See Lupita Nyong'o's Many Hairstyles
Lupita Nyong'o might keep her hair cut short, but her many styles prove that length doesn't matter. The versatility of her natural afro hair beautifully enables the star to drastically change things up for every red carpet appearance. From asymmetrical silhouettes to bejeweled headpiece, let the Hollywood stunner's many styles provide inspiration for your next 'do with our collection of her favorite looks.
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The actress pulled up her braids into an asymmetrical updo at the premiere of Loving in N.Y.C.
Nyong'o knows that a surefire way to jazz up any topknot is by adding a fun accessory.
The hair chameleon jazzed up this braid with both a headband and a ribbon, weaved right in with her hair.
Nyong'o is known for her signature low-cut, which shows off her stunning face. We fell in love with the effortlessly chic look while the star promoted her film 12 Years a Slave back in 2013.
Double Side Part
Two side parts added a subtle change to her usual 'do at The Board of Governors Awards.
Single Side Part
In early 2014 Nyong'o added height to one side of her look and divided shorter strands with a part.
During a chat with Jimmy Kimmel, the Hollywood star rocked a fun braid in her natural style.
At the 2014 Screen Actor's Guild Awards the beauty went all out. The extra height of hair looked gorgeous paired with her stunning Gucci gown.
Nyong'o looked adorable with two architectural puffs while on the red carpet for the 45th NAACP Image Awards.
The actress's spiked strands created an asymmetrical silhouette for the premiere of Non-Stop.
Nyong'o gave her natural strands a retro twist for a pre-Oscar cocktail party in 2014.
Another classic look was elevated with textured waves for a naturally stunning finish.
Straightened and Curled
The star's iconic Oscar moment was shared with straightened tresses pulled back with a sparkling gold headband.
Nyong'o's edgy style created the perfect balance for her pretty makeup and dainty dress.