Some trends that we try can make us look like we're trying too hard — slicked-back hair being one of them. Celebs like Kim Kardashian and Rihanna make it look easy, but on us, sometimes it can turn out too extra for everyday. Want to know how to rock slicked-back hair without looking like a wannabe? Click through to see how nine real women mastered this 'do — and you can too.
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