We all want Victoria’s Secret model hair, but 1) we don’t have professional hairstylists at our beck and call, and 2) we’re not Victoria’s Secret models. The latter aside, there are some things we can do to bring our manes closer to the beachy, wavy, wind-blown effect of our dreams—like using the right tools. To help you in this quest, we tapped six celebrity hairstylists and asked them for the curling irons they swear by—yes, the ones they use on clients like Gigi Hadid and Kate Bosworth. Keep scrolling to see them all!
Polillo’s client Kate Mara proves that short-haired girls can rock loose waves.
Chamberlain created beachy, tousled waves on his client Emily Ratajkowski.
Tran is famous for his signature lived-in look—slightly tousled, effortless waves that you want to run your fingers through.
Brooke gave actress Abigail Spencer softly curled waves and volume at the crown.
We love January Jones’s deep side part and bouncy waves.
Model Joan Smalls’s hair here is basically the epitome of our hair goals.
To find out how to get model-worthy beach waves at home, click here! And tell us—what’s your holy grail curling iron?