Hairstyle chameleon

What better way to embrace the New Year than with a new hairstyle? We look to the daring Hollywood powerhouse Robin Wright for some A-list inspiration.


Starting out as a model and daytime television actress, Robin shot to stardom in 1987 with her stellar performance as Princess Buttercup in the fairy tale classic The Princess Bride. Her long subtle waves gave an impression of natural elegance, so it's no wonder her tresses quickly became her trademark.In the role of girl next door Jenny Curran in the 1994 Academy Award winning film Forrest Gump, Robin sported several styles ranging from a fringed bohemian cut to an effortless shoulder-sweeping bob. Achieve Robin’s long and luscious locks with a gloss booster for instant shine and smoothness.

Not only does she deliver an outstanding performance as the powerful Claire Underwood in the 2013 series House of Cards, Robin also steals the show with her stunning short hairstyle. This sleek cut accentuates her high cheekbones and graceful long neck, resulting in a fresh and sexy look. Keep a long and sweeping fringe in place with a strong hold hairspray.THE 

More recently Robin has opted for the ultimate chop – a super short and ultra edgy pixie cut. Get her smooth and sleek look with a moisturising styling wax. As for a favourite, we can’t look past the balanced and versatile House of Cards cut. It’s modern, it’s bold, it’s brave and yet it still has feminine appeal. Long and wavy, short and sleek or the super short pixie – which is your pick?

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