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Jennifer Lopez’s Textured Waves Vs. Sleek Ponytail — Get Her Exact AMAs Looks

Tue, November 24, 2015 5:45pm EDT by Add first Comment

Jennifer Lopez is officially the queen of the quick hair change! The “Booty” singer opened the American Music Awards on Nov. 22 with sexy, textured waves only to switch up her style completely for the closing number, rocking an ultra-sleek ponytail in it’s place. See how you can copy both of JLo’s stunning looks with expert tips below!

She’s the hostess with the mostess, alright! Jennifer Lopez, 46, looked hotter than ever taking to the American Music Awards stage on Nov. 22, rocking a plethora of gorgeous beauty looks from start to finish. From her sultry, textured waves in the show’s opening number to the super sleek and straight ponytail that she wore to close out the show, we’re having a hard time deciding which hairstyle we like best. Thankfully, we won’t have to, as her hairstylist broke down both looks for us to try at home. Get the details on JLo’s winning hairstyles below, and be sure to let us know which of her looks was your favorite!


Not only did Jennifer’s outfits look amazing, but her beauty looks were also totally on point! Right out of the gate, she had us swooning over her sexy, textured waves, created by hairstylist Lorenzo Martin. To get the look, Lorenzo started by washing her hair with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Nutri-Gloss Shampoo and ConditionerHe then applied L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Boost It Volume Inject Mousse throughout the hair and blow dried it with a round brush.

Using a 2-inch barrel iron, Lorenzo then curled hair to create loose waves throughout. He then tossed the hair around to loosen up the curl and applied L’Oréal Paris Elnett Strong Hold Hairspray

Ever the hair chameleon though, it wasn’t long before JLo completely changed up look, eventually closing out the show in a super sleek ponytail. Though worlds a part from the loose style she wore in her opening performance, JLo’s final do was actually surprisingly easy to create. If this style is more your thing, you can copy it at home by first brushing your hair into a low ponytail. From there, Lorenzo then smoothed down Jennifer’s strands with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Clean Style Gel. To finish off the look, he then sprayed her hair with L’Oréal Paris Elnett Strong Hold Hairspray

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As for Jennifer’s stunning hair color, it was created by her go-to colorist, Adrian Wallace. “Her base color is a deep and dark brunette, but rich and not flat,” Adrian explained to “When you look at her color you see different shades of the same color family – her highlights are a blonde caramel, adding dimension that contrasts with the base color to give it a modern look.” As for Adrian’s secret weapon, “I used b3 Brazilian Bond Builder in her formula, which makes the hair strong and shiny, and because of that it made her color vibrant,” she added.

What do you think HollywoodLifers — Which of JLo’s AMAs looks was your favorite? Which one will you try?