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Whether they are on the cover of a magazine or walking the red carpet, there is one accessory that celebrities can’t seem to live without– shiny hair that leaves us asking- "How do I get shiny hair, too?" Thanks to the #1 celebrity hair stylist tip on how to get shiny hair, you no longer have to be on the A-list to get these jaw-dropping strands. In fact, the secret weapon of celebrity hair stylists is available at your own Redken salon.

The secret? Shades EQ Hair Gloss, of course! This 20-minute service is exactly what you need to get attention-grabbing, celebrity-inspired shiny hair. Shades EQ works to give your hair a glossy sheen that leaves your strands looking radiant, refreshed, and toned. Think of it as the ultimate hair pick-me-up.

This quick and easy color service is a staple in many hair stylists’ haircoloring routines. Take celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham, for example. Her clients range from reality show superstars to A-list actresses, and each of these powerhouse clients turn to Cunningham for the latest and greatest in haircolor. In fact, Shades EQ glosses are her go-to during coloring appointments. “Every single one of my clients uses Shades EQ. I do not allow a client to leave without that beautiful shine.”

Another huge perk of a hair gloss treatment? No damage. “Shades EQ will never damage your hair, it will only make your hair feel fuller and more conditioned,” Cunningham states. “After I apply it, the hair just feels so much softer and looks shinier.”

Wonder what is one of Cunningham’s favorite ways to use the gloss? Well, to get that perfect “lit from within” haircolor, Cunningham revealed her favorite technique, “Shades EQ is the perfect way to flirt with color if you're just taking a few baby steps. For instance, I've been known to do a few babylights around the hairline and in the part along with a few almost undetectable highlights throughout and then over it do a 20-minute gloss and it's so beautiful. It looks like you're backlit.”

It’s one of her favorite ways to make sure that her blonde clients’ stay looking shiny and glossy rather than fried and brassy. “I love using Shades EQ to tone my blondes. It makes the perfect gold to go over blonde hair, just gives it that really beautiful fresh look. Sometimes blondes can look fried and you can just quickly throw on a Shades EQ gloss all over, and the hair looks radiant and more healthy.”

No wonder she can’t stop using it on her clients. The gloss adds dimension to the hair and helps it look and feel healthy.

“Shades EQ is the color that thinks it's a conditioner. So it's really not going to change your hair, it's not going to lift your hair, it's just going to gloss over your hair and give it a hint of color with no commitment. It is awesome,” says Cunningham. “There is no one that couldn't use a little Shades EQ. The best thing is there is no commitment with it. It's commitment-free color. You're just flirting with it.”

There you have it. The secret to glossy, red carpet strands is out and you don’t even need VIP access to book an appointment.


When you’re ready, visit a Redken Salon near you.

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