6 Marvel Hairstyles to get you geared up for Avengers: Endgame

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With the release of Avengers: Endgame fast approaching, we’re getting into the Marvel spirit here at All Things Hair, with the best way we know how, by taking a look at all the great character hairstyles of course.

Not content with saving the world and rocking amazing outfits, the strong female cast are always serving us some pretty amazing hairstyles. So, ahead of the new release, we take a look back at some of the stand out Marvel hairstyles from the likes of Black Widow and co.

1. Black Widow

Marvel hairstyles: Scarlett Johansson with short wavy copper red bob wearing black jumpsuit.
The hair chameleon who can rock any hair colour. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

From blonde, dark brown to our personal favourite, deep copper, Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson is the Marvel hair chameleon (and deadly spy assassin) we can’t get enough of.

There are even some theories around the timeline of the new movie, based solely on Black Widow‘s hair colour in the trailers. With one trailer showing her with a blonde bob, another with a longer blonde Dutch braid and the final trailer showing her with red hair in an updo, indicating there might be a time jump sequence – say what?!?

2. Captain Marvel

Marvel hairstyles: Brie Larson as Captain Marvel with long wavy blonde bob wearing superhero jumpsuit costume
We’ll be keeping a close eye on this new recruit. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Carol Danvers AKA Captain Marvel played by Brie Larson is the first female superhero lead for the Marvel Universe and is set to save the world from Thanos‘ destruction – we hope.

With her perfectly tousled blonde long bob in her debut role as Captain Marvel, we can see from the new trailer that she’s also had a hair makeover and is now sporting a longer and darker blonde style.

Editor’s tip: Get the tousled look with VO5 Dry Texturising Spray. Use through the lengths of dry hair to create effortless, undone styles with texture,

3. Nakia

Marvel hairstyles: Lupita Nyong'o playing Nakia in Black Panther with short hair in flat knots bantu knots with Letitia Wright in the background.
We love this mix of modern and traditional hairstyling. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

It was a strong female cast in Black Panther and with it some amazing hairstyles. Take Lupita Nyong’o who wore her natural hair in flat knots (coined the Wakanda knots) which is similar to Bantu knots but flatter in appearance.

Although Nakia (Lupita’s character) played the love interest of Black Panther, her character was strong and fierce, and it showed with her hair.

4. Ramonda

Marvel hairstyles: Angela Bassett playing Ramonda in Black Panther with grey dreadlocks in updo.
Gracefully grey. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

AKA The Queen Mother, played by Angela Bassett had a real story to tell with her hair.

At the start of Black Panther, Ramonda is seen wearing an array of beautiful headdresses that signify her regal status in Wakanda. However, as things turn a little ugly for the family, her headdress is gone and her vulnerability is shown when we see her grey dreadlocks. Headdress or grey locks, we love her either way.

5. Okoye

Marvel hairstyles: Danai Gurira in Black Panther with shaved head wearing a black dress standing with Lupita Nyong'o in a yellow dress.
Bald and beautiful. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock.

Sticking with Black Panther is perhaps the most striking and empowered hairstyle across all Marvel movies. We are of course talking about Okoye and the Dora Milaje, the all-female elite group of bodyguards protecting the king.

All woman had shaven heads that were often adorned with temporary tattoos and geometric designs when they went into battle.

6. Scarlet Witch

Marvel hairstyles: Elizabeth Olsen playing Scarlet Witch in Avengers with long wavy dark auburn red brown hair.
It’s like 50 shades of red when it comes to the Scarlet Witch. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

After undergoing experiments with HYDRA, Scarlet Witch, played by Elizabeth Olsen emerges with a superhuman ability which she uses to manipulate and warp reality.

But besides all the crazy mind-altering destruction, it’s her long wavy hair that we love. From light copper to dark auburn, Scarlet Witch serves up all the red hair inspo we need.

Editor’s tip: Keep colour-treated hair vibrant with the Love Beauty and Planet Blooming Colour Shampoo and Conditioner duo.

Helping to deliver a healthy shine while protecting coloured hair, we recommend adding this wash and care system to your hair washing routine, now.