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Reader's Digest Logo By Crystal `Martin of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 6: For Tracee Ellis Ross's look at the Screen ActorsGuild Awards Awards, Larry Sims worked with Ross's natural hair texture to create a loose fishtail braid. Her <a href="http://www.rd.com/health/beauty/curly-hair-tips/1/">curly hair</a> gave the look 'edginess,' says Sims. 'It's important to leverage my client's hair texture and style.' Get the look: Use a diffuser to dry hair without disrupting the curl pattern. Gather the hair at the middle back of the head. 'I always grab from the cheekbones and lift the hair at a 45 degree angle to accentuate my client's face,' Sims says. Then do a <a href="http://www.totalbeauty.com/content/gallery/how-to-fishtail-braid-tutorial">fishtail braid</a> over the shoulder.

Tracee's Textured Fishtail Braid

For Tracee Ellis Ross's look at the Screen ActorsGuild Awards Awards, Larry Sims worked with Ross's natural hair texture to create a loose fishtail braid. Her curly hair gave the look 'edginess,' says Sims. 'It's important to leverage my client's hair texture and style.' Get the look: Use a diffuser to dry hair without disrupting the curl pattern. Gather the hair at the middle back of the head. 'I always grab from the cheekbones and lift the hair at a 45 degree angle to accentuate my client's face,' Sims says. Then do a fishtail braid over the shoulder.
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