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Published by The Hollywood Reporter — November 11, 2015
By Sam Reed

Being a gangly teenager headed to a first dance can be awkward enough, but luckily, then-14-year-old Elizabeth Olsen had red-carpet hairstylist Mark Townsend on hand to help her look her best for her first winter formal dance.

Olsen’s older sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley, had worked with the guru before and asked him to help out their little sis for the evening — and he warmly agreed. “I had the best hair in my class,” Olsen reminisced of the updo that Townsend created for the evening. “It was pretty cool.”

The pair have been working together ever since, with their current goal being to grow her mane longer. “It’s a team effort,” joked Olsen. Added Townsend, “She has the greatest hair on Earth, so I have the easiest job ever.”