Slicked-back locks not only fight frizz but also allow your face and makeup to be the main focus. The sculpted effect—which was so popular on the runways during fashion week—is now seeping onto the red carpet. See how celebrities are playing with the gelled look.
Keira's deep part and long hair allow the swept-back sides to create a sharp swoop along her forehead. Her chiseled cheekbones stand out beautifully with her hair so tightly pulled back.
Just the top half of Kate’s tresses are gelled and tucked behind her ears—the rest hangs loose. The pretty effect creates a temporary two-tone hairstyle.
EVAN RACHEL WOOD
Evan rocks a version of the popular retro-wave trend with lacquered finger curls worn close to her head. Dramatic smoky eyes complete the vintage look.
Kerry’s thick bangs are sculpted into a statement swoop. A large low bun helps balance out the bold face fringe.