Awards Season Hairstyles for Wavy Hair: Part 1

Serena Norr | 19 September 2016

Red carpet worthy looks for your wavy hair.

Award season is such an incredible time for hair inspiration. As celebrities share the names of the designers of their gorgeous dresses, we can’t help but admire the incredible awards season hairstyles that adorn the red carpet. From sleek parts to stunning updos, there’s no shortage of amazing award season hairstyles to inspire your next look. A few hairstyles that we’ve been particularly admiring are the wavy hairstyles that celebrity stylists from Suave Professionals created this weekend. Read on to discover two of our favorite awards season hairstyles for wavy hair that are easy to try out at home using products that you can find in your local drugstore.

How to Get Awards Season Hairstyles

 Awards Season Hairstyles old hollywood waves
Get old Hollywood waves hot off the red carpet. Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

Celebrity Hairstylist Brian Magallones for Suave Professionals on Old Hollywood Waves.

Step 1: Blow-dry hair.

Start by blowdrying your hair straight, adding in Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Styling Oil for a soft shine.

SUAVE MOROCCAN INFUSION STYLING OIL

Step 2: Create relaxed waves.

Spray your hair with a heat protectant. Then, use a 1.5 inch barrel curling iron to create relaxed hair waves.

Step 3: Brush the hair.

After curling, brush your strands with a paddle brush to further tame waves. Then, rub two pumps of the Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Styling Oil onto your fingers. Run them through your hair to add a little added shine and texture.

Step 4: Create a deep-side part.

For some drama, create a deep-side part and pul your hair off to one side for a sophisticated, old Hollywood style.

Step 5: Lock in the style.

Finally, use some of Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Anti-Humidity Hairspray to lock in the look to ensure that it will last all night long.

SUAVE PROFESSIONALS LUXE STYLE INFUSION ANTI-HUMIDITY HAIRSPRAY

Celebrity Stylist Jenny Cho for Suave Professionals on ’70’s-Inspired Curls

awards season hairstyles as seen on '70s waves
Beautiful ’70s waves hot off the red carpet. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Step 1: Start with mousse.

Prep damp hair with Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Volumizing Soufflé Mousse and blow-dry smooth with a medium size round brush for volume.

SUAVE PROFESSIONALS LUXE STYLE INFUSION VOLUMIZING SOUFFLÉ MOUSSE

Step 2: Create your waves.

Use a 1.25” curling iron, take horizontal sections of your as you bend your hair into the barrel of the iron. To avoid dents, make sure to gently open and close barrel while bending. Then, alternate the wave pattern.

Step 3: Let your curls cool.

Let your curls cool for 5-10 minutes. Once cool, loosely brush them out to get slightly undone texture.
Gently comb hair interior and ends to extend shape with a boar bristle brush.

Step 4: Lock in the style.

Once hair is backcombed, smooth down any major flyaways gently and lock in the look with some hairspray.

Looking for more hairstyle ideas for your wavy hair? Check out easy wavy hair from the Rebecca Minkoff show during NYFW.