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Meet Jen Atkin, the Woman Behind A-List Hair

Our favorite celebrities will admit that when they hit the red carpet, they didn’t just “wake up like this.” In fact, it takes a small army to get even one A-lister into shape for any single appearance. And Jen Atkin is the hairstylist behind many of those head-turning hairdos in Hollywood.

With the Kardashians, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Biel, Rosie Huntington-Whitley, and Katy Perry (to name a few) as clients, Atkin’s hair tips are like gold.

The Clientele:

A set of curls for Khloé Kardashian

A pretty, braided updo for Katy Perry

A set of side-parted waves for model Bar Refaeli

If you’re looking for some hairstyle inspiration, watch this short tutorial in which Atkin shares her top tips to create three of her favorite hairstyles: the topknot, a voluminous blow-dry, and beachy waves.

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