2024 NAACP Image Awards: Stunning Hairstyles From The Red Carpet

From elegant Bantu knots to glamourous up-dos, dive into the exquisite hairdos that stole the spotlight at this year's event, showcasing the beauty and diversity of Black hair culture.


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The NAACP Image Awards consistently brings out the most beautiful Black stars, and when they bring their Sunday best to the red carpet, it’s like a sweet symphony of laid baby hair, perfected braided tresses, and snatched ponytails all over the place. It’s a sight for sore eyes, a breath of fresh hair. The ladies continued the tradition of slaying and ensuring their hair department was on their Zoom! Here are a few of the best and most stylish hairstyles spotted on the red carpet at the 2024 NAACP Image Awards.

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It’s a twist on the ponytail, but elevated. The braid fashioned into a baby hair design is just the attention the detail this look deserves.

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Braided and buxom in waves and coils, Teyona looks like a descendant of the royal family of Wakanda.

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With a nod to old Hollywood glam, Gail Bean’s soft finger waves into an intricate bun is simply stunning. It’s a winning style for a winner!

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Yara Shahidi - When a Black girl does a messy bun, ain’t nothing messy about it! Yara’s curly, effortless updo feels like a princess with a wild side!

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India Amarteifio - Would anything less be expected from the young queen? The hat stands alone as a fashion moment, but the sweet and playful cornrows underneath make this look one of the best of show!

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There’s no talking hair if there’s no mention of Queen Latifah, the hair-laid diva! This strawberry honey blond wavy ponytail is the thing ponytail dreams are made of.

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