Reese Witherspoon's Hairstylist Shares His Red Carpet Hair Secrets

It might be a slight stretch to say that the red carpet can make or break a celebrity’s career…but we’re going to say it anyway. After all, this is the season when up-and-comers make their Hollywood debut, new style and beauty icons are created (hi, Lupita!), and the red carpet regulars prove they’ve still got it. Celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel is a pro in all three of these categories, having prepped the strands of stars like Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, and, most recently, Reese Witherspoon for some of their most iconic red carpet moments.

We got a chance to chat with the man behind some of the best-coiffed manes in Hollywood, and to ask him all of our pressing red-carpet hair questions (including how exactly he comes up with the looks, as well as the secret to mastering his signature waves). Turns out, Abergel is every bit as personable and generous with knowledge as he is skilled—keep scrolling to see his answers!