Our curly hair expert gives you tips on how to get the hottest looks from Oscar night. The most elegant styles from this year's Academy Awards—and easy tips for how to create these evening hairstyles yourself.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway wore her hair in a low chignon on the red carpet

Anne Hathaway's red carpet low chignon was perfect with her Valentino dress. Curl all your hair with a 1 1/2" iron all over, then smooth the hair down on top, and pin back with bobby pins into a knot-like style, making it low on the nape. Make sure to leave a few face-framing pieces out so it doesn't look too slicked back. This style is versatile and can be made more tight to get more elegance or can be looser to create a more natural look.

Amy Adams

Amy Adams wore faux finger waves at the 2011 Academy Awards

Amy Adams, Best Supporting Actress nominee for her role in “The Fighter,” wore glamorous faux finger waves that are very simple to recreate and will stay all night. This is easily achieved with a 2" iron, then brush out with a paddle brush to create a set curl. Form the wave pattern you want with your fingers and your brush—don't brush too hard—just enough to mold the wave you want. Spraying a hair spray at the end to set the look will ensure your startlet look.

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Anna Craig