We love an intricate hairstyle on the red carpet, but for us, simple and easy is always best. (Who has time to fuss around in the morning with bobby pins and hairspray anyway?) This week we’re stealing the simple style Katy Perry wore on the MTV EMAs red carpet — a bold, yet chic, headband.
With a chunky piece like this, the curls, and even the lipstick are optional — yes, we said it. Throw your hair in a ponytail or messy bun and the finished look still looks put together. Now that’s a makeover if we’ve ever seen one.
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