Tuesday 20 February 2018

Oprah Winfrey embarrassed by past hairstyles

Oprah Winfrey never knew about her half-sister
Oprah Winfrey never knew about her half-sister
Oprah Winfrey (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)

Oprah Winfrey’s stylist says she often jokingly reprimands him about her previous hairdos.

The 57-year-old American TV host has been in the public eye since the early 80s, and has sported a variety of different looks since that period.

Stylist Andre Walker has been at her side since 1985, and admits that although his A-list client is generally pleased with his work, she does sometimes lament his bouffant-style creations from the mid 80s.

“For her 50th birthday, we did a short, choppy look with a bit of a flip. She often looks back and says, ‘I really love that hairstyle,’” he told the April issue of O, The Oprah Magazine.

“She also reminds me of the styles that weren’t so great. But in my defence: It was the 80s!”

Hair guru Andre keeps Oprah’s locks in excellent condition by avoiding heat damage and the over-use of products. He limits the amount he uses hairdryers or straightening irons to three times a week. His top tip for achieving shiny tresses like Oprah is keeping hair well conditioned.

“Condition. Condition. Condition,” he warned. “Whether you think you need it or not, use a conditioner every time you shampoo, and slather on a thick hair mask once a week. Restoring moisture to the hair is really important to help repair dry ends and add shine.”

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