While Claire Danes created a Twitter frenzy revealing that her “hair cut” was actually a precisely executed faux bob, many of TV’s tops showed up at Sunday’s 65th Primetime Emmy Awards wearing their hair down and wavy. Give it a severe side part, leading to a natural sweep behind the ear on one side, and the look drips with Hollywood elegance for women of all ages. The other prevailing look was the sophisticated back-do. Let’s check that out first.
Julie Bowen’s nape chignon—and gown—hit the ground running! Hair is by Jill Crosby.
Try this idea: Wella Professionals artist Aubrey Loots suggests tying a low ponytail, and then twisting medium-size pieces from the ponytail, placing the pieces strategically and securing each with a bobby pin. Get the product lowdown on the low-’do here.
Among the best sideswept, deep-part waves were those coiffed on Carrie Underwood and Connie Britton.
Celeb confession: Connie Britton fields constant compliments about her luscious locks. Speaking to VH1's Kate Spencer just prior to the Emmy ceremonies, Connie I.D.’d the late Farrah Fawcett as her original hair influence. See the full video below.
As for the faux bob, Claire Danes was not the only fan Sunday night. Mindy Kaling’s bob was faux as well.
How-to: Mindy’s stylist Christopher Naselli for shares his steps:
STEP 1: Work a small amount of René Furterer Vegetal Mousse into damp hair and blow-dry with a medium-size brush.
Here’s another faux-bob step-by-step.