Emmys Best & Worst Hair

Check out the styles that pleased and the dos that didn't. By Emily Fromm

01 of 09

MARCIA CROSS: BEST

MARCIA CROSS: BEST
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With her fiery locks in loose, flowing waves, the Desperate Housewife evokes Botticelli's Venus.

02 of 09

DEBRA MESSING: WORST

DEBRA MESSING: WORST
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The Will amp Grace star's complicated, frizzy do is too severe for her delicate dress and jewelry.

03 of 09

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT: WORST

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT: WORST
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Memo to Ms. Hewitt: You're no Audrey Hepburn. The Ghost Whisperer star's bouffant is more beehive than Breakfast at Tiffany's.

04 of 09

KYRA SEDGWICK: BEST

KYRA SEDGWICK: BEST
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The Closer actress channels Veronica Lake with a dramatic side part and glossy blonde waves.

05 of 09

MAGGIE GRACE: WORST

MAGGIE GRACE: WORST
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One could get Lost in her curls! The actress's frothy chignon is too much prom queen, not enough beach babe.

06 of 09

STOCKARD CHANNING: WORST

STOCKARD CHANNING: WORST
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Looking uncombed and unkempt, the Out of Practice star may need a refresher in Hair 101.

07 of 09

PATRICIA ARQUETTE: WORST

PATRICIA ARQUETTE: WORST
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Her show is called Medium, but Emmy winner Arquette must have set her curling iron to "high" to create this overwrought do.

08 of 09

MARISKA HARGITAY: BEST

MARISKA HARGITAY: BEST
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Who knew? The formerly chestnut-tressed Law and Order: SVU star is just as beautiful with lighter locks.

09 of 09

JENNIFER GARNER: BEST

JENNIFER GARNER: BEST
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The Alias star, who usually plays it straight, shows her romantic side with pulled-back waves and wispy bangs.

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