Rihanna Hairstyles, Haircuts, Wigs, & Weaves – 22 Iconic Looks – Now & Then

Rihanna Hairstyles Feature Collage

If you are looking for Rihanna hairstyles, you have come to the right place!  We have gathered a variety of Rihanna hairstyles over the years, from recent looks to a few great “blasts from the past.” Check out Rihanna’s hairstyle photo feature below.

Rihanna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty) is a singer well known for her huge hits like Umbrella, Love on the Brain, and The Monster. She is also an actress, having appeared in films such as Ocean’s 8, Battleship, Annie, and Bring It On: All or Nothing.


Rihanna’s Hairstylists Present and Past

Ursula Stephen | Yusef


Rihanna Hairstyle Stats

Haircuts/Hairstyles Change Tolerance: High. Rihanna is a mega-star when it comes to trying out new haircuts and hairstyles.

Hair Color Change Tolerance: High. The singer is absolutely fearless with new hair color choices.

Wigs, Weaves, & Extensions: All of the above.


Rihanna Hairstyles – 2022

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Rihanna – Long Curly Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Long Curly Hairstyle

Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

GRAMMY award-winning singer Rihanna attended Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever” Premiere with a long curly hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Yusef/Naphia White.

[Pictured: Rihanna – Long Curly Hairstyle (2022) – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever” Premiere – El Capitan Theatre – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna’s Sleek High Ponytail
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Sleek High Ponytail

Hairstylist: Yusef

Ocean’s 8 actress Rihanna celebrated the launch of Fenty Beauty at Ulta Beauty with a gorgeous, sleek, high ponytail styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

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[Pictured: Rihanna’s Sleek High Ponytail – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – Fenty Beauty Launch at ULTA Beauty – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna’s Long Straight Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Long Straight Hairstyle

Hairstylist: Yusef

Ocean’s 8 actress Rihanna celebrated the launch of her beauty brands Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin with a silky long straight hairstyle styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

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[Pictured: Rihanna’s Long Straight Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – 2022 Fenty Beauty Launch – Los Angeles, CA]


Rihanna Hairstyles – 2020

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Rihanna’s Long Braided Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Long Braided Hairstyle

Hairstylist: Yusef

Battleship actress Rihanna attended the 51st NAACP Image Awards with a long braided hairstyle styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef. <<<Click the link to see many great views of this hairstyle.

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[Pictured: Rihanna’s Long Braided Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – 51st NAACP Image Awards – Pasadena Civic Auditorium – Pasadena, CA]


Rihanna Hairstyles – Blasts from the Past

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Rihanna’s Long Braided Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Long Braided Hairstyle

Hairstylist: Yusef

Bring It On: All or Nothing actress Rihanna attended The Fashion Awards 2019 with a long braided hairstyle styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Long Braided Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – The Fashion Awards 2019 – Royal Albert Hall – London, England]


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Rihanna’s Windblown Updo
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Windblown Updo

Hairstylist: Yusef

Annie actress Rihanna attended her 5th Annual Diamond Ball with a casual “windblown” updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Windblown Updo – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – Rihanna’s 5th Annual Diamond Ball – New York City, NY]


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Rihanna’s Half Up Half Down Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Long Curled Half Up Half Down Hairstyle

Hairstylist: Yusef

Guava Island actress Rihanna attended the 2019 BET Awards with a cool long curled half up half down red hairstyle styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef. Her new hair color was done by Michael~David.

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[Pictured: Rihanna’s Half Up Half Down Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – 2019 BET Awards – Microsoft Theater – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna’s Long Straight Brushed Back Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Long Straight Brushed Back Hairstyle

Hairstylist: Yusef

Event: “Ocean’s 8” World Premiere

Ocean’s 8 actress Rihanna attended the “Ocean’s 8” World Premiere with a long straight brushed back hairstyle styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Long Straight Brushed Back Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – “Ocean’s 8” World Premiere – Alice Tully Hall – New York City, NY]


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Rihanna’s Long Curly Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Long Curly Hairstyle

Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

GRAMMY award-winning singer Rihanna attended the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards with a gorgeous, full head of curls styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef. <<<Click the link to see the hairstylist in action!

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Long Curly Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards – Madison Square Garden – New York City, NY]

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Rihanna’s Super Long Beach Waves Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Super Long Beach Waves Hairstyle

Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

Ocean’s 8 actress Rihanna attended Rihanna’s 3rd Annual Diamond Ball with a super long beach waves hairstyle styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Super Long Beach Waves Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – Rihanna’s 3rd Annual Diamond Ball – Cipriana Wall St – New York City, NY]


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Rihanna’s Sleek Topknot/Bangs
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Sleek Topknot Updo/Bangs

Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

Battleship actress Rihanna attended the ‘Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between’ Costume Institute Gala with a sleek updo with bangs styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Sleek Topknot/Bangs – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – ‘Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between’ Costume Institute Gala – Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, NY]


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Rihanna’s Classic Short Bob
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Classic Short Bob

Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

Rihanna attended New York Fashion Week with a gorgeous, sleek short bob styled by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Classic Short Bob – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – 2016 New York Fashion Week – FENTY PUMA by Rihanna AW16 Collection – New York City, NY]


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Rihanna’s Butt-Grazing Ponytail
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Butt-Grazing Ponytail

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

Grammy award winner Rihanna attended the BET Awards with a butt-grazing, high ponytail styled by celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Butt-Grazing Ponytail – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – BET Awards – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna’s Prim Topknot Updo
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Topknot Updo

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

GRAMMY award winner Rihanna attended the “It’s Not Over” Premiere with a prim, topknot updo styled by celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Prim Topknot Updo – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – “It’s Not Over” Premiere – Quixote Studios – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna’s Sophisticated Mohawk
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Sophisticated Mohawk

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

GRAMMY Awards winner Rihanna attended the GRAMMY Awards with a sophisticated, red mohawk styled by celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Sophisticated Mohawk – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards – Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna’s Super Sexy Long Curled Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Super Sexy Long Curled Hairstyle

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

GRAMMY Awards winner Rihanna attended the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards with a super sexy, long curled hairstyle styled by celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Super Sexy Long Curled Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards – Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna – Medium Length Curled Hairstyle
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Medium Length Curled Hairstyle

Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

Rihanna attended the Nude by Rihanna Fragrance Launch with a medium-length curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna – Medium Length Curled Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – Nude by Rihanna Fragrance Launch -Macy’s Westfield Century City – Century City, CA]


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Rihanna – Undercut Combover
[Hairstylist: Yusef]

Undercut Combover

Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

Rihanna attended the GQ Men of the Year Party with a trendy long undercut combover by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna – Undercut Combover – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – GQ Men of the Year Party – Beverly Hills, CA]


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Rihanna’s Super Short Pixie
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Super Short Pixie

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

MTV Video Music Awards winner Rihanna attended the MTV Video Music Awards with a super short pixie styled by celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Super Short Pixie – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – 2012 MTV Video Music Awards – Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA]


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Rihanna’s Short Five Point Haircut
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Short Five Point Haircut

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

MTV Video Music Awards winner Rihanna attended Conde Nast Media Group’s Fifth Annual Fashion Rocks with a trendy, short, part pixie, part mohawk haircut that her hairstylist Ursula Stephen called a five-point haircut.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Short Five Point Haircut – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – Conde Nast Media Group’s Fifth Annual Fashion Rocks – Radio City Music Hall – New York City, NY]


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Rihanna’s Short A-Line Cut
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Short Asymmetrical Cut

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

Billboard Music Awards winner Rihanna attended the “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion” Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art with a trendy, short, a-line haircut with blonde streaks styled by celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Short A-Line Cut – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion” Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, NY]


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Rihanna’s Asymmetrical Bob
[Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen]

Asymmetrical Bob

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

MTV Video Music Awards winner Rihanna attended the MTV Video Music Awards with a trendy, short, asymmetrical bo with blonde streaks styled by celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen.

[Pictured: Rihanna’s Asymmetrical Bob – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – MTV Video Music Awards – The Palms Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, NV]