Academy Awards, celebrity hairstyles, updo

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Iheartmakeup has a great how-to on Freida Pinto’s Oscar hair! Check it out:

Celebrity stylist, Jeffrey Paul, created this fresh and elegant look for Freida Pinto by dividing her hair into three parts and twisting it back into an architectural, couture flower shape on the right side of the head.

“This look has a beautiful architecture; hair is twisted back into a youthful, feminine flower shape that complements Freida’s face shape and stunning Galliano gown,” he says.

Here’s how to get Pinto’s look:

  • Blow dry hair back to add lift and height at the roots.
  • Create a left side part and divide hair into three sections: three quarters of hair in one section on the right and the remaining hair into two smaller sections.
  • Pull the right section of hair back into a low ponytail just behind the right ear above the nape of the neck.
  • Work Aveda Light Elements Defining Whip into each of the remaining sections and twist back and around the flower shape, creating a layered, rose-like effect. “The three twists flow together for beautiful movement,” says Paul.
  • Lastly, shake the head a bit to loosen up the look and provide a sense of natural movement.

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