Celebrities With Faux Locs


Of all the protective styles we covet year round, faux locs are definitely a top favorite.

The standout style has been around for as long as we can remember, but its popularity has spiked in recent years, with the help of a few key celebrities.

Whether they’re performing in front of millions, waltzing down a red carpet or posing pretty for Instagram followers, A-listers have endorsed faux locs as a trend that will never go out of style.

Take a look back at all of the beauties who caught our eye while looking faux-fabulous. 

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Sunkissed and fabulous, Henson is the latest to slay in the go-to protective style.

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Feeling a bit gray, Teyana? The Harlem-born singer debuted grey-colored faux locs on Instagram last year.

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The soon-to-be-married mother of two is looking better than ever in platinum blonde faux locs.

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The singer and reality star is the latest to join the faux loc family. This week, she revealed her new look in a series of Snapchat moments. We're loving this style on her! 

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For most of 2016, the model and actress has been adorned in chestnut brown goddess locs. 

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Good is the unofficial ambassador for goddess locs. She always looks fierce! 

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Earlier this week, Rihanna sent Instagram followers into pandemonium with this candid shot of her waist-length faux locs. Whenever the singer switches up her style, it's an unforgettable moment. 

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At the 2012 American Idol Finale, the singer hit the stage with faux locs and bangs that covered her eyebrows.

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Kelis has worn a plethora of headturning hairstyles throughout her career, including technicolor faux locs, which she debuted in October 2016. 

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The former Daily Show correspondent kicked off her October with a head full of lavender locs. We'd say this is a beauty risk that definitely paid off. 

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Willow Smith is also one of many famous beauties who have lived the faux fabulous life. We're loving this effortless mane moment. 

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Back in 2011, Nicki Minaj captured everyone's attention when she opted for blonde faux locs in the "Y U Mad" video. 

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In May 2015, Yaya Dacosta's faux loc up-do was our favorite beauty moment at the American Ballet Theatre's 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Spring Gala.

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For the 2015 Lupus LA Orange Ball, actress Tasha Smith slayed the red carpet in long and luscious faux locs. 

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Always red carpet ready, Meagan Good delivered elegant and edgy vibes with her faux locs and shaved side at the 2016 BET Awards.

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"Something new #locks #locs," Tyra recently captioned in an Instagram photo. Her goddess locs couldn't be any more stunning!

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The 19-year-old star slayed the 2015 Oscars red carpet by rocking a head full of locs that were on point. 

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Two summers ago, the songstress posted a few photos on Instagram of her wearing blonde faux locks made of yarn. “Every gem is NOT a diamond,” she captioned one of the photos.

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Ciara's long, blonde loc extensions were every bit on trend in 2014.