Slay Files: How Taraji P. Henson Nailed Her Diahann Carroll-Inspired Oscars Hairdo

Taraji P. Henson made many heads turn as she made her way down the red carpet at the 2017 Academy Awards on Sunday night (Feb. 26). Rocking a navy blue velvet Alberta Ferretti gown, the Hidden Figures star also stunned with an old Hollywood-inspired hairstyle.

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Celebrity stylist Tymothe Wallace, who used Dove hair products to achieve Henson’s incredible tresses said that he was inspired by iconic actress Diahann Carroll when he created the look, which you can try at home for yourself. Check out how you can emulate Henson’s look with some pointers from Wallace in the gallery above.

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