Get Selena's stunning Met Gala hair

MELISSA WILLIAMS-KING
Last updated 14:39 15/05/2014
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SHOWSTOPPER: Selena Gomez's classy look was a highlight of the Met Gala.

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She may have got her start on the Disney Channel, but pop princess Selena Gomez showed she's all grown up with this chic, sophisticated updo at the recent Met Gala.

Drawing on this year's theme of  "White Tie & Decorations," Marissa Marino, hairstylist for Moroccanoil, created the glamorous, structural hairdo.

As well as being inspired by the classic style of designer Diane von Furstenberg (with whom Gomez attended the event), the voluminous bun also provided the perfect foil to show off her oversized earrings.

Here, Marino outlines her steps to achieve the look.

1. Prep:

Apply a body-boosting mousse (Marino used Moroccanoil Volumizing Mousse, $56.50) to wet hair from root-to-tip to create volume at the crown and give strands extra body. Blow dry hair smooth using a boar bristle brush.

Apply a heat protectant (Marino used Moroccanoil Heat Styling Protection, $45) to each section before curling. Using a 1.5-inch barrel curling iron, curl one-inch sections around entire head.

2. Updo:

Split hair in three sections: bottom (ear to ear); middle (temple to temple) and top (full crown).

Starting with the bottom section, create a ponytail at the nape of the neck, and then roll entire the ponytail upwards and pin horizontally for a tube effect.  Secure with pins.

Next, roll the middle section horizontally and pin underneath into the bottom roll.

Lightly tease the top section for extra volume. Then, roll vertically (similar to a downward French twist) and pin into the middle roll. 

3. Finish:

Finish with a strong-hold hairspray (Marino used Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray, $45) and a spritz of shine spray (Marino used Moroccanoil Glimmer Shine, $45).  

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