Brandy V. Carly Rae Jepsen: Who Wore Piece-y Waves Best? Vote

Wed, January 2, 2013 4:11pm EDT by 5 Comments
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The sassy singers may have celebrated the New Year on opposite coasts, but they sure showed off similar New Year’s Eve hairstyles: complete with matching tousled waves and fringe-y bangs. Who do YOU think wore this look best? Sound off!

Carly Rae Jepsen, 27, and Brandy Norwood, 33, both rang in 2013 by performing their new hits at some of the country’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations. They also both wore their long, dark locks in loose, tousled waves topped with cropped bangs.


Carly Rae celebrated New Year’s Eve by performing in Times Square in New York City. Her signature blunt  bangs came all the way down to her eyes, narrowing the frame of her face. Though the severe crop is totally on trend, these bangs would be more flattering if they just barely skimmed her eyebrows. Her long, thick mane looked shiny and healthy in messy waves.

Brandy rang in the new year by performing on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve in Los Angeles, California. Her bangs are much shorter than Carly’s, plus they have a frayed, piece-y texture that is repeated in the length of her hair. We love that she’s not hiding behind thick bangs, and letting her fringe enhance her face rather than overpower it.

To snag these songstresses’ tousled texture, try a volumizing mousse like Frederic Fekkai Full Volume Mousse. Use a few pumps of this luxurious botanical scented foam on the ends of your damp hair to activate and tame your waves. You can also add some lift to limp, dry hair with a single dollop tousled through your mid-length layers and ends.

HollywoodLifers, who do YOU think wore waves best? Vote!

– Kristine Hope Kowalski

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