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Grown-ish starlet Yara Shahidi channels Diana Ross in new UNRETOUCHED fashion spread

Grown-ish starlet Yara Shahidi channels Diana Ross in new UNRETOUCHED fashion spread

Grown-ish starlet Yara Shahidi channelled the big hair and slim drapey silhouette of Diana Ross in a new unretouched fashion spread shot by Adrienne Raquel.

The Minneapolis-born 19-year-old donned minimalist designs by Michael Kors, Oscar De La Renta, and Prada for the August edition of Harper’s Bazaar hitting newsstands next Tuesday.

‘Curl queen’ Nai’vasha Johnson gave the two-time SAG Award nominee maximum volume and make-up artist Emily Cheng gave her a luminous complexion.  

Love hangover: Grown-ish starlet Yara Shahidi channelled the big hair and slim drapey silhouette of Diana Ross in a new unretouched fashion spread shot by Adrienne Raquel

Love hangover: Grown-ish starlet Yara Shahidi channelled the big hair and slim drapey silhouette of Diana Ross in a new unretouched fashion spread shot by Adrienne Raquel

‘There have been times when I got out of the make-up chair and my skin looked gray,’ Yara – a Bobbi Brown brand ambassador – told the mag.

‘It’s why I think every single person of color usually brings their own make-up kit to set.’

Shahidi was showing a lot of skin compared to her usual red carpet looks, selected by stylist Jason Bolden, which are more conservative.

‘By not showing skin, I’m making a statement,’ the half-Persian beauty explained.  

On newsstands next Tuesday! The Minneapolis-born 19-year-old donned minimalist designs by Michael Kors, Oscar De La Renta, and Prada for the August edition of Harper's Bazaar

On newsstands next Tuesday! The Minneapolis-born 19-year-old donned minimalist designs by Michael Kors, Oscar De La Renta, and Prada for the August edition of Harper’s Bazaar

Glowed up: 'Curl queen' Nai'vasha Johnson gave the two-time SAG Award nominee maximum volume and make-up artist Emily Cheng gave her a luminous complexion

Glowed up: ‘Curl queen’ Nai’vasha Johnson gave the two-time SAG Award nominee maximum volume and make-up artist Emily Cheng gave her a luminous complexion

‘My clothes need to have movement. For me, fashion is all about joy.’

The 3Below: Tales of Arcadia actress currently produces and star as Cal U student Zoey Johnson in the 21-episode second season of grown-ish, which airs Wednesdays on Freeform.

Yara also plays quantum physics student Natasha Kingsley, whose family is about to be deported, in The Sun Is Also a Star finally hitting UK theaters on August 9.

Ry Russo-Young’s romantic teen drama – also starring Daniel Bae – was based on Nicola Yoon’s 2016 YA novel.  

Teenager: Yara was showing a lot of skin compared to her usual red carpet looks, selected by stylist Jason Bolden, which are more conservative (pictured July 9)

Teenager: Yara was showing a lot of skin compared to her usual red carpet looks, selected by stylist Jason Bolden, which are more conservative (pictured July 9)

Shahidi explained: 'By not showing skin, I'm making a statement. My clothes need to have movement. For me, fashion is all about joy'

'Let's get it started': The Bobbi Brown brand ambassador seen at her make-up trailer on Tuesday

Shahidi explained: ‘By not showing skin, I’m making a statement. My clothes need to have movement. For me, fashion is all about joy’ (pictured Tuesday)

‘It’s not often that we see a story that humanizes immigration for a young audience,’ Shahidi noted.

The Dwight School grad deferred her acceptance to Harvard University last year due to her hectic schedule.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama penned one of Yara’s recommendation letters to the Ivy League school where she plans on double majoring in sociology and African-American studies.

Shahidi – who boasts 4.4M social media followers – also happens to be the cousin of 13-time Grammy-nominated rapper Nas.

Airs Wednesdays! The 3Below: Tales of Arcadia actress currently produces and star as Cal U student Zoey Johnson in the 21-episode second season of Freeform's grown-ish

Airs Wednesdays! The 3Below: Tales of Arcadia actress currently produces and star as Cal U student Zoey Johnson in the 21-episode second season of Freeform’s grown-ish

'It's not often that we see a story that humanizes immigration': Yara also plays quantum physics student Natasha Kingsley, whose family is about to be deported, in The Sun Is Also a Star finally hitting UK theaters on August 9 (pictured with Daniel Bae)

‘It’s not often that we see a story that humanizes immigration’: Yara also plays quantum physics student Natasha Kingsley, whose family is about to be deported, in The Sun Is Also a Star finally hitting UK theaters on August 9 (pictured with Daniel Bae)

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