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How To Get Lizzo’s Glam Grammy Waves, According To Her Stylist

photo of Lizzo on Grammy's 2020 red carpet with glam waves

It’s officially awards season, and the annual Grammy Awards is without a doubt one of our favorite nights of the entire year. We love celebrating the biggest night in music and the talented musicians who create some of the year’s most memorable tunes. We also adore seeing musicians bring out their best red carpet outfits, makeup, and of course, hairstyles—and at the 62nd Grammy Awards on January 26, all eyes we’re on Lizzo.

The singer and rapper, who was nominated for eight awards and took home three, walked the red carpet with a classic Hollywood glam hairstyle created by Shelby Swain, celebrity stylist and Matrix partner.

If you’re as obsessed with Lizzo’s Grammy look as we are, you’re in luck! We’ve got the full scoop on exactly how Swain created the look. Keep scrolling for everything you need to know plus the Matrix products Swain used to slay the hairstyle.

How To Get Lizzo’s Grammys Glam Waves

As always, creating the perfect red carpet-worthy look all begins with the prep. Swain began by cleansing and conditioning Lizzo’s strands with Matrix Total Results Dark Envy Shampoo and Conditioner. This green color-depositing toning system enriches dark bases and neutralizes red undertones.

“I love the Matrix Total Results Dark Envy Shampoo and Conditioner collection because they perfectly tone and remove any brassiness from the hair so that each snap of the camera is radiant and true to tone,” Swain says.

After rinsing the shampoo and conditioner, Swain followed up with Matrix Total Results Dark Envy Red Neutralization Hair Mask to deeply nourish her mane while leaving it with a radiant sheen.

After rinsing out the mask, Swain applied Matrix Total Results Curl Please Contouring Lotion throughout damp hair and blow dried with a round brush to create volume. This formula boosts body, bounce, and shine as it nourishes with light moisture.

Once the hair was completely dry, Swain used the GHD Curve Curling Iron to create the singer’s alluring waves. Click here for our full guide on how to curl your hair.

To complete the look, Swain used a mixture of Matrix Total Results High Amplify Proforma Hairspray and Total Results High Amplify Flexible Hold Hairspray.

“This helped build volume and lock in the style, but still provide the hair with natural movement...Lizzo glimmered on the red carpet and I owe that to great products!” Swain says.

Now that you know all about Lizzo’s red carpet glam waves, you’re ready to recreate the look for yourself!

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