Mary J. Blige: Hair Stories

Description: Mary J. Blige isn’t afraid to play with her look. Whether short or long or tousled or spiked, the soulful diva’s got the 411 on hair. Blonde is Mary’s shade of choice, so maybe they really do have more fun.
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 16, 2008

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Mary J. Blige is stunning at the 2005 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in a black strapless dress. Her blonde precision bob completes this classic look.

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Charlie is definitely missing an Angel. Mary shows off her awards at the 2006 Grammys, donning wind-blown tresses and an airy white Grecian gown.

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Mary J. looks sweet in this honey-hued short cut at the Fifth Annual Fashion Rocks at Radio City Music Hall in September 2008.

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Mary turns up the volume with this sixties-inspired do worn during her performance at the VH1 “Storytellers” in January 2008.

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A fearless Mary takes a risk with this choppy, platinum bob at the 2001 Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas. The road less traveled is not always the best route.

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Short, luminous layers have all eyes on Mary at Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy party at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul flips the switch, rocking this oldie—but goodie— 1970s-inspired hairstyle to the LA Confidential magazine Oscar party in West Hollywood.

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MJB wears the crown, literally, with an intricately decked out bun as she accepts the Grammy award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.

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A golden razor cut sharpens Mary’s look at the Kerry Edwards Victory 2004 New York Concert. It’s no wonder she’s still a lioness in the game.

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Mary shows off her classic style, donning a 1960’s bouffant to the 38th Annual NAACP Image Awards.


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