Oscars '06 Best & Worst Hair

Check out the hair do's – and don'ts – of Naomi and others. By Emily Fromm

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NAOMI WATTS: BEST

NAOMI WATTS: BEST
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The King Kong actress is swept away in a left-of-center pony.

02 of 13

MICHELLE WILLIAMS: BEST

MICHELLE WILLIAMS: BEST
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The Brokeback Mountain nominee pairs a low pony with face-framing tendrils.

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RACHEL WEISZ: BEST

RACHEL WEISZ: BEST
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The Best Supporting Actress winner puts a French twist on the braided updo.

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SALMA HAYEK: BEST

SALMA HAYEK: BEST
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Hayek takes sides with a wavy, asymmetrical do.

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HELENA BONHAM CARTER: WORST

HELENA BONHAM CARTER: WORST
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She voiced the Corpse Bride, but Bonham Carter is living large in '80s-style big hair.

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KEIRA KNIGHTLEY: BEST

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY: BEST
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The Pride & Prejudice nominee ponies up in pulled-back locks.

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MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL: WORST

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL: WORST
Steve Granitz/WireImage

She's just 28, but Gyllenhaal plays the older woman in her dowdy coif.

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JESSICA ALBA: BEST

JESSICA ALBA: BEST
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Things are looking up for Alba in her sky-high do.

09 of 13

JENNIFER ANISTON: YOU DECIDE

JENNIFER ANISTON: YOU DECIDE
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The former Friend does a Rachel in her signature long layers.

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JAKE GYLLENHAAL: YOU DECIDE

JAKE GYLLENHAAL: YOU DECIDE
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A scruffy-faced Gyllenhaal looks the part of a Mountain man.

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FELICITY HUFFMAN: YOU DECIDE

FELICITY HUFFMAN: YOU DECIDE
Steve Granitz/WireImage

Who's a harried Housewife? Not this Best Actress nominee, in an ultra-formal updo.

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SANDRA BULLOCK: YOU DECIDE

SANDRA BULLOCK: YOU DECIDE
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Bullock messes around with teased and tousled tresses.

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NICOLE KIDMAN: YOU DECIDE

NICOLE KIDMAN: YOU DECIDE
Steve Granitz/WireImage

Presenter Kidman plays it straight with a curl-free coif.

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