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Celebrity Hair Stylist Felicia Leatherwood’s rendition of an historic African hairstyle

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Celebrity Hair Stylist Felicia Leatherwood has created amazing red carpet looks for several influential celebrities such as Ava Duvernay, Jill Scott, Kim Coles, Nicole Ari Parker, Will Smith, Terrence Howard, and many more. Recently, she took to her instagram (@lovingyourhair) to share an Historic African hairstyle that she recreated on the talented and beautiful actress Teyonah Parris:

I attempted to recreate the beautiful #naturalhair style on the left on @teyonahparris. Not sure how well I did, but @teyonahparris makes everything look amazing! Thanks #Teyonahparris for letting me play in your #hair! And thank you @noni_luvs_u for your assistance with it all! Photography by Inez Lewis, Make-Up by @neiltaffe, wardrobe by @styling4la. #naturalbeauty #teamnatural #Afros #kinkycurly #curlyhair #iLovedoingNaturalhair

– Felicia Leatherwood

This gives us a look into how our black hair history rooted all the versatile and creative styles we see today. As usual, Ms. Leatherwood did a great job and rebirth a dynamic hairstyle that looks like it was made for a African Queen.

Photos Source: via Instagram – lovingyourhair

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