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Host Regina Hall walked the red carpet of the BET Awards, last night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, working an embellished thick, low ponytail. Shornell McNeal-Young styled Hall for the event in which Hall paid tribute to her hometown of Washington, D.C. with a Go-go-insipred parody of Beyoncé’s Homecoming, aptly titled Homegrown.

OK now that I’ve successfully distracted you from the Monday blues, let’s get back to Hall awesome hair. The look was a collaboration of Hall’s glam team, which included stylists Wayman + Micah and makeup artist Lewina David, along with McNeal-Young.

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“We worked together to make sure that all components of Regina's look came together,” explained McNeal-Young in press materials. “We wanted to do something playful and a little out of the box.”

Hall wore a black Cong Tri minidress with blouson sleeves, Christian Louboutin embellished sandals, and D’Orazio & Associates jewels.

“It was also important to have a look that could be transformed in under 10 minutes to take Regina from the red carpet to the stage,” said McNeal-Young.

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We caught up with McNeal-Young for all the details, so you can recreate this easy summertime look using all Dove Hair products:

  1. To start, I used Dove Nutritive Solutions Intense Repair Shampoo and Conditioner to cleanse Regina’s natural hair for the evening.
  2. After the shampoo and conditioning, I used Dove Care Between Washes Rehydrating Mist as a leave-in conditioner to moisturize and protect her natural hair.
  3. Next, I flat-ironed Regina's hair to smooth it out, [and] then I put her hair in a ponytail using Dove Style + Care Compressed Micro Mist Extra Hold Hairspray. This allowed me to lay her hair down so that it would not revert back to its naturally curly state.
  4. For the ponytail, I added additional hair and secured it with hair pins. Once the ponytail was in place, the wire was wrapped around the ponytail to give a unique and sophisticated look, to go along with her dress and makeup for the red carpet.
  5. Lastly, I sprayed a little Dove Care Between Washes Invisible Dry Shampoo to take away a little of the shine.