How-To: Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl Hair

Written by Maureen SheenFeb 3, 2020

Read time 5 min


Source: Instagram/@chrisappleton1
When it comes to Jennifer Lopez, you can always expect next-level glam. But her Super Bowl LIV halftime show look, went above and beyond, surely nabbing a top spot on the shortlist of J. Lo’s most iconic looks. And the electrifying choreography and jaw-dropping Versace wardrobe aside, it was Lopez’s big volume hair of waist-length, bouncy curls that stole the show.

Celebrity stylist Chris Appleton (@chrisappleton1), the mane man behind J. Lo’s flawless waves, told Vogue that the superstar’s look was the result of a week of trial and error trying out different styles. “As effortless as it looks, it's a lot of planning to make sure the hair moves right in those six crucial minutes." And all that prep work paid off as social media and the internet have been nonstop in their praise and awe of Lopez’s beautiful bounce. Check out Appleton’s breakdown below to re-create the look.

1. Prep hair with ColorWow Dream Coat to smooth and to put a protective, waterproof layer on top of the hair.
2. Next, curl hair with a one-inch small iron to get a really strong foundation.
3. Then, brush out and go back in with a larger, two-inch curling iron.
4. Afterwards, place clips at the root and hit the entire head with cool air from the blow dryer to set it in place.
5. Finish curls with shine spray.

Source: Instagram/@chrisappleton1

About Expert

Maureen is a veteran beauty and style editor having worked at AmericanSalon, Woman’s Day, People StyleWatch and Teen Vogue, and a contributor for CR Fashion Book, Well + Good, Elite Daily and Glam. You can find her reporting on the latest trends from backstage at New York Fashion Week, interviewing celebrities and beauty industry heavyweights, and fashion styling for editorial photo shoots. The self-professed product junkie, super foodie and wannabe hand model is obsessed with rose gold jewelry, the NYC Flower Market and planning her next big getaway.

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