Can We Give Lupita Nyong’o a Round of Applause For This Breathtaking Met Gala Hairstyle?

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Lupita Nyong’o never disappoints when she steps onto the red carpet at an award show, gala, or premiere, and the 2021 Met Gala was no different. The actress showed up at the American-themed event wearing a full denim dress with her hair masterfully styled on top of her head in a manner that showed off her natural texture at every angle.

Drawing inspiration from the ’90s with a mix of Old Hollywood Western films, Nyong’o not only understood the assignment, but she also conquered it. Her sculpture hairstyle featured gravity-defying volume with looped pieces of hair at the forehead that framed her face better than any bangs could have. Every last detail was taken into consideration, right down to her complementary navy-blue eye makeup by celebrity makeup artist Nick Barose.

Ahead, get a closer look from every angle at Nyong’o’s Met Gala hairstyle, and prepare to be in awe at just how stunning she looked.

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