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On our list of celebrities whose hair we'd like to transplant on our own heads, the Olsen twins are at the tippy top, right alongside the likes of Jared Leto and his magical hombré, Blake Lively's "I did this myself" mane, and Solange's beyond-breathtaking 'fro. That is to say, we want what they've got, and we want it bad.
The man behind that beachy perfection — and presumably the one who has been helping MK with the whole brushing thing that has been perplexing her for years — is celebrity stylist Mark Townsend. When it comes to the secrets of gorgeous manes, Townsend is the master, tending to the locks of MK and Ashley, as well as Lea Michele and Jennifer Lawrence. The man is a maestro of effortlessly gorgeous coiffs.
Now, while we love the tips and tricks we get from celebrity stylists, oftentimes it involves buying a product that is either way out of our price range or advice that is not realistic for us to use in our everyday lives. So, when we sat down with Townsend recently to talk hair, we wanted to get his insight on a hot topic in the beauty world and something everybody has easy access to: hair oils.
"I am obsessed with hair oils," Townsend told us. "There are so many uses for oils: conditioners, styling products, heat protectants." Since at this point even the biggest beauty neophyte is familiar with using oils for their hair, we asked Townsend to put his money where his mouth is and give us five completely unexpected things you can do with oils — those insider tricks that will give your hair Olsen-levels of amazingness.
Click through to learn his secrets, and uncover five new uses for hair oils that you never saw coming.