Haven't you always wondered why there's an Oscar category for best makeup and costume, but not best hair? For some inexplicable reason, Hollywood hairstylists don't get any Oscar love … but all that's about to change. The film academy announced on Thursday that the makeup category will now officially be the "makeup and hairstyling" category. We're surprised it took this long, but now that "Best Hair" is a real category, we're already excited for who will take home the Academy Award. Sure the Oscars are 8 months away, but we've got a few ideas for potential nominees …
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Back in March, we chatted with Cherry Petenbrink, one of the film's hairstylists who dyed Jennifer Lawrence's hair and helped create the more than 700 wigs and hairpieces used in the movie. Fun Fact: Effie Trinket (played by Elizabeth Banks) wore an elaborate wig made of synthetic and human hair, because fake hair would hold up better in the hot North Carolina sun (where they were filming). For even more behind-the-scenes secrets, read the entire interview here.
Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen makes beautiful hair look downright sinister. We love her messy crown of braids that are gorgeous in a dark, evil queen kinda way. Let's not forget about Kristen Stewart. She sports some wild waves and a slicked back pony that deserve an honorable mention.
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Baz Luhrmann's take on the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic doesn't come out until December, but we can't wait for all the sparkly, Roaring '20s-themed costumes and hairstyles.We're guessing Carey Mulligan's bob is going to inspire a lot of girls to take the plunge and go short.
OK, so we know an animated movie can't actually be nominated for "Best Hair," but we just had to mention "Brave's" heroine Merida and her spectacularly untamed red hair.
So what do you think? Who should win the Oscar for "Best Hair"?
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