Issa Rae’s hairstylist has praised the actress for showcasing how beautiful natural hair can be.
The actress may have created TV show Insecure, which she also stars in, but the 33-year-old certainly has no hang-ups when it comes to flaunting her natural beauty on the red carpet, and Felicia Leatherwood is adamant Issa should be seen as a hair inspiration for black women.
“Issa Rae has helped me showcase what natural hair could be, and give women options of what they can do,” Felicia told E! News. “I’m really proud of that, because I don’t want anyone to feel left out, or like they’re not good enough, as it relates to their hair and their skin.”
Felicia recently attended the Essence Festival in New Orleans, where explained to E! News how women who have chemically treated their hair for years can revert back to natural tresses.
Her top tip is looking after the scalp and she suggested using the Maui Moisture Hair Care line.
“Hot oil treatments are great for the scalp. If you can get a hot oil treatment once or twice a month, as you deep condition. When you put the hot oil on the scalp and you have the deep conditioner in your hair, when you go to rinse it out, the oil coats over the conditioner. That’s how to seal the moisture into your hair,” she shared.
And talking about her favourite Issa look, Felicia singled out the stunning hairstyle the star wore for the 2018 Golden Globes in January.
“(The look) was awesome. I’ve down about 800 hairstyles on Issa Rae, maybe more, including the show… She’s my black Barbie,” Felicia smiled.
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