Kate Middleton’s lustrous chocolate tresses always appear to be polished and elegant, from jet setting across Canada to meeting her many fans. The Duchess’ manageable locks have captured a following of envious women trying to reproduce her sleek hairstyle. Kate’s polished looks took centre stage during her trip to Canada, and have women everywhere trying to replicate her modern effortless elegance.
Here are our five picks for Middleton-worthy tresses:
On Guard: Kate’s mane seems to dodge summer’s most irritating agents: heat and humidity. Use a controlling gel to keep your tresses looking as healthy and sleek as Duchess’ in season’s hot weather conditions.
FLARE pick: Ouidad climate control heat & humidity gel, $9. ouidad.com
Quick Dry: Dry shampoo can be the ultimate time saver for a busy schedule like Middleton’s. It rejuvenates hair in minutes leaving locks beautiful and lustrous without the use of water or a blow dryer. Spritz it on when you don’t have the time for a full wash and dry.
FLARE pick: Oscar Blandi Pronto dry shampoo, $11. amazon.com
Brushed Brilliance: Using the right brush on your coif can either make or break your mane. The Duchess keeps her hair voluminous and smooth by using a boar bristle brush while blow drying on high heat.
FLARE pick: Frederic Fekkai brush, $60. ebeauty.ca
Hot Curls: Kate keeps her everyday hair long and sultry with soft curls at the ends. Lightly curling your hair can take your look from ratty to regal in minutes.
FLARE pick: T3 SinglePass Whirl curling iron, $130. amazon.com
In a Spirtz: With a hectic schedule filled with jet setting and evening events, it’s essential that her hair maintains in its shape and style throughout the day. Use a light weight, humidity resistant spray that can take you from day to night.
FLARE pick: Bamboo smooth anti-humidity hair spray, $18. sephora.com