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Last updated: January 13, 2020

Lupita Nyong’o’s Textured Updo

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Instagram via @vernonfrancois

Lupita Nyong’o is back to SLAY awards season and her first stop was the Critics’ Choice Awards 2020. The “Us” actress partnered with her go-to celebrity stylist Vernon Francois (@vernonfrancois) to create a striking “afro cloud” upstyle and we’re here everything about this textured ‘do! Love this look? Scroll down to get the deets!


Artist: Vernon François
Manufacturer: Matrix, @matrix

Products Used



Prep the hair with Matrix Total Results Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Treatment to seal in moisture before heat styling.

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After stretching the hair, apply Matrix Total Results High Amplify Flexible Hold Hairspray to help maintain body and resist humidity.


Pull hair up into a bun and apply natural hair extensions. Spray Matrix Total Results Length Goals Perfector Multi-Benefit Styling Spray on the extensions to elongate them and reduce detangling and styling.

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Apply Matrix Total Results High Amplify Proforma Hairspray for hold and a textured finish.

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Finished Look // Instagram via @vernonfrancois

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