For this week’s episode of So You Think You Can Dance, Vanessa Hudgens debuted waist-length hair. “I decided to give Vanessa Cher hair,” says celebrity hairstylist Chad Wood of the look he created. (FYI that’s referring to musical legend Cher, and not this kind of Cher hair.) “I was very inspired by the outfit, it has a plunging neckline and a very ‘80s feel to it. To get the look, I started with Marc Anthony Grow Long Leave-In Spray. It is ultra-lightweight and it seals split ends so it is the perfect primer for wet hair. Then I dried the hair smooth with a dryer.”

Tonight's glam on #sytycd #chervibes

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Surprisingly to us, after prepping the hair, Wood clipped in extensions for length (because of the super sleek, one-length look, we had assumed it was a wig — Hudgens currently has a short, wavy bob). The trick was a few passes with a flat iron to blend her hair with the extensions. “I finished with Marc Anthony Hydrating Coconut Oil Dry Styling Oil,” says Wood. “Sleek and chic!”

See all of our other favourite beauty looks from Instagram this week below.