Hairstyles How To: Christina Aguilera's Two Different Looks at the American Music Awards

At last night's American Music Awards, Christina Aguilera wore big, voluminous curls that perfectly framed her face on the red carpet. Later in the evening, while giving a soulful performance on stage, she sported a custom-made braided hairpiece. Celebrity stylist, David Babaii created each beautiful, unique look in order to showcase the different facets of Christina's personality - glamorous and fun.

ext, he gently diffused the hair, curling and twisting strands until dry.

To create the perfect finish, Babaii used a curling iron to wrap large sections for smoother and more defined waves. The final touch was a mist of light holding hair spray.

pe of her neck and braided. Babaii then took the braid and created a headband with it by bringing it up and over Christina's head, fastening it on the other side with bobby pins.

Then, Babaii fastened the rest of the hair into a chic low bun.

Finally, he sprayed a little Straight Sexy Hair Smooth & Seal to smooth out any remaining fly-aways, and then set the whole look with Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play Hairspray.

[Images: David Livingston and Michael Tran, respectively, via Getty Images]

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