Cheryl Cole to Amy Winehouse: The beehive was the hairstyle of 2011

Creating a buzz! The beehive was the hairstyle of the year for 2011, as stars from Cheryl Cole to Salma Hayek backcombed their bouffants

It was the backcombed, pumped up hairstyle made famous by stars in the Sixties – but today's celebrities adore the beehive too. From the late Amy Winehouse, who made the grungy black beehive her own, to Cheryl Cole and Kate Beckinsale, who are the epitome of polished glamour with their voluminous bouffants, the beehive has graced many a famous head. Here FEMAIL takes a look at the best of the celebrity beehives…

Amy Childs

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Salma Hayek

SALMA HAYEK: This sideswept style is the height of Hollywood glamour

Cheryl Cole

CHERYL COLE: The people's pop princess's hair sure has the X Factor

Kate Beckinsale

KATE BECKINSALE: An Oscar-winning up-do for Kate on the red carpet

Kelly Osbourne

KELLY OSBOURNE: We're all rooting for Kelly to get a new dye job!

Ivana Trump

IVANA TRUMP: A woman with a bouffant to match her bank balance

Daphne Guiness

DAPHNE GUINNESS: That's one hair-ess with attitude

Joanne Froggatt

JOANNE FROGGATT: A world away from the mousy maid she plays in Downton

Jennifer Lopez

JENNIFER LOPEZ: Retro chic suits classic J-Lo down to the ground


SHARON STONE: A tiny bit Cruella de Vil – but full marks for drama

Barbara Windsor

BARBARA WINDSOR: Classic Babs style – but star admits to wearing wigs

 Diana Vickers

DIANA VICKERS: X Factor star made it big – in hair department and on stage


RIHANNA: Red hot style from Barbadian RnB star

Amy Winehouse

AMY WINEHOUSE: Singer became synonymous with her grungy beehive


GEMMA ARTERTON: Brit actor's sleek version is quintessential English chic


ADELE: Let's hope her hairspray is as strong as her singing voice