Get It..Taraji P. Henson AKA “Cookie” Undercut Hair Style

“Cookie” aka actress Taraji P. Henson always has killer hairstyles on the show. So of course, she showed up to the SAG awards with as Tym Wallace, celebrity hairstylist puts it “a chic but edgy undercut style.” She dazzled in designer Reem Acra and made a powerful speech of unity of all America as the nominated film Hidden Figures took home the Best Picture award. We couldn’t take our eyes off of her.

So excited we got the scoop from Tym Wallace on how he created her hairstyle for the night. He said,”When thinking about Taraji’s look- wanted to focus on her inner beauty and personality. Her versatility and command of any screen translates – from Empire’s ‘Cookie Lyons’ to Hidden Figures’s “Katherine Johnson’.

Here we have the step – by – step guide to recreate Taraji’s look for the red carpet.

1) Begin with cleansing the natural hair with L’Oréal Paris Sulfate-Free Shampoo and  Conditioner, followed by a spritz of It’s A 10 Leave-in Miracle Product.

2) Next, section off the hair and blow dry with an Olivia Gardner round  brush and fav tool, Dyson Supersonic hair dryer.

3) Once the hair is dry, section the hair to create an edgy undercut with Wahl Clippers.

4) Next, create large waves in the hair using the Harry Josh  ProTools Ceramic Styling Iron. Bonus: Add a little pop with custom-colored Indique hair extensions using Pravana color system

5) After letting the waves set, brush out downward using a small Mason Pearson brush 

6) Finish with ORIBE Apres Beach Wave and Shine spray and  Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray Strong

Just like that voila effortless beauty. Tym knows how to make a hairstyle pop. He totally took it to another level with Taraji’s look.  Now if we could only just wake up and look so glam each day.

Photo credit  {Tym Wallace}

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