Here’s How Tym Wallace Created Taraji P. Henson’s Twisted Top Knot

Actress Taraji P. Henson was pure inspiration at the Chicago International Film Festival this weekend. Before giving an empowering speech about never giving up, she hit the red carpet to show off her chic look for the day.

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The Empire star slayed in a fitted satin Kimono dress and face beat by Ashunta Sheriff. But, it was her fabulously twisted top knot that caught our attention. The chic look was styled by Tym Wallace and is one of those red carpet-ready looks that can actually be recreated at home.

Click through for deets on how he created the look, along with hair products and tools you’ll need for a sleek, shiny finish.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

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