Kathryn Bigelow became the fist female to nab a best director statue — something certain to put her in the history books — and her look for the evening spoke to the qualities that have brought her this far. She opted for a sleek, no-nonsense do, parted straight down the middle with very little fuss or flounce, yet the hair length and controlled waves are simultaneously feminine and assertive.
Read our Q&A with the Oscar winner here.
Use a light conditioner to add shine and rinse with a half-cup of apple-cider vinegar.
Work a texture cream through the ends before blow-drying on low heat.
Pull a little more texturizer through your ends to emphasize movement and separation.
MARIE CLAIRE RECOMMENDS
DEEP CONDITIONER like Neutrogena Triple Moisture Hair Mask, $6.99.
TEXTURE CREAM like Cutler Definition Cream for Shine and Texture, $25.
MOISTURIZING VOLUME SHAMPOO like Ojon Hydrating Thickening Shampoo, $22.