10 hairstyles that make you look 10 years younger

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News flash: Your youth fix doesn't have to come in a bottle—or from a needle. Your hairstyle could actually take years off (or add them to) your look.

Don't believe us? The following celebrity hairstyles are admittedly and without a doubt gorgeous, but whether they're stuffy, stiff, or just plain dowdy, there's something that's holding them back.

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Jessica Alba

Older: Usually having any volume is a good thing, but with just one side pinned behind Alba's ear, these billowy curls look like they almost got the best of her. 

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Jessica Alba

Younger: This bob hits just below the chin with curvy, flicky ends, highlighting the youthful lines of the star's face.

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Marion Cotillard

Older: While the deep side part creates a graphic silhouette, the twisty low chignon ends up reading a bit frowsy.

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Marion Cotillard

Younger: A high-shine finish and a tight, neat, and low ponytail channels très moderne vibes.

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Jennifer Lopez

Older: Let's be clear. We're not saying Lopez doesn't look gorgeous here. But formal structural waves can look a touch overwrought.

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Jennifer Lopez

Younger: An imperfect top knot (fuzzy hairline, loose flyaways, effortless bun) has a fresh and jaunty appeal.

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Amber Valletta

Older: For the record, soccer mom hair can be chic. However, this blunt midlength cut with

its heavy curtain of deep bangs doesn't quite hit that mark.

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Amber Valletta

Younger: A closely shorn pixie worn slicked down and parted on the side is infinitely more lively (and flattering).

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Sarah Jessica Parker

Older: A perfect updo...for chaperoning the prom.

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Sarah Jessica Parker

Younger: The actress's layers start way below the shoulders, and her ends are jagged and point-cut so they're automatically infused with movement. The resulting style is a whole lot of yes.

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Kate Hudson

Older: Perfectly curved-under ends are certainly cheery, although a little small-town weather woman.

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Kate Hudson

Younger: There's that boho goddess we know and love! In all her piece-y, beachy, and longly layered glory.

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Kate Beckinsale

Older: Pageant girls don't usually wear ponytails. If they did, we're guessing this stuffy version would be their top pick.

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Kate Beckinsale

Younger: A lower ponytail and a tangle of face-framing tendrils tip the scales away from over-styled.

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Cate Blanchett

Older: This coiffed-and-curled style would be lovely on a beaming mother of the bride. We're guessing that's not quite the look she's going for.

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Cate Blanchett

Younger: By allowing the hair to have a grittier and more haphazard texture, the same bob is transformed into something wild at heart.

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Nicole Kidman

Older: This updo is neither here nor there. It's not quite soft and romantic, and not quite sleek and graphic. The overall effect is a little ho-hum.

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Nicole Kidman

Younger: A blunt, one-length cut comes to life when it's styled stick-straight, shiny, and sharply parted.

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Halle Berry

Older: The cool thing about pixies is that they channel an innate confidence. This overgrown version is begging for some statement-making structure.

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Halle Berry

Younger: Airy eyebrow-grazing fringe brings the attention the actress's searing eyes. Her oval face is framed just so with long, loose waves.

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