In the world of Lupita Nyong’o, another day, another red carpet slay! At the Los Angeles premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the actress rocked a sleek tapered afro to compliment her gorgeous emerald dress. We got the details from natural hair expert Vernon Francois so that you can replicate this fashionable style in real life.
To stun in this look at your next holiday party, prep hair with (1.) Vernon Francois Leave~ In Conditioner ($28) for moisture and protection. To sculpt the face, sleek the sides of the hair back and pin it up. Next, use (2.) Vernon Francois Styling~ Cream and the (3.) 3 in 1~ Style Comb ($10) to tease the hair for added volume and texture. For a shiny, red carpet finish, use (4.) the DAZZ-LING SPRITZ Shine Spray ($24) and voila!