Forget the scissors! Our trio of stylists remixed retro looks to create six snip-free styles you’re sure to love.





Celebrity stylist
Kimberly Kimble of Epiphany Hair Studio in Los Angeles called on her longtime client Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon (who’ll be starring with Forest Whitaker in the upcoming film American Gun) to showcase some clip-free star style.

Kimble Hair Care Systems Hair Butter; Kimble Hair Care Systems Shape and Hold Spritz; Revlon Ready To Wear Quick Clip 2 Straight Hairpiece; Salon Care Jumbo Magnetic Rollers; Goody Ouchless Elastics

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Inspiration For Garcelle’s do, Kimble turned to the 1960’s, the aura of The Supremes and their perfectly coiffed, larger-than-life hair that epitomized both glamour and style.

Ted Gibson, owner of New York’s Ted Gibson Salon and creator of his own line of styling products, loves to get his hands into the hair of Paula Jai Parker, who will be starring this spring in the movie musical Idlewild with Andre 3000 and Big Boi of Outkast.

Salon Care Metal Double Prong Curl Clips; L’Oréal Elnett Satin Hair Spray, Normal Strength; Kérastase Serum Oléo-Relax; Ted Gibson Hair Sheet; Aveda Light Elements Defining Whip

Inspiration “At the height of her career, Eartha was revolutionary in her approach to fashion, celebrity and beauty,” says Ted Gibson.

Yusef, who treats tresses at Paul Labrecque Salon in New York, has worked with Michael Michele for about a year. “We’ve experimented with everything from updos to braids,” says the Miami native, who likes to change up Michele’s look when she hits the red carpet. A new mom, Michele is busy at home spoiling her baby. She was last seen as a detective in the CBS TV movie The Hunt for the BTK Killer.

GHD Original Ceramic Styling Iron; T3 Tourmaline Ionic Ceramic Curling Iron; Paul Labrecque Straight Finish Humidity Control Hair Mist; Redken 12 Rough Paste; Sta-Rite Assorted Hair Pins; Black Diamond Rattail Comb

Yusef referenced Irene Cara’s soft and easy waves for Michael’s pretty looks.