With a new year upon us, we’ve been reminiscing about all the great star styles of the past year. Sofia’s tumbling waves inspired thousands of women, Fergie changed her hair color like a chameleon, and Selena’s red carpet style was red hot.
Here's your celeb hairstyle yearbook for 2010.
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Best Highlights: Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer showed off soft caramel strands woven through her golden brown base at the Kohl’s event on November 19th. The subtle color goes perfectly with her olive skin tone.
Sexiest Sideswept Curls: Eva Longoria
Always elegant Eva wore her soft curls pulled over one shoulder at her Madame Tussaud’s Wax Figure event in Las Vegas on October 14th.
Sleekest Updo: Jessica Alba
Jessica’s hair was parted in the center and pulled back into a tight bun for the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. The sleek style really complemented her features—and drew tons of attention to that gorgeous face.
Most Retro-Inspired: Eva Mendes
We fell in love with the high, curly ponytail, Eva sported at the premiere of The Other Guys in New York City on August 3rd. Her pretty crystal hairpiece was the crowning touch.
Best Deconstructed Updo: Camilla Belle
We went gaga for Camilla’s bumped up updo for the Christian Dior Parfum event in Paris on July 30th. It’s the best of both worlds!
Most Seductive Roots: Fergie
Fergie rocked these über trendy ombré highlights (dark chocolate roots that fade into caramel ends) at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 28th.
Most Sophisticated Bob: Salma Hayek
Salma wore a voluminously styled bob parted to the side at the premiere of Grown Ups in New York City on June 24th. Keeping it classy as always!
Best Casual Look: Nicole Richie
Instead of a plain old ponytail, Nicole pinned back her bangs to show off a textured braid at Bing’s Celebration for Creative Minds in Los Angeles on June 23rd.
Best Swept Back Updo: Cameron Diaz
We’re used to seeing Cameron’s beachy blond hair down and tousled, so we loved the sexy updo she sported at the Knight and Day premiere in Seville on June, 17th.
Sexiest Spirals: Rosario Dawson
Rosario wore her hair in smooth, tight ringlets at The Kid’s Choice Awards in West Hollywood on March 27.
Most Creative Headband: Zoe Saldana
We adore this vintage-inspired style—thick braids pulled across her head like a headband—that Zoe rocked at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London on June 9th.
Cutest Braid: Selena Gomez
Selena wore this fun, chunky braid for the 23rd Annual Kid’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles in March.
Prettiest Pinned-Back Waves: Penelope Cruz
Penelope looked so elegant with her hair in romantic pinned-back waves at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills in January.
Sexiest Loose Waves: Sofia Vergara
Sofia has long thick hair that looks great no matter what she does to it, but we particularly liked her loose, soft waves at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards on August 29th.
Best Natural Style: Shakira
Shakira went for a simple yet polished look at the MTV Europe Music Awards, where she rocked her all-natural style.
Most Glamorous Old Hollywood Look: Mariah Carey
Mariah looks most amazing when she shows off her famous long, luscious curls, like at this year’s Oscar Awards.
Most Unique Bangs: Paulina Rubio
Paulina worked her retro-inspired look at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in April 2010 with a heavy curled bang and loose long waves.
Best Blowout: Lea Michele
Bangs swept aside, Lea’s hair was blown out, giving it more volume and texture for the Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on August 30th.
Most Unique Updo: Ximena Navarrete
Miss Universe looked stunning with her sleek updo at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards—the one-of-a-kind style perfectly complemented her gorgeous dress.