(31+) Rihanna Hairstyles & Haircuts – Short Hair, Long Hair, Ponytails, Updos & More

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Rihanna Hairstyles

If you are looking for Rihanna hairstyles, you have come to the right place!  Here you will find Rihanna’s most recent haircuts and hairstyles, new hair colors, and a few fun “blasts from the past.”

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Click on any link with Rihanna’s name for insider information about the hairstyle, including the celebrity hairstylist who created the look, the tools and products used, social media buzz, and additional style credits, including the stylist and makeup artist.


Rihanna’s Hairstylists Present and Past


Latest Rihanna Hairstyles

Rihanna - Elegant Ponytail (2023) - 20231218

Elegant Ponytail (2023)

[Pictured: Rihanna – Elegant Ponytail (2023) – Fenty x Puma Sneaker Launch Party – Hollywood, CA]


Rihanna - Formal Updo (2023) - 20230427

Formal Updo (2023)

[Pictured: Rihanna – Formal Updo (2023) – CinemaCon 2023 – Paramount Pictures’ “The Smurf Movie” Presentation – Caesar’s Palace – Las Vegas, NV]


Rihanna - Formal Topknot Updo (2023) - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20230312

Formal Topknot Updo (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

GRAMMY award-winning singer Rihanna attended the 95th Annual Academy Awards with a formal updo with a fun topknot by celebrity hairstylist Yusef/Naphia White.

[Pictured: Rihanna – 95th Annual Academy Awards – Hollywood, CA]


Rihanna Short Hair

Rihanna's Sophisticated Mohawk - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20100131

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]


Rihanna's Super Short Pixie - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20120906

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]


Rihanna's Short Five Point Haircut - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20080905

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]


Rihanna's Short A-Line Cut - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20090504

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]


Long Hairstyles

Rihanna - Long Curly Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20221026

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]


Rihanna's Long Straight Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20220211

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.

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


Rihanna's Long Straight Brushed Back Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20180602

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]


Rihanna's Long Curly Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20180128

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]


Long Hairstyles (Cont.)

Rihanna's Super Long Beach Waves Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20170914

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]


Rihanna's Super Sexy Long Curled Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20130210

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]


Rihanna - Medium Length Curled Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20121201

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]


Rihanna - Undercut Combover - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20131113

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]


Bobs

Rihanna's Classic Short Bob - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20160212

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]


Rihanna's Asymmetrical Bob - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20070909

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]


Ponytails/Braids

Rihanna - Long Single Braid Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20230209

Long Double Braid (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

GRAMMY award-winning singer Rihanna attended the Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show with a long single braid hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Yusef/Naphia White.

[Pictured: Rihanna – Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show – Phoenix, AZ]


Rihanna's Sleek High Ponytail - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20220312

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.

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


Rihanna's Long Braided Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20200222

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.

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


Rihanna's Long Braided Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20191202

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]


Rihanna's Butt-Grazing Ponytail - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20150628

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]


Rihanna - Sleek Low Ponytail - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20141029

Sleek Low Ponytail

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

Rihanna attended the amfAR LA Inspiration Gala with a sleek low ponytail by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna – Sleek Low Ponytail – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – amfAR LA Inspiration Gala – Hollywood, CA]


Rihanna - Ultra Long Red Braid - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20110502

Ultra Long Red Braid

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

[Pictured: Rihanna – Ultra Long Red Braid – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art]


Updos

Rihanna - Sublime Intricate Updo (2023) - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20230110

Sublime Intricate Updo (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

GRAMMY award-winning singer Rihanna attended the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards with a gorgeous, intricate updo by celebrity hairstylist Yusef/Naphia White.

[Pictured: Rihanna – 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA]


Rihanna's Windblown Updo - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20190912

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]


Rihanna's Half Up Half Down Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20190623

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.

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


Rihanna's Sleek Topknot/Bangs - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20170501

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]


Rihanna - Elegant Updo - [Hairstylist: Yusef] - 20141201

Elegant Updo

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Yusef

GRAMMY award-winning singer Rihanna attended the British Fashion Awards with an elegant updo by celebrity hairstylist Yusef.

[Pictured: Rihanna – Elegant Updo – [Hairstylist: Yusef] – British Fashion Awards – London, England]


Updos (Cont.)

Rihanna's Prim Topknot Updo - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20141118

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]


Rihanna - Two Bun Updo - [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] - 20120507

Double Bun Updo

Celebrity Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen

[Pictured: Rihanna – Two Bun Updo – [Hairstylist: Ursula Stephen] – “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” Costume Institute Gala]


Rihanna - Curly Updo - 20101104

Curly Updo

[Pictured: Rihanna – Curly Updo – Rihanna Turns on the Westfield Christmas Lights in London]