Kate Hudson, Jennifer Hudson and Amandla Stenberg have all ditched their long locks for edgier cuts. Are you brave enough to try this move? Before you do, take a look at these African divas who have been slaying the buzz cut and see if they inspire you to take the leap.
NO. 1: NANDI MADIDA
South African actress and media personality Nandi Madida has always been confident in her pixie-cut and knows how to embrace her natural hair effortlessly.
NO. 2: LUPITA NYONG’O
Lupita Nyong’o might keep her hair cut short, but her many styles prove that length doesn’t matter. The versatility of her natural hair is always a red carpet must-watch.
NO. 3: ZAINAB BALOGUN
Zainab is a gorgeous actress, model and TV presenter who rocks her low haircut perfectly well and we must say we love it on her
NO. 4: ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO
Grammy Award-winning Beninese singer-songwriter and activist Angélique Kidjo has always been noted for her creativity, especially with her trademark hair.
NO. 5: ALEK WEK
The South Sudanese-British model and designer has always been a powerful influence on the perception of beauty in the industry, she rocks her blow-cut with grace always!
NO. 6: HAMAMAT MONTIA
Hamamat Montia is a stunning black beauty. The former Miss Malaika 2006 and winner of Model of Africa Universe 2007 is eternally young at heart, rocking the latest buzz cut trend effortlessly.
NO. 7: CHIDINMA
The Nigerian singer, songwriter and stage performer is a stunner even in her low cut hairstyle and I’m sure you will agree with us on that!