How To Recreate Doja Cat’s Nostalgic, Blonde Hairstyle From The Grammys

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Doja Cat, the rapper who is one of the biggest stars to come blow up during the 2020s, was a knockout at yesterday’s 64th annual Grammy Awards. On the red carpet, she wore a mint-colored, atelier Versace dress, with platform, strap up sandals, frosty makeup, and a blonde, 90s-inspired hairstyle that we’re in love with.

This isn’t the first time Doja, who won her first Grammy last night with SZA for “Kiss Me More,” has pushed the envelope with a nostalgic hairstyle. For her 2022 video for “Need To Know,” she took inspiration from T-Boz’s red bob from the 1999 video for “No Scrubs.” JSTAYREADY was behind both that moment, as well as Doja’s blonde, flipped out style with tendrils, cropped bangs, and bantu knots.

Read the story of how Doja Cat became a household name.

The celebrity stylist shared all of the details of how he brought the Grammys look together, check it out below.

1.     Start by shampooing and conditioning with Joico Defy Damage Shampoo ($21.50) and Joico Defy Damage Conditioner ($22.50).

2.     Prep the  blonde wig by shampooing and conditioning with the Joico Color Balance Purple Shampoo ($20.50) to time the wig and strip it of all yellow/brassy tones.

3.      After applying the wavy blonde wig blow dry it straight with ghd helios professional hair dryer ($279) and ghd paddle brush ($35).

4.     Section off the hair front temple to temple and used JoiGel Firm Styling Gel ($19.50)  for the twists and Bantu knots at the top of the hair. The rest of the hair was pulled into a half-up ponytail using a combo of my hairdryer and JoiMist Firm Protective Finishing Spray ($20.50).

5.     Straighten the back with ghd unplugged styler ($299) and finished off the look with JoiMist Firm Protective Finishing Spray ($20.50) for hold and to control frizz on the carpet.

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