Erykah Badu's Natural Hair Evolution

The brazen beauty and hair icon was just named the face of Givenchy. Here, a collection of her most fabulous tress moments.
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 08, 2012

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Chaka and Erykah join big hair forces at the BET Honors show in January.

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At the BET Awards in June, Badu's take on the pompadour is half covered by an orange panama.

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Badu enters the Late Show with David Letterman studio with a center part and two full knots.

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Badu rocks a casual chic top knot at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, February 2012.

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Erykah's loose side braid looks tres chic at a performance in Vienne, France.

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Badu looks very 1960s with free love era waist-length locks and middle part at the Outside Music and Arts Festival in San Franciso.

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Erykah Badu visited BET’s “106 & Park” wearing waist-length twists and braids.

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At the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Erykah took the stage in an overwhelming and all-encompassing afro.

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Badu wore a shaped up fro to a concert in Los Angeles.

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At her New Amerykah album release party, the artist wore a vintage-looking blow out—a rare straight hair moment for Badu.

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Erykah Badu performed at VH1’s Soul Stage in a larger-than-life afro.

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At the Nice Jazz Festival, Erykah Badu rocked the stage in a blown out, kinky mohawk.

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Erykah Badu brought down the house at the North Sea Jazz Festival with her searing song selection and her fab fro-hawk.

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At a Luther Vandross tribute concert, Erykah wore a modified afro with freshly unwrapped double-strand twists.

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Erykah Badu took the stage during the ESSENCE Music Festival burning incense and sporting an lush afro.

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At the 45th Grammy Awards, Erykah Badu flaunted a perfectly round halo of kinky curls.

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At a 2003 photo shoot, Erykah Badu traded in her locs and braids for a full force afro.

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At the 2002 Grammy Awards, Erykah Badu sported mile-long micro-braid extensions with green accents. Love the metallic headband!

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In 2001 Grammy’s, Erykah Badu made headlines with her gorgeous shaved head and tribal-chic yellow makeup. One of her most striking looks!

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In 2000, Erykah Badu paired a Southern belle straw hat with glossy, chest-length dreadlock extensions.

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At the ’99 Grammy Awards, Erykah Badu hit the red carpet with a new twist on her famous wrap—she left the top open, giving us a peek at her dreadlocks.

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