Big ambition deserves big hair. For height like this, use volumizing cream (we like L’Oréal Paris EverCurl Sulfate-Free Hydracharge Leave-In Cream, $9, drugstore.com). Then curl, tease at the roots, and push up with a mini headband.
On Sparks: sweatshirt, Gary Graham. On Derulo: hoodie, T by Alexander Wang.
A bold lip color equals instant confidence. (For precision like this, use a lip brush!) Try Rimmel London Kate Moss Lasting Finish Matte Lipstick in 110 ($5.50, ulta.com). Pump up your ponytail with Alterna Haircare Bamboo Volume Uplifting Root Blast ($24, beauty.com).
On Sparks: sweater, Rebecca Taylor; jeans, J Brand; sneakers, Reebok.
Barely there lips and coppery eyes are even hotter when the hair’s untamed. Try Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Curviest Caramel ($16, clinique.com) and Tresemmé 24 Hour Body Finishing Spray ($4.50, at drugstore.com).
On Sparks: dress, Thakoon. On Derulo: T-shirt, Splendid Mills.
“I’ve worked so hard to get my hair this length. It was so damaged after Idol,” says Sparks. And Derulo’s a fan: “I hope she never cuts it,” he says. Prevent damage with Clear Scalp and Hair Beauty Therapy Ultra Shea Nourishing Scalp and Hair Oil ($6, at drugstore.com).
On Sparks: T-shirt, Splendid.