An Ode to Hollywood's Favorite Hairstyle

An Ode to Hollywood's Favorite Hairstyle

There are plenty of inspiring ways to freshen up your hair this spring—try a new hue like Kate Bosworth, get a mid-length cut and bangs like Rihanna, or go colorful like Nicole Richie—but it turns out, you don’t have to opt for a big change to make an impact. While it may seem like half of Hollywood has either chopped or colored their locks, the other half has simply changed their part. Once reserved for models like Daria Werbowy and Jessica Hart, the ‘90s swoosh has become a full-on epidemic—and we couldn’t be happier. Trust us, you’ll want to jump on board.

Click through our slideshow for the products and inspiration you need to rock the swoosh.

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    Dree Hemingway

    To score the model’s enviable texture, try a waving iron, like Hot Tools 3-Inch Waver ($38).

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    Caitlin Fitzgerald

    That same texture works on shorter hair, too. The Masters of Sex actress wore her swoosh with a messy wave during New York Fashion Week.

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    To cop Fitzgerald or Hemingway’s texture, you’ll need a good dry shampoo. Pick up Klorane’s Extra Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Extract ($16) and spray from roots to mid-lengths of your locks as the last step in your routine.

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    Kristen Stewart

    The actress added a small braid to her swoosh at the Sundance Film Festival.

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    Chiara Ferragni

    Want to cop The Blonde Salad blogger’s style? Curl your hair with a 2-inch curling iron, spritz all over with a volume spray, and then finish with a deep side part.

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    Jessica Alba

    The actress gave her new mid-length cut serious lift with a deep part during Paris Fashion Week.

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    Run a dollop of Leonor Greyl Volumizing Styling Mousse ($46) through damp locks to get the volume you’ll need for this style.

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    Jessica Hart

    Hart tossed her straight locks to the side in New York, proving just how easy this hair update can be.

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    PHOTO: Jaime King

    Jaime King

    The swoosh can be sleek, too. Follow King’s lead and wear this style super shiny, like she did this month at an event in Los Angeles.

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    Scarlett Johansson

    The actress stepped out this week with a deep side part and glossy tresses, courtesy of hairstylist Davy Newkirk.

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    Newkirk locked Johansson’s mane in place with a shine-inducing hairspray: Moroccanoil’s Luminous Hairspray ($23).

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    Hanneli Mustaparta

    The blogger and Vogue contributor also sported the style during New York Fashion Week.

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    Constance Jablonski

    We told you this was a model favorite!

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    Zoey Deutch

    The most polished version on our list, the Vampire Academy actress wears hers super-shiny in New York.

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    To keep your ends smooth, work a small amount of Organix Moroccan Argan Oil ($7) through the bottom half of your locks after you blow-dry.

EXPLORE: How To, Chiara Ferragni, Kristen Stewart, Caitlin FitzGerald, Dree Hemingway, Jessica Alba, Hanneli Mustaparta, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Hart, Constance Jablonski, Zoey Deutch, The Swoosh, Daria Werbowy
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