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Sharon Haver, Fashion Expert

  • Red Carpet Beauty: Lupita Nyong’o channels Audrey Hepburn elegance, get her hair now!

    Red Carpet Beauty at the 2014 Oscars had us clamoring to cop the chic and simple hairstyle of it-girl of the moment Lupita Nyong’o…

    Beaming in a gorgeous shade of icey blue in a Grecian inspired pleated Prada number, Lupita Nyong’o served Oscar viewers a throwback to the carefree elegance of the inimitable Audrey Hepburn.

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    By keeping it timeless, Nyong’o reminded us of the beauty of pure simplicity and the fact that instant glamour can at times be achieved by taking the easy route. Lucky you.

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    Go ahead try it for yourself come wedding season or your next night out with these expert tips from her stylist, Larry Sims:

    • Larry started Lupita’s look by applying a quarter-size amount of curl enhancing gel on Lupita’s damp hair, and then diffused her hair to create a fine curl and texture.
    • Larry then used creme oil to smooth out the front of Lupita’s hairline. He also applied the creme oil on the sides of her head to give her hair a smooth and shiny finish.
    • After her hairline was smoothed, Larry then pushed back Lupita’s hair with a diamond Fred Leighton headband. He then shaped the crown of her hair around the dazzling tiara.
    • Larry completed Lupita’s look with luminous shine enhancing hairspray for extra flexibility with an added glossy hold that will keep her locks in place throughout a night of star studded after parties.

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    Published on March 02, 2014

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