Zendaya Has the Best Hair Game in Hollywood, and These Style Moments Prove It
Zendaya isn't just one of the best-dressed stars in Hollywood — she also has serious style in the hair department. From short and choppy to long and voluminous, the former Disney darling has pulled off every hairstyle imaginable, thanks to her extensive wig collection and willingness to try any style. As she explained to ET back in February 2015, she never gets tired of trying new looks. "I just like to change my hairstyle every time I walk on a red carpet which I think, you know, us fellow ladies, we can understand," she added. Check out the gallery for the Euphoria star's best hair looks of all time.
Zendaya's Pixie at the Grammy Awards in 2015
Zendaya rocked an adorable pixie cut at the Grammy Awards in 2015 (though she quickly assured fans that she didn't actually cut her hair).
Zendaya's Finger Waves at the GLAAD Media Awards in 2016
At the GLAAD Media Awards in 2016, Zendaya channeled Old Hollywood glamour with her 1920s-inspired finger waves and sleek low bun.
Zendaya's Box Braids at the Critics' Choice Awards in 2020
For the Critics' Choice Awards in 2020 (where she was she nominated for best actress in a drama for her role as Rue Bennett in Euphoria), Zendaya sported waist-length box braids.
Zendaya's Faux Bob at the American Music Awards in 2012
With her hair pinned up in a faux bob with side-swept bangs, Zendaya looked retro-chic at the American Music Awards in 2012.
Zendaya's Cornrows at the Essence Black Women in Music Event in 2015
For the Essence Black Women in Music Event in 2015, Zendaya turned heads with her braided updo, which was secured with a little loop bun at the nape of her neck.
Zendaya's Old Hollywood Waves at the Emmy Awards in 2019
With her romantic waves, deep side part, and new reddish hue, it was impossible to ignore Zendaya's hair at the Emmy Awards in 2019.
Zendaya's Choppy Bob at The Greatest Showman Premiere in 2017
Zendaya stepped out for the world premiere of The Greatest Showman in 2017 with a sleek, chin-length bob and long, choppy bangs.
Zendaya's Brushed-Out Afro at the Met Gala in 2017
Zendaya stole the show at the 2017 Meta Gala thanks to her voluminous mane and bangs.
Zendaya's Bowl-Cut Bob at the Met Gala in 2016
Zendaya's face-framing bowl-cut wig made an appearance for the 2016 Met Gala, and it somehow looked even more chic than it did when she wore it to the Kids' Choice Awards in 2015.
Zendaya's Locs at the Academy Awards in 2015
Zendaya's flowing faux locs at the Academy Awards in 2015 didn't just look fabulous — they also sparked an important conversation about the harmful stereotypes associated with Black hairstyles.
Zendaya's Platinum Pixie at the Fashion Awards in 2017
At the Fashion Awards in 2017, Zendaya looked precious with her platinum blonde pixie.
Zendaya's Curly Shag at the Teen Choice Awards in 2017
At the 2017 Teen Choice Awards, Zendaya stunned with her big 1970s-inspired curls, shaggy layers, and copper highlights.
Zendaya's Top Knot at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in 2015
Zendaya totally changed the updo game with her voluminous, slicked-back top-knot bun at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in 2015.
Zendaya's Teased Ponytail at the Billboard Music Awards in 2015
For the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Zendaya wore her hair slicked back into a tight, high ponytail with a center part.
Zendaya's Long Curls at the Barbie Rock 'N Royals Concert Experience in 2015
Zendaya looked like a real-life Barbie doll with her cascading waist-length curls at the Barbie Rock 'N Royals Concert Experience in 2015.
Zendaya's Voluminous Low Ponytail at the Kids' Choice Awards in 2017
Low ponytails have never looked cooler than when Zendaya slicked her hair back into a tight, voluminous pony at the nape of her neck for the Kids' Choice Awards in 2017.
Zendaya's Wavy Lob at "Something New" Fan Event in 2016
Zendaya wowed with her wavy honey-blonde lob and stick-straight bangs at the "Something New" Fan Event in 2016.
Zendaya's Sleek High Ponytail at the Marie Claire's Fresh Faces Party in 2016
For the Marie Claire Fresh Faces party in 2016, Zendaya took a page out of Ariana Grande's book with her severe sky-high ponytail.
Zendaya's Blunt Red Bob at the Met Gala in 2018
Zendaya was almost unrecognizable at the 2018 Met Gala with her wavy Joan of Arc-inspired blunt red bob and short bangs.
Zendaya's Rounded Afro at the InStyle Awards in 2017
Zendaya deserved all the awards at the 2017 InStyle Awards for her rounded Afro, which was inspired by her aunts and activist Angela Davis, according to her Instagram post following the event.
Zendaya's Crimped Curls at the American Music Awards in 2014
It's hard to forget Zendaya's massive crimped curls and dramatic side part at the American Music Awards in 2014, where she gave us major Foxy Cleopatra vibes.
Zendaya's Natural Curls at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in 2017
Zendaya brought volume to the next level at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards with her au naturale curls.
Zendaya's Bubble Flip at the MTV Movie and TV Awards in 2017
Zendaya was the picture of sophistication at the 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards, thanks to her Jackie Onassis-esque bubble flip 'do.
Zendaya's Ombré Mullet at the Grammy Awards in 2016
At the 2016 Grammy Awards, Zendaya proved she's the only person who could ever make a shaggy bowl cut with a mini mullet look impossibly cool.
Zendaya's Loose Braid at the Queen & Slim Premiere in 2019
For the Queen & Slim movie premiere in 2019, Zendaya debuted a loose Pinterest-worthy braided updo, which ended halfway down her back.
Zendaya's Curly Ponytail at the Euphoria Premiere in 2019
For the Euphoria premiere in 2019, Zendaya looked extra stylish with her curly high ponytail and long, face-framing bangs.
Zendaya's Slicked-Back Hair at the Grammy Awards in 2014
Zendaya owned the red carpet with her severe, slicked-back style at the Grammy Awards in 2014.