Celebrity hair trends from the 2022 Awards Show season

These days trends may begin on TikTok, but they make waves on the runway and the red carpet. After all, every eye is on our favourite celebs at awards shows. We simply have to know: who was the best dressed? Who made it to the worst-dress list? Who made a statement with their look? And of course, no look can be complete without the perfect hairdo. So what hairstyles were trending at this year’s awards show season? Keep reading to find out.


Slick high bun

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Seen at the BAFTA’s, Oscars and Grammy’s the slick high bun keeps proving itself as a style staple. It’s the perfect style to keep your hair out of your face so your makeup and outfit can shine, while adding a touch of sophistication to your look.


Sleek middle path

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The middle path could be seen all over at awards shows this season, and as a part of many hairstyles. From buns to ponytails — one of the trendiest middle path looks was with straight, sleek hair. Style stars like Megan Thee Stallion, Kelly Rowland and Becky G could be seen rocking this look to the Oscars and Grammy’s.

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Keep your sleek tresses free of flyaways with a little spritz of hairspray. We recommend the TRESemmé Firm Hold Hairspray. It dries fast, lasts all day and can be easily brushed out at the end of the day.


Sleek side path

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So if the middle path is not your vibe, don’t stress — the side path is still going strong. It added a very sophisticated vibe to Naomi Scott’s Oscar’s award show look, as well as Zendaya’s stunning look at the Oscar’s afterparty. We wish we could’ve been a fly on the wall for that (after all, who wouldn’t love to party with Zendaya?)


Soft waves

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Soft waves are a beautiful go-to for so many different occasions, and the red carpet is no exception. This worldwide favourite style could be seen on stars like SZA, Ester Dean, Olivia Rodrigo and Addison Rae.

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All of these ladies stayed with their hairdos — and you can too. Keep your hair smooth and protected from heat damage by spraying on some of the TRESemmé Heat Defence Spray before creating your waves.


Natural curls

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Now we’re sure you’d agree, natural curls are always a vibe. And celebs at awards shows know this too, like H.E.R and Tinashe at the Grammy’s, and the hilarious Wanda Sykes at the Oscars. Whether you wear them short like Wanda, or long like H.E.R, your natural curls are bound to be eye-catching.


Hollywood waves

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A hairstyle made famous by the starlets of Hollywood, this hairstyle could be seen on a few of our fave celebs at this year’s awards show season. Without a doubt, Lady Gaga wore it best this year, what do you think?

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Hollywood waves look best when they’re shiny and smooth. Give your waves a healthy shine by smoothing some TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil onto them before you step out the house. It will also smooth and nourish your hair without weighing it down.


Cropped fringe

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There’s something about a cropped fringe that just looks outstanding on some people. Don’t believe us? Google a picture of Zoé Kravitz at the 2022 Oscar’s awards show, we’ll wait… You’re back? Now isn’t that the most stunning look you’ve seen in a while?


Pixie cut

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The thing we love about seeing pixie cuts at this year’s awards show season, is how different every pixie cut is. No two pixie styles looked even similar — from Wanda Sykes’ curly ‘do, to Florence Pugh’s black spiky crop, to the golden finger waves that Tiffany Haddish was rocking at the Grammy’s. We love to see the diversity and variety of pixie cuts this year.

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