The 95th Annual Academy Awards were on March 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
The expected formal updos were few and far between among the winners and nominees, with long and flowy being the preferred look.
The evening’s hairstyles were classic and understated overall, with Michelle Williams’ fresh new pixie being a notable standout.
Michelle Yeoh – Pinned Back Soft Waves Hairstyle
Celebrity Hairstylist: Mara Roszak
Best Actress Academy Award Winner (Everything, Everywhere, All At Once) Michelle Yeoh attended with a long soft waves hairstyle pinned back on one side by celebrity hairstylist Mara Roszak.
Jamie Lee Curtis – Pixie
Celebrity Hairstylist: Sean James
Best Supporting Actress (Everything, Everywhere, All At Once) Jamie Lee Curtis attended with her super short pixie by celebrity hairstylist Sean James.
Standout Hairstyle: Michelle Williams – New Pixie
Celebrity Hairstylist: Chris McMillan
Best Actress nominee (The Fabelmans) Michelle Williams attended with a fresh pixie haircut styled by celebrity hairstylist Chris McMillan.
Cate Blanchett – Textured Updo
Celebrity Hairstylist: Robert Vetica
Best Actress nominee (Tár ) Cate Blanchett attended with a textured updo by celebrity hairstylist Robert Vetica.
Ana De Armas – Long Curled Hairstyle
Celebrity Hairstylist: Jenny Cho
Best Actress nominee (Blonde) Ana De Armas attended with a long curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Jenny Cho.
Andrea Riseborough – Super Short Pixie
Celebrity Hairstylist: John D
Best Actress nominee (To Leslie) Andrea Riseborough attended with a super short pixie by celebrity hairstylist John D.
Angela Bassett – Long Curly Hairstyle
Celebrity Hairstylist: Randy Stodghill
Best Supporting Actress (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) Angela Bassett attended with a long curly hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Randy Stodghill.
Stephanie Hsu – Long Wavy Hairstyle
Celebrity Hairstylist: Brian Fisher
Best Supporting Actress nominee (Everything, Everywhere, All At Once) Stephanie Hsu attended with a healthy, long wavy hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Brian Fisher.
Kerry Condon – Long Beach Waves Hairstyle
Celebrity Hairstylist: Owen Gould
Best Supporting Actress (The Banshees of Inisherin) nominee Kerry Condon attended with a long beachy waves hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Owen Gould.
Hong Chau – Sleek Updo
Celebrity Hairstylist: Derek Yuen
Best Supporting Actress nominee (The Whale) actress Hong Chau attended with a sleek updo by celebrity hairstylist Derek Yuen.
Standout Hairstyle: Jessie Buckley – Casually Cool Textured Bob (2023)
Celebrity Hairstylist: Adir Abergel
Women Talking actress Jessie Buckley attended with a casually cool textured bob by celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel.