It’s been a busy week in the celebrity world, what with the annual Met Gala and all. And when such times arise, many feast on the endless supply of flowing designer gowns and dazzling accessories donned by the hottest stars around. Yet while most people can’t tear their eyes away from these A-list outfits, we at All Things Hair spotted a hot-to-trot mane trend emerge: sleek hair!
A simple scroll through Instagram and we noticed celeb after celeb giving their own take on the chic look. So, to find out which styles stole our hearts, and how to get them at home, keep scrolling…
Sleek hair: This week’s most popular A-list styles
Selena Gomez’ lob
Selena Gomez was undeniably the belle of the Met Gala this year, with her new short hair confirming her style credentials.
The former Disney star rocked up to the red carpet with super sleek strands parted down the middle and cut into a sharp lob (AKA long bob). And come on, just look at that shine – swoon! Credit: @selenagomez
Emmy Rossum’s sleek bun
Wearing her dark brown tresses in a sleek low bun, Emmy Rossum looked as incredible as ever this week. Keeping her poker straight hair away from her face, the American actress highlighted her features and finished the elegant look with dazzling drop earrings. Credit: @emmyrossum
Haliee Steinfeld’s top knot
The American actress, model and singer wowed at the Met Gala this year. Adding more than a few inches to her height, Hailee Steinfeld upped her red carpet look by rocking sky-high heels on her feet and a working her long tresses into a top knot hairstyle. Credit: @haileesteinfeld
Editor’s tip: To give your top knot a glamorous sheen, simply spritz it with the VO5 Smoothly Does It Tame & Shine Spray. And to learn how to recreate Hailee’s look, follow our 5 easy steps for the perfect top knot hairstyle, here.
Kerry Washington’s long locks
If you’re a fan of hit TV drama Scandal, you’ll be used to seeing Kerry Washington’s character (Olivia Pope) in some great hairstyles. But we have to say, it’s not often you see the actress wearing super sleek strands, like above. Credit: @kerrywashington
If you have naturally coily hair, and want to be working long, straight locks like Kerry, don’t fret. Learning how to create the perfect salon worthy blow-out at home is easy-peasy with our top tips.
Taylor Hill’s mid-parting
Posting a series of images to her Instagram account, Victoria’s Secret Angel Taylor Hill looked amazing when she attended the Met Gala this week.
Opting for a neat middle parting, and tucking her brunette tresses behind her ears, Taylor effortlessly showed off her sparkly earrings, which enhanced her manes high-shine finish! Credit: @taylor_hill
Bella Hadid’s lob
Bella Hadid is the latest star to go for the chop this week, showing off her new lob ‘do on Instagram. The model wore her sleek hair under a super cool leather beret and chose a relaxed tracksuit outfit, giving the overall look a nostalgic feel. Credit: @bellahadid
Editor’s tip: To fight flyaways, and get super shiny, glossy hair, we suggest using a small amount of the TIGI Bed Head Blow Out Shine Cream. Bella Hadid, eat your heart out!
Okay, so we can tell you’ve not had enough celeb-inspired looks just yet. To get your fill of all the best A-list styles, check out our round-up of the smouldering Met Gala hair looks, right here, and prepare to be amazed!