At last night's SAG Awards, Dascha Polanco truly represented Hollywood glamour in a 1920s-inspired ivory gown and wavy bob. The look suited her as the Orange Is the New Black actress continues to stake her claim as Hollywood royalty following her and her castmates win for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for the second time.
We love the dress and makeup, but let's take a moment to check out that hair! This isn't the first time Polanco's sported the bob, and we really love this short style on her. Celebrity hairstylist Cynthia Alvarez has been behind many of Polanco's hair transformations including this one. Using Polanco's dress as inspiration, Alvarez crafted a classic bob to complete Polanco's red carpet look. Alvarez has worked her magic on many of our favorite stars including Becky G, Keke Palmer, and Adrienne Bailon, so we were fortunate enough to have her let us in on the secret behind Polanco's gorgeous do and how we can create the same hairstyle ourselves. Check out her step-by-step process below.
- "To obtain the look, I started by coloring her hair with a warm chestnut brown and added a few highlights throughout the front of her hair to add dimension and brighten up her face.
- "Because of the chemical processing, I used the new Dove Regenerative Nourishment Shampoo and Conditioner, which repairs the internal structure of damaged hair by directly interacting with the keratin, reconstructing and strengthening hair from within.
- "I then cut her hair into a short bob and added a few pumps of Dove Regenerative Nourishment Serum-in-Oil to damp hair to replenish moisture leaving hair perfectly nourished and 100 percent visibly damage-free.
- "Prep the hair for drying by separating it into four parts and then use a round brush to blow out the hair.
- "After blow-drying the hair, part the hair into four sections and curl the hair using a one-inch curling iron and wait for the curls to set.
- "To finish the look, brush out the curls with a flat brush and shape the front into a classic retro wave. Once satisfied with the shape, I apply a small amount of Dove Regenerative Nourishment Serum-in-Oil for shine and I set the hair with Dove Style+Care Strength & Shine Flexible Hold Hairspray so the style stays in place but still has some movement."
Since Alvarez has been working wonders on Polanco's hair for quite some time, we put together a quick list of some of our favorite hairstyles she's created for the star so far.