The red carpet was HOT last night for the 84th Annual Academy awards. The glitz, the glam, the hair – it was all there! We saw a number of classic hair looks trending which always makes it fun to post the question – who wore it best? Here’s a few of our favorite comparisons and picks for the best Academy Award hair looks of 2012. Feel free to express your opinion too!
Best Bangs – Ellie or Rooney?
Bangs continue to be one of the hottest hair trends around, and on the red carpet is no exception. But who wore bangs best last night? The longer, rounded, fuller fringe on Ellie Kemper or a shorter, straight across, blunt cut bang as worn by Rooney Mara? While we loved both looks, we have to go with the softer, super feminine look of Ellie’s full fringe. Who’s your pick?
Best Super Short Hair – Michelle or Viola?
Michelle Williams has been a short hair icon lately with her perfectly feminine, soft pixie style. We love how touchable her hair was last night and it was the perfect accent to the ravishing red gown she wore. However, we have to say Viola Davis really brought the competition with her natural curl! Viola’s super short curls with a just touch of red gave off an aura of feminine strength and beauty that just blew us away. She was literally glowing in that gorgeous green gown and therefore wins our Oscar vote for best short hair.
Best Bob – Cameron or Milla?
All lengths of bob hairstyles were definitely trending amongst the Oscar-worthy starlets, but we really loved the short bobs as worn by Cameron Diaz and Milla Jovovich. But which bob rose to the top? Cameron’s soft, straight, flippy layers or Milla’s deeply side-parted ‘Old Hollywood’ glam waves. Because the red carpet is all about glam, Milla gets our vote!
Best Side Swept Waves – Maya or Stacy?
No red carpet event would be complete without a starry version or two of long, side swept curls. Funny girl Maya Rudolph sported big, touchable side swept curls while Stacy Keibler (aka George Clooney’s arm candy) wore a looser side swept wavy look. Our favorite? We have to go with Stacy’s natural looking wave.
Best Red Hair – Jessica or Judy?
You just gotta love all of our red carpet carpet redheads! Jessica Chastain’s pale strawberry waves and Judy Greer’s rockin’ red lob (long bob) were definitely our favorite red looks last night. Who gets our vote? Jessica all the way! The pale, strawberry blonde hair hue is the perfect accent to her gorgeous skin and this soft half up half down look framed her pretty face just perfectly.
**Photos courtesy of MTV.com**