Jennifer Aniston: We All Want Somebody Else's Hair

05/09/2013 at 02:44 PM ET

Jennifer Aniston hair, Living ProofJamie McCarthy/Getty

We’d have thought Jennifer Aniston could do pretty much anything with her hair, but it turns out even the world’s most enviable mane has its limits.

“We all want somebody else’s hair,” Aniston told PEOPLE at an N.Y.C. Living Proof event, citing Gisele Bündchen as the star whose tresses she envies, and adding “I also love Kate Moss‘s hair. It’s that rolled-out-of-bed look. Somehow she can wear a couture dress and just have that. I’ve tried to do that but it doesn’t work.”

Aniston adds that no matter how many times she asks her longtime stylist Chris McMillan to give her that hair, “he’ll do whatever he wants to do.” That’s why — even though she takes care of it with Living Proof’s Restore mask, and she’ll go anywhere to get it washed — only McMillan is allowed to go near it with scissors.

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And we can’t say that we blame her for being a little paranoid, considering some of the past disasters she tells us she’s had to contend with. As a kid, “I’d only had mullets! Or those haircuts when you were a kid and you’d get those crazy, like, long at the front and shaved at the back,” she says. “Oh, I just learned so many lessons from my youth of what not to do.”

So that’s why she’s bringing her “Good Hair” Living Proof webisodes (which feature McMillan and girls on the street expounding on hair philosophy) to the masses. It’s all about learning from your mistakes and working with what you have, which is what, as the co-owner of the haircare line, she wants to communicate to women.

“Those girls are adorable and they’ve gotta get better perspective on their hair because they don’t have horrible hair,” Aniston says of the girls in the video series. “It’s so interesting how girls have the wrong perception of themselves.”

Watch the video below, then tell us: Whose hair do you covet? What’s your biggest hair disaster?

–Alex Apatoff, reporting by Andrea Lavinthal

FILED UNDER: Beauty , Hair , Jennifer Aniston
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Linda on

Jen pay CAA pr agent big money to put her name in the media sad that hair and a teenage wedding is all they can come up with.

adele on

Linda bitterness sound bitter why not be happy for other peoples success so that success will come way

Ann on

I like her !! She’s lovely

Molly on

@Linda. It’s even more sad that you click on her article and comment if you find it so dull. If you don’t want to read about hair, then why did you click on the article?

Surfing on

She really has absolutely nothing to talk about but herself. Her yoga, her hair, her skincare line, her water, her wedding. Does she EVER look outside herself or do anything to contribute to anything on the planet. With all her money and fame she could do so much and does zip but focus on herself. That’s why she will never have children or adopt despite the headlines saying she’ been pregnant for the last 5 years!

phre on

really pleased to see at 2:25 that miss aniston is – contraty to many other actresses – still able to move her facial muscles and get older as a more or less normal 40 year old woman. she doesn’t look like 20 or 30, but se looks really great!

Mich on

Lovely girl but I would like to see a different cut on her for a change

LPW on

“world’s most enviable mane?” To each her own, I guess.

Michele on

Worst hair day I had was when I was about 9 and I begged my mother to perm my hair so it had waves or soft curls. My hair was short at the time. When she was done I looked like Shirley Temple! Not that Shirley has bad hair, it just didn’t look as cute on me.

Ale on

I do not envy her hair. It looks always the same, flat and boring. She has never done anything risky, like Anne Hathaway or Natalie Portman.

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