Bald and Beautiful: These Black Woman Celebrities Bared It All in Bold Bald Looks

by Xara Aziz
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Lupita Nyong’o broke the internet recently after sharing a picture of her with a newly-clean-shaven head, adding even more shine to her natural beauty.

On May 10, the Black Panther star posted “Happy without hair! (Application for the Dora Milaje submitted!) referencing the all-female army in Wakanda.

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Her new look has us thinking about other celeb beauties who have opted for the no-hair phenomenon, which has grown increasingly popular among naturals who are deciding to do away with hair altogether to embrace their natural-born glow.

Here is a look at some of our favorite bald and short fade looks throughout the years

Keke Palmer

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In 2017, the Akilah and The Bee star opted for a fade dyed in a purple-toned burgundy color, which highlighted her beautiful facial features.

Rep. Ayanna Pressley

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Rep. Ayanna Pressley revealed in 2020 that she has alopecia, a condition that results in hair loss. She has worn her hair shaven ever since. And looks stunning with the new look, might we add.

Tamar Braxton

Instagram @tamarbraxton

Tamar Braxton admitted that a botched perm left her hairless, but after having to cut all her hair, she learned to embrace the look for months. It was an instant hit among critics who applauded her for rocking the new look.

Jada Pinkett-Smith

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Jada’s bald look is due to her alopecia diagnosis and was the impetus for the 2022 Oscar slap heard around the world. The actress has since embraced the look, opting to rock a bald look freely in the years following her diagnosis.

Willow Smith

Instagram @willowsmith

Following in her mother’s footsteps, Willow Smith has gone for the bald look on more than one occasion. And she never misses each time.

Doja Cat

Instagram @dojacat

Singer and songwriter Doja Cat admitted that she thought her head looked like a “wrinkly penis” shortly after doing the big chop, but she has since embraced the look and has incorporated head-turning makeup to complement the look.

Sanaa Lathan

Instagram @sanaalathan

Award-winning actress Sanaa Lathan first appeared bald as part of her role as the main character in 2018’s Nappily Ever After. Thousands of fans applauded her for making the decision and noted that the Hollywood beauty is even more gorgeous without hair.

Danai Guria

Instagram @DanaiGurira

Danai Guria has rocked a baldie for years now, which has now become a part of her signature look.

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