Side Part Hairstyles

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Side Part Hairstyles
 

One of the trendiest hairstyles of the moment is the side part. Whether your hair is short or long, straight or curly, this fun, dramatic do works on almost all hair types, and is perfect for every occasion. The versatility of the side part can be seen everywhere from the red carpet to today’s hottest TV shows.

How to Wear the Side Part

Glamorous

Add a touch of sexiness with a deep side part and cascading curls that fall to one side. To achieve this look, create a side part and then comb the hair falling below the part back and over to the opposite of your head

Candice Swanepoel with a Glamorous Side Part Hairstyle

Candice Swanepoel

Andrea Riseborough with a Glamorous Side Part Hairstyle

Andrea Riseborough

Audrina Patridge with a Glamorous Side Part Hairstyle

Audrina Patridge

Carrie Underwood with a Glamorous Side Part Hairstyle

Carrie Underwood

Kate Hudson with a Glamorous Side Part Hairstyle

Kate Hudson

Jennifer Lopez with a Glamorous Side Part Hairstyle

Jennifer Lopez

Classic & Sleek

Look classic and trendsetting all at once with this short side part. You can keep it sleek or make it truly dramatic in just a few simple steps. For a more sleek look, create a short side part; a part that is little left or right of wear you would wear a middle part. Then smooth the hair with a flat iron. You can add a few curls at the bottom for a touch of movement. For a more dramatic look, add lift at the roots by applying texturizing styling spray. Then dry your hair with a round brush and hairdryer, pulling up from the roots. If your hair is already dry, use a large barreled curling iron to create large, flowing curls.

The Classic Look
Lauren Conrad with a Classic Side Part Hairstyle

Lauren Conrad

Ashley Tisdale with a Classic Side Part Hairstyle

Ashley Tisdale

Keira Knightley with a Classic Side Part Hairstyle

Keira Knightley

Emma Stone with a Classic Side Part Hairstyle

Emma Stone

The Sleek Look
Kim Kardashian with a Sleek Side Part Hairstyle

Kim Kardashian

Jennifer Aniston with a Sleek Side Part Hairstyle

Jennifer Aniston

Short Hair, Bobs & Pixies

Side parts aren’t just for long hair, they also work great on short hairstyles, bobs or pixie cuts. You can wear a deep side part with tousled curls or a short side part with sleek, smooth locks. You can create a punk or rock start side part by slicking down one side of your hair and tousling the other.

Milla Jovovich with a Short Side Part Hairstyle

Milla Jovovich

Chelsea Kane with a Short Side Part Hairstyle

Chelsea Kane

Kathleen Robertson with a Short Side Part Hairstyle

Kathleen Robertson

Nicole Richie with a Short Side Part Hairstyle

Nicole Richie

Braids

Braids are all the rage this year and nothing works better with a braid or up do than the side part. To achieve this style, create a deep side part and then comb your hair over to one side. Leave a few pieces loose on the opposite side to frame your face. Then, pull your hair into a sleek or tousled braid style, depending on how you like to wear your hair, and secure with a hair tie.

Shay Mitchell with a Braided Side Part Hairstyle

Shay Mitchell

Blake Lively with a Braided Side Part Hairstyle

Blake Lively

Pia Toscano with a Braided Side Part Hairstyle

Pia Toscano

Selena Gomez with a Braided Side Part Hairstyle

Selena Gomez

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