August 18, 2022


Cardi B's Chunky Purple Highlights Are Peak 2007 Emo Tradition

Cardi B is making a case for bringing again chunky highlights — with an emo twist. Between blue bangs, a blunt blond bob, and her most up-to-date pink, Y2K bowl reduce, Cardi B’s hair catalog has been nothing in need of beautiful. On Aug. 2, hairstylist and wigmaker Tokyo Stylez shared a video of Cardi B rocking a brand new set of black pigtails streaked with chunky purple highlights. Impressed by hairstylist Davontae’ Washington’s current 2000s-inspired hair session with YouTuber Quenlin Blackwell, Stylez used a lace wig from Wig Vendor to offer the rapper a hair makeover à la Sizzling Matter VIP.

Draping previous her rib cage, Cardi B’s new hair includes a zigzag center half, face-framing highlights, and feathered curls swirling from the roots of her prolonged pigtails. Full with cherry-red highlights, the look is ideal for a visit to the mall or feeling like a badass whilst you hearken to your highschool emo-rock playlist. With different celebrities like Tinashe hopping on board the emo-hair pattern, we suspect this would possibly not be the final we see of the edgy look.

To finish Cardi B’s look, make-up artist Erika La’ Pearl used the Pat McGrath Labs x “Bridgerton” Love at First Blush Divine Blush and Glow Trio, Pat McGrath Lip Fetish Balm in Nude Venus, and Pat McGrath Permagel Extremely Lip Pencil in Contour. La’ Pearl additionally utilized IEnvy by Kiss Naked 06 Lashes and eyeshadow from the New Mothership X: Moonlit Seduction Eye Palette to the singer’s eyes. Cardi B paired the completed magnificence look with a Balenciaga hoodie, a silver bag, and translucent purple boots that confirmed off her pink pedicure, which completely matched her bejeweled manicure.

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Whereas not everybody embraced their inside emo child in highschool, Cardi B’s new look is making these of us who did nostalgic for 2000s magnificence appears (butterfly clips, anybody?). Check out the rapper’s new coiffure — and the unique look that impressed it — forward.