Waves, in all shapes and forms, continue to be the hairstyle du jour at major red carpets, and the glamour girls at Cannes were no exception. From Aishwarya Rai's luscious black curls to Julia Roberts' Pretty Woman throwback, waves looked fresh, fabulous and bouncy when paired with ball gowns and rock-sized jewels. Proving their versatility, waves could be almost business casual — see the sleek version Blake Lively wore at the opening party — to downright glorious — see Amal Clooney's sideswept sophistication. Whichever way you choose to wear them, let your waves take centrestage.

Aishwarya Rai

Virginie Efira

Blake Lively

Amal Clooney

Julia Roberts

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