Tickets for Beyoncé's Formation tour officially go on sale as early as today, but we're still have her groundbreaking new music video on repeat. In addition to the empowering lyrics and thought-provoking visuals, the Queen delivered several breathtaking beauty moments that are giving us all types of #hairgoals. We went directly to her hairstylist, Kim Kimble, to find out all of the glamorous details and she shared everything on the head-turning looks.
The pro started out by confessing to InStyle, "Texture was the inspiration for the hair." From the opening scene to the finale, you'll see loads of gorgeous texture, plus the versatility of curly hair. Kimble went on to explain that the entire team is always being inspired by so many different outlets, "Sometimes it’s an iconic person or travel that will inspire you to create something." It's clear to see that the spirit of New Orleans was captured in the footage and Kimble went on to say, "The video mixes the old with the new over different decades showing the old with the modern while celebrating texture and natural hair."
All together, each scene delivers major hair moments that are bound to go down in history. Kimble describes the artistic elements as, "Louisiana flavor but modernized."
The hair pro went on to confess some of her styling tips for some of the looks in the ground-breaking video. Read on for all of the details and to see every single breath-taking hair moment from the "Formation" video.
1. French Braids
If you're hoping to score flawless braids like Mrs. Carter, Kimble revealed, "Oil and pomade are great for creating the right texture when you are braiding and help to make sure that the braids lay just right.
2. Parade Style
The "Formation" video also highlights the beauty of the New Orleans women who are seen showing off their style on a float.
3. Blowout Fun
Beyonce rocks her natural textured hair in a blowout style for an epic parking lot dance scene.
4. Hat and Ponytail
A voluminous low ponytail was the perfect pairing to show off the neckline of Bey's stunning outfit.
5. Natural Curls
Even Bey's dancers showed off their gorgeous textures with a crop of perfectly curled manes.
6. Wig Store
The wig store scene is filled with amazing hair pieces, including the blue, pink, and orange looks on the ladies in the scene.
7. Long Braids
"The braids took the most time to create," Kimble confessed to InStyle. But the hard work definitely paid off, delivering a gorgeous style that will definitely go down in history.
8. Braided Crown
Lots of bobby pins were used to hold Bey's crown of braids in place.
9. Fishnet Updo
Kimble broke down the pretty updo: "Using a large barrel curling iron, I curled the hair pulling it through a ponytail and then pinned the hair in place."
10. Curly Updo
Bey kept her strands pulled back for this powerful scene and let her minimal makeup look take center stage.
11. Blu Ivy's Beauty
Bey chants in her new song, "I like my baby hair, with baby hair and afros,"and we love her natural look too.
12. Crowned Afro
"When it comes to keeping accessories in place, having the right pins and pinning the hair is important. I like to have hair pins and bobby pins because sometimes, you need both," revealed Kimble to InStyle.