The top knot 1
Who says you can only do the top knot on straight hair? The quick and easy style looks just as chic on coily curls. Check out Esperanza Spalding!
The top knot 2
Smooth out frizz and flyaways with Ojon Rare Blend Tamer ($24).
Tiny braided hairstyle 3
Thick, coily curls like Lupita Nyong’o’s are actually a lot more versatile than you think. They hold a mini braided hairstyle better than any other texture.
All you need to replicate Syesha Mercado’s sassy look is a few bobby pins. The side-swept style gives off a fun and flirty vibe.
Keep curls defined with Kinky Curly Curly Custard Gel ($17).
How gorgeous are Yaya DaCosta’s curls? All you have to do is twist one side of you hair up and then pin, and leave the ends of your hair loose.
Keep curls soft and hydrated with SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen Grow & Restore Leave-In Conditioner ($11).
Half-up half-down 9
For long, thick curls like Kelis, try a half-up, half-down look. Simply take a section of hair from the front and pin it back using small bobby pins.