While the Academy awards are supposed to be about the movies, we all know they are just as much about style, fashion and fresh new looks. If you're looking for some fresh ideas on a new hair do for you or a friend, take a minute to browse some of the best cuts, colors and curls from the past ten years of THE red carpet.

The Academy Awards showcase the best of the year's films—and we think the red carpet does the same for celebrity hair. While we have to wait to see this year's styles, in the spirit of nostalgia, we've picked our favorite Oscar hair looks from the past decade—and asked hairstylist Nathaniel Hawthorn how to re-create them at home.