Prepare To Be Obsessed With The Celebrity Hairstyles Spotted at 2017 ESSENCE Fest

If there's ever a time to show off your gorgeous mane, ESSENCE Festival is the place to do it! And this year, some of our favorite celebs decided to shut it down by rocking new looks. From creative accessories to braids of every variation, these are our favorites! 

Bukky Ojeifo Jul, 02, 2017

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1 of 12 Erika Goldring

The actress and comedian debuted a larger than life afro at the premiere of her new Netflix film "The Incredible Jessica James."

2 of 12 Erika Goldring

The award-winning singer sported big, voluminous, show-stopping hair during her Essence Festival Main Stage performance.

3 of 12 Erika Goldring

The actress continued to serve Black girl magic in this modern ponytail adorned with copper wire at the premiere of "Naked."

4 of 12 Erika Goldring

The Queen of Hip Hop Soul turned heads in blonde waist length braids and an undercut when she hit the Main Stage at Essence Fest.

5 of 12 Josh Brasted

On July 1, the R&B songstress hit the Essence Main Stage in her staple short cut, which was colored platinum blonde.

6 of 12 Paras Griffin

The singer and dancer came to slay the Superlounge in shoulder-length waves topped with a hat. 

7 of 12 Josh Brasted

Shortly before her mother Diana Ross hit the Main Stage, Rhonda shut down the Superdome in a kinky coif.

8 of 12 Josh Brasted

The "All the Way Up" rapper shut down the Superlounge in a royal blue wig.

9 of 12 Josh Brasted

The legendary singer looked red hot in her rouge tresses on the Main Stage. 

10 of 12 Josh Brasted

The Dreamville signee pulled off a casual slay in this curly half up, half down hairstyle. 

11 of 12 Erika Goldring

The "Lions, Tigers and Bears" singer joined us on the Main Stage, where she ditched her long hair for a sleek bob.

12 of 12 Erika Goldring

The Dear White People actress has slayed every look she's rocked for the 2017 Essence Festival and this bantu knot style at the premiere of Incredible Jessica James didn't disappoint.