The Most Show-Stopping Hairstyles from the 2021 People’s Choice Awards


If there is one awards show we always look forward to, it’s the People’s Choice Awards. Unlike other ceremonies, the People’s Choice Awards recognizes the very best in movies, TV, pop culture, and fashion — as chosen by the people. The PCA’s always promises to be a seriously star-studded night of performances, awards, and eye-catching hair. And, that was certainly the case with this year’s show which took place, live and in-person, last night in Santa Monica, California.

The ceremony was hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson and featured dazzling musical performances from H.E.R., Christina Aguilera, and Blake Shelton. Some of the top honors of the night included Kim Kardashian taking home the Fashion Icon Award, Halle Berry earning the People’s Icon Award for her contributions to TV and film, and Christina Aguilera, and Christina Aguilera being awarded the first-ever Music Icon Award for her successful career and many achievements in the music industry. 

Of course, for us here at The Tease the most exciting reason to tune into the show was without a doubt for the hair. We got the opportunity to feast our eyes on a wide variety of incredible hairstyles from our favorite stars and their glam teams that we’ll honestly be thinking about all week long. 

Ahead, see some of our favorite hairstyles from the 2021 People’s Choice Awards.

Tracee Ellis Ross

Hairstylist Ashley Lynn Hall totally killed it with this sleek braided bun that she styled for Tracee Ellis Ross using Pattern Beauty products. Doesn’t she look gorgeous?

Addison Rae

We have total heart eyes over this romantic braided half-up style that hairstylist Ryan Richman created for Addison Rae

Madelyn Cline

This cool twisted topknot that hairstylist Amanda Lee dreamed up for Madelyn Cline looked absolutely stunning from all angles. 

Kim Kardashian

To accept the Fashion Award at this year’s ceremony, Kim Kardashian showed up sporting her now signature sleek, center-parted strands and she looked killer as per usual!

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox proved that matching your hair to your ensemble is always a winning combo. We are absolutely living for her lavender locks and this beautiful tousled updo that hairstylist Larry Sims created for the actress. 

Erika Jayne

Erika Jayne had all eyes on her and her holiday-ready hair last night. The reality star sported a sleek topknot that was tied in an oversized bow.

Sydney Sweeney

Sydney Sweeney served major Old Hollywood vibes with her loose blonde waves styled by hairstylist Florido Basalle III

Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones totally slayed the carpet with her two-tone black and purple braided bun. This fun hair look totally popped against her lime green Christian Siriano dress. 

Christine Quinn

Christine Quinn left us speechless over voluminous blonde curls that were styled in a lob. 

Sarah Hyland

Sarah Hyland ditched her longer locks for a chic blunt bob and bangs that were cut and styled by hairstylist Nikki Lee. We’re obsessed with her new look!


H.E.R. delivered effortless curly-girl realness last night with her gorgeous crown of curls that were styled by hairstylist Nina Monique

Madison Bailey

These dreamy loose curls that hairstylist Courtney Housner styled for Madison Bailey are pure perfection.

Chrishell Stause

Chrishell Stause traded in her signature honey-blonde locks for a much darker ‘do that came courtesy of hairstylist Bradley Leake

Which hairstyle was your favorite from the 2021 People’s Choice Award? Let us know in the comments below!

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Camille Nzengung

Camille Nzengung is a Features Editor at The Tease, where she covers all things hair. You can find her writing about the best hair products, the coolest hair trends, and all the exciting new hair launches.


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