'Dos we loved, from fab curls to chic pompadours.

Nicole Marie Melton
May, 11, 2012

It was a wonderful week in hair with stars stepping out at the Costume Institute Gala and ESSENCE Black Beauty Awards in the hottest hairstyles ever!

From Janelle Monaé's signature pompadour to Solange's lush ringlets, here are the most standout strands of the week.