Did You Spot Charlize Theron's Hidden Hair Accessory?

You have to see her hair from the back.

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Every single time there's a carpet Charlize Theron will be stepping foot on, I'm prepared to be blown away by her beauty. How could anyone ever forget last year at the Oscars when she showed up with a dramatically darker haircut (opens in new tab)? Or, a few weeks ago when she casually wore a Tiffany necklace in her hair (opens in new tab) at the SAG Awards? Also, that one time she made a bowl cut look cool (opens in new tab)? Unreal. (Please, teach me your ways Charlize.)

Tonight at the 2020 Oscars is no different. To no surprise, the actress showed up looking like an absolute vision in her bright blonde pixie cut paired with a thigh-high slit Dior dress. (opens in new tab) Her hair, which appears to be a simple swept-back style, actually has a party in the back. Extra points for you if you already spotted her hidden hair accessory.

Here's her cut from the front:

92nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

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And her long-time stylist, Adir Abergel, revealed it from the back:

"Hair details with Charlize Theron for the Oscars," is what he captioned his Instagram photo, sharing that he used Virtue Labs Products (opens in new tab) to perfect the look.

This subtle addition elevated her style so much. Although it's unclear how Abergel weaved this into Theron's cut so seamlessly, it's best to say he did a stellar job.

Here's another angle of this sort-of-secret hair accessory on Theron chatting it up with Margot Robbie:

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I've come to terms with the fact I'll fawn over Theron forever, and I'm completely okay with that.

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Maya Allen is the former Digital Beauty Editor at MarieClaire.com where she covered makeup, skincare, haircare, wellness, you name it! She has a 15-step skincare routine, owns over 200 red lipsticks, and enjoys testing the latest and greatest in beauty. On most weekends, you can find her at her happy place, which is her makeup vanity. There, she’s usually blasting her speakers while singing along to lyrics at the top of her lungs, and making sure her highlighter is on point.