Takisha Sturdivant-Drew Dishes on Kerry Washington's Top Looks

Kerry Washington Met Gala

Takisha Sturdivant-Drew and actress Kerry Washington have been a creative force for the last 15 years. From collaborating on films like Confirmation and Peeples to the 2018 broadway hit American Son, Sturdivant-Drew always makes sure the Golden Globe-nominated actress is ready for the spotlight. Here, she handpicks a few of her favorite looks she has created for the star.

Kerry Washington Hair

“I loved Kerry’s pink outfit and decided to give her a tousled style with highlights and a bang.”

“I paired curls, curls and more curls with this sexy black outfit. I wanted to keep Kerry’s natural texture in an updo that fell onto her face.”

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“It’s important to use the right shampoo in order to keep the hair from frizzing. Also, using a wide-tooth comb when detangling locks is key.”

Kerry Washington Curly Hair

“I added a lot of volume to Kerry’s ponytail and left some texture on top to pair with her open-neck dress. It was a fresh, clean look.”

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“I had 15 minutes to create this hairstyle for the opening night of her Broadway show American Son. I love volume on Kerry, so we went big and added texture to showcase the dress.”


This story first appeared in the May issue of Beauty Launchpad magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

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