Nicole Kidman’s Australian Open braid is about to become your new summer staple

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Nicole Kidman is having somewhat of a hair renaissance of late. From that gorgeous velvet bow which sat perfectly atop her ponytail at the Golden Globes to those effortlessly undone waves at the Critics’ Choice Awards, our Nic is the beauty muse we never knew we needed.

Cue her most recent outing at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Thursday night, alongside the ever-doting Keith Urban. 

The Big Little Lies star wore her textured tresses in a loose fishtail braid which she wore to one side. A few stray tendrils at the front only softened the cool-girl hairstyle. The final touch: a pair of pearl earrings.

This humidity-friendly twist is the perfect hair refresh for an afternoon BBQ or day at the beach. Bring on the sunshine. 

Looking for more celebrity hairstyle inspo? If you have long hair you need to try Blake Lively's stunning sky-high braid.

What do you think of Nicole Kidman’s braid? Let us know in the comment section below.

This article was originally published on marieclaire.com.au

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Arielle is marie claire and InStyle's Senior Digital Beauty & Lifestyle Editor. Her work has taken her to lunch with Kim Cattrall, backstage with Shanina Shaik and on the red carpet with Margot Robbie. You can find her words on InStyle, marie claire and Women's Health.