Lauryn Hill seems to be in the media more than ever -- performing at Coachella, hinting at a new album and a new pregnancy (neither has been confirmed, but both would make us so happy). The iconic beauty is even looking better than she has in years! In honor of Hill's comeback, let's take a look back at the tress trendsetter's most memorable hairstyles since she first burst on the scene as 1/3 of the seminal hip-hop group, The Fugees.
1996, Pretty Plaits
When “Killing Me Softly” dropped in ’96, Lauryn was rocking a long, braided look.
1997, Cute Coils
At the 11th annual Soul Train Music Awards, Lauryn Hill rocked an short coily coiffure.
1998, Lovely Locs
Hill’s bouncy dreadlocks quickly became an iconic style for a generation of Black girls.
1998, Perky Ponytails
At the Billboard Music Awards, Hill rocked her lush dreadlocks in two schoolgirl ponytails.
1999, Wavy Baby
At the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, Hill wore her dreadlocks in trendsetting, roller-set waves.
1999, Up and Away
Hill swept her locs into a spiky updo at the 13th Soul Train Music Awards.
1999, Loose Locs
Hill wore her dreadlocks loose and full at the 41st annual Grammy Awards.
2000, Twist and Shout
At a Grammy event, Lauryn Hill rocked a modern French twist with face-framing tendrils.
2005, Retro Chic
When the Fugees reunited at the 2005 BET Awards, Hill sported a retro Dorothy Hamill-style mushroom wig.
2005, Natural Woman
At a performance in Kuala Lumpur, Hill sported a soft, natural ’fro. Simple, yet so chic!
2006, Big Hair
At an Oscar party, Lauryn Hill sported an oversize coily wig and Harlequin-style makeup.
2010, Belle of the Ball
At the Rock The Bells concert last year, Hill’s feathered hair peeked out from her sequined beanie.
2010, Curly Cues
At the Tanzania Education Trust Gala, Hill sported a head full of short, soft curls.
2011, She Bangs
At the 6th annual Jazz In The Gardens concert, Hill rocked a sleek, short bob with full bangs.
2011, Long Story
Hill sported long, coily tendrils at the 2011 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.