Ever wonder why Mariah Carey
's hair is so big
? (Really, a simple Google search for "Mariah Carey Hair" garners more than 13 million
results.) Well, that's because it's full of secrets—her long-time (12 years!) colorist's secrets, to be exact.
In honor of the vocal goddess' much-hyped American Idol
debut tonight, we headed over to Oscar Blandi's namesake salon where Kyle White
, lead colorist and go-to guy for heaps of A-Listers, not only shared his secrets behind Carey's iconic color—he actually gave us
one her signature looks.
Click on through to find out how you can steal the look, too!