Take a quick minute to scroll through Kendall Dorsey’s Instagram, and you’ll see some of Hollywood’s elite (and hair-blessed) talent. From music industry goddesses like Nicki Minaj to models and actresses like Elsa Hosk and Yara Shahidi, he’s one of the A-list’s best hair talents. And if you’re really observant, you’ll notice a running theme: wigs. Dorsey is the go-to mane man when it comes to creating both natural and otherworldly wig moments (he counts creating a 50-inch wig for Nicki Minaj as one of his most memorable looks) in addition to his all-around artistic aesthetic when it comes to hairstyling.
We don’t know about you, but our know-how surrounding wigs—styling, dressing, application, everything—is quite limited, to say the least. Therefore, who better than Dorsey to walk us through a detailed play-by-play in anticipation of peak wig season (read: Halloween)? Keep scrolling to find out how to put on a wig once and for all, plus Dorsey’s additional tips and tricks for nailing your wig look Halloween night. Truly, you’re learning from the best!