Oscars 2018: Top Picks for Best Tressed

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The Academy Awards is the biggest night of the year for Hollywood and the film industry alike. This means it’s the biggest night of the year for beauty and fashion as stars create unforgettable looks. This year, celebs brought their A game to the red carpet gracing us with elaborate updos, perfect waves, and the hairstyles that dreams are made of.

Our Master Stylist, Kelly Araujo hand selected her own winners for the 2018 Oscar’s Best Tressed.

See the categories and winners below!

Best Updo

Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt easily nabs a spot on our list with her delicate, dreamy updo.

Best Braid

Allison Janney

Allison Janney rocked an intricate low bun, complete with fishtail braid details.

Best Ponytail

Andra Day

Andra Day’s voluminous, slicked back ponytail is smart, sexy and anything but ordinary with flowers scattered throughout.

Best Half-Up

Erin Lim

Erin Lim’s soft half-up look is simple and stunning! She keeps length around her face for a super feminine touch.

Best Top Knot


Zendaya’s fly-away free top knot is award worthy in itself!

Best Detail

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o’s braided updo is classic chic but she brings this look to a whole new level by weaving golden thread throughout.

Best Short Style

Paz Vega

Paz Vega keeps her look super simple with a textured grown out pixie.

Honourable Mention:

Rachel Morrison

Best Bob

Taraji P Henson

Taraji P Henson’s A-line bob with face-framing layers is killer!

Honourable Mention:

Saorise Ronan

Best Lob

Emma Stone

Emma Stone’s lob with a dramatic deep side part is strong and sexy!

Best Fringe

Haley Bennett

Haley Bennett’s feathered fringe is so refreshing! We love the jagged contours and amazing texture!

Best Undone

Betty Gabriel 

Betty Gabriel’s beautiful, bouncy effortless texture dominated this category – we love the volume and the simplistic look!

Best Mermaid Wave

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence’s edgy mermaid wave is boho bliss. Her deep waves create an ultra-cool look.

Best Blowout

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda looked fierce as she worked the red carpet dawning her signature look – her blowout was immaculate with not a single hair out of place.

Best Undone Wave

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie’s undone waves were cool and anything but casual.

Best Old Hollywood

Allison Williams

Allison Williams’ brought the va-va-voom to the red carpet with her polished and timeless Old Hollywood waves.

Honourable Mention:

Elisabeth Moss

Best Curls

Viola Davis

Viola Davis is giving us major volume envy – her luxurious curls stole the show!

Best Glam Waves

Zoey Deutch

Zoey Deutch’s auburn waves are soft, sleek, and oh so glam!

There you have it, The Best Tressed of the 2018 Oscars. Until next year!