41 cool-girl curly hairstyles that you’re going to want to copy

It’s time to embrace your curls… Whether your hair has natural ringlets or big, bouncy curls, there’s a hairstyle out there for you. Yup, it’s time to step away from the straighteners, and instead try one of these oh-so pretty curly styles.

We’ve covered ALL bases, from short to long locks, frizzy to fine, updos and down do’s… Here’s 41 of the dreamiest curly hairstyles to get you started.

Curly Hairstyles: Rihanna

Rihanna makes a strong case for a centre-parted wavy bob… Those beachy curls are hella cute.

Curly hairstyles: Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys embellishes her curls with hair rings – and we’re sooo gonna try this look.

Curly Hairstyles: Zoe Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz defies the laws of the universe by giving us a whooole new level of hair goals. Yasss 🙌 🙌 🙌

Curly hairstyles: Zendaya

Zendaya’s fluffy beautiful curls are giving us inspiration for daysss.

Curly Hairstyles: Lupita Nyong’o

Can we pur-lease take a cue from Lupita and embrace natural hair? Team it with a hair band if you want your makeup to stand out.

Curly Hairstyles: Gigi Hadid

We’re 100% stealing this look for summer…☀️☀️☀️

Team the disco curls with an OTT hair accessory and aqua-blue eyeshadow à la Gigi.

Curly hairstyles: Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita’s dreamy updo is well worth recreating on your next night out.

Curly Hairstyles: Dascha Polanco

We’re a big fan of the ‘hun’, also known as, the half-up bun.

Not only does it help keep baby hairs under control, but it also looks cute AF.

Curly Hairstyles: Janelle Monáe

Can we all take a moment to appreciate Janelle Monáe? Aka, our ultimate hair crush. Just look at how dreamy are her curly space buns are 💕

Curly Hairstyles: Rihanna

RiRi’s pineapple pony is what beauty dreams are made of, agreed?

Curly Hairstyles: Beyoncé

Beyoncé proves that she’s queen (once again), with her in-cred-ible corkscrew curls.

Curly Hairstyles: Jhené Aiko

These mermaid-esque waves courtesy of Jhené Aiko are giving us all the summer feels.

Curly Hairstyles: Jourdan Dunn

Remember when Jourdan Dunn made you seriously consider dying your hair lilac? Yup, us too.

Curly Hairstyles: Jessica Chastain

If you’re bored of your long hair but don’t fancy going for a chop, twist your curly locks up and under to create a faux bob – just like Jessica’s.

Curly Hairstyles: Blake Lively

Blake’s side-swept tumbling curls are giving us major old-school hollywood vibes. SO pretty.

Curly hairstyles: Alicia Keys

It’s official, Alicia Keys does curls better than anyone. The proof? This picture.

Curly Hairstyles: Ella Eyre

Ella Eyre proves that she has the best curls in the business with this half-up ponytail.

Curly Hairstyles: Beyonce

Beyonce’s pony is a winner if your curls are misbehaving and you need to tame them ASAP. Slick your hair up super-high and secure with an elastic. Et Voila.

Curly Hairstyles: Charlize Theron

Proving your hair doesn’t have to be long to rock the ringlets, Charlize’s wavy crop is oh-so beaut.

Curly Hairstyles: Rihanna

Rihanna made us drool over this half-up bantu knot hairstyle… She’s just so f*cking cool.

Curly Hairstyles: Audrey Tautou

A curly pixie cut = oh-so adorable.

Curly Hairstyles: Janelle Monáe

Janelle piled those fluffy curls up into a dreamy mohawk hairstyle, and we have soooo much time for it.

Curly Hairstyles: Miranda Cosgrove

For lazy days, sweep your pretty curls into a simple side plait. It only takes a second to perfect this easy boho hairstyle.

Curly Hairstyles: Leigh-Anne Pinnock

The Little Mix singer gave her curly mane a cutesy feel with this gingham hair wrap.

Curly Hairstyles: Jennifer Lopez

J-Lo’s big, bouncy blowout makes a pretty statement on the red carpet.

Curly Hairstyles: Janelle Monáe

Ok, ok, Janelle Monáe needs to give her hairstylist a pay rise because this embellished halo braid is uh-maz-ing 🙌 👏 👌

Curly Hairstyles: Rihanna

Why not pile your curls up into a high ponytail like RiRi? Just remember to throw on some cute earrings and a red lip too.

Curly Hairstyles: Jourdan Dunn

Jourdan Dunn’s braided style is sooooo chic we can’t even handle it. 🔥 🔥 🔥

Curly Hairstyles: Kat Graham

Style your curls into an asymmetrical bob like Kat’s. Simply tuck any extra lengths under, and pin in place.

Curly Hairstyles: Jourdan Dunn

Jourdan’s slicked down roots + candyfloss curls score a 10/10.

Curly Hairstyles: Kelly Rowland

Kelly’s spiral-like curls are eeeverything… 🙌 🙌 🙌 🙌

Curly Hairstyles: Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett’s curly quiff and shaved sides makes the most of her killer bone structure.

Curly Hairstyles: Rihanna

Rihanna’s ribbon curls are touchably soft whilst still being defined and structured

Curly Hairstyles: Zendaya

Zendaya’s zig-zag waves = *Praise Hands Emoji* x 1000000

Curly Hairstyles: Taylor Swift

Remember when Taylor’s hair used to be suuuper long and curly? Here she’s twisted her lengths into a textured updo. Love.

Curly Hairstyles: Solange

Solange’s thick, bouncy ringlets are giving us so much hair envy right now. Invest in a curl defining cream if you want to create a similar style.

Curly Hairstyles: Vanessa Hudgens

The boho vibes are strong with this half-up halo braid. Vanessa added embellishments to the plait to give it a little something extra.

Curly Hairstyles: Rihanna

Once again, Rihanna slays with this fierce AF cherry-tinted ‘fro.

Curly Hairstyles: Vanessa Hudgens

If your curls are misbehaving, whip them up into a topknot like Vanessa. Pull a few strands loose to soften the look and frame your face.

Curly Hairstyles: Zoe Saldana

If you aren’t blessed with naturally defined ringlets, invest in the best curling tongs, and add a faux wave to your lengths.

Finish with a spritz of shine spray for a glossy finish a la Zoe Saldana.

Curly Hairstyles: Solange

There’s no point in arguing, Solange is officially queen of the ‘fro. 🙌 👑


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