3 Half-Up Hairstyles From The Oscars You Can Totally DIY

The Oscars had been, nicely, the Oscars: three hours of ready to listen to whether or not Leo gained or not. However he wasn’t the one factor that stored us watching. We feasted our eyes on the gorgeous hairstyles actresses wore on the purple carpet. We particularly liked the twist these three main girls placed on their half-up, half-down types—that are shockingly simple to recreate by yourself. Fatima Sheikh, a Cutler/Redken Soho Stylist, walks us via appears to be like worn by Brie Larson, Alicia Vikander, and Diane Kruger.

Brie Larson’s clipped free waves

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Brie Larson stepped up her hair recreation with a classy bejewelled hair clip that gave us royalty vibes. “After curling the hair with a big iron (1 half of inch or greater), carry up the crown and again comb in sections, spraying Residing Proof Flex Shaping Hairspray ($25; sephora.com) as you go for added maintain,” Sheikh explains. Easy the crown of the hair after which safe your fairly pin. We like this Claire’s Crystal Flowers and Vines Hair Comb ($13; claires.com). With the entrance items that weren’t pinned again with the hair comb, divide the entrance of the hair within the middle for a center half and away out of your face, then twist every part again and delicately tangle the ends across the pin vines and leaves of the comb. Use bobby pins to carry any fly aways down and for further maintain with the twisted items.

Alicia Vikander’s half top-knot

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Alicia Vikander’s prime knot induced some critical hair envy. Better part: it is a fashion that may be worn any day of the week. Begin by spraying strands with Redken Trend Waves 07 Texturizing Spray ($15; amazon.com) for some lived-in texture. Half your hair down the center, after which pull again the highest half of your hair as you’d when you had been doing a basic half-up-half-down. Tie with an elastic, ensuring to not over-smooth out the entrance for a pure easy look, Sheikh says. Take the hair you simply secured and twist it round itself right into a bun. “Safe the ends with two Bobby pins stepping into every route in order that they lock into one another, serving to to carry higher,” she explains.

Diane Kruger’s undone tiered braid

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Diane Kruger, who at all times appears to be like phenomenal, made our girl-crush soar infinitely with an undone, but in some way completely put-together braid on the Vainness Honest Oscars Get together. “This requires texture throughout. You are able to do this  through the use of a 1-inch iron to make non-uniform waves, after which blast it with amika Un.Finished Texture Spray ($24; birchbox.com) to provide that nice bedhead texture. Rub strands between fingers and tease a bit to totally obtain the grittiness that Kruger had occurring,” Sheikh explains. Part the highest a part of hair, leaving the frontmost items free, and make a really free braid with the again items, and safe it with a transparent elastic. Divide the entrance sections that had been left free and roll them away out of your face. Convey them collectively within the again, twisting them across the size of the braid, and safe the ends within the clear elastic that is holding the braid collectively. Subsequent, seize the underside part of your hair that was left free and braid that, too, pulling the ends of the highest braid to the top of the underside braid; tie a transparent elastic there as nicely. Gently pull each braids to make the entire look seem undone and pure, Sheikh notes. Add just a few fancy bobby pins to the highest and also you’re finished!