Lacey Chabert Reveals Her Everyday Hair-Care Routine

Rarely is there a fictional movie character so iconic that they're easily recognized by their hairstyle. Enter Gretchen Weiners from 2004's "Mean Girls," brilliantly played by Lacey Chabert. Chabert's big curls in the film are a noughties staple, and spawned the classic line, "That's why her hair is so big. It's full of secrets," as per YouTube. Outside of filming, Lacey Chabert's hair routine involves less hairspray, but she's kept the signature curls. In a May 2021 interview with PopSugar, Chabert revealed that her current beauty look draws from her time in "Mean Girls." 

"I feel like everyone has a way that they feel most comfortable," she explained. "I feel like over the years, while I want to be versatile and I try and change my look here and there, I've learned to not fight it." Chabert told NewBeauty that she avoids adding heat wherever possible for healthy hair. After washing her tresses, she lets it air dry first before following up with a blow dryer. She told the outlet that she uses Suave Blow Dry Accelerator Heat Protecting Spray to protect her hair. Incorporating the actors” hair-care tips into your own routine is ridiculously easy. 

When it comes to hair, Lacey Chabert is all about the volume

In a May 2014 interview with Allure, Lacey Chabert compared her natural hair texture, which is straight, to that of her "Mean Girls" character. To get the iconic look, hairstylists curled her hair and added extensions for more personality. The "Color of Rain" actor told HelloGiggles that her hair modus operandi today is volume, volume, and more volume. "When I wake up, I use the [Suave] Up The Volume Shampoo and Conditioner," she explained. "I do anything to add volume to my hair, and I love big hair. I use a lot of products to help with that, and it really helps my hair to have more volume and be more bouncy."

Chabert is very intentional about caring for her scalp and regularly does a deep cleanse. "I use a lot of products, so I think it's good to detox your scalp and really give it a deep clean," she told the outlet. Her product of choice is Instagram-favorite Vegamour's Scalp Detoxifying Serum. According to its product page, this vegan serum reduces dandruff and repairs damaged hair. Take a page out of Chabert's book and give your hair the TLC it deserves.