The much waited 2010 Oscars or Academy Awards took place Sunday March 7th in Los Angeles, CA and everyone kept their eyes on their favorite celebrities as "la creme de la creme" was present at this red carpet event. Find out what are the latest hairstyle trends set out by your favorite celebrities at the 2010 Oscars so you can look stylish and in trend at any formal event.

The 82nd annual Academy Awards took place on Sunday, March 7th, 2010 and this much waited event has not disappointed anyone. Red carpet events have always been one of the hottest points of attraction for tourists as well as spectators as this is the time where celebrities receive appreciation for their work and everyone who matters is present.

The 2010 Academy Awards are viewed all over the world by millions of people, so celebrities try to look impeccable on the red carpet. Fashion critiques are watching everyone, so choosing the right dress, the right hairstyle and the right jewelry is absolutely necessary. Every detail is analyzed so a great amount of pressure is placed on celebrities. The Academy awards are perfect sources of inspiration when it comes to formal hairstyles and fashion. Celebrities wear the best designer outfits and the trendiest hairstyles, so they can be admired for their beauty and style. Physical appearance is of great importance especially when it comes to formal events, so it is necessary to choose right so you can look dazzling.

Because hairstyle trends change every year, celebrity hairstyles on the red carpet can be a great source of inspiration as they wear the latest of everything. Here are some of the most popular hairstyles at the 2010 Oscars, so you can get a better view about what is in and what is out of style:

Nicole Richie

Bun Hairstyles
It seems that the bun hairstyles are making a comeback when it comes to formal hairstyles as they look elegant yet simplistic, a look which helps balance the glamorous look of the evening gowns. The sleek straight pulled back hairstyles reveal beautifully the facial features enhancing natural beauty and style. Classic and timeless, these bun hairstyles can easily be created on any hair type and on medium to long hair length with a relatively low effort.

A number of celebrities decided to enhance their look with different elegant style bun hairstyles and they all looked fabulous. Nicole Richie, Elizabeth Banks, Georgina Chapman are only a few celebrities that opted for this lovely hair style.

Miley Cyrus Jenifer Lopez Sarah Jessica Parker

Loose Updo Hairstyles
Updos have always been considered timeless hairstyles when it came to formal occasions and this year celebrities have gone wild for this classic and sophisticated hair style. Loose updos seem to be the top hair styling option for many of the celebrities as their elegant look is very difficult to top.

Hair volume is highly popular and this type of hairstyle combines elegance with stylish hair volume which creates a Greek goddess kind of look which appeals to everyone. It seems that loose waves are incorporated into the hair to give it more texture and style. Perfect for any hair type, loose updo hairstyles seem to have been the perfect option for celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Miley Cyrus, Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Lopez, Kirsten Stewart, Zoe Kravitz and many more others.

Loose Curls Hairstyles
Loose curls have always looked adorable and suitable for any type of occasion. It seems that the gentle twist of the hair creates an innocent and elegant look that matches perfectly with the red carpet's requirements. Loose curls work beautifully with long hair and can be easily styled on any hair type using the right hair styling tools.

Well known celebrities like Mariah Carey, Cheryl Hines, Jane Seymour, are only a few of the celebrities who opted for this “I don't struggle too much to look fabulous” kind of look.

Cameron Diaz Sandra Bullock

Vintage Hairstyles
Vintage hairstyles have always exuded a great amount of style and attracted a generous amount of attention. Simple, elegant yet with a certain degree of sophistication these hairstyles look absolutely lovely and perfect for this type of occasion.

Vintage equals style this year and celebrities like Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Sandra Bullock seem to have set the trend for this gorgeous look that enhances beauty and style.