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From Yara Shahidi to Logan Browning, it’s no secret as to why hairstylist, Nai’vasha Johnson has been named the “Curl Queen.” Nai’vasha continues to keep texture at the forefront of the beauty industry by creating voluminous afro buns, sleek braided styles and flawless wigs that take our breath away. She has true passion for sharing stories through her artistry and says, “The stories that I strive to tell through hair is a narrative of individualism. Beauty and amazing moments are built on individual confidence. I enjoy watching and telling that story.”

As she prepares to slay the Oscars, she gave us some key tips and trends to keep an eye out for.

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Hottest trend(s) for Spring

“Look forward to seeing more blunt bobs, more voluminous hair, and more accessories this spring!”

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Top Tips for Curly Girls

“My main tip for my Curl Queens would be to moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. Moisture is the key component to incredible curls.”

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Like most, natural hair is more than just hair. It’s a part of culture and individuality. She says, “Natural hair represents confidence and power to me. It takes strength to share your authentic self to the world.”

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What does natural hair represent to you? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.