Taraji P. Henson's Hair Is Now Purple

Taraji P. Henson Bun - H 2015
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Taraji P. Henson Bun - H 2015

The 'Empire' star revealed her mane makeover on Instagram.

It appears Taraji P. Henson is just the latest in a string of celebrities — Madonna, Kelly Ripa, Jared Leto — who are having a blast playing with hair color. After all, the Empire star now is rocking a statement-making ombre purple mane.

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From the looks of her Instagram, Henson's new do also has some pastel turquoise and perhaps pale gray in it. Hairstylist Marcia Hamilton is responsible for the dreamy ombre color that seems to be inspired by My Little Pony.


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According to the post, Hamilton used Pravana color on Henson’s hair. As for the TV actress, she seems stoked about her new do, captioning her first reveal #playingwithcolor and using the hashtags #shadesofpurple and #themodernstorm for her second shot.