Nicole Richie, New HairVince Bucci/AP Images; Vince Flores/AFF-USA

Nicole Richie’s long hair just got a little shorter! “I felt like I wanted to take a little length off,” the designer told InStyle.com at a luncheon celebrating Dior’s latest beauty collection yesterday. However, knocking off a few inches requires different maintenance. Her secret? “When I get out of the shower, I twist my hair and put it up. I let the roots air dry, then I take it down after a few hours,” she explained. “It creates a nice wave.” Do you like the look? 

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— Leah Abrahams, reporting by Lindzi Scharf