You may have noticed ultra-long (think: waist-grazing) locks are all the rage right now amongst celebs like Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian, and hairstylist Chris Appleton is the mane man behind all of those ladies’ sexy strands. Considering it is not only time consuming but also incredibly difficult to grow hair that long, Appleton has become a whiz with hair extensions, easily taking his clients to new lengths with the help of a few strategically placed hair pieces.
While we are used to seeing Hollywood darlings rock lengthy tresses, JLo took it to a whole other level in April when she tasked Chris with adding 50-inch (yes, you read that correctly) extensions to her mane for the 2018 Billboard Latin Music Awards. And since the “Dinero” singer is the queen of the quick change, she stepped out at the 2018 Met Gala just days later with a blunt bob created by Chris that was one of her shortest looks yet.
Considering there is no look Chris can’t master with the help of extensions, we asked the hair guru to take Us through the latest trends and share his tips and tricks for caring for your ‘do whether you’re trying butt-length JLo-inspired locks or something a bit shorter. Keep scrolling for all of his hair extension wisdom!