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Emma Stone's Sleek Oscars Updo

By Heather Gunderman on
Emma Stone (Getty Images) Emma Stone looked radiant as she strode the red carpet at the  84th Annual Academy Awards. Her berry-colored Giambattista Valli gown was outstanding, but we particularly love her perfectly pretty and polished updo. To recreate her style, begin with sleek glossy hair.  Smooth out waves and curls by blow-drying tresses and using a large round brush. Spritzing on an anti-frizz product like Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Sheer Shine Mist will also ensure hair looks...Read Full Story

How To Oscar Hair: Berenice Bejo

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Berenice Bejo (Getty Images) When Berenice Bejo arrived at the 84th Annual Academy Awards we instantly loved her 'do. We loved it so much, in fact, we challenged ourselves to recreate her resplendent red carpet style. Lucky for us, the side French braid and looped ponytail, while incredibly cool-looking, were fairly simple to duplicate. After a few tries, we came up with a version of Berenice's look and we've included step-by-step instructions so you, too, can wear her splendid style...Read Full Story

Maria Menonous' Romantic Academy Awards-Worthy Updo

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Maria Menounos (Getty Images) Maria Menounos stepped onto the red carpet at the 84th Academy Awards wearing her hair in a romantic updo featuring long side-swept bangs and soft face-framing curls. To recreate her look, begin by making a horizontal part, starting close to the center of the front hairline and directing the part toward the right side of the head. Next, section out bangs and two or three one-inch pieces around the face. Then, draw hair back loosely and collect into a ponytail...Read Full Story

Kate Beckinsale's Many Beautiful Braids and Twists

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Kate Beckinsale (Getty Images) Kate Beckinsale consistently gets creative with her red carpet looks and manages to hit the right note every time. This mass of randomly placed twists, loops and braids paired with long sexy side-swept bangs is glamorous, yet has a slightly boho touch we love.To duplicate Kate Beckinsale's whimsical style, begin with hair that has some wave or curl. For straighter hair, setting tresses on hot rollers will add the needed body and make styling a lot easier...Read Full Story

Victoria Justice's Tousled Retro-Inspired 'Do

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Victoria Justice (PacificCoastNews) Victoria Justice's retro-inspired look is reminiscent of a 'do worn by Gwen Stefani. The main different between the two looks is the placement of the roll and the texture. To duplicate Victoria's style, start by drawing tresses up into a tight ponytail about two inches from the front hairline. Then, backcomb the ponytail to create volume and a slightly messy texture. Next, twist the backcombed ponytail very loosely. Without using any tension, wind the...Read Full Story

Taylor Swift's Romantic Twists

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Taylor Swift (Getty Images) Taylor Swift's romantic updo works best on ladies with long locks. However, incorporating some artificial tresses is an option if you're looking to recreate Taylor's twisted style. To begin, brush tresses out to ensure they're tangle-free. If you've got lots of natural texture, blow-drying damp hair with a large round brush will help smooth out waves and curls, making it easier to style. Then, section out bangs if you've got 'em along with a few pieces around...Read Full Story

Vanessa Hudgens' Chic Disordered 'Do

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Vanessa Hudgens (Getty Images) Vanessa Hudgens' interesting updo works for almost any hair texture and length. As long as tresses around the face are long enough to be swept back and held with clips or bobby pins, this look will be easy to duplicate. To recreate her artfully-arranged style, begin by adding a lot of texture by backcombing and adding a gel, mousse, mud or spray like Sebastian Re-Shaper to get the requisite messiness. Scrunch and ruffle hair to increase volume and then...Read Full Story

Uma Thurman's Casual Updo

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Uma Thurman (Getty Images) Uma Thurman's casual updo with loose waves is a great style option for a number of different hair textures. Naturally curly or wavy tresses give this look it's romantic vibe. For straighter hair, a hot roller set or medium-barreled curling iron can be used to add a few spirals. To begin, section out bangs and a few pieces around the face. Next, backcomb hair through the crown to create some height and draw tresses back loosely. Gather at the nape of the neck and...Read Full Story

Thandie Newton's Curly Retro-Inspired 'Do

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Thandie Newton (Getty Images) Thandie Newton (Getty Images) Thandie Newton's cool style is a very modern interpretation of a 40s-inspired reverse roll. Instead of creating ultra-sleek tresses, she worked in her gorgeous natural curl. This is a great option for curly locks, or spirals can be added to straighter hair with a small-barreled curling iron. To duplicate Thandie's look, begin by sectioning out a swath of hair approximately four inches along the front hairline and going back toward...Read Full Story

Katy Perry's Tremendous French Twist

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Katy Perry (Getty Images) Katy Perry's French Twist (Getty Images) Katy Perry managed to style this voluminous updo without using any extra hair. She's worn French twists before, but her locks were much longer. She was able to create her cool look even though she's currently sporting a chic bob only a little longer than jaw-length. To duplicate her 'do, all you'll need are a few bobby pins, perhaps some styling paste or molding mud and lots of hairspray. To begin, backcomb hair over the...Read Full Story