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90th Academy Awards: Tips to Rock the Red Carpet Looks

We fell in love with so many amazing looks at the 90th annual Academy Awards. We rounded up our top 7 hairstyles that really stood out to us and we’re giving you all the deets on how to achieve some of these gorgeous styles for your next big event!

Top Hairstyles from the 90th Academy Awards

Kassidy and Madi round up the top hairstyles from this year's Academy Awards! Let us know some of your favourite styles in the comments below! If you're looking for tips and tricks to achieve some of these looks at home, check out Beauty Connection for our recommendations: #stylehappy #academyawards2018 #oscars2018

Posted by Chatters Salons on Wednesday, March 7, 2018



It’s safe to say after this event that Zendaya is a total hair goddess, she manages to pull off any style that graces the top of her head. This sleek top knot however completely dominated the red carpet. To achieve this slicked back style, we recommend using a smoothing serum to really hold your look in place and secure those pesky flyaways. One of our current favourites for styling updos is the CHI Deep Brilliance Smooth Edge High Shine and Firm Hold, this formula manages to completely smooth your style and offers impeccable shine without leaving your strands feeling greasy.

Jennifer Lawrence

The award for best texture goes to…. Jennifer Lawrence, hands down! We’re totally obsessing over these effortless beachy waves that still manage to look beyond glam. For a textured look like this we recommend using the AG Sea Spray on wet hair before styling to really amp up your look right off the bat. Then, to achieve these gorgeous curls we suggest using a wand like the GHD Classic Curve Wave Wand that has an oval-shaped barrel to really give you those natural looking waves. Finish it off with a matte finishing spray like the AG Dry Wax to set your style for your night out on the town.

Mary J Blidge

Va-va-VOLUME. Achieving this kind of volume in a short style without looking stiff can be tricky, but Mary’s stylist totally nailed it. Using a round brush like the Cricket Static Free Thermal Round Brush focus your blowdryer on your roots directing the airflow in the same direction as hair growth to really pump up the volume in your style. To complete the look, dust some SexyHair Powder Play and rough up your mane with your fingers to achieve that gritty texture that’ll really help give you that extra height and a hold that’ll last all night!

Margot Robbie

It’s really no surprise that the beautiful Margot Robbie made our list with her cute new bob style. The smooth look with a slight wave might have you wondering whether to use a curling iron or a flat iron. We recommend starting off with a blow dry lotion like the Verb Ghost Prep Primer that helps to smooth wet hair to help with the styling process. After that go in with your flat iron and slightly bend your iron back and forth as you move down the hair shaft to achieve a subtle smooth wave. An iron that works well for this is the Kenneth Bernard Vibe Flat Iron with rounded edges to really give you those softs bends in your style.

Brad Goreski

We didn’t forget about the mens styles of course, and Brad Goreski’s effortless yet polished texture landed him on our list. When it comes to texture with those short men’s styles its all about finding the right pomade. Depending on your hair type and the look you’re going for it can be tough to choose the perfect one. We recommend the American Crew Cream Pomade for that natural looking style with a matte finish. If you’re really looking to amp up your style, try using a blowdryer before styling to add volume and increase manageability.

Jennifer Garner

This is the ultimate style happy look, natural, effortless, and polished. With all of this gorgeous volume and texture, the right products are crucial. Since Jennifer’s hair is quite long, we would recommend using the Hot Tools Gold Extra Long Barrel Curling Iron in order to achieve quicker styling results and maximum curl retention. Curl one inch sections in an outward motion and run your fingers through your strands to really accomplish that lived in style. For extra body and shine we suggest finishing the look with the Bed Head Masterpiece Shine Hairspray, not to mention it’ll help your style last until the end of the night and beyond.

Lupita Nyongo

This glam red carpet queen has done it again with this gorgeous updo featuring some pretty little gold details, possibly inspired by the Oscar trophies themselves. The focus with this look is all in the gold hair accessories so stop by your local Chatters to scoop up some sparkly little jewels and gems to spice up your style, then finish your look off with a shine enhancing finishing spray. One of our fan favourites is the Schwarzkopf Osis+ Sparkler Shine Spray that really helps to give you that radiant healthy shine everyone is dying to achieve.

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