The Makeover Timeline: See Rihanna’s Hairstyles Through The Years
There are celebs like Jennifer Aniston and Blake Lively who stick to a signature look, and then there are the fickle ones who just can’t stay out of the salon. Join us as we follow chameleon Rihanna as she goes from long to short to red to blonde. The list could go on forever…
When Rihanna arrived on the scene in 2005, she was only 17 and had such an innocent look — complete with dark brown hair, subtle highlights and loose waves.
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At the Nickelodeon Awards in 2007, Rihanna debuted an asymmetrical bob way before it became the it-cut it is now.
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Rihanna instantly became the style icon she is today when she got this bold cut. And so many girls followed suit.
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In 2009, Rihanna turned in her good girl look for edgy with shaved sides and blonde extensions on top.
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Rihanna dyed her hair a honey blonde later that year and kept it short.
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Continuing to experiment with color, she went for a fiery red in 2010.
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At a pre-Grammy brunch in 2011, Rihanna paired her bold red hue with coily, natural texture.
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Later that year she added extensions and channeled her inner mermaid. Ariel, is that you?
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Back to brown. Late 2011, she ditched the red for thick, medium-length curls.
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At the 2012 Grammys, she surprised us all — going bleach blonde but keeping her dark roots visible.
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At the Battleship premiere later that year, she returned to long black hair and a subtle shaved piece by the ear.
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At the MTV Video Music Awards, she debuted her shorted style yet, a black pixie
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Adding extensions that December, she went back to medium black hair.
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At this year’s Grammys, Rihanna made heads turn with long wavy ombré locks.
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In March, she kept it long but added a reddish hint.
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This past week she returned to blonde. Our one thought: what could she possibly do next?
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