Trending now: Centre-part hairstyles at the 2016 MTV EMAs
The middle is where it's at
If the bevy of celebrities at the MTV EMAs are anything to go by, that mane split evenly down the middle is making a comeback so you best ditch the notion that centre-parts belong firmly in the '70s. The trick to not looking dated or boringly flat in such a 'do is texture and volume — the best friends of tresses.
Opting for that sleek waterfall look á la brunette beauties Nina Dobrev and Jourdan Dunn? Then be sure to get some lift at the roots with a good volumising styling mousse to prevent that dreaded unflattering hat hair look. Alternatively, muss things up like Bebe Rexha and Belgian singer Emma Bale with artless waves achieved using copious amounts of texturiser or sea salt spray to get that 'piece-y' separation among the curls. Finger-comb through the strands for a finishing touch to give a more natural 'I was totally lounging by the beach' look, and props to MTV presenter Laura Whitmore for wearing hers coyly tucked behind one ear for a hint of graceful demure. But if you're looking to go girly grunge (or simply have no time), take pointers from Charli XCX by scraping your hair into a messy low ponytail with long, slightly crimped forelocks to frame your face for some grit to go with the glamour.
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