The 1 hair tool used on Victoria's Secret models — and where to buy it

It's all about curls!

If Kathie Lee Gifford's voluminous, tousled curls of late have you inspired to add some crimp to your style, then you've come to the right place.

Celebrity hairstylist Michael Angelo of New York City's Wonderland Beauty Parlor stopped by the Fourth Hour to share his favorite hot tools for creating beach waves, party hair and retro curls. It's so easy!

Making waves

Achieving the Victoria's Secret-model-esque bouncy hair of your dreams is an actual possibility thanks to Sarah Potempa's Beachwaver. In fact, the Beachwaver is the exact tool that's used on the models for their annual fashion show.

Don't fret if typical curling irons and wands seem intimidating, the Beachwaver curls the hair automatically, making it "the easiest tool in the world," according to Angelo.


Pro tip: Leave the ends of the hair out to create a more relaxed, beach-y look, suggests Angelo.

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Beachwaver Curling Iron, $199,Amazon

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Party hair

Yes, crimped hair is really making a comeback, except this time it's skipping out on the frizz. Phew!

Now, it's all about smooth, tight waves that will create a fun hairstyle for a night out. To get the look, a deep waver will be your hot tool of choice.

Simply hold the deep waver down on a section of hair until you see a bit of steam come out and continue until you get your desired look. And don't worry about the steam, it's just the residue of hair products and not causing any actual damage, says Angelo. Once you finish, let the waves set and then run your hands through to give it a tousled look.


Pro tip: Use a little light hairspray or heat protector to avoid damaging the hair as you're crimping it, Angelo advises.

Hot Tools Professional Tourmaline Deep Wave, $38, Amazon


Vintage curls

The secret to getting gorgeous, vintage-inspired fingers waves like Marilyn Monroe might surprise you. Hint: There's no curling iron or rollers required! All you need is a straightener or flat iron. Who knew it was that simple?

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This fashion-forward look is created by pushing waves into the hair and then tapping them with the straightener to set.


Pro tip: Does this look feel a bit out of your skill set? Make an appointment with your local salon to get a quick tutorial.

Remington Anti-Frizz Therapy Professional Flat Iron 1 Inch Plates, $40, Walgreens


This article was originally published on October 7, 2016 on