Uberliss RituOil is The Final Step to Achieving Kerry Washington’s Goddess Hair

Abigail Surrisi

Iconic actress Kerry Washington turned 46 today. To celebrate, we revisit her head-turning look from This month's Critics Choice Awards. Happy Birthday, Kerry!



Takisha Sturdivant-Drew ( Kerry’s hairstylist ) and Kerry herself have been working together for over 20 years. Over the years, the duo has formed a strong bond and a love for trying new and unique looks.

For This year’s Critics Choice Awards, Takisha wanted to complement Kerry’s off the shoulder Armani Privé dress with a bouncy and fun hairstyle that brought out her natural beauty. “Once I saw the dress I knew I wanted to pull it back, but I still wanted to see her hair. So we chose a sleek, pulled back look with lots of volume coming down the back. She looked like a goddess.” says Takisha.



How Takisha gets the look: 

  1. Prep The hair with The As I Am Rice Water Collection. Add extensions for fullness. 
  2. Blend natural hair with the extensions using The Keracare Gelessence Moisturizing Gel and pull the hair back into a low ponytail. 
  3. Slick back the front of the hair with the same gel to lock it in and make the volume and texture of the ponytail pop.
  4. Finish by applying Uberliss Smoothing RituOil to the ponytail to tame flyways and add shine.



    RituOil makes for the perfect finishing touches. Formulated with a lightweight blend of Orchid Oil and Argan Oil, RituOil gives your finished look the ultimate boost of long lasting shine.

    What did you think of Kerry’s goddess hair? With awards show season just kicking off, we can’t wait to see all of the looks to come.




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