Stunning natural hair styles to master before you walk across the stage.

May, 23, 2016

We're in the thick of graduation season and for those with natural hair, it means spending an unruly amount of time figuring out how to style your strands under a cap.

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The mandatory accessory isn't the most forgiving for those with textured tresses, but that doesn't mean you should settle for a boring variation. We enlisted the help of celebrity hairstylist Vernon Francois for a quick refresher on how to make sure your hair is camera-ready before walking across that stage.

Press play and take notes!