After the whirlwind round of award shows and seeing gorgeous updos on the red carpet, we just had to ask top celebrity hair stylist and
Mark Townsend (who works on
Glee cutie Lea Michele’s hair, as well as Jessica Biel and new-comer Jennifer Lawrence) for some of his best glam, big-night-out
hair tips. Here are his dos and don’ts when it comes to red carpet style:
Don’t … 1. Over style. One of Mark’s biggest no-nos is trying to make your hair do something is just doesn’t want to do. "Learn to work with your own texture instead," he suggests. For Lea Michele’s look at the SAG awards (Above), Mark went brought out her natural waves with a ’70s-inspired, Bianca Jagger look.
2. Don’t get talked into anything. If you have a big night out, party or wedding to attend, don’t let the stylist talk you into anything your not comfortable with. That means if you’re not into
Rihanna‘s recent head of spirals or Reese’s bouffant ponytail, speak up.
3. Don’t add too much product. "Your hair should be soft, it should move," explains Mark. "It should look natural and you should be able to touch it."
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