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Ring in NYE like a celeb... and look like one, too

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2 Easy hairstyles with Patrice Bisiot

Whether you plan to hit the club on New Year's Eve like Rihanna or hang out at home with your loved ones like homebody Blake Lively, we've got you covered with two apropos hair tutorials.

2 Easy hairstyles with Patrice BisiotIf you'd rather go low-key

Of course, not everyone wants to deal with the standing-room-only, at-full-capacity clubs on New Year's Eve or the loud and rowdy crowd crammed into Times Square — or whatever local venue is throwing the biggest bash.

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If you're more like Anna Kendrick, who calls herself "boring" and says she likes "sweatpants and staying home," your idea of a rockin' New Year's Eve may look something more like crowding around the dinner table to play a rousing round of Trivial Pursuit with your loved ones.

Like Kendrick, Blake Lively and her hunky hubby Ryan Reynolds probably won't be fighting for elbow room anywhere — Lively asserts that she is "more of a homebody than a person who goes out." (And, hey, who could blame her? We wouldn't want to share Reynolds with the world either!)

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But just because you won't be mingling with the masses doesn't mean you don't want to look fab when 2014 hits, right? Grab a cute sweater dress, pair it with some cozy leggings, pull on your favorite boots and flaunt this classy side bun courtesy of Bisiot.

Images top to bottom courtesy of Adriana M. Barraza/, Pop/
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