The annual Cannes Film Festival is a feast for the fashion-hungry eyes. With the idyllic ‘chicness’ of the South of France as a backdrop, the crème de la crème of glittering stars dress to the nines in a divine ode to fashion and entertainment, bringing the best of both worlds together in a reverie of beauty, glamour and success. As the talented beauty architects behind the red carpet looks well know, a gasp-inducing gown is nothing without the creative artistry of beauty-boosting hair and makeup.
Sexy beach waves as worn as worn by Cara Delevingne
Cara Delevingne is an expert at finding fashion’s playful side and striking a natural balance between show-stopping glamour and youthful flirtation, says hair guru, Asgar. The British socialite looked amazing with her blond locks clipped to the side and tousled into sexy beach waves cascading over her strapless shimmering gold dress.
Retro faux bob as worn by Sonam Kapoor
Fashionista Sonam Kapoor was a vintage masterpiece, according to Asgar. Sporting a ‘flapper girl’ look, her sleek vintage waves were sculpted into a perfect faux bob. Sonam kept all eyes on her as she sashayed down the red carpet in a stunning voluptuous vintage gown that was all drama and sophistication. Her Hollywood red lips were the perfect finishing touch, says Asgar.
Sculpted princess waves as worn by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Stunning model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looked like a princess on her way to a fairy tale ball. According to Asgar, Rosie flaunted beautifully sculpted glossy blond waves tumbling over her iced blue princess gown. Her hair was side parted and swept off the face to highlight her stunning features. She was the emblem of Cannes elegance.
Retro voluminous low bun as worn Blake Lively
Asgar is a fan of Blake’s signature cascade of gold-dipped Hollywood curls. The hair guru selected her retro voluminous low bun for its sophistication and old-school Hollywood glamour. According to Asgar, with her hair expertly pulled into a dramatic retro bun at the nape of her neck, her hairdo was a show-stopping statement in itself. It was the perfect complement to her ‘Hollywoodesque’ white and black bustier ball gown and diamond jewels. Chic and flawless.
Soft blown out waves as worn by Aishwarya Rai
According to hair expert Asgar, Aishwarya Rai kept her hair simple and beautiful. Her locks were blown out into soft waves that showcased her beautiful glossy thick hair. Oozing glamour, her soft chestnut locks framed her face perfectly and contrasted with the white beaded figure-hugging fishtail gown. Her look was flattering and definitely glamorous, says Asgar.
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