Why are Sarah Jessica Parker's curls never frizzy? And what does Ms. Simpson reach for to keep her blond locks healthy?
Read on as stylists to the stars spill on the must-have products today's hottest celebs use and love. By Melissa Goldberg
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Sarah Jessica Parker
"To give Sarah Jessica texture, I apply Hair Rules Wavy Mousse to wet hair and gently dry her hair with a diffuser. We sometimes put it up in a high bun with extensions clipped in for a look she can wear both during the day and at evening red carpet events," says Celeb Hair Stylist Anthony Dickey, founder of Hair Rules.
Hair Rules Wavy Mousse, $20
Courtesy of Hair Rules
"Lauren is obsessed with Redken's Color Extend Sun Sparkling Shield. It protects her hair from sun damage and keeps her natural highlights flawless and shiny. It's a total summer must!" says Celeb Stylist Christine Symonds of LA's Warren Tricomi Salon.
Redken Color Extend Sun Sparkling Shield, $14
Courtesy of Redken
Anne's beautiful thick brunette locks can get poufy in high humidity. The starlet kept her strands sleek with the help of the climate control product Desert Sand by Profound Beauty while on the set of Rachel Getting Married, says Celeb Hair Stylist Frank Barbosa.
Profound Beauty Desert Sand, $32
Courtesy of Profound Beauty
The Pretty Woman's trademark red tresses have a very fine texture, and call for a great volume product. "On Julia, I use L'Oréal Professionnel's Texture Densité Thickening Primer. It's wonderful to layer on for body and shine," says Jet Rhys, Owner of San Diego's Jet Rhys Salon.
L'Oréal Professionnel Texture Densite Thickening Primer, $21
Courtesy of L'Oreal
To keep Posh's trademark blunt bob looking red carpet-ready, Celeb Hair Stylist Garren of New York's Garren Salon sprays his Designing Spray Tonic for mirror shine and hold, and then follows up with the T3 Mini Flat Iron for a pin-straight look.
Garren Designing Spray Tonic, $26
Courtesy of Garren
Constant styling and coloring can take a toll on Jessica's hair, but Celeb Colorist Rita Hazan of New York's Rita Hazan Salon keeps the starlet's hair in tip top shape with the help of Phyto's Phytonectar. This rich blend of proteins and lipids restores vitality to the hair.
Phyto Phytonectar, $30
Courtesy of Phyto
For this songstress's thick curls, styling starts in the shower. In preparation for the recent BET Awards, Celeb Stylist Tippi Shorter had Alicia wash her hair with Pantene Pro-V's Nature Fusion Smooth Vitality Shampoo & Conditioner. "It made her hair smooth and easy to manage when styling," said Shorter.
Pantene Nature Fusion, $30
Courtesy of Pantene
While only a trim can truly get rid of split ends, Brooke uses Citre Shine Miracle Split End Mender for the appearance of healthy hair, and to prevent future splits from forming. "We both love the smell of it, and the Citre Shine leaves her hair shiny and beautiful all day long!" says Celeb Stylist Steven Lake.
Citre Shine Miracle Split End Mender, $4.99
Courtesy of Citre Shine
The secret behind Nicole's buttery blonde tresses? Redken Shades EQ in # 09NB: Irish Crème. "It locks in color without damaging the hair and leaves a glossy, alluring look. I rely on it to create color that doesn't leave a heavy demarcation line, which my clients dread!" says Celeb Colorist Tracey Cunningham.
Visit Redken.com to locate a salon.
Courtesy of Redken