2024 NAACP Image Awards: Issa Rae's Iconic Hair Moments: Breaking Norms with Bold and Beautiful Styles

The Hollywood mogul is as much a hair icon as she is a pop culture phenom.


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Issa Rae is authentic in expressing herself in all facets of her life, and this especially applies to her hair. The actress, writer, and producer's knack for being a top-notch hair chameleon has allowed her to explore versatile styles through the years, from beautiful braided crowns and twisted buns to textured up-dos and ginger fros. Rae consistently rocking her natural hair any which way, on and off-screen, to shatter norms is inspiring and uplifting for Black women all over. Let’s take a look at some of her iconic hair moments.

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Issa Rae’s voluminous ginger curls lit up the 2024 SAG Awards red carpet.

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Issa Rae wore a regal, curly pompadour to complement her sequin number at the 5th Annual Wearable Art Gala.

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Issa Rae looked breathtaking with her bubble braid at ELLE’s 2022 Women In Hollywood Celebration.

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Issa Rae rocked vibrant jumbo braids at the 2021 Vulture Festival in Los Angeles.

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Issa Rae’s gorgeous rope braid took center stage at the 2019 Women In Film Gala.

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