Simply put, Viola Davis is on fire. She’s an Oscar nominee, she’s one of Hollywood’s most in-demand actresses, and now, she’s ESSENCE’s August cover girl!

Did we mention that she also has fabulous hair? From curly bobs to moddish bangs, the Tony Award-winning actress’ hairstyles are versatile, chic, and sexy.

Here, we take a look back at her hottest hair moments over the past decade.

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