Janelle Monáe atttended the Nordic State Dinner May 13, 2016 at the White House in Washington and was coiffed to the nines with a faux bob that breaks all the rules. Her natural hair was styled perfectly in a look that is easy for naturalistas to emulate. We also love her classic makeup with the bold red lip…
Get Janelle’s Faux Bob:
1. Start with a fresh twist out. Curly Nikki has a great tutorial for a beautiful twist out here.
2. Moisturize hair.
Try: SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Reparative Leave-In Conditioner -16 oz $10.99
A reparative leave-in conditioner that softens and detangles hair. Nourishes, moisturizes and supports elasticity so hair resists breakage when detangling. Conditioners provide a protective layer that improves the appearance of split ends. Peppermint oil stimulates the scalp for an invigorating experience.
Try: Camille Rose Naturals Curlaide Moisture Butter – 8 oz $16.99
Organic rice milk, green tea, jojoba, macadamia and slippery elm are infused to create this creamy blend so that your hair will feel moisturized and soft. Minimize breakage with nourishing shea butter fruit and coconut oil. Works great for wash n go’s, two strand twist, locks and braids.
Try: Jane Carter® Complex 4 Replenish & Repair Oil – 6 oz $12
Composed of maracuja, sunflower and coconut oils and rich amino acids, this replenishing and restorative hair masque seals in essential moisture while imparting natural, reflective shine to hair.
3. Put hair in a low loose ponytail. Secure with a hair elastic.
Try: Scunci Hair Elastics Black 20ct $2.50
4. Tuck ponytail under leaving hair loose and chin length. Pin securely.
There you have your faux bob! Natural style.
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