Natural Beauty Slay: Janelle Monae’s Blowout, Lupita Nyong’o & More

Lupita X Nyong'o x Janelle Monáe

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#BlackGirlMagic was in full effect at Janelle Monáe’s inaugural “Fem The Future” brunch this weekend at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Ahead of her Afropunk performance, Janelle hosted the pre-VMAs event on Saturday, Aug. 27 to highlight the importance of women in the entertainment industry.

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The power brunch featured a host of industry celebs and influencers, including Lupita Nyong’o and Ezperanza Spalding who mixed, mingled and planned power moves. The ladies also showed of their natural beauty slay which included blow-outs, gumbies and braids.


Click through for some of the best hair moments from the day.

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