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From wet-look locks and tight glossy updos to swept back tresses, slick hair is the hot beauty trend to try out this year. Stars including Kim Kardashian and Rita Ora are all over the cool, contemporary style so why not follow suit this Saturday night?
The 'Saturdays' singer mixes up 2015's hottest hairstyle look by mussing up her slicked back barnet. The singer for a sleek, yet mussed up beach-look do at the Elle Style Awards 2015. Picture: Getty
The 'Shake It Off singer' goes for slicked down hair with a deep side parting. This hair trend usually avoids any mind of parting, but the svelte pop beauty proves she doesn't stick to the rules when sporting the year's hottest trend. Picture: Getty
For a sophisticated red carpet look with a hint of innocence comb just enough product in to keep your hair loose, soft and shiny but in place and tuck it just behind your ear, a discreet clip should do the trick. Kendall also rocks the perfect scarlet pout for glamour puss excess.
For supermodel hair, try Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's slicked back style. It's as easy as brushing your locks into position with a comb laden with product. Just brush the roots backwards to rid your tresses of a parting then hairspray to keep in place.
Rita Ora shows that even if you have a bob, you don't have to buck the trend - the sassy style works with any length locks. It's also a great excuse to go bold with your beauty and try a hot red lip to compliment the edgy look.
Rochelle Humes pulls back her glossy tresses into a super-sleek bun for a glamorous evening style. If you want her hairdo, sharpen up your parting with a toothcomb and gel down the sides before tying it tightly into a neat bun at the nape of your neck.
Kim's ultra-glitzy locks are down to a parted slicked back style. She's swept most of her hair to the right creating a dramatic side parting, then gelled down her rich black tresses to banish flyaways and frizz. Use a fine comb to create the sleekest style possible then don't forget to spray with hair lacquer!
Another supermodel sporting the slick hair trend is the gorgeous Jourdan Dunn. Textured and afro hair can be trickier to get super-sleek though, so try extra strong gel and mousse products to ensure a more precise finish.
Actress Hayden Panettiere proves slicked back hair doesn't have to have a wet-look finish. She's used a lighter product for a more natural feel. Try blow drying mousse into your hair after washing then sweeping it back with a bristle brush to copy her relaxed look.
Jessica Alba's sleek updo is one way to embrace the slick trend. Just comb through mousse or gel depending on how wet you want your hair to look and tighten with a hair band, pins and grips. Voilà!
Jennifer Lopez opts for a slick bun on the red carpet in keeping with 2015's hot hair trend. Brushing her honey brown locks into a tight ballet style bun, the actress tames her wild A-list tresses. To copy her look try bulking out your bun with some padding and use gel products to scrape your hair into the crown of your head.
Beyoncé's sleek ponytail is all about precision. To recreate this slick updo, time, care and attention needs to be spent combing all your hair into one tight point at the back of your head. Use mousse to tame your tresses before attempting to put it up and comb through gel whilst working with your locks.
Alicia Keys goes for slick glamour on the red carpet by sweeping her chocolate locks all the way back to her crown for a vintage twist. Rather than focusing just on the fringe, she's combed product down through the lengths for a smouldering finish.