Hype Or Hmm: Tracee Ellis Ross Remixes The Classic Bantu Knot

Tracee Ellis Ross x The Annenberg Space For Photography Presents "Refugee"

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Actress Tracee Ellis Ross took a break from her signature textured tresses last week to join in on the throwback bantu knots look. Ross has never one been one to follow a trends, so it was refreshing to see her rock remixed version of the popular look at the opening of REFUGEE Exhibit at Annenberg Space For Photography

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While we’ve seen several celebs, including Zendaya and Blac Chyna, slay the look with tight, defined twists, Ross rocked a more easy, spring time beat, with nude face and rosy cheeks. Her twists were loosely coiled into a bed of softly twisted and spiral knots.


Loving my knots (not officially a #Bantu) that @AraxiHair did for me #Annenberg

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She shared a profile of her ‘do on Instagram, captioned “Loving my knots (not officially a #Bantu)”. Her stylist Araxi Hair reposted the look, calling it “a #twist on an ole #Classic”.

Tracee Ellis Ross x The Annenberg Space For Photography Presents "Refugee"

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Are you feeling her springtime ‘do?

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