How-To: Celebrity Red Carpet Hair

The red carpet is one of the most influential platforms of style and beauty trends. If so and so is seen wearing it—everyone wants to wear it. With expert stylists and hairdressers working for hours and even days to get their clients to look seemingly perfect, there is no question as to why we have red carpet trends. Of course majority of us don’t have an entourage of style and beauty experts to help us look red carpet ready everyday. Therefore it is our sole responsibility to look the best we can every morning with what we have.

To make things a little easier for you here are a few side-swept, red carpet hair looks that are easy to recreate.

Jonna Walsh

How to get the look:

1. Blow dry hair with a round brush.
2. Part hair down the middle (or slightly to the side) in front.
3. Sweep hair to one side and secure a low pony with an elastic band.
4. For a more elegant look leave a few strands free at the front and take ½ inch strand of hair, wrap around the elastic band and secure with a bobby pin.

Zoe Saldana

How to get the Look:

1. Add a texturizing spray to dry hair before braiding. (Unwashed hair is even better)
2. Part front as desired; bangs that go straight across look especially good with this look so leave them down.
3. Sweep hair to side and braid. There are numerous types of braids you can do with this Edwardian, Dutch, French, Fishtail etc.
4. The looser the braid the better and don’t be afraid of a few fly-aways.

Anne Hathaway

How to get the Look:

1. Blow dry hair with a round brush.
2. Create a deep part and apply a smoothing serum or cream.
3. Sweep hair to one side and secure with bobby pins at the nape if necessary.
4. Create loose curls with a 2” barrel curling iron.
5. Finish with all over hairspray.
6. If you want a less structured look comb fingers through after hair has cooled.

Ashley Greene

How to get the Look

1. Blow dry hair with a round brush.
2. Add shine spray to dry hair.
3. Create a deep part and section off 1 inch of hair at front and keep separate from rest of hair.
4. Sweep rest of hair to the side and secure into a bun (messy or sleek).
5. Take 1-inch section of hair and frame face as desired and secure with bobby pins.

By Kristianne Young

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