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Below is an excerpt from “The Only Way Is Up: Modern Updos to Try Today,” which originally appeared on POPSUGAR. Read the full story at popsugar.com.

The intricate updos that we frequently see on the red carpet can seem impossible to re-create, but if you look closely, even the most complicated looks can be broken down into easy-to-follow steps or re-created in a slightly simpler way. To help inspire you to get creative with your hair, we’ve picked out some of the coolest modern updos seen on some of our favorite stars, from messy twists to punky coils. Just learn a few simple tricks (and possibly enlist the help of a friend), and you’ll be showing off you own killer updos in no time.

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