Red Carpet Worthy Hair

With awards season upon us, here are a few tips from celebrity stylists for achieving red carpet worthy tresses on the fly. 

Tip #1: If You Want Sleek You Need A Good High-Heat Flatiron!

"For an ultra-sleek look, smooth out the hair from midshaft to end with a ceramic high-heat flatiron and use a good molding cream to tame ends, and to lay down the cuticle."

Stylist: Kylee Heath

Clients: Kristen Stewart, Nicole Kidman

Go-to: Cricket Co. Ultra Smooth Professional Styling Iron, which features ceramic-coated plates infused with Argan Oil and Keratin Protein.

Tip #2:  Detangle Detangle Detangle!

“Use a detangler to minimize frizz and breakage. Before styling, mist and comb through hair to untangle.”

Stylist: Castillo

Clients: Ruby Rose, Halle Berry and Priyanka Chopra

Go-to: MOP Pear Detangler a pH-balanced, tear-free detangler with key ingredients like aloe, pear puree and citrus.

Tip #3: Protect Your Hair!

“Always protect the hair! Apply a thermal protectant before heat styling, from roots to ends.”

Stylist: Laini Reeves

Clients: Emily Blunt, Amy Adams, Ellen Degeneres

Go-to: ABBA Thermal Protect Spray a style and heat protectant spray that’s gluten free and strengthens hair with a ProQuinoa Complex blend. 

Tip #4:
When In Doubt (Or A Hurry), Braid!

“Braid it baby! To fix dull, frizzy hair quickly smooth a finishing product to ends and style in a fun braid for a chic look.”

Stylist: Beauty Expert Fernanda Lacerda, Owner of MB45 Studio franchise and Maria Bonita Salon & Spa

Salon Clients: Alessandra Ambrosio, Cintia Dicker, Lais Ribeiro

Go-to: R+Co Badlands Dry Shampoo Paste, which lifts roots and helps your style last and last.

Tip #5 Try A Quick Hairdust To Save Length (and TIME)

“[Hair dusting] is a much quicker technique to cut off split ends and maintain your length. It leaves your hair looking smooth, less frizzy and ready to be styled for the red carpet.”

Stylist: Brian J. O’Connor, Celebrity Stylist & Creative Director of goodDYEyoung

Clients: Paramore’s Hayley Williams and singer Jewel

Go-to: Professional-grade, high quality shears like Cricket Co. Shear Xpressions Collection

Tip #6: It Works For Rihanna, So…You Too!

“Run a rich leave-in through the ends to smooth the hair back and tame flyaways.”

Stylist: Yusef

Clients: Rihanna

Go-to: MOP Mixed Greens Leave-In Conditioner basically a salad for your hair, key ingredients include sage, cucumber and aloe to smooth and nourish tresses.