Wakanda Forever: An Oscars to Remember

There was a lot of hype leading up to this years Oscars. The awards show made history before it even began. There were two movies with black directors nominated for Best Picture. Black women were nominated for Best Costume Design and Best Production Design. And that doesn’t even account for the actor nominations.

It’s not often that an awards show lives up to expectations, but the Academy Awards didn’t disappoint. Seeing black people looking good and being awarded for their excellence was a whole mood. It was like Wakanda in the real world. We’re sharing our favorite Oscar looks so that you can bring that same energy into your daily life.

Regina King

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Regina glowed in her ensemble, which was classy and subtly sexy. Her textured bob is totally recreatable. Use our Crowned Collection Styling Bundle to moisturize your hair from the inside out. Then using a flat iron or a curling iron to add a soft curl. Heat damage is not a cute look, so make sure you’re following our tips for minimizing heat damage.



Hannah Beachler

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Hannah’s bold faux-hawk is the perfect look for a night on the town. It also doubles as a protective style. You’ll need gel,plenty of bobby pins, and some add-in hair. Grab a healthy dose of gel to slick back your hair, dividing it into three vertical buns. Take the add-in hair and split around the bun closest to your forehead. Artfully weave the hair around the other two buns, using bobby pins to hold your craftsmanship in place. This hairstyle will look slightly different  each time, and that’s the beauty in it.

Lupita Nyong’o

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Lupita’s soft updo can take you from the office into a date night. Divide your hair into four vertical sections. Then take a moment to massage our Hair + Scalp Growth Elixir to give your hair an extra shine. Fold the sections under, using bobby pins and gel to secure. If you’re feeling adventurous, you could add some sparkle in one of your sections a la Lupita.



Can we talk about how good everyone’s skin looked on the red carpet? Even the men! Give your skin the Hollywood treatment by taking our Hair Growth Vitamin. You’ll look even more like a starlet.

What were your favorite Oscar looks? Show us how you recreate them using Shedavi products using #shedavi, and you just might have your own moment in the spotlight.

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