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    Nicole Kidman more often than not straightens her hair for red carpet events, but during the coronavirus lockdown, the star has been embracing her natural look while self-isolating at home. The Big Little Lies actress has gorgeous beach curl waves and caused quite the reaction after sharing a photo of herself on Instagram this week. The star's fans were quick to compliment her appearance, with one writing: "Love the curls, they are gorgeous," while another wrote: "Embracing the curls!" A third added: "Your curls are so glorious"! Over time, Nicole has experimented with various lengths and hair colours, including auburn, strawberry-blonde and blonde.Nicole Kidman's natural hair is gorgeous! In more recent years, Nicole has been trying to cut down on using straighteners as she was concerned about losing her iconic spiral curls. The star admitted that she wanted to achieve what she considered to be the "Aussie beach girl" stereotype. "I really wanted to have that suntanned skin and long blonde hair," she told Australia’s Who magazine. The mother-of-four also told Refinery 29: "I had that hair. I shouldn't have abused my hair. I loved that hair. What was I thinking? I'm working on getting that hair again."MORE: Nicole Kidman reveals how daughter Faith left her scared during coronavirus lockdownThe star's fans were full of compliments about her curlsThe Others actress is currently self-isolating in Nashville with husband Keith Urban and their daughters Sunday, 11, and Faith, nine. Keith has been trying to lift his fans' spirits up during this uncertain time, and has been putting on weekly concerts via video link, performing from their home music studio. Nicole has been at each virtual show, dancing and cheering on the singer.READ: Courteney Cox shares glimpse inside Malibu home - with incredible outdoor swimming poolNicole and Keith have been enjoying spending quality time with their children during the lockdown, as they put a pause on their busy lives. The family often travel between Nashville and London, and also have a property in Australia. While they tend to keep their daughters out of the spotlight, The Hours actress previously gave an insight into Sunday and Faith's upbringing during an interview with Marie Claire. "I have a very sort of quiet life, I suppose. I try to live a soulful, artistic life. [This means] trying to raise my daughters in a really conscious, present way. Time becomes so precious as you get older," she said.

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    Loose Women's Gloria Hunniford celebrates 80th birthday by sharing exclusive photos with A-list friends

    Gloria Hunniford has exclusively given HELLO! readers a peek inside her star-studded photo album as she celebrates her milestone 80th birthday this week. Sharing a selection of snapshots with past interviewees in this week's issue, Gloria, from her home in Kent, says: "I don't feel or act my age. I regard it as just a number. I genuinely don't think about it." As for her immaculate looks, she laughs: "I'm old school. I won't go out of the door without my make-up on. I blame my mother, who wouldn't even go to the shop without hers on."Loading the player... Watch: Sir Cliff Richard surprises Gloria Hunniford with an exclusive birthday greetingThe vivacious TV presenter – who's a panellist on ITV's Loose Women and co-host on BBC1's Rip Off Britain – added: "Family is very precious, and I live for mine. Having children is the best thing I've done. I speak to my sons and grandsons every day. I'm Irish, so you never want your children far away."MORE: Tearful Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid give update on Kate Garraway's husbandGloria and Sir Cliff Richard in Barbados in the ninetiesMORE: Sarah Ferguson shares pictures from inside Royal Lodge as she self-isolatesThe proud mum and grandmother, along with her sons Paul and Michael and her husband Stephen Way, had planned a birthday dinner last weekend at London's Langham hotel – and was intending to spend her actual birthday at her home in the South of France – but celebrations have been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.The presenter back in 1982 with Julio Iglesias"I'm going to have a belated 'Glo' birthday," she smiles, telling us it has been rescheduled for 5 October, on what would have been her daughter Caron Keating's 58th birthday. Caron sadly died from breast cancer in 2004, leaving behind her sons Charlie, now 25, and Gabriel, 22.Gloria poses with Audrey Hepburn in 1988Gloria also reveals how Sir Cliff Richard, a close friend for 50 years, was her rock, alongside her family. The singer is among those sending their best wishes to the birthday girl; Sir Cliff, incidentally, turns 80 in October. "He's fantastic. We met through broadcasting in Northern Ireland when he came on my show," she says. "I interviewed him frequently over the years, and one day I got a call inviting me over for tea by the pool and a game of tennis. That cemented our friendship." Watch Sir Cliff's exclusive birthday greeting above.Read the full interview in this week's issue of HELLO! magazine out now.Like this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.