[Close-Up] Yara Shahidi Serves Afro Magic For ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ True Beauty Issue

Photo Credit: Adrienne Raquel

Grownish star Yara Shahidi has left fans in awe with her latest shoot for Harper’s Bazaar. Serving up a strong dose of #blackgirlmagic with unretouched images, the Hollywood darling falls right in line with the glossy’s theme, true beauty.

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Lensed by Adrienne Raquel, she rocks a gorgeous structured afro with undefined curls styled by Nai’vaisha and a glowing beauty beat by Emily Cheng.

Photo Credit: Adrienne Raquel

Channeling her modeling roots, the actress poses it up in a slew of high fashion pieces from Michael Kors, Hermès and Oscar de la Renta.

Inside the issue, Yara opens up about her off- duty style and the lack of inclusivity in the beauty industry.

On her off-duty style:

“By not showing skin, I’m making a statement.” she tells the mag. “My clothes need to have movement. For me, fashion is all about joy.” 

On the lack of inclusivity in the beauty industry:

“I love that more beauty brands are doing this,” she shares about Bobbi Brown Cosmetics expanding their already extensive shade range. “There have been times when I got out of the makeup chair and my skin looked gray. It’s why I think every single person of color usually brings their own makeup kit to set.” 

Click through for more images and BTS videos from the shoot.

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Tatayana is a fashionista obsessed with all things beauty, pop culture and style. Her work has appeared in Hollywood Life, Global Grind, IBT Media, Us Weekly and Sadiaa Beauty. Follow her on Instagram @machineguntatyy__ and Twitter @BabyfaceTatz. Be sure to check out her skincare blog @TheSkincareArsenal on IG!