October 2009: 6th Annual Hollywood Style Awards
2011 was a big, beauty-filled year for former The Hills star Lauren Conrad. Not only did she launch The Beauty Department, an online resource for all things beauty, but she also announced plans to create a cosmetics line and pen a beauty book. When it comes to her own personal version of beauty, she plays it quintessential Californian girl — long, ombré locks that she recently streaked peach, often styled into a range of braided hairstyles. In honour of her 26th birthday today, we're taking a look back at 10 of her best braided 'dos — got a fave?