Even those who aren't famous have those lovely red-carpet moments in their lives. From weddings to special work engagements, knowing how to rock out some seriously stunning hair is crucial to making sure you and your outfit look your very best. Here are a few tips for getting and maintaining perfect, red-carpet-worthy hair.
Put in the prep work
When you're styling your hair for everyday wear, you might skip these steps -- but when you're getting ready for a high-end event, make sure you take these extra little precautions to ensure your hair stays in place. The first step is to wash your hair. Some types of hair style better when washed the day before. Decide if freshly washed hair or day-old locks work best for you. If you just washed your hair, start with a root-lifting mousse before drying to help create the appropriate voluminous lift for your look.
Blow-dry with purpose
If your hair is wet, keep in mind that you can achieve many effects with blow drying:
You probably have a good idea of the style you want to achieve, whether it's a pretty updo or long, seductive curls. Once that style is created, make sure it stays that way. Forget expensive products!
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