If you've had the pleasure of watching Martin Parsons on stage, you know that he shares the most amazing tips and tricks for creating beautiful updos and finishes. At a recent photoshoot in NYC, Parsons offered an overview of his tool basket that he uses to create his silhouettes. He shows his favorite brushes, combs and bobby pins (that are only available at martinparsons.com).

In this video he offers some insight in his tool choice but if you watch through to the end you hear why he spends so much time counting while he does hair!