When it comes to hair inspiration, we tend to seek a little help from our favorite celebrities. Whether we’re looking for a cut, a color trend or even hair-care advice, a few famous names with flawless manes always come to mind. But in fact the geniuses behind their looks are the hairstylists. And to help ensure we can all attain A-list locks, many of said Hollywood hair pros have launched their own products. Here, we’ve got a full breakdown of the brands you need to know.
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Founder: Oribe Canales
Celebrity Clients: Jennifer Lopez, Penélope Cruz, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Miley Cyrus, Kate Moss, Scarlett Johansson, Cher
Dubbed "the products of the hair-obsessed," the Oribe brand has been tested backstage and in the salon. Each product is formulated with Oribe's signature scent, Cote d'Azur—a combination of Italian bergamot, pink lemons, white peach, cassis and more.
Founder: Serge Normant
Celebrity Clients: Blake Lively, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Sarah Jessica Parker, Gisele Bündchen, Cindy Crawford
Having styled a slew of fashion shows and editorials and written two books, it was only a matter of time before Serge started his own haircare line to make every woman feel as glamorous as his A-list clientele.
Founder: Jen Atkin
Celebrity Clients: Kardashians and Jenners, Bella Hadid, Chrissy Teigen, Jessica Alba, Olivia Culpo, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Hailey Baldwin
The name alone will start a conversation. Everyone knows the pro behind the Ouai brand—pronounced "way" but given a French twist with its spelling. Jen is one of the most-followed hairstylists on social media thanks to her It-girl clients and aesthetically pleasing products.
Sally Hershberger 24K
Founder: Sally Hershberger
Celebrity Clients: Hillary Clinton, Meg Ryan, Reese Witherspoon, Vera Wang
Famous for Meg Ryan's iconic shaggy haircut, Sally went on to open two salons in New York and Los Angeles. In order to make her magic accessible to everyone, she launched 24K. Each product is each infused with 24K gold, natural plant extracts and amino acids.
Founder: Wendy Iles
Celebrity Clients: Eva Longoria, Beyoncé, Chloë Sevigny, Hilary Swank
Wendy wanted to create a hair-care line that would provide instant repair and visible results as her clients graced the red carpet. After a decade of scouting the perfect ingredients and complexes, her unique system is available for all of us to try.
Founder: Rita Hazan
Celebrity Clients: Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Rita Ora, Katy Perry, Mariah Carey, Chrissy Teigen
Known for her color skills and for keeping Beyoncé's blonde strands photo-ready, Rita was the pioneer of temporary root-concealing hair color and developed a range of color-safe hair-care products. She also owns her eponymous hair salon in New York.
Founders: Garren, Thom Priano, Howard McLaren
Celebrity Client: Karlie Kloss
Known for eclectic, colorful packaging and quirky product names such as Gemstone shampoo, R+Co developed a cult-like following in no time. Each product is formulated without parabens, sulfates, mineral oil or petrolatum. All are vegetarian, cruelty-free, gluten-free and color-safe.
Founder: Kim Kimble
Celebrity Clients: Beyoncé, Shakira, Kelly Rowland
Kim is responsible for every hair look in Bey's Lemonade visual album, as well as in her 15-minute performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. As an advocate for the natural hair movement, Kim developed a line that restores curls and helps them get their bounce back.
Founder: Frédéric Fekkai
Celebrity Clients: Cameron Diaz, Debra Messing, Hillary Clinton, Naomi Watts, Salma Hayek
Frédéric brought his Parisian chic to the States when opening his first salon atop Bergdorf Goodman in New York. Locations have now expanded to six across the US and one in St. Barth's. His line of affordable products is still being used backstage today, most recently at Noon by Noor and Pamella Roland.