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The woman behind many of Gigi Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski’s red carpet waves knows glamorous hair — and the go-to workhorses that help you get there.

Product Picks:

Göt2b Insta Hold Flex Hairspray: “It’s fast-drying and secures flyaways, but if I do a snatched ponytail and take it down, there are no flakes or stiffness when you brush it out.” $8 (Shop Now)
Dove Care Between Washes Volume and Fullness Dry Shampoo: “If your hair is thin, this will help create more volume. If it’s thick, this keeps it from being weighed down.” $6, (Shop Now)
Tresemmé Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Leave-In-Spray: (not pictured) “Not only does this protect your hair from heat styling, but it also restores shine and moisture to dry, damaged ends.” $6 (Shop Now)


When she’s not creating magic looks on Kerry Washington or Gabrielle Union, you’ll find Sturdivant-Drew at Takisha Studio, her New York City salon, re-creating some of her best red carpet looks.

Product Picks:

Camille Rose Curl Maker: “If you’re looking for a defined, voluminous curl, this is the product. It’s a lightweight moisturizing jelly that does the work without making hair crispy.” $23 (Shop Now)
Carol’s Daughter Wash Day Water to-Foam Delight Shampoo: “Some shampoos leave hair dry, so I look for ones like this with no sulfates. It makes my hair feel light and soft in the end, while keeping it healthy.” $13 (Shop Now)
Goody Ouchless elastics: “They don’t pull your hair out, and you can wrap them around several times.” $5 (Shop Now)


Prop Stylist: Alicia Sciberras

A version of this story originally appeared in the November 2020 issue of Allure. Learn how to subscribe here.

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