Sexy Hair How-tos from Victoria's Secret Models

Photo by: WWD/Robert Mitra
KEEP IT REAL

The unwritten formula for Victoria's Secret hair is that it must be shiny, wavy, thick, soft, and long. "The women aren't supposed to look like dolls," says ... more 
Photo by: WWD/Robert Mitra
KEEP IT REAL

The unwritten formula for Victoria's Secret hair is that it must be shiny, wavy, thick, soft, and long. "The women aren't supposed to look like dolls," says hairstylist Orlando Pita. "The appeal is that it's sexy but not impossible." That's the difference between Victoria's Secret and every other signifier of sexiness in our culture-Playboy bunnies, swimsuit-calendar models, football cheerleaders: "The hair at Victoria's Secret looks real," says hairstylist Oribe. And isn't that the sexiest thing about it?

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Tue, Sep 17, 2013 4:38 PM EDT
Danielle Pergament, Allure magazine

Victoria's Secret models are a thousand feet tall. They weigh less than a padded bra. Practically nothing about them is attainable for the rest of us-except for their hair. Here's how to get that body-and the bombshell blowout.

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