Swept-Back Buns, Chignons, Updos Predicted for the Oscars

By Lauren Salapatek | 01/30/2014 3:15:00 PM


Celebrity hairstylists Ray Salazar and Corey Chambers of Nelson j Salon in Beverly Hills foresee a lot of "off the shoulders" drama and glamour in hairstyles for the 86th Academy Awards.

"Shoulders stand out more when the hair is pinned up, but instead of being neatly arranged, we will see a lot of undone updos, pinned buns and chignons," says Salazar, who specializes in special events updos and styling at Nelson j Salon. "Since it is the year of the bob, we should also see sleek, above-the-shoulder cuts emanating a lot of high gloss and movement. Thanks to the warm Southern California sun, the brilliant gowns will be sleeveless and hair will be swept off of them to add drama."

Says Chambers, "The Golden Globes looks seemed clean and classic across the board, however I'm hoping that everyone gets more dramatic and edgy for the Oscars. High drama will be complemented by a lot of swept back buns and high ponytails. But if the dresses stay very simple, we'll see a lot of big, blown out waves and curls."

The 86th Academy Awards will be on March 2, 2014 at 7 p.m. EST. Join MODERN with the commentary!

For more information about Nelson j Salon, visit www.nelsonjsalon.com.

click image to zoomSideswept Hair by Nelson j Salon

click image to zoomHigh Bun by Nelson j Salon

click image to zoomBig, Blown Out Waves by Nelson j Salon






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for modernsalon.com, salontoday.com and firstchair.com. As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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