Formal Updos ***** 12 Red Carpet Classics

Formal Updos Classics Feature

Here you will find photos of our favorite classic formal updos that have appeared on the red carpet. We also share insider information including which celebrity hairstylist created the look as well as the tools and products used to create the style.

Click on the link with the celebrity name and event to find out more information about the hairstyle including stylist and makeup artist info as well as social media feedback about the look.


Scarlett Johansson – Formal Back Bun Updo

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Scarlett Johansson’s Back Bun Updo
[Hairstylist: Danilo Dixon]

Scarlett Johansson – Formal Back Bun Updo

Hairstylist: Danilo Dixon

Sing 2 actress Scarlett Johansson attended Illumination’s “Sing 2” Premiere with a formal updo with a back bun styled by celebrity hairstylist Danilo Dixon.

[Pictured: Scarlett Johansson’s Back Bun Updo – [Hairstylist: Danilo Dixon] – Illumination’s “Sing 2” Premiere – Los Angeles, CA]

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Salma Hayek – Formal Updo

Salma Hayek's Formal Updo - [Hairstylist: Jennifer Yepez] - 20200209
Salma Hayek’s Formal Updo
[Hairstylist: Jennifer Yepez]

Salma Hayek – Formal Updo

HairstylistJennifer Yepez

The Hitman’s Bodyguard actress Salma Hayek attended the 92nd Annual Academy Awards with a gorgeous formal updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Jennifer Yepez.

[Pictured: Salma Hayek’s Formal Updo – [Hairstylist: Jennifer Yepez] – 92nd Annual Academy Awards – Hollywood and Highland – Hollywood, CA]


Jennifer Lopez – Half Up Half Down Hairstyle

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Jennifer Lopez’s Sleek Updo
[Hairstylist: Chris Appleton]

Jennifer Lopez – Half Up Half Down Hairstyle

HairstylistChris Appleton

Hustlers actress Jennifer Lopez attended the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards with a sleek updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton.

[Pictured: Jennifer Lopez’s Sleek Updo – 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards – The Shrine Auditorium – Los Angeles, CA – Hairstylist: Chris Appleton]

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Elle Fanning – Sophisticated Updo

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Elle Fanning’s Sophisticated Updo
[Hairstylist: Jenda]

Elle Fanning – Sophisticated Updo

HairstylistJenda

Maleficent actress Elle Fanning attended the 2021 LACMA’s Art+Film Gala with a sleek updo with a sophisticated updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Jenda.

[Pictured: Elle Fanning’s Sophisticated Updo – 2021 LACMA’s Art+Film Gala – Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Hairstylist: Jenda]

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Olivia Wilde – Sleek High Bun Updo

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Olivia Wilde’s Sleek High Bun Updo
[Hairstylist: Pamela Neal]

Olivia Wilde – Sleek High Bun Updo

HairstylistPamela Neal

Tron actress Olivia Wilde attended the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards with a sleek high bun updo styled by hairstylist Pamela Neal.

[Pictured: Olivia Wilde’s Sleek High Bun Updo – 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards – Barker Hangar – Santa Monica, CA – Hairstylist: Pamela Neal]

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Selena Gomez – Ballerina Bun Updo

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Selena Gomez’s Ballerina Bun Updo
[Hairstylist: Marissa Marino]

Selena Gomez – Ballerina Bun Updo

HairstylistMarissa Marino

Wizards of Waverly Place actress Selena Gomez attended the Universal Pictures’ “Dolittle” Premiere with a very sophisticated sleek bun styled by celebrity hairstylist Marissa Marino.

[Pictured: Selena Gomez’s Ballerina Bun Updo – Universal Pictures’ “Dolittle” – Regency Village Theatre – Westwood, CA – Hairstylist: Marissa Marino]

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Jane Fonda – Formal Updo

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Jane Fonda’s Formal Updo
[Hairstylist: Jonathan Hanousek]

Jane Fonda – Formal Updo

Hairstylist: Jonathan Hanousek

Barbarella star Jane Fonda attended the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards with an attractive formal updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Jonathan Hanousek.

[Pictured: Jane Fonda’s Formal Updo – [Hairstylist: Jonathan Hanousek] – 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA]

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Jessica Biel – Formal Updo

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Jessica Biel’s Formal Updo
[Hairstylist: Adir Abergel]

Jessica Biel – Formal Updo

HairstylistAdir Abergel

7th Heaven actress Jessica Biel attended the 89th Annual Academy Awards with a formal updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel.

[Pictured: Jessica Biel’s Formal Updo – 89th Annual Academy Awards – Hollywood and Highland Center – Hollywood, CA – Hairstylist: Adir Abergel]

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Kristen Stewart – Curled Updo

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Kristen Stewart’s Curled Updo
[Hairstylist: Bridget Brager]

Kristen Stewart – Curled Updo

HairstylistBridget Brager

Personal Shopper actress Kristen Stewart attended The 11th Annual Hamilton Behind The Camera Awards with a curled updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Bridget Brager.

[Pictured: Kristen Stewart’s Curled Updo – The 11th Annual Hamilton Behind The Camera Awards – Los Angeles, CA – Hairstylist: Bridget Brager]

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Lisa Rinna- Formal Updo

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Lisa Rinna’s Formal Updo
[Hairstylist: Jasmine Anna Galazka]

Lisa Rinna- Formal Updo

HairstylistJasmine Anna Galazka

Days of Our Lives cast member Lisa Rinna attended the Christian Cowan AW/20 Fashion Show with a formal updo styled by hairstylist Jasmine Anna Galazka.

[Pictured: Lisa Rinna’s Formal Updo – Christian Cowan AW/20 Fashion Show – Spring Studios – New York City, NY – Hairstylist: Jasmine Anna Galazka]

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Julia Roberts – Loose Updo

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Julia Roberts’ Best-Ever Updo
[Hairstylist: Serge Normant]

Julia Roberts – Loose Updo

HairstylistSerge Normant

Erin Brockovich star Julia Roberts attended the 2018 Toronto Film Festival with a breathtaking loose updo that was one of the best hairstyles we’ve seen on her in a long time! The look was styled by celebrity hairstylist Serge Normant.

[Pictured: Julia Roberts’ Best-Ever Updo – 2018 Toronto Film Festival – Toronto, Canada – Hairstylist: Serge Normant]

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Julianne Hough – Unique Updo/Curtain Bangs

Julianne Hough's Unique Updo/Curtain Bangs - [Hairstylist: Riawna Capri] - 20190209
Julianne Hough’s Unique Updo/Curtain Bangs
[Hairstylist: Riawna Capri]

Julianne Hough – Unique Updo/Curtain Bangs

Hairstylist: Riawna Capri

America’s Got Talent judge Julianne Hough attended the 2019 Pre-GRAMMY Gala with a 90s vibe updo with curtain bangs styled by celebrity hairstylist Riawna Capri. <<<< Click her hairstylists link to the left to check out the opposite side of the unique hairstyle featuring silver stars as well as a fabulous back shot.

[Pictured: Julianne Hough’s Unique Updo/Curtain Bangs – [Hairstylist: Riawna Capri] – 2019 Pre-GRAMMY Gala – The Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA]

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