Get the Look: Charlize Theron's Threaded Half Moon Detail

All the fun isn't reserved strictly for the long-haired. Take a cue from Charlize Theron at the 92nd Academy Awards. Celebrity hairstylist and Virtue Labs creative director Adir Abergel used extensions and black thread to create a half moon shape at the back of her head.

“Inspired by an epic year of dramatic short cuts and a style evolution, Charlize’s Oscar look is a smooth, swept-back, deep side part detailed with black thread creating a beautiful half-moon shape in the back," Abergel said. "The look highlights a beautiful, classical minimalism with clean lines and shiny, lustrous hair."

First he prepped Theron's hair by applying Virtue Healing Oil from roots to ends. He mixed in a small amount of Virtue Un-Frizz Cream to seal and create additional shine on the ends. Next, he rough-dried the hair with the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer professional edition at around 80 percent on cool air. Then, he created a deep side part and continued to dry, using the Dyson wide-tooth comb attachment to smooth hair in the desired direction. He followed by applying extensions on either side and pulled them back. He finished the look by binding the extensions with black thread and creating an incredible half-moon shape in the back.

YOUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - FREE

Enjoying this story? Subscribe to the American Salon Newsletter

Get inspirational trends, techniques, tips, education and the latest beauty news delivered right to your inbox! To read on the go, sign up today to get weekly beauty news and updates.

Suggested Articles

Encourage clients to keep their hands sanitized, stylishly.

An answer to flat, lifeless hair has arrived: ghd Rise, a 3D volume smart hot brush. 

Making money in business is a simple equation.