Want to know how your favorite celebrities have achieved and maintain their luscious, lustrous, and envy-inducing locks? We’ve rounded up ten of the tips A-list actresses, models, and it-girls shared so you can get gorgeous hair, too.
1. See your hairstylist often.
There’s no denying that Blake Lively’s blonde bombshell waves are some of the most iconic looks in the past decade. She managed to continuously sport this ‘do for the longest time without looking dated or tiring everybody. She also gets to reinvent the look with every red carpet appearance that she makes.
This makes her one of the best people to ask for tips about gorgeous hair. And what she said might surprise you.
To achieve her amazing hair, her hairstylist says that it’s all about getting frequent trims. In fact, her tresses get snipped as often as one would get a manicure. This ensures that the ends of your hair will stay healthy and it can also keep long locks at a manageable length.
Doing this will also get you meet with your hairstylist often so they can have a nice look at your hair and advice you on improving its condition. Of course, you don’t have to go to Lively’s stylist for this, especially if you have great salons near you like Sally Hershberger or the Sola Salon just to name a few.
2. Try wigs instead of dyeing your hair often.
Remember when Kylie Jenner used to change her hair color almost every week? Everyone was so concerned with her locks as the chemicals used in dyes aren’t exactly nourishing to the scalp and hair. Everyone got to sigh with relief when she revealed that she didn’t really dye her locks often but used wigs instead.
Even Taraji Henson does this trick to protect her natural hair, so it’s certainly worth looking into. If you have access to wigs and you don’t find it prohibitively expensive, give this trick a shot. Your locks will thank you.
3. Give home remedies a shot.
Most commercial hair care products are loaded with various ingredients. Some of which can cause your skin to react while others can be counterproductive for your goals. So why don’t you go all-natural like Priyanka Chopra?
With India being big on natural remedies, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that this global icon’s go-to hair mask is made of yogurt and lemon juice. She just applies it to her scalp for 30 minutes and washes it off with baby shampoo and that’s it. Easy peasy.
4. Minimize the use of heat on your locks if you can.
Heat can do a number of things on your hair. It’s great for styling but it can also overly dry your scalp and make your hair brittle. This is why it might be a good thing to minimize its use.
Socialite and it-girl Olivia Culpo actually opts to just air dry her locks in the summer months. This prevents drying the scalp on the hottest time of the year. Karlie Kloss also likes doing this as she’s all for washing your hair in the evening and letting it dry all through the night.
If you’re afraid of ending up with flat tresses, you can always use some thickening spray to give your hair some volume.
5. Treatments and treatments are essential.
Countless models swear by coconut and Moroccan argan oils. Jasmine Tookes, Iris Law, Daria Strokous, and Jordan Dunn are just a few of the models that put oil on their scalp and hair for some thorough conditioning.
6. Hair sunscreen is worth a try.
If you love being out in the sun, protecting your locks like you do your hair is a must. Wearing hair sunscreen is an easy and effective way to prevent the harmful UV rays from damaging your locks.
7. Don’t wash your hair daily.
This might sound gross, but this is actually recommended by almost every expert and celebrity out there. Not washing your locks daily will prevent shampoo and other cleaning products from drying your hair out.
It will strip your scalp and tresses of its natural oils and will even explain why your locks aren’t as shiny as your fave celebs. It will also lead to more heat styling which can further dry out your hair.
Gigi Hadid, Kristen Bell, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, and tons of celebrity stylists recommend using dry shampoo to keep your locks clean and fresh in between washes. These products are developed to soak up oil and sweat so you’ll still have clean roots despite not washing your hair often with its help.
While your fave celebs have the highest-paid hairstylists on their speed dial, it doesn’t mean that you can’t try improving your hair’s health and appearance with the easiest tips they can share. Give them a try and see for yourself just how different your hair will be with just some good old TLC.