Beauty Crush: Anna Kendrick's Side-Swept Updo

Celebrity Beauty Sep. 27, 2011 AT 11:04AM
Beauty Crush: Anna Kendrick's Side-Swept Updo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images (2)

Updos with intricate twists and complicated braids look chic on a celeb walking the red carpet, but those types of hairstyles are nearly impossible to recreate at home.

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That's why we love the look Anna Kendrick wore to the premiere of 50/50 in New York City on Monday night. The actress, 26, rocked a simple, off-center chingon that's not only pretty, but easy to do.

Start by spraying hair with dry shampoo to give it lots of volume and texture to help the updo stay in place. Try Got2b Fat-tastic Fresh & Full Dry Shampoo ($6, drugstore.com).

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Next, make a low side pony at the nape of your neck and wrap the loose hair in a messy bun, securing it with a few bobby pins. Once the chingon is set, pull out a few pieces around your face and mist with hairspray for hold. 

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