4 Ways to Look Hot in a Winter Hat

To say it's cold outside would be an understatement. With temperatures only a polar bear deems acceptable and trying to look cute in all your bulky winter wear, it's almost impossible to have great hair, right? Take a look at some fashionably chilly celebs so you can nail your hat hair with ease.

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Beachy Winter Waves

Who says you can't rock waves in the winter? SJP lets her textured tresses flow under a cable knit hat while running errands. To get the look, try this tip from Real Beauty expert David Dieguez: Use a texturizing mist like Blow's Beach Blow on damp hair. Spritz all over and use a diffuser to dry. Twist hair in small sections while drying to add bounce.

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The 1-Minute Hat Trick

When you just don't have time (or care), try this quickie hat hairdo. Pull your hair into a ponytail in the middle of your head, and place the front of the hat right at your hairline, tucking your ponytail into the back of the hat for an no muss, no fuss style.

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Soft Spirals

If you can't wear a hat without feeling like you're back in middle school, opt for earmuffs to stay warm like Jessica Simpson wore at the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Snag her pretty loose spirals by wrapping small sections of you hair alternating between clockwise and counterclockwise directions with a clip-free curling iron.

Try the Amika Tourmaline Clip-Free Curling Iron, $107; folica.com.

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Big Hat, Little Hair

If you plan on going big up top like Leona Lewis's fur ensemble, tone down your strands. A quick swipe with a flat iron and some hair spray and you're set! To nix any flyaways after you've nestled into your hat, spray some hair spray on the head of a toothbrush and lightly brush without having to undo your whole look.

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