Rihanna Haircut
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No stranger to shocking hairstyles, Rihanna surprised everyone at the VMAs by rocking an ultra-short pixie crop. We caught up with her hairstylist Ursula Stephen, and it turns out, this is a look she and RiRi have been plotting! "We've been talking about going short for a little while now, and we actually planned to cut it the following week, but I just felt like -- why wait? Let's do it for today!" she told "Rihanna was ready for her short hair again." To maintain a similar cut, Stephen recommends using Motions Radiating Gloss ($6; and Motions Shine Enhancing Pomade ($4; to create a shiny finish with a soft hold. "The gloss gives the pomade a little slip, and creates a smooth texture that won't sit heavy on the short style," Stephen advised.

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