Kerry Washington Shows Off Gorgeous New Bob At 2017 Producers Guild Awards | Hype Hair

Takisha first prepped Kerry’s natural hair with a deep conditioning hair mask and then used a blow dryer “to smooth her hair out and give it that sleek look with some slight volume.” She didn’t color Kerry’s own hair, though. Instead, she custom colored extensions from her collection and “clipped them in all around her hair and then cut to give her ends that blunt look,” said Takisha.

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Kerry Washington's Golden Globes 2017 Hair Is Magical From the Front to the Back

When styling Washington's hair, she started by parting Washington's hair on the left side (she felt looked better with her gown). Strudiant-Drew then sectioned off the hair at the nape of the neck and clipped in TSD Hair Extensions—some a soft brown, others blonde. The result: a sophisticated, yet totally edgy style that nailed the party-chic vibe of Globes themselves.

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Slay in Big Bad Curls | Life & Style

Nature and a little bit of heat are to thank for Kerry's breezy 'do. "I blow-dried her hair on a medium setting to make her natural coils swell slightly," says hairstylist Takisha Sturdivant-Drew, who styled the star's locks. Then to emphasize the curl, she added TSD Hair Extensions in Deep Wave ($160, tsdhair.com).

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Kerry Washington’s Emmys Hairstyle ‘Has To Be Very Special’ Says Her Pro | People

You recently launched TSD Hair, your very own hair extension line! What was this venture important to you?

I was trying different extensions on different celebrities, and I was like, “I don’t like this hair. This hair is nice, but it’s too silky, [or] this hair’s nice but it’s tangling. The quality is so important. So I started to look for my own extensions! It took over three years. After I finally found the right textures, my husband helped me with the packaging and everything. I call him my manager. When I launched TSD Hair at the Bronner Brothers hair show, they sold out! For me, when it comes to extensions and weaves, it has to look natural. It has to blend. Nobody should know your secret, they should just think, “Oh wow, your hair looks great.”

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The History of Box Braids | Ebony

“Box braids are one of the best braided styles you can have because you can be creative with it. You’re not just stuck wearing one style,” says Takisha Sturdivant-Drew, celebrity hairstylist and owner of TSD hair extensions. “Braids are definitely in right now and everyone wants to wear them. They give some women a certain edge and they can be sexy, too.”

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