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Watch Hairstylist Chris Appleton Break Down the Undone Waves He Gave Kim Kardashian

The celebrity coiffeur also works with Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande and Shay Mitchell.
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Kim Kardashian West at Alexander Wang's Spring 2018 show. Photo: @chrisappleton1/Instagram

Kim Kardashian West at Alexander Wang's Spring 2018 show. Photo: @chrisappleton1/Instagram

If we're being totally honest, one of the highlights of Alexander Wang's Spring 2018 show/party in Bushwick was Kim Kardashian West's long, platinum, undone-wavy hair. Sure, it's a look we've seen before, but something about the easy texture, extreme length and volume made it look especially cool this time around. And as luck would have it, we got an email shortly thereafter inviting us to meet hairstylist Chris Appleton, the man who created that look (and countless others, like her Cher hair) in Los Angeles and have him break down any look of our choosing. Obviously, we took advantage.

Holed up in a glamorous West Hollywood hotel room with adorable (and fittingly blonde) model Zoe Elyse, the British-born, LA-based celebrity stylist gave us a careful, step-by-step breakdown of how to get those undone waves — from how to hold the curling iron, to what products to use (Appleton is a Color Wow spokesperson), to how to make it look casual and lived-in at the end. Watch below.

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In addition to Kardashian, Appleton also works with Jennifer Lopez, Shay Mitchell, Ariana Grande and more, so you can bet this is not the only look we had him demonstrate. Stay tuned for more.

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