The Everywoman Hair Trend That Ruled the Golden Globes Red Carpet
The Golden Globes red carpet is prime time for pulling out an updo. While we always expect to see versions of the same tried-and-true styles (see: primped ponytails), it's extra exciting when an old favourite unexpectedly receives a much-needed revamp. Enter: the bun. Our go-to 'do for just about any occasion, it's essentially the LBD of the beauty world—simple and chic, and never out of place.
This year saw three examples from Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Bosworth and new favourite Alicia Vikander. Keep scrolling to see the looks below!
The magic of this side-parted bun is in the sleek (but not wet-look) texture—it feels neat and polished, but not dramatic. Thus, unlike a super-glossy version, you could definitely wear this anywhere from a weekend barbecue to a dinner date. For a similarly "healthy" look, skip the shine spray and mist on a healthy dose of leave-in conditioner like Joico's Colour Endure Leave-In Protectant ($26) instead. Place in your deep side part, scrape hair back with a paddle brush and pin in place.
Our new beauty muse Alicia Vikaner's twisted style is a great play on the braided bun for anyone with untrained fingers. It's that much easier to achieve, works best on next-day hair and can weather even the most sticky levels of humidity. (Does it get any better than that?) To DIY, comb in a part, take two two-inch sections from either side and tightly twist them back. Bring all the hair together at the nape of your neck, wind it around itself until it forms a bun shape, and pin. To finish, mist with Tresemme's Perfectly (Un)Done Ultra Brushable Hairspray ($9) for hold.
Last but not least is JLaw's incredibly chic offering. The actress' entire beauty look was on point (click here to see her makeup), but we can't stop talking about this side flipped style. Is it possible she just reignited interest in the chignon for the first time in years? We think so. For a similar look, mist hair with a light dry spray wax like Evo's Shebang-A-Bang ($30) for grip, and place in a side-part over your eyebrow. Then, follow this handy one-minute video tutorial.