[Close-Up] Serena Williams Goes Tribal For ESSENCE Cover Spread

Serena Williams X ESSENCE
Photo Credit: Kwaku Alston

In what appears to be a continuation of last month’s theme, ESSENCE has dropped another gorgeous cover, this time featuring Serena Williams.

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The tennis phenom slays the glossy’s September issue in a gorgeous beauty shot with makeup and face paint by Natasha Gross and hair by Vernon François.

Serena Williams X ESSENCE
Photo Credit: Kwaku Alston

Inside, she rocks a series of classic looks styled up by Marielle Bobo accented with braided pink hair extensions.

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isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. she is a Black beauty editor; founder of Sadiaa, the premiere beauty directory for women of color, and editor for HypeHair.com.