The 2021 Oscars production might be different than years past, but the 93rd Academy Awards show will go on this coming Sunday, April 25th, on ABC. While we're not sure what that will look like, we can bet on a snub and a kerfuffle or two, but one thing remains a bright spot in the increasingly confused Oscars production: celebs showing off stellar beauty looks.
Remembering the best of Hollywood's biggest beauty pageant isn't just pretty to look at — it feeds our hairstyling inspo (and Pinterest boards) for years to come. Remember Michelle Williams' perfect side-swept updo and bangs at the 2006 awards? It looks just as fresh today. Think you can't bring versatility to a buzzcut? Check out Danai Gurira at the 2018 awards. Afraid headbands are best left in the seventh grade? Lupita Nyong'o proves otherwise.
We could go on — and we do, ahead, with 16 of the most impactful, timeless, and copied hairstyles in Oscars history.
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See how royal hairstyles have evolved over the years—from loose curls in the 1920s to Markle's waves of 2019. Royal hairstyles were both traditional and predictable for centuries—until Princess Diana rose to fame and made her signature hairstyle the must-have haircut of the '80s. The world fell in love with Kate Middleton and her bouncy blowout, and then suddenly the popularity of blowout bars exploded across the world.
There were Rachel Greene's layers, Mariah Carey's curls, Winona Ryder's slicked-back bob, and Brandy's braids. Gothic micro bangs, supermodel blowouts, and tousled pixie cuts—you get the picture. Below, scroll through our favorite '90s hairstyle ideas that still feel just as trendy today.
The MTV Awards is always full of unforgettable moments. During Sunday night's show, Leslie Jones had us laughing as the host, Addison Rae and Tanner Buchanan shared an on-stage kiss followed by yet another PDA from Chase Stokes and Madelyn Cline, and Colin Jost slimming Scarlett Johansson, but we'd be remiss not to call out all of the amazing beauty looks that hit the red carpet. From the creative nail art to the bright and colorful makeup looks and the statement-making hairstyles, there was no shortage of inspiring displays of beauty at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
Back in April, Paulina Porizkova and Aaron Sorkin made quite the statement on the Academy Awards red carpet as they made their love Hollywood-official. It was a pretty big statement about their relationship status and signaled that things were heating up in their new romance. So when Porizkova shared in an interview with The New […]
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Yara Shahidi does not need a crown for us to know that she's royalty, but during Sunday night's MTV Movie and TV Awards, the Grown-ish actress and producer gave us a stunning reminder. Hairstylist SherriAnn Cole-Robertson is to thank for Shahidi's beautifully original look, which included fishtail braids and two small twists that connected into a crown.
UPDATE: Just a few months after Elizabeth Olsen debuted a darker hair color and new cut, it seems she is recommitting to that bangs lifestyle. The actor showed up to the MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 16 with a newly trimmed fringe and the summer's coolest hairstyle: a topknot.