Have you ever wondered how celebrities can change up their looks so fast? Well, the cat’s out the bag…it’s hair extensions! Yup, almost every star you can think of has worn hair extensions to help them achieve different looks for red carpet events and photo shoots. Just ask celebrity hair stylists who have worked with everyone from the likes of the Kardashian clan to Shay Mitchell to Christina Aguilera. Recently a hairstylist told
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Here are the top celebrities in Hollywood who regularly use hair extensions to get their red carpet ready looks.
1. Selena Gomez
Guess what?! One of our biggest hair crushes, Selena Gomez, loves wearing hair extensions. Naturally, the singer rocks a fresh lob cut, but when it comes to the red carpet, Selena can usually be seen with enchantingly long waves. While Selena has her trusty hair stylist, Marissa Marino, to turn to,
2. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner is best known for two things: 1. Her insanely successful lip cosmetic line and 2. Her ever changing hair looks. One day she’s sporting her signature midnight black ultra long mane, next she’s got a platinum blonde bob. Kylie isn’t afraid to experiment either–green hair anyone? Just last year, Kylie told
3. Ariana Grande
While Ariana Grande used to be most recognized with her perma half-up half down hairstyle, the queen of pop recently changed up her signature hairstyle to a sleek sky-high, volumized, super long ponytail. Most notably, Ariana rocked an impressive pony in her latest music video, “Everyday” where her hair nearly hits her thighs! It would be quite amazing if this was Ariana’s natural hair, but you guessed it, her long pony is achieved with hair extensions! Click
4. Jennifer Lopez
While usually spotted with voluminous honey brown waves, J Lo sports a sleek, super long hairstyle here. Unless Jen has figured out how to grow beautiful long hair overnight (in which case, let us in on the secret!), this long length could only have been achieved with hair extensions! Get Jennifer’s red carpet silky straight ‘do with our tips
5. Chrissy Teigen
There’s nothing more refreshing than when a celebrity keeps it real. One of our favourite style icons and hair goals (!!), Chrissy Teigen, spilled the truth on
6. Shay Mitchell
Canadian beauty queen, Shay Mitchell, recently shared a fun Instagram photo celebrating Coachella with long-hair-don’t-care mermaid waves done by Priscilla Valles that we can’t stop obsessing over. Pretty Little Liars’ head hair stylist, Kim M. Ferry, also revealed that he has used hair extensions on every show he’s worked on. Umm no wonder why everyone on that show always looks impossibly perfect!
7. Kim Kardashian
Is any list about celebs and hair extensions complete without the ever so glamorous Kim Kardashian? Kim is major style-spiration, rocking wigs and shorter length hairstyles one day, and then impossibly long rapunzel hair straightened to a glossy high-shine finish the next. Always a hairstyle chameleon, Kim likely owes alot to hair extensions, to allow her to switch up her style instantly. One thing’s for sure, we’ve never been bored with the Kardashian queen before! Here’s our hair tutorial on how to get Kim Kardashian’s
8. Gigi Gorgeous
Not to be confused with supermodel Gigi Hadid, YouTube star and model Gigi Gorgeous has been open more than just about her transgender story. Gigi also shares her tips, tricks, and experience with using hair extensions to get those gorgeous platinum blonde locks on her
Hollywood’s biggest style chameleon? We say Rihanna takes the cake for this one! Remember Rihanna’s red hair phase? And her edgy pixie cut circa 2009? When she rocked bangs? From silvery grey, to one shaved side, to Statue of Liberty hair spikes, we’ve seen Rihanna slay almost every hairstyle you can think of. Our personal fave? Rihanna’s long and soft mermaid waves at the 2017 Grammy Awards, that could only be achieved with hair extensions. Beautiful!
One of the greatest perks of Instagram is it allows us to see a bit further into the exciting lives of high profile stars. For example, when our favourite stars share a quick selfie when they wake up in the morning to a posting later that day with a dramatically different look. When it comes to calling for a little extra hair help, Beyonce is no different. Cristina Rocha, and extension specialist in one of LA’s top salons told
11. Sarah Hyland
Known for her signature lob, Sarah Hyland, recently posted a snap on Insta with the caption, “Last week I got my extensions out!! It’s lob time!… For a week ?? ” Psst…did you know that hair extensions can totally be used with a lob to create volume? Check out
And there you have it! 10 celebrities who rock hair extensions! If you’re still not convinced hair extensions are an amazing tool, we’ve got