c’mon and braid my hair lupita

vogue got lupita nyong’o and her six friends together for the oscar winner to play beautician — who knew she could braid hair?!? she say she learned from her aunt in kenya after having a bad experience in college.

 for all the complaining i do about the oppressive standards around black women’s hair, i forget to celebrate what lupita calls our “frame.”  this video shows the bond we create when taking part in a beauty ritual with deep cultural roots.

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