Ever wonder who's behind the lustworthy looks of ethnic beauties like Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige? Look no further than Kimberly Kimble, stylist to the stars.
Below, the California native reveals her current obsessions, most demanding clients and more.
It's been said that you have styling in your blood, since your mom and both of your grandmothers were stylists. How did hair care become your own passion?
Going to hair shows and seeing the hair artists really fueled my love of hair. I was so excited to learn and to have the opportunity to be creative with hair. Also, seeing how I could give my clients more confidence and really change their state of mind with a new hairstyle was really inspiring and made me passionate about hair care.
Which of fall's hair trends are you most excited about?
Color that is soft and neutral.
What curl-care products are worth the splurge? And when should someone save her money?
There are so many great products on the market at a variety of price points that it isn’t even necessary to splurge. Kimble Hair Care Systems Bounce Back Curl Revitalizer is an incredible curl-care product and retails for just $12.99.
What is your all-time favorite look you've created for a client?
The Grecian-inspired look that I created for Beyoncé at the “Fighting Temptations” movie premiere.
Now that we've covered the basics, it's time for our "lightning round" of questions:
Go-to styling aid?
Kimble Hair Care Systems Retrospective Workable Hair Spray.
Hair trend you most regret having participated in?
The lace front. While it can look fabulous, a lot of people are doing it and not doing it correctly.
Person you’d most like to meet, past or present?
The Obama family or Vidal Sassoon.
Butter Pecan Häagen-Dazs.
First celebrity client?
Funniest moment at a photo shoot?
I always dance at photo shoots and have dance-offs with my clients.
Most demanding client?
Favorite styling tool?
Kimble Beauty Bamboo Paddle Brush.
Crave more? Click here to view Kimberly's "Legendary Looks" lookbook on AllTheLooks.com.