Crazy Eyes on the Red Carpet

24 Jun

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If you haven’t jumped onto the Orange Is The New Black bandwagon yet, hurry up.  This hit is sweeping the world.  One of the most impressive performances is that of my favorite, Uzo Aduba in her role as ‘Crazy Eyes’.  Uzo kicks into high gear with this character. Crazy, unpredictable and leaving you wondering what her character will do next, it’s no wonder that she took home the prize at the recent Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

Looking stunning in a golden gown and rocking a gorgeous plum lip, Uzo was the essence of regal beauty.  Our friends at BeautyStyleWatch caught up with her stylist to find out what the inspiration was for her look.  It was definitely a winner!

Celebrity Stylist, Jamika Wilson, created a regal, braided crown for a hit TV star Uzo Aduba, aka “crazy eyes,” using Motions Hair Care products as she accepted her Critics’ Choice Award in Los Angeles on Thursday evening. “We were going for a very royal, Grecian-goddess look. I wanted the hair to look like a crown to complement the gold vintage dress.” – Jamika Wilson

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 Get the Look:

CLEANSE Start with clean, dry hair. For natural girls, use the Motions Natural Textures Moisturizing Cleanser
CONDITION Use Motions Nourish Leave-In Conditioner to detangle and add moisture to the hair and blow dry
TREAT Work Motions Define My Curls Crème into the hair to smooth ends and create a deep side part
FINISH Create a crown by twisting hair in an upward motion and secure with a hairpin. Set with Motions Light Hold Working Spritz
STYLE Gently pull the twist to loosen the hair slightly and add Motions Shine Enhancing Pomade to smooth edges and finish with Motions Hold & Shine Spray

 

Products Used:
Motions Natural Textures Moisturizing Cleanser Cleanser
Motions Nourish Leave-In Conditioner
Motions Define My Curls Crème
Motions Light Hold Working Spritz
Motions Shine Enhancing Pomade
Motions Hold & Shine Spray

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