- Tracee Ellis Ross just posted a series of stunning throwback photos on Instagram.
- In the “circa 2000” photos, Ross poses in an almost transparent dress with cutouts.
- The beauty mogul used the throwback photos to tease an exciting moment in the star’s career.
Tracee Ellis Ross is known for posting iconic looks on Instagram – take her fresh face bikini pictures or this recent pictures of underwear For example. in a new Instagram postthe 50-year-old star decided to shake things up with a series of spicy throwback images from over 20 years ago.
In the snaps, Ross shows off his toned abs and arms while wearing a white crochet dress with cutouts. She sports shoulder-length hair with bangs and smoky eyeshadow for a super nostalgic (and stunning) look.
The photos were taken ‘circa 2000’, according to the caption, and are from what appears to be some kind of milk advertisement. In the first photo, Ross drinks from a glass milk bottle, the contents dripping down his chest. In the second, the bottle is nearly empty as Ross flashes a huge grin at the camera.
Fans went wild for the star’s nostalgic snaps. “Absolutely beautiful 😍” wrote a fan below the photos. “23 years ago??…you are absolutely the same!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️” another commented, “I think I need to drink milk,” another hilariously added.
While the beauty mogul definitely grabbed fans’ attention with these stunning snaps, it turns out that Ross was hinting at some big news with her post. She tagged her hair brand Beauty of the pattern in the photo and added the emojis: “🥛💆🏾♀️🔜!” to the caption, while @Patternbeauty commented, “It’s called the protest ✨🥛💆🏾♀️.”
Lo and behold, the Pattern Beauty founder posted another post just hours after throwbacks graced our feeds. In the latest video, Ross introduces Pattern Beauty’s latest product launch: Hydratant soap. As the caption goes, it’s “a juicy, oil-based moisturizer that keeps your hair hydrated for DAYS.”
“There’s nothing quite like saturating your pattern with a leave-in conditioner, yes duh. It seals in the delicious moisture you just got from conditioning your hair,” Ross explains in the video. “But, however, sometimes your thirsty curls, coils and tight textures need more. And that’s where Moisture Milk comes in.
Moisture Milk is a creamy leave-in product that delivers lightweight yet long-lasting hydration to dry strands with ingredients like Amla Oil, Irish Moss and Agave Nectar. It’s a great frizzy hair product which helps nourish strands and reduce breakage.
Fans seemed just as excited about the new launch as her throwback photos. “Dear God, I’ll put this in my cereal if Tracee asks me to,” one fan joked. “Okay let me stop playing and buy the whole line,” another wrote. “I don’t know what you all put in it pattern moisturizer but honey I’m so glad I found it! My hair loves it!! I can’t wait to use this product too! ❤️❤️❤️,” one fan added.
Like her fans, we’re really excited to pick up the new product, while also restocking some of our time-tested haircare favorites. Shop more below.
Shannen Zitz is associate editor at Prevention, where she covers all things lifestyle, wellness, beauty and relationships. Previously an editorial assistant at Prevention, she graduated from the State University of New York at Cortland with a bachelor’s degree in English. If she’s not reading or writing, you can probably find her frequenting the skincare and makeup forums on Reddit or hogging the squat rack at the gym.