5 Things We Learned from Kate Middleton’s Hair

Megan Segura

Kate Middleton‘s hair (along with Kate herself) turns 32 today, so what better time to impart the wisdom it has bestowed upon us? Yes, that’s right: Kate’s hair has taught us some important beauty lessons throughout the years.

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1. It’s not boring, it’s classic.
Wearing the same hairstyle day in and day out may feel a bit tired, but when you have a look that works for you, there’s no need to mess it up. Kate could wear her hair down every single day, and you wouldn’t hear us complain.

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2. Some well-placed layers can make all the difference.
Even in a photo you can see the gorgeous movement in the Duchess’ hair. The cause? A few layers and some face-framing tapering. Demand them from your hairstylist immediately.

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3. A classic updo is everything.
While she doesn’t need to, Kate switches it up every once and again with an updo. The result is a timeless look that oozes grace.

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4. It’s okay to go gray.
Do you think Kate’s hair gives a damn about gray roots? Nope! That hair knows it’s gorgeous and will flaunt it with or without fresh color.

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5. Nothing can make good hair look bad.
Kate, like a lot of British royals, has worn some less-than-flattering hair accessories. Somehow, though, they manage to look chic and, at times, downright adorable. The lesson is good hair will prevail, no matter what.

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