Hairstyle File: Kelly Rowland's Tress Transformation

Suddenly Kelly Rowland is looking hotter than ever! Her makeup's always flawless, her ensembles dazzle all--but her hair has been looking particularly fierce. Here, we take a look back at the singer's most memorable hairstyles, since her early days as one of destiny's original children.
Nicole Marie Melton May, 22, 2013

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When we first met Kelly Rowland, she was one-fourth of the mega-popular girl group Destiny's Child. During her DC days, the singer often sported short, layered styles such as this crimson-streaked look.

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At the 2002 Grammy Awards, Rowland sported vivid red highlights styled into a chin-length bob with bangs.

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At the 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, Rowland hit the red carpet in wavy, copper-streaked layers.

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At the premiere of ATL, Rowland sported a layered and flipped jet black bob.

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Rowland visited MTV’s Total Request Live with long, feathered waves a’la Farrah Fawcett.

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At a benefit gala in Cannes, Rowland worked a blunt-cut bob with a straight, heavy bang.

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With her glossy, flatironed layers and hot pink lips, all eyes were on Rowland at the UK premiere of Valkyrie.

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Rowland sported pinned-back curls at a special screening of The September Issue. We love how she paired a sleek front with a textured back—so chic!

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At a book party in NYC, Rowland channeled her inner Chaka Khan with this wild, unstudied, super-curly coif.

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Rowland arrived at the Wango Tango Concert in a wet-and-wavy style accented with a chic side part.

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At her album release party, Rowland’s ultra-glossy, bangs-and-blowout ’do rocked the red carpet.

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During a performance in West Orange, New Jersey, Rowland sported her sassy new ’do: long, jet-black waves with glossy side-swept bangs.

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Rowland wore a lovely bone straight look with an eyebrow-grazing bang while out and about in Manchester, England.

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At the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Of The Year Awards, Rowland was extra-chic in long, straight strands.

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Rowland sported fluffy, sexy waves and choppy bangs at the Children in Need Rock Manchester event.

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At a press event for ‘X Factor,’Rowland looked feminine and fresh with soft curls and side-swept bangs.

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Rowland arrived at the BET Honors in a head full of waist-length, glossy spirals.

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At the ESSENCE Black Women in Music event, Kelly Rowland was the center of attention in a head full of kinky curls.

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Kelly Rowland rocked her kinky, curly coils pulled back off of her face at the 2012 Grammy Awards.

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Rowland added major volume to her perfectly-defined ringlets at a TW Steel & Jordy Cobelens launch event in New York City.

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Rowland was truly tressed to impress in this sexy and simple waist-length ponytail at VH1 Divas 2012.

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At Vegas Magazine’s 9th anniversary celebration, Rowland traded in her kinky curls for chunky spirals that are sexy and fresh.

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At a New Year's Eve fete at Rain Nightclub, Rowland pulled her voluminous spirals into a sassy half-up/half-down hairstyle.

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At the Republic Records Post-Grammy Party, Rowland was glowing and gorgeous while wearing this season's hottest hair trend — bold, beautiful bangs.

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Kelly Rowland rocked a messy topknot with full, blunt-cut bangs at the 85th Annual Academy Awards.

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We adored the long, swingable tresses and chic, eyebrow-grazing bangs that Rowland flaunted at BET's Rip The Runway 2013.

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Rowland was the center of attention when she arrived at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in a high-shine topknot with trendsetting bangs.

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Kelly Rowland celebrates being the new "fabulista" for Caress Body Wash with a chic bob. 


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