Hairstyle File: Brandy

Hairstyle File: Brandy
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 16, 2012

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Brandy was a style star from the very start. Her signature braids became the style every teenage girl coveted. Here, the 16-year-old star smiles from the front row of “Ebony” magazine’s Celebrate the Dream event.

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Brandy was also one of the first to start wearing “micro-braids,” which were braids that were much smaller and left loose at the ends. Brandy shows off her signature style during a shoot of COVER GIRL cosmetics print ad.

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Brandy goes for the gold in amber-hued micro-braids with a light flip at the end at the 32nd Annual NAACP Image Awards.

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The songstress opted to switch up her style at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards when she sported a braid-free, bone straight style with short, wispy bangs.

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Never one to shy away from making a bold hair statement, Brandy sported a cascade of reddish-brown curls with hot pink highlights at the 2004 MOBO Music Awards.

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At Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball, Brandy turned heads in a dazzling golden brown hair shade that made her soft spirals pop.

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Brandy eventually went back to her dark, ebony tresses and rocked full, touchable curls at the A Midsummer Night’s Glam Jam.

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Brandy experimented with shorter strands in 2007 when she decided to rock a short, asymmetric bob to a music event for her brother, Ray J.

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Brandy added her own twist to the one-shoulder trend when she wore a sexy side-ponytail with a high swooping bang at “TV Guide” magazine’s Hot List event.

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At the 32nd Annual Carousel Of Hope Ball, Brandy flaunted a head full of loose spirals pulled back off her face.

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All eyes were on Brandy at the pre-ESPYs party when she arrived in shiny, sleek hair and bold, blunt bang.

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Brandy relied on the braids that she made so popular when she attended her brother Ray J’s 30th birthday party. Her center part and lovely chignon add a chic, modern twist to her trademark ’do.

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We loved seeing Brandy in full, superstar worthy strands at Clive Davis and The Recording Academy’s 2011 Pre-Grammy Gala.

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Brandy went for blunt cut bangs and bone straight strands at the BET’s “The Game” and “Let’s Stay Together” series premiere.


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