When it comes to curly hair, it's all about embracing your natural curves and kinks—but that doesn't mean you can't try adventurous new styles. For every length, color, and texture, we've rounded up the best ways to style your curls. Click through to see how some of our favorite celebs wear their hair curly. Plus, dust off your hot rollers and try this tutorial for big waves.
Sandra Oh wears her red-tinged hair in curls that just pass her shoulder and are parted down the middle.
Slick on top and loose at the end, let your curls be the star of a low pony like Gabrielle Union.
Put ringlets in a loose twisted ponytail for a less structured look, as seen on Amber Heard.
For a really cool hair look like Jourdan Dunn, braid curls at the crown and let them loose at the bottom of a ponytail. Finish the look with your favorite hair jewels or accessories.
Blake Lively giving us the ultimate disco vibes with her voluminous curls and matching sequin dress.
Wear looser curls like Camila Cabello to give long, layered hair more dimension.
Curl layers away from your face and in even sections to get a bouncy look like Carrie Underwood.
If you're looking to spice up a blunt cut, style it with loose, face-framing curls like Emmy Rossum.
Part natural curls to your favorite side like Kerry Washington to create a dynamic afro.
Leave shorter curly layers loose at the front of your updo like Sarah Hyland for a fresh take on a formal hairstyle.
Shoulder-length tight ringlets with a super-glossy finish on Golden Barbie aka Jasmine Sanders.
You'll need a major set of hot rollers to get this '70s-inspired look on Shay Mitchell.
Taylor Swift is wearing her natural curls a little more relaxed these days, with the addition of straightened wispy bangs.
Yara Shahidi wears her natural curls at the ever popular lob length.
Zendaya took ultra-long curls and voluminous curls for a spin, and it was easily one of the best beauty looks of the year.
As seen on Shakira's insta, the key to getting these picture-perfect curls is using a lot of clips.
Spice up a half-up ponytail with cascading loose curls, like Riverdale's Madelaine Petsch.
This intricate hybrid of a topknot and high ponytail accessorized with a silver strand on Lupita Nyong'o is the ultimate curly #hairinspo.
Retro-inspired, perfectly coiffed curls like Reese Witherspoon's never go out of style.
Alicia Keys wears a sleek crown and brushed-out curls and braids at the back of her ponytail.
For luscious curls like Priyanka Chopra, make sure to use a nourishing conditioner whenever you wash your hair (which doesn't have to be every single day).
Amanda Seyfried's fairytale curls are cemented and amplified with a beautiful gold headpiece.
Sweep up your curls in a relaxed, wispy updo like Selena Gomez at last year's Met Gala.
Gigi Hadid is the ultimate Cali-girl with her long and beachy curls.
Chrissy Teigen sweeps her golden curls to one side for an easy—yet totally glam—look.
Feeling adventurous? Try Janelle Monáe's super-cool top bun. Let a few braided pieces fall down the sides to add even more layers to the look
Vanessa Morgan giving us major hair color envy with long rosé0-tinged curls.
Michelle Yeoh adds dimension to her curls with expertly placed caramel highlights.
Create Rihanna's just-got-out-of-the-shower look by piling on layers of a non-flaky strong hold gel.
Rita Ora's platinum blonde curls are gorgeous—but high-maintenance. Bleached hair—especially naturally curly hair—requires a great curly hair shampoo and conditioner and color-protecting mask.