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January 21, 2021

Here’s How To Get Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Curls

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Michelle Obama’s Hairstylist Shows Us How To Recreate Her Iconic Inauguration Hair

Can we just take a second to talk about Michelle Obama’s inauguration hair by longtime stylist Yene Damtew (@yenedamtew)? 😍 We’ve been scalped—the wig is on the floor, no one else’s look matters. The BOUNCE, the BODY, the VOLUME—we almost shed a tear at the sheer perfection of it all paired with her oxblood moment from Sergio Hudson. 

 

Subtle Highlights For Added Dimension? *chef’s kiss*

 
 
 
 
 
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At this point you’re probably wondering how to get the hair for yourself (and your clients) and we’ve got the deets! Yene posted on her Instagram exactly how she creates long-lasting curls to finish off a classic silk press in her salon. Keep scrolling to watch her technique on natural hair and with extensions!

 

Watch & Take Note Of How Long Yene Holds The Hair In The Flat Iron When Curling Each Section

 
 
 
 
 
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Clients Have Extensions? No Problem! Here’s The Same Technique On A Client With A Few Tracks In

 
 
 
 
 
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Just One Last Look…

 
 
 
 
 
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Want More Silk Press Education? Check Out These 7 Tips To Perfect The Process!