Celebrities are often seen on the red carpet with luxurious, shiny and beautiful hair along with a fabulous outfit to complete the total look. It may seem that it would take a high-end celebrity stylist, expensive styling aids and a miracle to get hair like a celebrity. As impossible as it may seem, however, you can accomplish this from home. All that's needed to get sexy, silky and smooth hair like a Hollywood star is a few styling products and a good hair dryer.
- Hair dryer
- Styling products
- Round brush
- Shampoo and conditioner
Get a top-quality hair dryer. One with an attachable brush is ideal for ensuring that the hair is smooth. Otherwise, a round brush with a good-quality dryer will achieve the same results.
Buy styling products to achieve shiny and silky hair. Shampoos and conditioners, leave-in conditioners, oil sheen and silicone serums can help you achieve that glossy shine. They also protect the hair from the heat exposed to it during the styling process.
Shampoo and condition the hair. This is the time to apply special conditioners or treatments to boost shine and make the hair silky.
Towel-dry hair and apply leave-in treatment, shine serum or other styling product.
Use a round brush (or attach the brush attachment to the hair dryer, if available) and blow-dry the hair. Apply slight tension as you brush through the hair. Blow-dry starting from the roots all the way down to the ends. Make sure that the hair is thoroughly dried.
Use a flatiron to smooth out any wavy or frizzy areas. Sometimes the desired straightness can't be achieved with just a hair dryer and brush alone. Use the flat iron to bend the hair for a slight curl on the ends, or leave it straight for a sexy, sleek look.
Apply a styling product to help your hair withstand humidity or to add additional shine. Try light oil sheen or other shine products.
Treat split ends and damaged hair by getting a trim or deep conditioning prior to styling to achieve the silkiest, smoothest look and feel.
Deidra Leigh began her freelance writing career in 2009. She has written articles for websites such as The Urban Melting Pot. Leigh's expertise ranges from music to business, desktop publishing, graphic design, arts, beauty and personal care.