Memorable Looks from the Golden Globes

Jessica Galliart | January 17, 2012 | 12:19 AM

Sunday evening's Golden Globe Awards helped kick off the 2012 awards season, but, more importantly, it also kicked off another season of fabulous red-carpet hair, aka the Super Bowl of celebrity style.

While keeping a close eye on the red-carpet arrivals, we rounded up some styles that caught the attention of celebrity stylists.

Miss the awards show? Check out some of the trends seen on starlets, including headbands and buns and check out MODERN's Facebook album of red-carpet arrivals—featuring more than 50 of your favorite celebs!


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These starlets—a fashionista, a movie star and TV’s “New Girl”—each brought their hair to new heights in very different ways with retro influences.

“I loved the retro ‘60s styles that popped up on the red carpet—very unexpected. It was both bad-ass and darling to see these girls bring these styles onto the red carpet.” – Wella Color Ambassador Aura Friedman

Also seen on:
Michelle Williams


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With gowns like the one worn by “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” star Rooney Mara and flawless make-up seen on Angelina Jolie, an effortless but vibrant updo simply does the trick.

“An expensive yet effortless look that is full of movement and life—a perfect red-carpet look for a woman of any age was prominent on tonight’s red carpet.” – Wella Educator and Top Artist Alexandra Matiz

Also seen on:
Shailene Woodley
Elle McPherson



Want to help your client create waves of her own with texture like Jessica’s? “Jessica has a great head of hair,” says Alterna stylist Davy Newkirk. “The texture is fine, but she has a ton of it! I added extra volume and lift at the roots while maintaining the feather light feel.“ Newkirk explains step by step how he achieved her lust-worthy look for the Golden Globes.

Step 1: Apply Alterna Bamboo Volume Weightless Whipped Mousse all over damp hair, and Alterna Bamboo Volume Uplifting Root Blast to the roots. Blow dry using a large round brush, this smoothes the cuticle to ensure a polished result.

Step 2: When hair is 95 percent dry, give strands texture and wave with new Alterna Bamboo Style Boho Waves Touseled Texture Mist and then finish with a rough dry using your fingers.

Step 3: Divide hair into 1-inch sections and create waves using a 1-1/4-inch curling iron. Alternate between wrapping and clamping sections to maintain the organic movement to the look.

Step 4: Apply new Alterna Bamboo Style Moldable Texture Paste to hands and using your fingers comb through the curls, tousling the strands as you go.

Step 5: Mist hair with Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Humidity Hair Spray, the flexible hold formula will set the style, add healthy shine and lock out frizz.

Step 6: Smooth pieces around the face with new Alterna Bamboo Style Moldable Texture Paste.

Which red carpet do you think will be most-requested this year? Chime in on MODERN's Facebook wall at

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