• Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson Become First Black Women to Win the Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling

    10 days ago - By Allure

    The hairstylists made history at the 2021 Academy Awards for their work on Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
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  • Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson Are the First Black Women to Win an Oscar For Hair and Makeup

    Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson Are the First Black Women to Win an Oscar For Hair and Makeup

    10 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson made history last month as the first Black women to be nominated for an Oscar in makeup and hairstyling , and they broke the glass ceiling even further on Sunday night when they took home the big award.
    Neal and Wilson worked as hairstylists on Ma Rainey's Black Bottom , which starred Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman, who both received nominations in the best actress and actor categories, respectively. Neal served as the film's lead hair department head, and Wilson worked as Davis's personal on-set hairstylist, and they won the award for best makeup and...
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