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Glam Slam: First Lady Hair!

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    Much has been made of Michelle Obama’s style, of course, including her chic hair.

    We met stylist Yusef, (yes, just one name!), from the Paul Labrecque Salon in New York, who is part of Michelle’s Glam Squad. He styled her hair for People and Essence photo shoots and for her big speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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    “She just wanted to be sleek, clean and finished!” Yusef said.

    Mission accomplished! And Yusef reveals how you can get Michelle’s simple and sleek look.

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    Start by blow drying hair.

    “Just creating volume, going in at the root, because we don’t like flat hair, can’t have flat hair!”

    Then, Yusef’s secret weapon: mist with a “straight finish” spray to create shine. Use a flat iron for a soft, smooth finish and voila….

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    ….“our First Lady do!”

    As for the inauguration, if Yusef is asked to style Michelle’s hair, he would suggest an up-do.

    “At this point, everyone wants a piece of Michelle Obama, designers, makeup artists, stylists, so I’ll keep my fingers crossed.”

    For More with Michelle’s Stylist, tune in to Access Hollywood tonight.

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