Steal Kim Kardashian's Brigitte Bardot-Inspired Hairstyle

Celebrity Beauty Feb. 28, 2012 AT 1:29PM
Steal Kim Kardashian's Brigitte Bardot-Inspired Hairstyle Credit: Michael Tran/FilmMagic; Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images

The center-parted bombshell waves look is one style that Kim Kardashian has managed to perfect and make it her own. So when the E! star tries out a new hairdo, we stand at attention.

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Below, Kardashian's hair pro Scott Cunha shares with Us Weekly how he created the 31-year-old's Brigitte Bardot-inspired 'do -- a sexy, half-up, half-down style with a ton of "oomph" at the crown -- that she wore to Elton John's annual Oscar viewing party in Los Angeles Sunday.

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1. Blow out hair using the T3 Professional Evolution LongLife Dryer and T3 AntiGravity Barrel Brush ($19, t3micro.com). As you're drying, use the brush like a hot roller: wrap hair around barrel and let it set until cool.

2. Section off the top section of the hair and split into three sections. (Cunha calls this the "mohawk area.")

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3. Set hair with T3 Voluminous Hot Rollers ($99, sephora.com) for approximately 10 minutes.

4. Once rollers are out, part the front section of hair down the middle and leave in face-framing pieces.

5. Pin the third piece of the "mohawk area" back into a voluminous bouffant. Backcomb or tease for added oomph. Finish with a flexible-hold hairspray.

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