looks. Use a texturizing gel for piece-y bangs like these.

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Gwen Stefani's Tight Coils

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 for an unexpected hair moment.

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Sarah Jessica Parker's Cool-Girl Waves

Only wrap the middle section of hair around your curling wand to achieve loose-ended waves like SJP. So chic.

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Beyoncé's Perfect Spirals

Is it too much if we describe these layered curls as #flawless? Use a 13mm curling wand to re-create these ultra-thin spirals.

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Vanessa Hudgens' Peek-a-Bangs

Sometimes you just have to lean into thick hair when it's this long and heavy, without asking your stylist to thin it down. Part it down the side and tuck one half behind your shoulder.

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Rita Ora's Loose Bob

When summer rolls around, we're finally ready to say 'yes' when our stylist asks to take it up. Bobs are in and here, Rita Ora proves that short hair also means versatile hair.

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Salma Hayek's Classic Curl

Hayek's middle part and natural curls are super natural and understated for the 9 to 5 routine.

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Jordin Sparks' Two-Tone Look

Ombré all the way.

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AnnaSophia Robb's Easy Waves

When you're pressed for time, wrap random strands loosely around your curling iron and don't worry about making it look perfect (the aim is purposefully unfussy waves).

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw's Pinned-Up Style

Tight curls and short length may make you feel short on options when it comes to styling. One easy styling cue? Pin your hair back then pull out small ringlets on the sides to frame your face.

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AnnaLynne McCord's Natural Mane

If you're having a hard time keeping your curls in check in humid weather, never fear. Try this hair plopping technique to keep your curls defined and beat the frizz all day.

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Kerry Washington's Puffy Volume

Big barrel waves are Old Hollywood glamour, but they will always have a place on the red carpet (and in our hearts).

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Lorde's Long Ringlets

Ultra long hair, don't care.

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Jordan Dunn's Purple Extravaganza

Pro tip for festival beauty: If you're going to invest in a price-y double process psychedelic color, go big with some brushed out curls, too. The bigger and bolder, the better.

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