All the glam 4c hair inspiration you need, inspired by Lupita Nyong’o – who flaunted her magic at the Oscars in a Rwandan-inspired braided updo, decorated with a golden thread.

Afro hair defies gravity and that gives it the very superpower of moulding into any shape imaginable. Actress Lupita Nyong’o embraces just that, her hairstyles celebrate the uniqueness of Afro hair and the endless possibilities that one can mould, bend and shape it into. From her sculptural updos inspired by ancient African hairstyles to trimmed haircuts worn with accessories, and classic Masai twists. Lupita Nyong’o is constantly inspiring us to embrace who we are and most importantly embrace the texture of our hair. Here are some of our favorite hairstyles worn by Lupita Nyong’o:

Updos (Lephondo)



Short haircuts (twa)



So if you ever feel stuck on what hairstyle to do with your twa, just ask yourself “what would Lupita do?”

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