For a beauty lover, there’s no greater high than having the opportunity to sit in the back pocket of one of the most talented and sought-after celebrity hairstylists in the industry. In addition to being a super-sweet human (I’ve had the privilege of meeting her), Laura Polko routinely works with an impressive roster of our favorite names—from the Hadid sisters and Priyanka Chopra to Ashley Graham and Poppy Delevingne. She collaborates with equally talented and sought-after makeup artists on the regular, and she’s been responsible for some of the coolest, most screenshot-worthy beauty moments we’ve seen over the past few years. (Who could forget that chic French twist she styled for Poppy Delevingne earlier this year at the Critics’ Choice Awards?)
Since we’re making it our mission here at WWW Beauty to bring you the most exclusive beauty intel from the most exceptional industry talent, we couldn’t wait to tap Polko for behind-the-scenes photos and detailed how-tos for three of the coolest accessorized hairstyles she created during NYFW. From her exact technique to the must-have tools and products, we have the scoop from Polko, in her own words, below. Keep scrolling!