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While attending the "The Book of Negroes" screening in Washington, DC., Aunjanue proves that big, carefree curls are the ultimate accessory.
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Aunjanue Ellis chose a curled bob for the 5th annual Critics' Choice Television Awards, matched with pink lipstick.
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Loose curls slightly covering her forehead made up Aunjanue Ellis' BET Honors look. Need this look to last? Wear your hair in a pineapple (at night) for killer second-day curls.
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Aunjanue Ellis wore her hair in a high bun, offset by a stunning smoky eye, at a screening reception.
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With her hair in a middle part in big elegant curls, Aunjanue opted for a bit of sass at the 'Book of Negroes ' panel at the BET Networks portion of the 2015 Winter Television Critics Association press tour.
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Aunjanue shows us at the 'The Book of Negroes' screening that a curly updo (and a beautful smile) is the best red carpet look.
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Aunjanue accessorised her head of beautiful curls with a "Black Lives Matter" shirt while visiting the 'Extra' studios in Times Square.
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Aunjanue choose to slick her hair up into a perfect topknot for the “The Book Of Negroes” Launch Party. When trying the look, secure with bobby pins, an elastic band and hairspray.
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Aunjanue's high bun was the main attraction while at a photocall for a TV series.
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Aunjanue Ellis opted for laid-back, big tousled curls for "The Help" Los Angeles premiere.
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Aunjanue arrived at the "Cover" premiere in 2008 with a big, curly 'fro.
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During an interview in 2005, Aunjanue added light brown highlights to her curls.
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A big, twist-out did all the talking for Aunjanue at the 2005 NBC UpFron at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
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A young Aunjanue offset a classic ponytail with glossy lips at the 2004 Toronto International Film Festival.
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Aunjanue wore her hair in slightly centered-parted tight curls at the Universal Citywalk in Universal City, California in 2002.
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