While gowns at this years鈥 Oscars leaned princess-y, the biggest hair trend of the night had a totally opposite look. The minimalist ponytail was the hot hairstyle to have. The always-sleek 鈥榙o has gained steam since the new year, moving from street style standby to red carpet regular. Want evidence? Take a look at A-list celebs like Olivia Munn, Mindy Kaling, Kelly Ripa and more who all gave it a go with a straight-center part on Oscar night. In terms of easy-to-copy hairstyles, this is it: Not only does the minimalist ponytail work with different hair textures (no, you don鈥檛 have to flat-iron your hair to death to take part in this trend), but it鈥檚 also pretty easy to style 鈥 as in, one-product easy. Below, see the best updos of the 2016 Oscars and the hero hair product you need to make the majorly polished look all your own.


1. Olivia Munn: Olivia鈥檚 center-parted 鈥榙o was the perfect balance of being styled but not overly slicked back. Her perfectly out-of-place hair looked naturally shiny 鈥 not like it had a bunch of product in it, just plain healthy. For that can鈥檛-quite-put-your-finger-on-it polish, use a product like Living Proof Nourishing Style Cream ($37) to smooth out your hair ever so sightly. (Photo via Jason Merritt/Getty)


2. Olivia Culpo: Olivia Culpo鈥檚 Oscars ponytail was the opposite of Olivia Munn鈥檚: slicked back and free from any flyaways. To copy her so-sleek, so-chic 鈥榙o, apply a hair oil like Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser鈥檚 Invisible Oil ($21) before you style your pony to give it a lightweight hold. Your hair won鈥檛 look or feel greasy with this stuff; it鈥檒l have just the right amount of sheen and holding-power, but still feel soft. (Photo via Frederick M. Brown/Getty)


3. Priyanka Chopra: Not all ponytails have to be sleek, people! Take Priyanka鈥檚 super volumized version last night: It still has that no-fuss vibe about it (a must-have for minimalism), but is sightly elevated thanks to a bit of backcombing and a volume-boosting product like Tresemm茅 Volumizing Mousse ($5). (Photo via Jason Merritt/Getty)


4. Kelly Ripa: A more loosely-styled minimalist pony also made a notable appearance thanks to Kelly Ripa. Her barely-there waves naturally fell and framed her face perfectly, while the beachy texture pulled the whole vibe of her 鈥榙o together. Grab a product like Not Your Mother鈥檚 Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray ($6) to ace a tousled, matte finish. (Photo via Jason Merritt/Getty)


5. Mindy Kaling: Mindy鈥檚 pulled-back hairstyle allowed focus be on her gorgeous face, especially since it was totally free of flyaways. That鈥檚 key 鈥 any loose hair would distract from the sleekness of this look. Use a tool like Conair Fly Away Brush ($4) to smooth out your ponytail after you鈥檝e set it in place 鈥 just make sure you鈥檙e gentle! (Photo via Jason Merritt/Getty)

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