Last 12 months, as host of the American Music Awards, Cardi B led us via the night time in varied extravagant outfits with a dramatic impartial minimize crease, prolonged nude nails, and a blunt mullet that cascaded previous her bum. This 12 months, the Bronx-bred rapper was again on the AMAs stage with hair simply as lengthy however styled right into a spikey ’90s-style half-updo with a fake facet bang.

On November 20, Cardi B carried out “Tomorrow 2” alongside Memphis rapper Glorilla on the awards ceremony. The duo was decked out in comparable outfits in contrasting colours — Cardi B’s ensemble was a child blue hue, whereas Glorilla’s was a shiny yellow – and each wore modern jet-black hair that fell in the direction of their knees. Glorilla’s hair was merely parted on the facet with slicked child hairs whereas Cardi B’s half-up look was an ode to the ’90s. 

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Hairstylist Tokyo Stylez, who has labored intently beside the rapper for years, slicked a entrance part of Cardi’s hair throughout her brow to create a fake facet bang. She twisted a number of sections of the inky black hair right into a half ponytail with the ends protruding above her head. Stylez barely curled the ideas of these items of hair GHD Curve Soft Curl Iron. 

If you look intently you possibly can see the tightly wound items of hair wrapped round one another on the base of the updo. Her darkish hair was so shiny that it gleamed brighter than the icy chain round her neck. Stylez straightened the hair utilizing GHD’s Platinum+ Styler.