Hot Hair: Moms with Fabulous Manes

Hot Hair: Moms with Fabulous Manes
ESSENCE.COM May, 09, 2012

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Monica hit the red carpet at the US Weekly Hot Hollywood event in long, voluminous ombré waves.

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Before going long, Monica kept her hair short and sweet in a ear-length bob with layered bangs. This easy-breezy ‘do is perfect for days when she’s running after her adorable sons.

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LaLa Anthony loves to wear full, high-glam hairstyles such as these long layers with auburn highlights she wore at a charity fundraiser.

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LaLa stepped out at the Think Like a Man premiere in a sexy, low-maintenance topknot with accent braids that is perfect for days when she’s chilling with her son, Kiyan.

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First Lady Michelle Obama has made the bob her signature style. She added lots of layers and soft curls to her trademark ‘do at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.

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It’s no secret that Mrs. O has a busy schedule balancing work and motherhood so this easy, slicked back updo she wore at a Cinco De Mayo event is perfect for times when she’s needs to get glam fast.

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Beyoncé is one of our favorite modern-day divas and she loves to hit the red carpet in wow-worthy hairstyles. At the launch event for her Live at Roseland DVD, she sported glossy curls with layered blond bangs.

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Now that Beyoncé has become a mom, she’s relying on simple hairstyles like this low slung ponytail with a chic side part she sported at the Costume Institute Gala.

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Jennifer Hudson is a big fan of long, waist-length locks. At the MAC Viva Glam launch, she added sexy crimps for lots of body.

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When she’s ready for a more casual look, J-Hud has been known to rock a simple messy side braid that’s easy to maintain as a superstar mom.

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Solange has become a champion of sexy ringlets such as these lush, diva-worthy curls she rocked at the Costume Institute Gala.

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For days when Solange needs to get chic while balancing work and motherhood, she ditches her curly extensions in exchange for a short ’fro like the one she wore at the Carlo Pazolini Flagship Store Opening Party.

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Hot mama Christina Milian sported over-the-top cascading curls at Star Magazine’s “All Hollywood” event.

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For days when Milian wants to keep it low-key, she opts for a easy styles such as the low chignon with sweeping layers she wore to the McDonald’s Celebrity Launch Party.

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Jill Scott wore a blunt-cut, asymmetrical bob when she arrived on the red carpet of the NAACP Image Awards.

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As someone who loves to switch up her look, Scott arrived at the VH1 Divas event in a twisted updo with shaven sides. This low-maintenance style is a perfect fit for the on-the-go mom.

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All eyes were on Garcelle Beauvais’ high-shine wavy curls at the 2012 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala.

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As a busy mom of 4-year-old twin boys, it’s easy to see why Beauvais would pick an easy side braid at the premiere of Real Steel.

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First Lady Michelle Obama has made the bob her signature style. From adding layers to rocking it blunt-cut, her bob is always fresh and fierce.

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