How-To: Angela Bassett's Thigh-Length Braid at the Golden Globes


Even though the 78th Golden Globes was virtual, an army of hairstylists, makeup artists and nail artists made sure their celebs look red-carpet worthy from their homes. Take, for instance, Angela Bassett's stunning thigh-length braid created by celebrity hairstylist Randy Stodghill, to complement her Dolce & Gabbana gown. 

Bassett's braid was two-in-one—the first braid was a traditional three-strand style and a second, smaller braid was weaved into the bottom. "Braids are a big trend right now and we wanted something that would be off the face but still have the drama," Stodghill said.

He used PhytoVolume Volumizing Blow Dry Spray to prep the hair, to allow it to retain fullness. He then used PhytoSpecific Thermoperfect to protect her hair from the blow-drying and curling irons. "I use PhytoSpecific Moisturizing Styling Cream and PhytoSpecific Baobab Oil from the root to ends, leaving the hair really soft and smooth," Stodghill added. "I then put Angela’s hair into a sleek low ponytail, added extensions for more drama, and for a sleek polish look I used a few drops of PhytoSpecific Baobab Oil over the finished look for a deeper shine.”