Leyla Milani Khoshbin, founder and president of Leyla Milani Hair
Leyla Milani, the founder and president of Leyla Milani Hair, has gotten oohs and ahhs about her long, lustrous hair ever since she was a little girl, but it wasn’t until years later—when she became a household name as an actress, television host, and most famously, Briefcase Model #13 on the hit show, Deal or No Deal—that she dreamed of creating her own unique hair care empire. Viewers were enamored with her big, bombshell hair and fan mail from around the world poured in, asking how they could achieve the same beautiful hair at home.
Leyla knew that not everyone has naturally luscious locks and many women had damaged their hair with excessive heat styling, teasing, and harsh chemicals. She saw firsthand the damage that was done to many of her fellow models’ and actresses’ hair while working on sets. It was then that the idea for Leyla Milani Hair was born.
Leyla set out to offer women of all ages and ethnicity, high-quality yet affordable, easy-to-attach clip-in hair extensions—a combination of which she just couldn’t find anywhere. The idea is that anyone can easily and effectively add length, thickness, even color and highlights to their hair in the comfort of their home and in a matter of minutes. No more spending thousands and hours at the salon for glue-in or sewn-in extensions that frankly, damaged your own hair and required follow-up appointments and upkeep as the hair grew. Leyla Milani clip-in hair extensions were the alternative to high-maintenance salon extensions. Made from premium-grade, 100% Remy human hair, they can be cut, colored, and heat styled just as you would with your own natural hair. All you have to do is clip them in.
Leyla Milani hair extensions quickly became an instant Hollywood hit. Following the company’s phenomenal success and requests from her loyal fans to offer more, Leyla quickly expanded the line, providing everything a woman needs to create that “just stepped out of the salon” look at home—volume boosting powder, 3-level-hairspray, dry shampoo, an interchangeable curling iron, a professional hair dryer, the unique Miracle Brush, and more. With her volume-enhancing hair care products and attractive styling tools, anyone can achieve that “Million Dollar Mane!”
The products—which are instantly recognizable by their signature “Leyla Milani Blue” packaging—are designed exclusively by Leyla and are known for their smart/witty wordplay names, which she comes up with instantly. Names like the Give It To Me Straight Ceramic Flat Iron, the Triple Threat Curling Iron, Glossilocks Shine Spray, and Hold It Right There Hairspray just to name a few. We guess you could say that Leyla has a knack for naming!
But the products don’t just look and sound cute, they actually work! Just ask the hundreds of thousands of women who swear by them on social media. From Hollywood celebs to stay-at-home moms, to teens and everyone in between, Leyla Milani hair care products can help anyone have beautiful, bombshell hair.
Today, Leyla Milani Hair products can be found in over 100 fine salons and beauty supply stores worldwide.
When she’s not busy growing her hair care empire, Leyla enjoys spending time with her family and giving back to others. As a mother of a 2-year-old daughter, she is particularly interested in children’s causes. She sits on the boards of CHOC Children’s Hospital of Orange County Gala Committee (CHOC) and Talks About Curing Autism (TACA).
While this glamorous go-getter’s life is an exciting one, she says she gets her greatest thrill from helping girls and women everywhere feel they're most beautiful!
-We are all following Leyla Milani on Instagram, not only for her successful Hair Brand but her Gorgeous little family who give us the perfect example of a healthy and successful marriage. What is her tips for any other couples & families out there to be happy & healthy?
One of the most important decisions you will ever make in your adult life is who you choose to marry and build a life with. This one decision can mean the difference between a happy/successful life or a life of unhappiness/misfortune. I feel blessed and fortunate to have met my husband. Someone who is just as driven and goal-oriented as myself-if not, MORE! We have so much in common that we truly never get tired of being together. He is a great human being who is tough when he needs to be in business but a total softie when it comes to his family. He is kind, generous, loving, honest, loyal and completely supportive. We're both extremely supportive of each other's goals and encourage one another to be the best we can be both in business and in our personal/family life. We have a beautiful 3-year-old daughter who's our entire world and we do a great job at balancing our home and professional lives. While we're both busy entrepreneurs, running multiple businesses, we make sure to spend quality time with our families. We travel as often as we can, we have date-nights at least a couple of times a week and we have an open communication always! He is my best friend, my partner and my husband all in one! Choosing your life partner is not easy, but when you think you have found them and they meet most of your criteria, do everything you can to hold on to them. Compromise is key. Remember, a person will always do more than is expected of them when they feel appreciated.
-What is Mrs. Leyla Milani Khoshbin beauty & workout routine?
While I used to be a workout fanatic back when I was working in the entertainment industry and living in LA, ever since moving to Newport Beach, starting my company and living the married life, I have to admit, I haven't found my way to the gym in a long, long time. Instead, I focus on eating really clean, organic meals. I don't drink alcohol. I don't smoke or do drugs. I only buy organic meats, dairy, and product for my family and I never drink sodas or other sugary beverages. Just my daily hot tea which I enjoy with lemon and honey. When it comes to beauty, I will admit, I'm a total beauty junkie and of course, I LOVE makeup! I rarely leave the house without it. I feel it's important to ALWAYS look your best. That means taking time to dress well, have your hair styled and makeup applied. When I look my best, I feel my best.
-Mrs. Leyla Milani Khoshbin favorite products from her brand & why
I use every single product in my LEYLA MILANI collection. If I had to pick a few of my absolute favorites, I would say, my TRIPLE THREAT CURLING IRON, my MIRACLE BRUSH, my GLOSSILOCKS SHINE/THERMAL SPRAY & my BLOW ME AWAY HAIRDRYER.
THE TRIPLE THREAT was the first non-extensions product that I added to my line. It was something that I knew would be an instant hint when I developed it. I was born with straight hair and of course, you always want what you don't have so I would always curl my hair but hated the traditional curling irons with the clamp. I just couldn't get perfect curls and waves and the clamp always left a dent in my hair and worst part of all, my hair was fried after only a few uses. With my TRIPLE THREAT 3 IN 1 CLIPLESS CERAMIC CURLING IRON, you're not only getting 1 amazing curling iron…you're essentially getting 3! It comes with 3 interchangeable barrels that let you choose what style of curl you want. The best part? Your hair looks shiny, healthy and your style actually lasts days!
The MIRACLE BRUSH became a worldwide sensation the minute it was launched. To be honest, I didn't anticipate just how much people would love it. It is a brush that truly lives up to its name. The combination of the 2 bristles, plus the anti-slip handle and overall design of the brush give you the most incredible detangling experience while adding massive shine and volume at the same time. No other brush works as well. It gently detangles your hair, gets out the biggest knots all pain/tear-free! It works on all hair types and on men, women, and children. If you own just one of my products, you should own the MIRACLE BRUSH!
My GLOSSILOCKS SHINE/THERMAL SPRAY smells absolutely delicious but what I really love about it is that is it an alcohol-free formula that doesn't dry out or weigh down your hair and it adds an instant, brilliant shine! It protects against heat and UV damage too! I use it before and after I heat-style my hair.
My BLOW ME AWAY IONIC HAIR DRYER is my new favorite product because I recently started wearing my hair in its original straight texture and what I LOVE about my blow dryer is that it is super powerful, yet light-weight. The best part is that it cuts your drying time in HALF! I have a lot of hair and I would normally need 2 people to dry my hair just so I could be finished in a decent amount of time. I cannot tell you how quickly this blow dryer dries my hair and leaves it smooth, shiny and healthy. It's the best blow-dryer I have ever experienced.
-Every mother would love to look beautiful & healthy like Mrs. Leyla Milani Khoshbin, what are her tips to stay healthy and beautiful?
Get plenty of rest while you can. Now that I have my daughter, good sleep seems like such a luxury! lol, One of the best things for your overall health is getting adequate rest. I always try to go to bed and wake up at the same time. If you can meditate, do it. For me, eating healthy, listening to calming music, drinking my tea, & traveling brings me peace. I take my vitamins, get some sun and stay up-to-date with the latest hair/beauty advancements. I'm very active on social media and love interacting with my fans.