Mane Moments: 11 Beyoncé Hairstyles That Have Us Crazy in Love

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The global sensation who needs no introduction. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has not only given us a catalogue of amazing music (including surprise albums and multi-award winning music videos), but the pop diva’s array of fantastic hairstyles make her one of the most adored celebrities in the world.

From Sasha Fierce updos to Pretty Hurts half-up, half-down styles, we have always been Crazy in Love with Queen Bey’s mane. And to prove this, we have pulled together a few of Bey’s most memorable styles in her mane moments below.

Hair files: Beyoncé’s mane moments


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Festive styles. Credit:

2017: Golden Bey

If you’re a Beyoncé fan, you will know that her Instagram page is popping! Full of behind-the-scenes snippets and sometimes full-on photoshoots (we thank you, B), the mega-star’s page is a must follow!

Yet no shimmering Instagram border or dazzling outfit can distract us from Beyoncé’s hair in this Instagram pic. Her curly hair texture (which looks a lot like the on-trend crimped hair revival to us) was smoothed back into a high ponytail, with her voluminous curls puffing out at the end. Credit: @beyonce 

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Boy bye. Credit:

2017: Wedding hair

Warning: Major hair envy heading your way.

Attending bestie Serena Williams‘ wedding, Beyoncé went all out with this curly ‘do. Her ultra-long, golden blonde tresses were styled in a low ponytail – perfect for swishing about like only Queen Bey can! Credit: @beyonce 

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Love on top-knot. Credit:

2017: Top knot

When Bey isn’t whipping her hair around, she loves to style her tresses in a sleek top knot. Perfect for any gym session or hot date, top knots are our go-to style, which basically means we are Beyoncé, too, right? Right? Credit: @beyonce 

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Award-winning night with award-winning hair. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2017: Rapunzel, Rapunzel

Rapunzel-length locks are officially the style of the year, with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Rihanna and Demi Lovato joining Beyoncé with seriously long tresses.

While it was Beyoncé’s album Lemonade that won her all those awards, one should definitely be dedicated to her glossy mane.

Editor’s tip: Create Beyoncé’s sleek and smooth finish by applying the TRESemmé Get Sleek Smooth & Tame Cream, before you start blow-drying your tresses. It’ll help to provide a perfectly-polished finish without frizz or stickiness (bonus!).

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You could use that braid as a weapon. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2016: High power ponytail braid

This hairstyle should come with a warning! With her ultra long tresses piled high into a ponytail braid, this look was quickly replicated by a mass of Instagrammers and has since been dubbed ‘the Beyoncé braid‘.

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Beyoncé proving that she can slay any hairstyle with this wavy lob in 2014. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2014: Wavy lob goals

When Beyoncé’s eponymous album was released in 2014, we swooned over her gorgeous wavy long bob — you could say we were Drunk in Love.

The golden brown hue and chin-grazing length perfectly highlighted the singer’s facial features, having an overall brightening effect on her appearance.

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Beyonce looking amazing with her box braids. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2013: Box braids updo

We don’t often, if ever, see Beyoncé wearing braids in her hair, which is why this box braid hairstyle is even more special!

Beyoncé finished the look by wrapping her long brown braids into a neat high bun. Thinking of trying Bey-worthy box braids? Get inspired by our flawlessly fashionable box braid ideas, here.

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Bold blonde highlights add dimension to Beyonce’s shoulder length waves. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2008: Glamorous red carpet waves

We all know Beyoncé loves a wavy hairstyle no matter the length, so what makes this look so special? Well, the contrasting chunky blonde highlights give this look added dimension, while the glamourous waves give this look the red carpet seal of approval.

Side view of Beyonce with medium brown hair in half-up, half-down hairstyle with wavy ends
Dream hair for a Dreamgirl. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2006: Half-up, half-down prom hair

When you’re the lead star for a movie, you need a head turning hairstyle for the premiere, right? So what better way to ensure all eyes are on you than with this half-up, half-down hairstyle?

We love how Beyoncé added extra height to the crown of her hair and curls to the ends of her mane for a fairytale princess finish.

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This 2004 image of Beyonce is given us serious retro vibes. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2004: Retro pin up updo

This vintage-inspired pin curl updo hairstyle is fun and flirty, and is totally different from Beyoncé’s usual style! Keeping her makeup minimal means all eyes are on her blonde tresses and standout accessories.

Editor’s tip: To seal your curls, give tresses a good spritz of the VO5 Ultimate Hold HairsprayNot only will this provide a shield against humidity for up to 24 hours, but will also protect against frizz — jackpot!

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Beyonce making her movie debut in Austin Powers. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2002: Curl power

Wowza! Beyoncé went for a seriously bold look back in 2002, all in the name of her acting debut. Before Queen Bey starred in Dreamgirls, she had an acting stint in Austin Powers no less, hence the groooovy blonde curly afro!

Editor’s tip: Keep your curly hair looking frizz free and full of definition by using TONI&GUY Curl Lock Oil. All it takes is to comb it evenly through damp hair to help tame and smooth rebellious curls.


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