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30 amazing party hair styles and how to recreate them

Now that you've got your dress selected and your bag all ready to go for that big festive party you've got coming up, how about deciding on a hairstyle? 

Like any great pair of earrings, statement necklace or elegant clutch, your hair is just another accessory you can flaunt when you're on a night out - so you always want it to look its best.

And seeing as there are so many brilliant hair tutorials around, we decided to pick some of our favourite red carpet hairstyles and hunt down how to create each look with the use of the best beauty videos out there.

From how to give yourself a ponytail and quiff like Nicole Kidman to learning the best way to do messy curls à la Kate Winslet, here is your ultimate resource for party-ready tresses with 30 of the chicest styles. 

(Images: Rex Features)

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