Oscar Worthy Hair: Lupita Nyong’o at the 2014 Academy Awards

By Christene Carr

Lupita Nyong’o’s star shone brilliantly at the 86th Annual Academy Awards. The 31 year old actress won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 12 Years a Slave, and won even more hearts when she showed up in a custom made light blue Prada gown. When asked about her dress on the red carpet, Lupita told E! Red Carpet reporter, Ryan Seacrest, “It was made for me...It’s a blue that reminds me of Nairobi. It’s a little bit of home.”

While we were completely floored by the Kenyan born actress’s ethereal Prada gown, we were equally pleased that she managed to change up her short faded natural hair yet again. Stylist Larry Sims is the genius behind Lupita’s Oscar hair. Here’s how he did it:

We loved everything about Lupita’s look and can’t wait to see what she shows us next, both on screen and off.

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