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Watch our hair tutorial video below from Hayley Thompson to see how you can impart more royal volume and bounce to your tresses. She’ll show you how to achieve Kate Middleton’s princess-worthy hair as you hold court with your fawning admirers, and you’ll glean some insider tricks in the process. Warning: Hayley’s charming accent may make you wish you were English.

Want Kate Middleton's Hair? Discover Her Secret

Here are some of the products she recommends:

Amp up the volume Big Ben-style with PhytoVolume Voluminizing Shampoo for fine hair and watch your tresses tower with power and healthy resilience. The Phyto Professional Workable Holding Spray keeps it all in place for as long as you want to be perfectly polished. Order them at

Oribe’s Thick Dry Finishing Spray is a thing of beauty because it helps you plump up the volume with results in the high-density lushness range. Just what you want for tea with the Queen, when followed by throngs of paparazzi. Find it at,, Bergdorf Goodman and select salons.

Rene Furterer Volumea, a volumizing and ultra-conditioning leave-in spray with carob extract, is the secret to banishing brittle and dry locks with just a few spritzes. And Rene Furterer Lissea is a luscious leave-in smoothing fluid rife with avocado oil and other natural ingredients that completes the “perfect hair” masterpiece for a jaunt to the London Gallery. These products harness real plants for effective performance. Scoop them up at

You may not be able to marry into the royal family, but the T3 Bodywaver Hair Styling Iron adds bounce and movement so you can make waves at parties, on yachts and runways, and in boardrooms. A ceramic barrel ensures an even temperature, and Hayley shows you how to use it for maximum effect in her video. Purchase it at

Trying not to make waves? Then the John Frieda Satin Finish Flat Iron by Conair is the tool for you. It straightens and sleeks hair, reduces frizz, and enhances shine. In a nutshell: it’s the next best thing to having John Frieda in your home, styling your hair. Which he would totally do for Kate Middleton. Find this clever little style-saver at

Originally published October 2013



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