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Nicki Minaj Borrows Beyoncé's Hairstylist, And The Results Are Flawless

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Nicki Minaj may have confused some people with her special dedication to Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden at the Time 100 Gala. However, we were a bit more mystified by the rapper-actress' polished hairstyle.

Riccardo Tisci and Nicki Minaj get real close on the red carpet at the 2016 Time 100 Gala in New York City.
Riccardo Tisci and Nicki Minaj get real close on the red carpet at the 2016 Time 100 Gala in New York City.

Before hitting the stage at the star-studded affair, Minaj walked the red carpet alongside Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci rocking a braided topknot. After doing a bit of research on Instagram, we discovered that Beyoncé's longtime hairstylist Kim Kimble was the woman behind this sleek updo.

While Minaj has experimented with less outrageous looks for some time now, we are absolutely loving this simple, yet sophisticated hairdos. What do you think?

Scroll down to see more of Minaj's flawless updo, and check out which other celebs made our best beauty list this week.

Nicki Minaj
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Nicki Minaj was feeling herself at the Time 100 gala dressed in head-to-toe black. Her sleek braided topknot, winged eyeliner and nude lip added the finishing touch to this ensemble. Use Kimble Beauty Brazilian Nut & Acai Berry Serum to strengthen and add shine to strands.
Jemima Kirke
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"Girls" actress Jemima Kirke attended the 2016 Free Arts NYC Art Auction Benefit in New York City. She channeled screen sirens of old Hollywood with her bronde lob, full brows, matte red lips and black slip dress. Try Lipstick Queen Eden to recreate Kirke's bright red pout.
Kate Hudson
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While making the promo rounds for "Mother's Day," Kate Hudson has switched up her bob by adding long hair extensions. Simple, center-parted hair and natural makeup make for a casual-cool look. Bellami Tape-In Extensions are a fool-proof way to add length to your locks without it appearing so obvious.
Yuna
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Muslim singer Yuna stopped by the AOL Build Series to discuss her new album "Chapters." With her hair adorned in a brightly-colored scarf, our attention was immediately drawn to her bold brows, smokey eye makeup and coral lips. Watch these tutorials for four fabulous ways to wear a head wrap.
Elizabeth Olsen
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Elizabeth Olsen stunned at the premiere of "Captain America: Civil War" in London, England with her subtle wavy hair, dewy complexion and ruby red lipstick. There's a trick to using a curling iron to bend your hair like Olsen's. Check it out here.