Oscar Hairstyles on Real Women

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Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow became the fist female to nab a best director statue - something certain to put her in the history books - and her look for the... more 
Photo by: Jason Merritt/GettyImages.com
Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow became the fist female to nab a best director statue - something certain to put her in the history books - and her look for the evening spoke to the qualities that have brought her this far. She opted for a sleek, no-nonsense do, parted straight down the middle with very little fuss or flounce, yet the hair length and controlled waves are simultaneously feminine and assertive.
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Wed, Feb 20, 2013 12:36 PM EST
Sure, you've never had a personal stylist or set foot on a red carpet - but that doesn't mean pulling off one of this season's glamorous dos is out of the question. Here we have the most elegant styles from this year's Academy Awards - and tips on how to create these evening hairstyles yourself. What would your favorite celebrity hairstyle look like on you? Try it on in our Virtual Hair Salon!