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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 55 screenshot-worthy styles, ahead.

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Issa Rae's Half-Slicked Ponytail

Rae's perfect sphere of kinky curls keeps her slicked-back ponytail from feeling too stiff or severe.

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Jourdan Dunn's '70s-Inspired Curls

Big, voluminous, and straight-up glorious, Dunn's thick, shoulder-skimming curls are a thing of disco dreams (but without the teased and hairsprayed nightmare).

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Lily Nova's Curly Lob

Please bow down to Nova's super-natural (and, honestly, supernatural) curls, which prove that frizz is anything but a bad word.

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Lupita Nyong'o's Twisted Ponytail

Part ponytail and part topknot, Nyong'o's 'do is a curly sculpture. We'd suggest recreating this look at home, but unless you can finagle some sliver wrap and a zillion bobby-pins and combs, we'll leave this to the inspo boards, instead.

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Ursula Corbero's Curly Pixie

"But I can't cut my hair short! I have curly h—" is what you were about to say, before you saw Corbero's insanely gorgeous curly pixie, which is the very definition of tousled and messy.

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Zendaya's Shag-Inspired Bangs

It's hard to compete with a sparkly rhinestone suit, but the messy bangs and full curls easily hold their own.

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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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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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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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