Teen Celeb-Inspired Back-to-School Hairstyles

Updating your hair for the beginning of school can be a great way to change your overall image and give yourself a confidence boost. Finding that perfect hairstyle doesn’t have to be difficult with that wide range of awe-inspiring teen celebrities styles to duplicate at home. Teens can get professional looking hairstyles without the celeb-price. Bring a photo of your idea hairstyle to your next salon appointment. Start the new school year with a fresh hairstyle inspired by the trendiest celebrities of our time.

Shenae Grimes-Inspired Beachy Waves

You may know her as Annie Wilson in the hit television series “90210” or in her starring lead as Darcy on “Degrassi: The Next Generation.” Shenae Grimes has made a name for herself due to her unique acting skills and love for Gucci, vintage clothing, MAC cosmetics and everything beauty. She is also well known for her stylish “beach” waves.

For back-to-school waves that appear natural and free-flowing, roll 1-inch sections of dry hair into hot rollers. Allow the rollers to sit for 15 to 20 minutes before removing. Do not leave the hot rollers in the hair too long as this hairstyle calls for loose, less-defined curls. Comb through the curls with your fingers. Spray some salt water throughout the tresses and scrunch.

Dakota Fanning-Inspired Accessories

The “Twilight” series is not the only place where you can see Dakota Fanning bloom beneath the spotlight. She’s taking on more adult onscreen roles and with that ‘” a new sense of hair, beauty and style. Dakota remains simple in her hairstyles, rocking cute accessories over her straight platinum blonde hair. Add some head-turning accessories to complete your back-to-school look.

Part the hair down the center or to one side. Comb through your tresses with a wide-tooth comb to remove any tangles and to smoothen the hair. Use a flat-iron to straighten the hair from root to tip, pulling the hair straight out to the sides to create volume. Finish the look with a slim sparkling headband, bow clipped to the side or slouchy beanie.

Vanessa Hudgens-Inspired Half-Updo

attends the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

“High School Musical” star, Vanessa Hudgens, has shown her love for beauty and all things related by accepting a spokesperson role for Neutrogena products and ranking number 27 on Maxim Magazine’s Hot 100. Vanessa has transformed her dark locks over the years, rocking both long and short hairstyles. Learn how to do her half-up hairstyle for this upcoming school session.

Create beach waves with a 1.5-inch plate flat iron. Begin at the roots and slip a 1-inch section of hair between the hot plates. Turn the flat iron down and in a circle to form a 360-degree angle. With the hair still locked in the flat iron, pull the iron down the length of the hair to form a loose curl. Twist your bangs and pull each to meet in the back of the head. Secure with a clip.

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