Meet the hairstylists behind the head-turning looks of Michelle Obama, Rihanna and Zozi Tunzi

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Michelle Obama and Rihanna. Photos by Getty Images. Collage by Phelokazi Mbude/W24
Michelle Obama and Rihanna. Photos by Getty Images. Collage by Phelokazi Mbude/W24

When Michelle Obama broke the internet for her bouncy curls at the US presidential inauguration, it emphasised the importance of the stylists who make those moments happen. 

From Janelle Monáe's show-stopping look by Nikki Nelms, to Beyoncé's signature curls by Neal Farinah, these are the gifted hands behind the memorable hairstyles of some A-listers.

READ MORE | These women celebrities who had major hairstyle changes in 2020 will inspire you 

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