[Close-Up] Tracee Ellis Ross Is Curl Perfection In ‘Good Housekeeping’ May 2017

Tracee Ellis Ross

Photo Credit: Brian Bowen Smith

Actress Tracee Ellis Ross is the epitome of style and grace on her cover spread in Good Housekeeping‘s May issue. The Black-ish star flaunts a glam updo styled by Lacy Redway and deep red lip and beauty beat by Mylah Morales.

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Inside the mag, Tracee is trendy chic in a slew of fashionable pieces from Rag and Bone, Sarto Franco Sarto and Halston’s. The Hollywood heavyweight opens up about her definition of beauty, the power of playing a strong black women on a hit TV show and her style motto.

Tracee Ellis Ross

Photo Credit: Brian Bowen Smith

On her Black-ish role:

I think that as a black woman, my beingness is a form of activism in and of itself. The fact that I am on a show called Black-ish, that I’m playing a woman who is both a wife and a doctor, a mother and a person, a partner and an individual, and that I am playing a joyful black woman on television who is not just surviving but thriving is by definition a form of activism. If I take that and ripple it out further in an amplified way, I can’t help, from my beingness, to not be a form of activism, because that is who I am.

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