Lupita Nyong'o schools Vogue on where her Met Gala hair inspiration really came from

Spoiler: not Audrey Hepburn

Most Popular

When Lupita Nyong'o stepped out onto the Met Gala red carpet earlier this week with a sky-high, gravity-defying hair do - it's pretty safe to say that all eyes were on her. 

But when Vogue then used Lupita's awesome style to draw comparisons to Audrey Hepburn, she was quick to set the record straight of where her hair inspirations actually came from.

Posting to instagram, Lupita simply captioned the video "Hair Inspiration. Check. @vernonfrancois @voguemagazine #metball2016."

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Hair Inspiration. Check. @vernonfrancois @voguemagazine #metball2016

A video posted by Lupita Nyong'o (@lupitanyongo) on

Most Popular

In the vid, Lupita shows how she drew inspiration from classic Black icons of the past including Nina Simone and traditional African hairstyles - not Audrey Hepburn, which was the assumption made by Vogue.

Check out the video below where Lupita talks about how she's still learning how to take care of her hair - and as always, tweet us @sugarscape

Kendall Jenner
GIF
Related Article
Justin Bieber, Amandla Stenberg and Kylie Jenner
Related Article

What do you think?

Beauty
Share
The galaxy makeup trend that's perfect for Halloween
We are loving these galaxy freckles.
Beauty
Share
Charlotte Tilbury'ss made a lipstick for the actual Queen and we want it
Give us a swatch your Majesty.
Actually, Kylie Jenner didn't mean to dye her hair platinum blonde
Beauty
Share
Kylie Jenner's officially brought back the zig-zag parting, everybody
Lizzie McGuire says HIYA
Beauty
Share
17 things we learnt from watching Kim Kardashian do her own makeup
Including every single product she used and her love of a "clumpy bottom".
Beauty
Share
This 6-year-old has unicorn hair and the internet is freaking out
6-years-old and already cooler than you.
Beauty
Share
Crystal lips are the new beauty craze taking over Insta
Because lipstick does get a bit boring tbh.​
Beauty
Share
Kylie Jenner is releasing new shades of Kyliner
​Get on our eyelids
Beauty
Share
10 Halloween manis to inspire you
​Because ghoulish nails match our souls.
Beauty
Share
The 7 Halloween products you need from Lush
It's October 31st everyday in our bath tub. ​
Beauty
Share
The 9 best 'how I did my makeup in high school' YouTube videos
Funnily enough, your fave YouTubers didn't come out of the womb with brows on fleek. ​