A-listers weren’t shy to display their best looks at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party during the weekend as image is everything especially when it comes to these ultimate glam events. Glamor unlimited are the best words to describe the event and if you’re in search of a style inspiration, this is definitely an event to turn your attention towards. Reinvent yourself by drawing inspiration from the best celebrity hairstyles spotted at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, as these looks can definitely become your ultimate party hair guide.

Loose and Simple Hairstyles

Zoe SaldanaSofia VergaraBar RafaeliKate Upton

This is an exciting time for hairstyle inspirations and since naturalness has been on every fashionista’s lips this season, natural looking, loose and simple hairstyles that feature a perfectly enhanced hair texture are a perfect option for women with all hair textures. A universally flattering look which is achieved by making the best out of the locks you’ve been blessed with can never fail, so grab a hold of the highest quality hair texturizers and a hair straightener or a curling iron and discover your party season style! This season high volume, soft curled and soft waved hairstyles look amazing even if kept simply draping over your shoulders or styled side-swept, so dare to experiment and make the best out of your locks like bombshells Zoe Saldana, Sofia Vergara, Bar Rafaeli and Kate Upton.

Classic Updos

Olivia WildeVictoria Beckham Lily CollinsClaire Danes

When it comes to playing it safe, a classic updo is the perfect option as this timeless hairstyle can never fail. Juxtaposing elegance with romanticism and femininity, the updo is a perfect option for women who feature a medium to long hair length. The array of style variations enables you to play with different looks every time you desire to avoid adopting the same style every time. Variety is perfect when it comes to hair styling as the more options you have, the more chances there are to aim for a look that is both trendy and flattering. The sensuality and elegance brought by the classic updo whether it’s a stylish oversized bun or a loose updo you’re talking about has been best underlined by celebrity style icons Olivia Wilde, Victoria Beckham, Lily Collins and Claire Danes.

Vintage Glam Hairstyles

Miley CyrusSelena GomezAbbie CornishJanuary Jones

If you’re all about shining like a star on the clear blue sky, than turn your attention towards vintage waves as the elegance exuded by this type of hairstyle is difficult to top. These whimsical waves have the power to unleash your inner starlet, making you the center of attention at any event, but keep in mind that they are not for everyone. The high glamor exuded by the flawlessly defined hair waves needs to be paired with the right glam attire, the perfect makeup and a powerful attitude. Marcel waves and soft glam curls have maintained a power position in the top glam hairstyles, so dare to experiment and achieve picture perfect glam looks like the ones donned by Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Abbie Cornish and January Jones at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

Stylish Ponytails

Salma HayekGwyneth PaltrowRosie Huntington-WhiteleyMarissa Miller

The ponytail has managed to make its way to the red carpet and the array of styles achieved through this simplistic hair styling method are super hot. From the runway to the red carpet and the streets, the ponytail has been causing a stir this season, so if you’ve got the length for it, don’t hesitate to give various styles a try. This is a perfectly casual chic look that can be achieved in minutes with a minimum amount of effort and celeb A-listers such as Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Marissa Miller demonstrated that simple doesn’t mean boring. Whether it’s a perfect sleek low ponytail like Gwyneth’s or a half up/half down style that oozes Brigitte Bardot glamor like Marissa Miller’s Vanity Fair Oscar Party hair that inspires you, ponytail hairstyles will style-up any outfit, so pick out your favorite looks and start styling!

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