Katie Holmes Reveals Her Busy Mom Beauty Trick, Plus Her Favorite Hair Products

Katie Holmes at the Skin Cancer Foundation Gala on Oct. 21, 2014.
Katie Holmes dished busy mom beauty tricks at an Alterna Haircare discussion on Oct. 21. Rommel Demano/Getty Images

Katie Holmes has a trick for the mamas to try at home! 

During an intimate Manhattan gathering to promote Alterna Haircare on Tuesday, Oct. 21, brand ambassador Holmes, 35, revealed just how she keeps her brunette tresses in tip-top shape while juggling life as a single mom.

’’I use the Caviar Shampoo and Conditioner to start, then the Moisture Milk Leave-In Treatment,” Holmes, mom to Suri, 8, explained. The Giver actress also said that though she likes to use oil on her hair, she tends to leave the house with her hair still wet, so she pops a bottle of the liquid in her purse. That way, once she “[hangs] my hair out the window to dry,” she applies the product so her hair stays shiny and smooth all day.

Nicely done! The Dawson’s Creek alum, who often changes her hairstyles for her roles, also noted that the Caviar Moisture Milk leave-in conditioner ($30, Sephora.com), meant to repair dry hair that’s seen lots of hair tools, leaves her hair feeling like “cashmere,” which is why it’s a must during her nonstop routine.

Thanks to her many beauty gigs—Holmes has shot glam campaigns for Bobbi Brown in the past, and is currently Olay’s first Global Ambassador—the star, up next in Richard LaGravenese’s untitled TV movie, has learned some valuable beauty lessons. She recently revealed to Us Weekly which one she’d like to pass on to her daughter: “To be beautiful, and to take the time to be who you are.” 

What’s your best on-the-go beauty trick? Tweet with @UsWeekly using hashtag #stylebyUs!

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