While this year's Oscars may have gone to Slumdog Millionaire, everyone was a winner on the red carpet when it came to show-stealing looks in fashion and beauty. While we've already gone ga-ga over the gorgeous gowns that floated from the carpet to the stage on all of Hollywood's stunning starlets, everyone knows that an Academy Award ensemble isn't complete without an equally glamorous up-do. After all, a girl's got to look just as breathtaking in her close-ups! From elegant swept-back styles like Best Actress winner Kate Winslet's to chic side buns like Marisa Tomei's and loose and tousled half-down waves like Jessica Biel's, award show-worthy hair may look like a million bucks, but according to Frederic Fekkai stylists Renato Campora and Adir Abergel, creative coifs like these don't need to cost an arm and a leg -- in fact, you can even do it yourself with the right products and tools! First, vote on your favorite Oscar hairstyle below, then click READ MORE to see how you can achieve these red-carpet ravishing looks at home with tips straight from the pros!
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INSPIRATION: A modern day Grace Kelly that compliments her total look and silhouette. A wavy texture with a dynamic shape.
HOW TO GET THE LOOK: Start by applying FEKKAI MORE ALL DAY DENSITY STYLING WHIP on wet hair. Blow-dry smooth with the FEKKAI EXTRA LARGE ROUND BRUSH to create some volume. Then use a one inch curling iron and let it set for 20 minutes. Brush it through and use the FEKKAI COIFF MAGNIFIQUE ULTRA LIGHT FINISHING CRÃˆME at the ends to help roll hair under. Finish with FEKKAI SHEER HOLD HAIRSPRAY.
THE PRODUCTS ALL BY FEKKAI: Fekkai More All Day Density Styling Whip ($25), Fekkai Extra Large Round Brush ($65), Fekkai Coiff Magnifique Ultra Light Finishing CrÃ¨me ($23), Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray ($23)B. Frederic Fekkai's Adir Abergel styled Best Supporting Actress Nominee, Marisa Tomei€™s locks
INSPIRATION: Cascades of soft movement mirroring the twists and turns of the dress.
HOW TO GET THE LOOK: Start by applying FEKKAI MORE ALL DAY DENSITY STYLING WHIP to roots and FEKKAI COIFF PERFECTOR ANTI-FRIZZ SILKENING CRÃˆME from roots to ends. Blow dry hair with a round brush and pin it in place as it cools down. Next, take the hair and pin it loosely with hair clips in desired twist and turns. Make sure that the bangs are on an angle and look soft with some loose hair falling naturally. Using hair pins and bobby pins place them to hold the shape and remove the hairclips.€¨Finish with FEKKAI SHEER HOLD HAIRSPRAY.
THE PRODUCTS ALL BY FEKKAI: Fekkai More All Day Density Styling Mousse ($25), Fekkai Coiff Perfector Anti-Frizz Silkening CrÃ¨me ($25), Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray ($23)C. Frederic Fekkai's Adir Abergel styled presenter, Jessica Biel€™s locks
INSPIRATION: A very romantic almost victorian look, sexy and feminine.
HOW TO GET THE LOOK: Start out by applying FEKKAI COIFF BOUFFANT LIFTING & TEXTURIZING SPRAY GEL at the roots combined with some FEKKAI ALL DAY HAIR PLUMP on ends. After applying the products take the blow drier and hand dry the hair completely getting all of the natural texture to come out. Follow this by taking a 1" curling iron and curling random pieces. Once finished, pull up half of the hair allowing a few pieces to fall down and frame the face. Braid two small braids on either side of the temples and pull them back.€¨To finish the look spray hair with FEKKAI GLOSSING SHEER MISTand FEKKAI SHEER HOLD HAIRSPRAY.
THE PRODUCTS ALL BY FEKKAI: Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel ($23), All Day Hair Plump ($95), Glossing Sheer Shine Mist ($23), Sheer Hold Hairspray ($23)