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Celeb-inspired party hair and makeup tutorial: Rita Ora

Allison Pynn has worked on the faces of Paula Abdul, America Ferrera, The Band Perry, Bret Michaels, and Sarah Palin. She grew up in rural Indiana running around corn fields and digging up worms, but always with lip gloss on! Allison has...

Back to basics

At the 2013 Brit Awards, Rita Ora reminded us how powerful a classic red lip and smoky eye can be. Use these tutorials to recreate her memorable hair and makeup.

Rita Ora at the 2013 Brit Awards
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Bombshell bun

At the 2013 Brit Awards, Rita Ora reminded us how powerful a classic red lip and smoky eye can be. Use these tutorials to recreate her memorable hair and makeup.

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The hair tutorial

Supplies:

  • Brush
  • Bobby pins
  • Hairspray

Instructions:

1

Brush your hair and toss it around so it looks "slept in" and undone. Lightly part hair over to one side. Spray generously with hairspray while it's in this position.

Rita Ora hairstyle tutorial

2

Gather the rest of hair into a very loose bun at the nape of your neck.

Rita Ora hairstyle tutorial

3

Spin loose bun into an "undone" design and bobby pin into place. To step it up, you can divide the bun into two sections and spin each section into its own "undone" bun. Bobby pin each section into place.

Rita Ora hairstyle tutorial

4

Keep top of hair and front pieces loose so the style looks "undone" and romantic.

Rita Ora hairstyle tutorial

Rita Ora hairstyle tutorial

Photo credit: Article header via WENN.com

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's rocker glam look

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