We can't stop staring at the British bombshell's new hairdo.
Actress Thandie Newton is a frequent subject of our admiration when it comes to her personal style and stunning good looks. Her penchant for head-turning frocks and that halo of carefree curls are always a winning combination. So you can only imagine how surprised -- and thrilled -- we were to see see the British bombshell rocking a lovely set of box braids.
The 43-year-old star shared a selfie via Instagram on Thursday rocking the short, bob styled braids and we were instant fans of the look.
In the caption she's happily pointing our her emerald green eye shadow. And while her makeup is definitely on point, we can't stop staring at those stunning plaits.
What do you think of Thandie's new 'do? Tell us in the comments section below.
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