HairStory: Supermodel, Entrepreneur & Author Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks is not only famous for being one of the highest paid and successful black models. She’s also the executive producer and creator of the international phenomenon “America’s Next Top Model,” an Emmy Award-winning talk show host, actress — and now author. The rise of her first novel “Modelland” to New York Times best-seller status is the perfect occasion to celebrate this woman for all that she has done. She is even making moves on the web front with her fashion site Type F, showing that her entrepreneurial chops extend beyond the entertainment world.
As a style icon, Tyra has become an inspiration for black women all over the world by embracing her curves, teaching us how to smile with our eyes and rocking these stylish yet elegant hairstyles. Over the years, this mogul’s has rocked braids, weaves, extensions and wigs — and even her own real hair — but her trademark look is the lace-front wig. The versatility of Tyra Banks’ hairstyles reflect her multifarious career. Flashback through the years to see her everchanging hairstyles and evolution from a model to a modern day mogul!