1. Kerry Washington - Curly Hair
“If [my outfit] is simple, then my hair can be more wild and sexy," she says. A thin curling iron makes the tightest curls if yours don’t come naturally.
2. Kerry Washington - Spirals
“Kerry is all about these big, soft curls,” said hairstylist Eric Gabriel. Do a blowout first; then curl one-inch sections with a curling iron. Skip heavy hairspray!
3. Kerry Washington - Pulled Half-Up
To get one of Kerry’s most elegant looks, make waves with a curling iron. Then gently tease your crown for volume and clip it back.
4. Kerry Washington - Sleek + Straight
Hitting up the flatiron looks hot (ha!) on Kerry: “I can make a straight look last all week by sleeping on a satin pillowcase.”
5. Kerry Washington - Lazy Waves
Kerry loves her curling iron, but she’s careful: “African American hair tends to be dry, so I use a moisturizing shampoo.”
6. Kerry Washington - Easy Up-Do
“I don’t like to think about my hair; once it’s done, it’s done,” Kerry says—which means she goes for styles that look great even when pieces slip out.
7. Kerry Washington - Bun With Bangs
Bangs makes a pulled-back style flattering. A flatiron gets it sleek. So make a low pony, but don’t pull hair completely through the elastic, to create a casual bun.
“If [my outfit] is simple, then my hair can be more wild and sexy,” she says. A thin curling iron makes the tightest curls if yours don’t come naturally.