EXCLUSIVE - Kerry Washington's 2013 NAACP Image Awards Look




"Scandal" and "Django" actress Kerry Washington has been setting the awards red carpet on fire all this season with her beauty looks.  She recently also won a NAACP Image award and looked stunning in her cotton candy-pastel Oscar de la Renta gown.  Her hair was soft and feminine, yet still modern in her half up -half down look.

We've gotten the scoop on her beautiful hair from celebrity hairstylist Marcus Francis, who used Carol's Daughter Monoi Oil collection products to help create her look.

Here are all the details! - RLB

To get the look, Francis:

  • Blow dried the hair with a round brush, adding a few drops of Carol's Daughter Monoi Oil Sacred Strengthening Serum to the ends.
  • Flat ironed the hair from roots to ends to seal in the shine, adding in a small pump of Carol's Daughter Monoi Repairing Split End Sealer after flat ironing to lock in added moisture.
  • Sectioned out the top middle section, creating a clean part on either side of the head, then lightly teased a few sections at the front for height, and brushed using a Mason Pearson hair brush. Francis then blended the teased hair into the back of the head, keeping the sides clean and securing with two bobby pins underneath the hair on either side.
  • With a 1 1/4" size curling iron, Francis curled the ends of medium-sized sections and held for three seconds for added movement, brushing out to soften and break up any tendency the hair had to curl.
  • Smoothed the hairline with a spritz of Carol's Daughter Macadamia Heat Styling Hairspray on a toothbrush-like finishing tool. Finally, Francis sprayed the entire head and finished with a final half pump of Monoi Repairing Split End Sealer on the curled ends.

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