Selita Ebanks is used to switching up her style as a former model, so it’s no surprise she loves to rock her hair short and long. Her super-sleek style at the 20th Anniversary Celebration of Christian Louboutin is as equally gorgeous as her cascading curls.
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Solange Knowles has become a modern-day natural hair icon and we love that she adds in lush curly extensions from time to time. Her au naturale strands that she wore to an INC International Concepts event are just as fab as her super-sized curly ’fro.
When Monica first stepped on the scene in the 90’s, she made her short, cropped coif one of the hottest looks of the decade. She’s still rocking short hair, but is also venturing into longer styles like the one she wore during a recent visit to the ESSENCE offices. Which do you like best?
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Jill Scott has rocked a myriad of heavenly hairstyles over the years and manages to pull off both short and long looks fabulously. At the Mary J. Blige Honors Concert, she sported a short, sleek style and remixed her mane a few months later with a halo of soft curls at Black Girls Rock!
Anika Noni Rose turned heads recently when she debuted a short, flirty bob at the premiere party for A&E’s “Bag Of Bones.” Although we love her new ’do, her long, softly curled strands are simply gorgeous, too.
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Marsha Ambrosius has predominately worn her natural hair just above shoulder length, but we loved seeing the soulful songstress debut bone-straight long hair at the VH1 Divas Live event. Do you think Marsha looks best in short curly or long straight hair?
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Janet Jackson is known for her brazen style and music, but let’s not forget that Ms. Jackson is also a trendsetter when it comes to hair. (Hello, “Janet Jackson braids” a’ la “Poetic Justice!”) In the past year, we’ve seen Janet in a pretty, sleek coif as well as in long, softly curled strands.
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Change the Game
Kelly Rowland has become our go-to girl for hair inspiration, and we’re loving Kelly’s current curly style like the one she wore to the BET Honors. This is a far cry from her half-shaven short, crop, but let’s keep it real — Kelly would look fab in any ’do!
Chrisette Michelle shook things up when she traded in her long locks for a short, bright blond style, only to bring her long hair back within a few weeks! Chrisette’s shorter hair emphasizes her facial features more, but we love her free-flowing curls, too.
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Not only did Jennifer Hudson shed 80 pounds in recent years, but she also transformed the way she wears her hair. In the early stages of her career, J-Hud glowed in a short, wispy bob, but now she prefers her hair with lots of length. Do you have a favorite look on Jennifer?