Best Hairstyles at the 2020 Oscars

by SHOPIFY API / FEB 11, 2020


    This week heralded the return of one of the most glamorous award ceremonies in film, the Oscars, and of course the Vanity Fair afterparty. And like clockwork, the Academy Awards ceremony gave us all the glitz and glamour we were expecting. While some style savvy senoritas are taking note of whether pink is the new black or asymmetric is the way forward, our finely-tuned eyes are picking up on one thing and one thing only – the hair!


    From sharp bobs and bold pixies, to fairy-tale white hair and two-tone green-and-black locks, these are the hairdos that took the night by storm, and we've got some handy hints on how you can steal them for yourself.


    The New Bob

    natalie portman hair oscars 2020We know long hair with loose curls has been plastered all over the magazine covers with the likes of Emma Stone all throughout the year last year. This style, however, is not just for the long-locked ladies. As Natalie Portman proves a sharp bob dressed in pillow-soft waves, rocks this look just as well as waist length waves. This is one of the trendiest hairstyles this year. We are calling it the new bob, which is a short and sharp bob haircut with a bit of texture at the ends.


    Celebrity hairstylist Adam Cambell was responsible for Portman’s chic hairdo. He took inspiration from the "French Girl wave" and achieved the look using Dove products. He used a 1 1/4-inch curling iron to create the waves, with a little help from dry shampoo for added texture.

    natalie portman oscars 2020 

    Get Portman's Oscars 2020 hair and whip those clip-in extensions, just make sure that you add them before you curl so they blend.

    The Pearly White Crop

    Cynthia Erivo hair 2020 OscarsThis bold short hair look cannot be carried off by many women, but Cynthia Erivo does it with grace and ease. Her gorgeous white Versace ballgown made the perfect match for her hairdo. Erivo rocked her super short all-white haircut with the smoky eye, striking the perfect monochrome balance for her whole look.


    Styled by celeb hairstylist Coree Moreno, Erivo’s Oscar's red carpet hair was achieved using with products from Dove’s new Amplified Textures line, which include a colour-safe shampoo for that pearly white hair colour.

    Cynthia Erivo hair 2020 Oscars

    Moreno shared with the press “the key to the perfect colour is having a well-moisturized base,” so he started Erivo’s double process colour with Dove’s Amplified Textures Hydrating Cleanse Shampoo and Moisture Spa Recovery Mask. He then applied Dove Amplified Textures Moisture Lock Leave-in Conditioner for an added layer of protection. To use, the stylist used a small amount of Dove Style + Care Volume & Fullness Mousse.

    To finish Dove Amplified Textures Shine & Moisture Finishing Gel to mould her hair and used Dove Style + Care Micro Mist Extra Hold Hairspray to hold her hair.

    Olivia Colman oscars 2020Although not pearly white, Olivia Colman wowed the red carpet in a brand-new platinum blonde hair look, which is a complete hair transformation from her usual dark locks.

    charlize theron hair oscars 2020Charlize Theron also rocked a short hairdo with her icy blonde hair. Adir Abergel who styled Theron's hair in it's usual side swoop but added a hidden hair accesory (it could only be seen from the back of her hair).  

    Plait Perfection

    kate bosworth hair 2020 oscarsKate Bosworth's updo was the talk at the 2020 Oscars. The clues are in the details in this cute hairstyle! From the front, it’s super slick updo, but the back tells a different story. A pretty, soft but tight plait created a graceful look that gently combines three different styles in one – a high ponytail, a plait, and a diamond bracelet accessory.


    kate bosworth hair 2020 oscarsHer stylist, Bridget Brager created this look by creating a simple half-up high ponytail which led into down the back of Bosworth's head into the Dutch braid at the bottom, which was then accessorised with a vintage Beladora diamond bracelet.


    kate bosworth hair 2020 oscars“Anytime I start a style for the red carpet I always start on a clean just washed, fresh foundation. My go-to is Herbal Essences Sulfate-Free Bio: renew Aloe and Hemp Shampoo and Conditioner, it offers a punch of moisture and balance,” Brager said.


    The Hollywood Wave

    lucy boynton oscars hair 2020Nothing says “what, this old thing?” like a subtly styled down-do, and we can’t get enough of this effortless wave. It’s feminine, chic, and understated, and suits near enough any occasion. Whether you’re teaming it with studded pearl a’la Lucy Boynton or taking a page out of Margot Robbie’s style bible with crisp, sharp waves, this look is simple and effective.


    lucy boynton oscars hair 2020Boynton bodied the hairclip trend with soft waves with a pearl-embellished side parting, and finished off the look with a statement, bold red lip. Hairstylist Jenny Cho styled the actress’ hair and used the Hair Ritual by Sisley products to create it. Cho created the soft waves using a straightener on freshly washed and blow-dried hair, followed by a small amount of Hair Ritual by Sisley Precious Hair Care Oil for texture.


    margot robbie hair oscars 2020Moroccanoil's stylist Bryce Scarlett sent Robbie to the red carpet in simple sculpted waves to complement her vintage, off-the-shoulder Chanel gown.


    rebel wilson 2020 oscars hairRebel Wilson also went for pure glamour with her Hollywood waves, and combined both the on-trend hairclip with a statement red lipstick. This style is all about volume and bounce, so curl your hair towards your face instead of away. Once your curls are pinned in place spritz with alcohol free hairspray. This will give your hair bounce, give it a lovely hold that can still be workable.


    The Edgy Two-tone Style

    billie eilish oscars hair 2020Billie Eilish graced the catwalk in head to toe Chanel, however, her hair was making a statement of its own. Her two-tone neon-green-and-black hair was swept into a voluminous, loose updo and completed with Chanel ribbons and clips.


    billie eilish oscars hair 2020Hairstylist Mara Roszak shared the products she used to achieve Eilish’s look which included IGK's Next Level Nordic Cotton Heat-Activated Volume Spray and the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer.


    Not everybody walked away with an Oscar, but all of these ladies were winners to us here at Cliphair. If you’re looking to recreate your own 2020 Oscars look then think soft waves and plenty of crops! Good luck!


    Which look will you be trying out this year? Or do you have other cool Oscar styles saved? Let us know! And of course, don’t forget to hashtag #WearCliphair on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to show off your looks.


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