How To Recreate Amanda Seyfried's Golden Globes Hollywood Waves

How To Recreate Amanda Seyfried’s Golden Globes Hollywood Waves

What better time to bask in the wonders of red carpet glam than awards season – kicking off with the 2021 Golden Globes, which took place yesterday evening. Amongst the incredible actors that attended (virtually, of course) – Jane Fonda, Rosamund Pike and Salma Hayek, to name a few – were a gallery of seriously […]

by | Mar 2, 2021

What better time to bask in the wonders of red carpet glam than awards season – kicking off with the 2021 Golden Globes, which took place yesterday evening.

Amongst the incredible actors that attended (virtually, of course) – Jane Fonda, Rosamund Pike and Salma Hayek, to name a few – were a gallery of seriously impeccable hair and make-up looks, ready for us mere mortals to replicate.

But it was Amanda Seyfried—nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Marion Davies in the film Mank—who seriously stood out, proving that being in the house doesn’t mean there needs to be a decline in glamour.

With the help of her trusted hairstylist and FEKKAI Artistic Director, Renato Campora, Seyfried paid homage to old Hollywood, this time off screen (and on the digital red carpet), with soft, 1940s-inspired waves.

“I was inspired by Amanda’s beautiful Oscar de la Renta gown,” Campora tells Vogue, “so I wanted a romantic and iconic style to complement her whole look.” To achieve it, Campora started off with FEKKAI Brilliant Gloss Perfecting Crème on Seyfried’s damp hair. Then, he applied a spritz of Kenra Nitro Memory Crème at the root for lift and protection before blowdrying with a round brush. Campora swooped the hair into a side part and curled lengths with a 1.5-inch curling iron, then pinned each curl while they cooled down. After removing the pins, he brushed out the hair (while Seyfried snacked on a few Girl Scout Samoa cookies) to get the softened look and finished off with FEKKAI Full Blown Volume Texturing Spray “for added texture and volume,” as well as a spray of Kenra Artformation Hairspray to ensure the look would last.

Speaking to Elle, Campora shared his tips for achieving the look yourself:

– Keep things soft and smooth

‘This year’s style is much more natural and modern,’ says Campora. ‘I use a barrel tong to curl and set the hair, then brush it out to loosen the curl. That way it stays full and voluminous but also fresh and natural. Avoid using too much hairspray to set the hair – you want it to look lifted but not rigid.’
TOP TIP: Keep one side of your hair in front of your shoulders, and one behind to help frame your face.

– Keep accessories to a minimum

‘I actually prefer not to add too many accessories,’ advises Campora. ‘A few clips can look nice, but then it can quickly become very retro and outdated. My motto with accessories is less is more. I love luxurious, shiny hair that speaks for itself.’

Follow this steps for the ultimate wavy-hair look:

1. Apply a volumiser with heat protectant on damp hair.2. Create a side parting (and blow dry the hair with a round brush section by section.
3. Once the hair is dry and smooth, use a 1 inch or 1.25 inch curling iron.
4. Once all of the hair is curled, pin and leave to cool for 10 minutes before brushing the hair from the nape of the neck underneath to the ends of the strands. For the top of the hair you want to start at the ends and work your way up towards the crown, brushing downwards in small sections.
5. To finish, add a light mist of hairspray to keep the hair smooth and shiny.

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But as we transition from leggings to shorts, it becomes clear pretty quickly that not all shorts are created equal, and certainly not all shorts are fit for a workout. Take it from us at Women’s Health HQ, we’ve been there, tried it and lived to see the consequences. From the shorts that look cute but ride up to show your undies on the run, to those that feel like being strapped into a harness that’s digging into your hip bones. Then there are the fabrics that can cause chafing – a big no – and those that basically shine a spotlight on any area you might be sweating. 

Thankfully, a number of brands are here to cater to your exercise needs with innovative materials, fabrics and sustainable options to see you through a summer of movement. Regardless of your workout preferences or daily activity, we’ve selected the best shorts that will ensure you feel good in your body, shorts that get you excited to embrace the day and attack it with energy, that make you want to get outside and enjoy the outdoors, whether it be walking, running, or socialising in the park. Here are our pick of the best bike shorts below. 


Uptown Biker, $240

What says summer more than a pop of orange and the sleek shape of these Nagnata biker shorts? With its mid-length and horizontal raised rib side detail, these are shorts you can wear both for a workout and out to meet the girls. Made in Australia with a technical knit fabrication, the double-layer jacquard provides gentle sculpting qualities for the body, making it an excellent choice for light to moderate fitness activities like yoga, pilates or barre. 

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Q Speed Fuel Short, $70

We love the colour of these shorts from New Balance which are cut with a sleek, speedy look that also helps to elongate the legs. Featuring NB DRY moisture wicking fabric, these are the shorts you want for high intensity exercise or long runs, keeping you comfortable and dry. There’s also an interior brief for added comfort and a stash pocket to keep your essentials. 

All Access

Ultra High Rise Zip Front Biker Short, $78

Yes, the colour is amazing but the fit is equally sensational on these All Access shorts. For those who love a high-rise fit and wide waistband that holds you in at the waist, look no further. The sleek, shiny look offers mid-compression and the fabric is moisture-wicking, so you can stay comfortable even during your sweatiest workouts. 


Nike x Naomi Osaka Utility Short, $90

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Session short Tights, $72

When it comes to bike shorts, you want to feel supported and held in but you also want to be able to breathe. These Tracksmith session short tights are exceptional in offering support while still ensuring comfort remains a priority. Forget about chafing, these shorts won’t ride up and down and the fabric offers more coverage and support against the body. 

Outdoor Voices

Relay 3” Short, $48

Who said summer shorts have to be boring? Outdoor Voices brings fashion-forward style and playfulness to their collections with fun prints and exciting colours. We love the relay 3” shorts for their ultralight, quick-drying fabric that also happens to be made from recycled polyester. But more importantly, we love the print and Poppy Swirl is as good as it gets. There’s even a hidden pocket for your valuables, too. 


Align High-Rise Short 6”, $69

If you’re familiar with the buttery-soft feel of Lululemon’s tights, you’ll want to get your hands on a pair of their shorts, too. Made with the same Nulu fabric that their tights are known for, these shorts feel weightless and super soft. They might be our go-to staple for any workout, but the feel is so second-skin that it’s hard to not wear them for every other activity, too. 

Spiritual Gangster

Seamless Biker Short, $112

These biker shorts from Spiritual Gangster move with you, thanks to a three-tiered compressive waistband that offers a flattering high waist that hugs you in all the right places, without proving constrictive. They offer medium compression but are built for all day comfort, and the colour is a true summer staple because, let’s face it, who doesn’t love tie-dye?