San Diego Comic-Con 2017: All the celeb hairstyles you need to see

Who would've suspected a comic book convention could be so stylish?! ?  

This weekend, San Diego played host to the world renowned Comic-Con International Festival, where comic book, sci-fi and gaming fans come together to share their passion. Now, for any hair styling enthusiasts, know that this fantastical festival is the place to be to spot some incredible ‘dos!

As well as all of the character cos players dressed to the nines, a host of Hollywood veterans and new-gen up-and-comers also made their annual appearance. As such, this year’s convention was a hotbed of on-trend, red carpet styles that were in a league of their own!

The best celeb hairstyles from San Diego Comic-Con 2017


actress brianne howey with a short dark pixie cut
Another day, another star goes for the pixie cut! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Brianne Howey

We won’t lie: it took us a while to recognise 28-year-old Brianne Howey when we first saw this photo! We’re used to seeing the Exorcist and Scream Queens star sporting long, creamy blonde hair, so to say we were surprised to see her rocking a dark brunette pixie cut would be a bit of an understatement!

However, now that the initial shock factor has faded, we’ve completely fallen for her edgy new crop. And thanks to her bold, Cara Delevingne-esque brows she can totally pull it off!

Editor’s tip: To steal Brianne’s polished, slick back style, spritz your strands with a gel product, such as the TRESemmé Make Waves Sculpt & Define Spray Gel, and then use a comb to work your hair into place.

actress kit reeve with shoulder length brunette hair and a micro fringe
We’re obsessed with Kit Reeve’s statement-making bangs! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Kit Reeve

Proving that a micro fringe is all you need to take your hair from ordinary to extraordinary is Medinah actress Kit Reeve!

We love the way that her short, choppy fringe adds an alternative feel to her simple shoulder-length cut and combined with her bold liner and nose ring, she’s got cool-girl style down to a T.

redhead actress katherine mcnamara at san diego comic con with curled hair
Katherine McNamara is one of our favourite Hollywood redheads! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Katherine McNamara

As if we weren’t already obsessed enough with Maze Runner star Katherine McNamra’s strawberry blonde strands, she wowed at the festival with her fiery locks styled into gorgeously glossy waves.

Rather than tight, spiral curls, she opted for a more effortless, tousled look, for a style that strikes just the right balance between casual and red carpet-worthy.

Editor’s tip: For locks as glossy as Katherine’s, add a touch of serum through your ends. We love the Toni&Guy High Shine Serum Drops, as they instantly add a mirror shine to your style, while also taming any frizz or flyaways for a picture-perfect finish.

halle berry at san diego comic con 2017 with her long brunette hair in a half up half down
Halle pulls off the half-up bun trend like a pro. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Halle Berry

If you’re loving this season’s half-up bun trend, you’ll be pleased to know that you’re in very good company, as it seems Halle Berry is also a fan!

Her highlighted brunette hair was styled into a dishevelled half-up bun, while her sweeping bangs added a softer, feminine feel to her look. We can only pray that we’ll look this stylish at 50 – #slay!

andy mcdowalls daughter actress margaret qualley at san diego comic con with her brunette hair in a half up half down style
Margaret Qualley looks just like her famous mama with her dark hair! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Margaret Qualley

The daughter of Four Weddings and a Funeral star Andie MacDowell, Margaret Qualley looks set to become a star in her own right, with this slick half-up, half-down ‘do.

With her charming, effortless-looking waves and rich chestnut hue, she’s a true natural beauty, proving that you don’t have to go OTT with the hair and make-up.

westworld actress angela sarafyan with her hair in a rockabilly inspired updo
The Westworld actress wowed with this elaborate updo. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Angela Sarafyan

Armenian/American beauty Angela Sarafyan, star of HBO’s Westworld, looked sensational with her dark hair swept off her face into this quirky, rockabilly-inspired updo.

A welcome change from the usual slick-back buns, this funky look was one of our faves from the festival. There’s certainly nothing robotic about this ‘do, Clem! ?

happy endings and scrubs star eliza coupe with her blonde hair in a braided undercut style
Fake your way around the undercut trend like Eliza! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Eliza Coupe

If you’re currently rocking a lovely lob-length cut, and are stuck for styling ideas, take some style inspo from Future Man star and Scrubs alumni Eliza Coupe with her edgy, braided faux undercut.

Rocking this clever style like a total pro, Eliza has left half of her creamy blonde hair to flow free, while the other half has been woven into 2 mini French braids. The result? A faux undercut effect, with a pretty-yet-punky cornrow twist.

Editor’s tip: Fancy giving Eliza’s braided undercut a try? To make it easier to create your cornrows, start by spritzing the section of hair you plan to braid with a sea salt spray, such as the TIGI Catwalk Salt Spray.

This will help to add texture to your locks, giving your braids something to hold on to and preventing them from falling out!

riverdale star ashleigh murray with her hair in a top knot ninja bun
Ashleigh traded in her pussycat ears for this funky top knot! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Ashleigh Murray

Riverdale‘s Ashleigh Murray tends to spend most of her time sporting kitty-cat ears in her role as lead singer Josie of Josie and the Pussycats, but this weekend they were nowhere to be seen!

Instead, the 29-year-old wore her natural hair in a towering ninja bun top knot, which, paired with her seriously-radiant skin, made for the ultimate red carpet look. You’d think this was the Oscars, not Comic-Con!

the magicians actress olivia taylor dudley with her blonde hair in a parting plait
Parting plaits are fast becoming one of our favourite looks! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Olivia Taylor Dudley

Olivia Taylor Dudley was at Comic-Con to promote season 3 of The Magicians, so naturally she had a pretty magical hairdo to boot. Sprucing up a chic ponytail with an intricate parting plait, we can’t wait to give this simple-yet-stylish ‘do a try!


We hope you enjoyed our Comic-Con round-up! For more celebrity hairstyle inspiration and transformation stories, head over to our New Hairstyles page, now!

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