There’s nothing casual about a bouffant, but there is a spectrum on which to play when it comes to whipping your hair into a retro shape. Sarah Silverman and Rachel McAdams show off proper beehives in our trend report, while Drew Barrymore and Sophie Kennedy model subtle bumps, and Scarlett Johannson and Paloma Faith lean toward the ‘40s with pompadours. So grab a bottle of Redken’s Quick Tease Backcombing Finishing Spray, a fine-toothed comb, and click through for inspiration.
The actress went wispy at the Los Angeles premiere of Paranoia.
Collins sports our favorite pouf, on the red carpet at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
At the Toronto Film Festival, Johannson looked like a pinup from the ‘40s.
Who says you need long hair to rock volume? Cyrus’ short hair reached sky high in Miami.
The comedienne’s bouffant stole the show at Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco in Los Angeles.
Wilde shows off a subtler bump at the back of the head instead of the crown—the way to go if you’re interested in mixing things up without necessarily making a statement.
British singer Paloma Faith consistently shows off quirky, retro-inspired hair both on stage and on the red carpet. Here, at the Henley Music Festival just outside of London, she rocks our favorite.
Not ready to commit? Try a slight boost in volume at the top of your head, like Barrymore at Estee Lauder’s launch of their new scent, Modern Muse, at the Guggenheim museum in New York.
The award for most Bardot-like bump goes to Clark at the Toronto Film Festival. The Scottish actress stars in the upcoming Lars Von Trier flick, Nymphomaniac.
McAdams’ red hair was pulled up into a loose beehive at the Berlin premiere of About Time, a good reminder that voluminous hair needn’t be stiff.