Celebrity hairstylist Sabrina Porsche has had one hell of a year.
An expert in everything from cutting to braiding, this seasoned creative has pulled together stunning looks for an elite set of big name clients (Beyonce, Solange, and JL to name just a few). Between working with her A-List patrons and styling on the set of Black Is King, Porsche has proven to be one of the industry’s most exciting faces in the game.
This week, we’re taking some tips from this total pro. We sat down with Sabrina Porsche to find out just what products and styling tools make up this master’s kit. Read on for all of the details on this iconic stylist’s go-tos.
Pros like Sabrina never step on set without an array of styling tools are their fingertips. “My tool staples are a BaBylissPro Nano Titanium Prima flat iron and, because I do lots of curly hair, I use a variety of curling irons,” Sabrina explains, “I use the Hot Tools Marcel Irons in 4 different sizes (3/8″, 3/4″, 1″ and 1 1/4″) My Dyson Supersonic blowdryer, and my Instyler mini travel dryer!”
Brushes and Combs Galore
As a stylist to the stars, Sabrina is prepared for any strand situation. That means lots of brushes and combs on hand to cater to different hair types. So what are her go-tos? “I have various sizes of T3 round brushes for blowouts, professional smooth paddle also from T3, a wet brush from IGK, a Shiela Stotts removal brush, a kinky hair detangler Wonderbrush from Curltastic and a boar bristle brush.” Sabrina says. She also carries an extension brush with her at all times.
But that’s not all. The expert also packs a variety of combs for her on set sessions. “I use a precision rat tail comb for when I need to make strategic partings in the hair,” she continues, “I have loc comb for re-tightening locs, I have metal tail rat tail combs for laying lace frontals and wigs and wide tooth combs for detangling.” Sabrina also carries cutting combs with her at all times, you never know when you may need to make a quick snip?
Ouai Hairsprays on hand
Every Mane Master has a go-to set of styling products. For Sabrina, hairsprays are a must. “My essential products that I take to every shoot are Ouai Texture Spray to secure hold for textured hairstyles, Elnett Hairspray and the Ouai soft hair spray, [and] Ouai hair oil for dry ends” Sabrina details. Of course hairsprays aren’t the only product’s in this celebrity hairstylists’s kit. In addition, Sabrina also packs “Kiss Edge Fixer Edge Control to slay edges, Tancho Stick to lay down those fly aways, Ouai pomade to also lay down fly aways, Not Your Mother’s Curl Talk Curl Foam for my curly hair clients, Eco Styler Hair Gel for those super sleek looks and Pure O Products Neat Braid Conditioning Gel to create those perfect braid patterns!”
Paired down accessories only
When it comes to accessories, Sabrina keeps it simple. “The accessories I have to have with me are a crochet hook, and edge brush, and needle and thread!” she says. The styling star also carries bobby pins with her when she goes to shoots. A quick fix for those little imperfections.