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Hairstylists Keep Coifs Cool as Live Events Sizzle

4 June 2013 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

When dance and singing contestants flash across the TV screen with perfect hair that manages to stay in place under the most unbelievable conditions — heat, sweat, crazy gyrations — it’s only natural to wonder how they do it.

And only industry hairdressers know for sure.

“Working on ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ I’m easily using my most extreme techniques to get their hair to stay intact during their performances,” says Mary Guerrero, the show’s hair department head and a four-time Emmy winner for hairstyling. “With high-definition TV we also have to make hair that’s been secured with special pins and sprays look soft somehow.”

Guerrero also sometimes relies on extensions or hair pieces that are secured into the performer’s hair to get a taller or fuller ’do for a special performance.

Actors also put their hair and hair pieces through their paces on “Saturday Night Live” by »

- Karen Idelson

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