Beauty Hair The One Thing Jennifer Aniston Does Before Seeing Her Hairstylist Splitting Hairs is our monthlong exploration of hair based on a survey of women across America. It's like you brought a photo to the salon — we're giving you exactly what you want. By Erin Lukas Erin Lukas Instagram Twitter Erin is a Brooklyn-based beauty editor and has been with InStyle since 2016. She covers all facets of beauty for the site. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 22, 2018 @ 03:15PM Pin Share Tweet Email Behind every great haircut is an even better stylist. In the case of Jennifer Aniston’s signature perfect beachy waves and blonde highlights, it’s Chris McMillan. As the actress’ longtime stylist, he’s responsible for Aniston’s most iconic look, “The Rachel,” and has helped Aniston evolve her signature look throughout the years. RELATED: Jennifer Aniston Is Doing Just Fine So, what does McMillan use to create that final look? Despite the fact that he has access to virtually any product, McMillan often uses Murray’s $2 Pomade to give Aniston’s waves that piece-y, textured look. The pomade is a mix of petroleum jelly and paraffin wax that, when used sparingly on your ends, can define and control frizz. Hit play on the video above to see all of the behind-the-scenes hair action that happened on Aniston’s InStyle photo shoot.