Icon Status: 15 Flawless Cicely Tyson Hairstyles

August 27, 2014  |  

Cicely Tyson is a living legend-an iconic beauty and talent that will forever be revered in Hollywood. Her work as an actress has inspired and uplifted generations. During her extremely fruitful career which spans decades, Tyson has played memorable roles of strong black women such as Jane Pittman and Coretta Scott King. Now at the age of 80, Tyson is still working and winning. She recently won a Tony award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in The Trip to Bountiful. This only proves that age is not a restriction for Tyson. During a recent episode of OWN’s Master Class, Tyson revealed that she is a strong believer in “divine guidance.” She didn’t always embrace her strong intuition but life’s lessons taught her to cherish it. She continues to inspire us to tap into our own divine resources.

Tyson is also known for being one of the first African American actresses to wear her hair in it’s natural state at a time when it was a rarity to do so. When she wasn’t rocking her afro, she sported those coveted cornrows and helped the cultural hairstyle crossover when actresses such as Bo Derek was seen rocking the same look.

Today we highlight the beauty of Cicely Tyson. Click continue to celebrate the legend with us.

Icon Status: 15 Flawless Cicely Tyson Hairstyles

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