Regina King & Zendaya x 2020 Primetime Emmys
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Black Hollywood served up main hair moments for the 72nd Primetime Emmys — from 3D baby hairs to Yvonne Orji’s statement-making haircut.

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We additionally cherished the feel play rocked by Regina King and Zendaya, who each gave us life with editorial updos. We caught up with celeb hairstylist Larry Sims, who was behind each appears to be like, to get deets on their voluminous appears to be like.  


Regina King x 2020 Emmys
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“With Regina, we wished to maintain her hair gentle and textured,” he tells Hype Hair. “We went for an ethereal end that complemented the costume very effectively. Texture, texture, texture was undoubtedly an intricate a part of the completed look.”

We love how Larry performed up Regina’s pure texture together with her free tendrils. The highest knot additionally appears to mark the primary time we’ve seen the sweetness rock all of her personal pure hair for the carpet.

Zendaya X 2020 Emmy Awards
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For Zendaya, he went large with a voluminous updo. “We wished to go for a retro-inspired Bridgette Bardo vibe for the hair,” he says. “Zendaya introduced a cool vibe to the look that solely she may pull off.”

To realize the look, he set her hair with giant hair rollers, earlier than pulling it up right into a excessive pony and backcombing the free tresses for added texture. 

For each appears to be like, Larry used three choices from his new line with Gabrielle Union Flawless by Gabrielle Union. The Black-owned model includes a Shine Heat Protection Spray ($9.99), which he used blow-drying Zendaya’s hair, and a Detangling Leave-In Conditioner ($9.99), he used on each of the beauties for added moisture. He additionally smoothed on a number of drops of the Exotic Oil Treatment ($9.99) to present the appears to be like a pleasant shine.