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Last updated: February 10, 2020

Idina Menzel’s Polished Updo

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Instagram via @makeupmatthew

Vocal legend Idina Menzel looked absolutely radiant both on and off the stage at the 92nd Academy Awards! Celebrity stylist Paul Norton (@paulnortonhair) was responsible for her hair glam and he opted to keep it classic for the red carpet with a polished face-framing updo. Simply gorgeous! Dying for the steps to this look? Keep scrolling to learn how to recreate it!


Artist: Paul Norton
Manufacturer: Bio Ionic, @bioionicla; IGK Hair; WetBrush, @thewetbrush

Products Used



Start by detangling damp hair with the WetBrush® Original Detangler.


Then, apply IGK Hair Rich Kid Coconut Oil Air-Dry Styler and IGK Hair Beach Club Texture Spray from roots to ends and continue detangling so it’s evenly distributed.


Blow-dry the hair using a round brush and Bio Ionic® 10X Ultralight Speed Dryer until the hair is 90 percent dry. 


Note: Take the hair in sections, working from the bottom up to create volume.


Once dry, use a curling iron to create soft waves, starting from the bottom and working upward. Around the face frame, simply bend back layers instead of curling the hair completely.


Take seven pumps of IGK Hair Crybaby Anti-Frizz Smoothing Serum and run it through the hair from the midlengths to the ends.


Gather the hair into a low twist and secure using elastics, then pull the bottom of the twisted section to the top and secure with pins.


Spray IGK Hair 1-800-Hold-Me No-Crunch Flexible Hold Hairspray to keep the style in place with touchable hold.

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Finished look // Instagram via @paulnortonhair