1. Black Lives MatterSource:Kelis / Instagram
Kelis sported an image of a dyed red, black, and green fist shaved into her hair. She shared the image on her Instagram page stating, “Red for my people’s blood that was spilled. Black we are the people. Green for the land that is ours. I love my people.”
2. Rainbow BraidsSource:Getty
Kelis rocked rainbow braids to the UOMA Beauty Launch Event at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.
3. Rock and Glam OutSource:Getty
One word — turquoise! Kelis rocked this boldly dyed turquoise hair with blonde undertones cut into the perfect, curly hightop fade for the perfect rocker-glam style. We can’t get enough of it!
4. Auburn in the CitySource:Getty
Kelis opted for a sexy, short and curly, auburn style for her performance on TODAY show. This style is giving us a mix between Sex in the City — Black-style — and a modern Billie Holliday. Yes!
5. Get Along With YouSource:Getty
The last time we saw Kelis wearing long, straight tresses was in her Get Along With You video. This time she swapped the blonde and green straight hair for the black with a streak of gray. Kelis wore this hairstyle to the 4th annual Kiehl’s LifeRide at The Grove in Los Angeles, California.
6. Hot Like FireSource:Getty
We know Kelis is hot but it never hurts to add a little visual representation for the moment. Kelis posed for pictures backstage at The Country Fair Entertainment Park in Medford, New York.
7. Caught Out ThereSource:Getty
Now, this is the OG Kelis we know — the “I hate you so much” Kelis. The singer attended designer Matthew Williamson’s show in Brick Lane during London Fashion Week sporting a similar curly mane to what we were first introduced to when she hit the music scene with her smash hit, Caught Out There.
8. Bid Hair Don’t CareSource:Getty
Kelis showed off her long, black curly hair with a blonde streak at the 4th annual ESSENCE Black Women In Music event at Greystone Manor Supperclub in West Hollywood, California.
9. Sugar, Honey, Ice TeaSource:Getty
Kelis looked as sweet as sugar, honey ice tea sporting a burnt orange cropped and curly hairstyle when she attended ELLE Celebrates Women in Music at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. If the songstress ever made a video for the song, Sugar, Honey, Ice Tea, this hairstyle would definitely make a cameo.
10. Pixie and PearlsSource:Getty
Don’t put Kelis in a box. While the artist is known for her savage hairstyles, she’s not afraid to keep it simple either. Kelis opted for a short, black pixie style to compliment her pearls — yes, pearls! The singer/chef knows how to keep us on our toes when it comes to her style. She wore this look to the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City.
11. Grills and Hair Certified GoldSource:Getty
Kelis wore shoulder-length, loose curls and shiny gold grills for her attendance at the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Berkeley Square in central London.
12. Girl Next DoorSource:Getty
Kelis switches up her hair more than anyone we know but she also shows us that she can keep it natural and cute too. Her soft curls and toned-down color is giving us girl next door vibes.
13. Pin It Up, DollSource:Getty
Kelis wore a pin-up hairstyle when she attended a Pre-LAFW benefit in support of the Women Like Us Foundation at Lexington Social House.
14. Volume and HeatSource:Getty
From pixie cuts to big hair, Kelis’s hair never disappoints us. The singer/chef swapped her traditional curly mane for this long, voluminous, fiery red look. Somebody call the fireman. Kelis sported the look on a visit to SiriusXM Studios in New York City.
15. Curly Blonde MohawkSource:Getty
Kelis was spotted out and about hanging in Los Angeles, California rocking a blonde, curly mohawk.
16. A Colorful Messy BunSource:Getty
Kelis looked casually which with her brightly colored braids tied up in a messy bun atop her head. She wore the style to the launch of the Jane Club in Larchmont Village in Los Angeles, California.
17. Business Up Front, Love in the BackSource:Getty
Not ready to go all the way wild with your hair, yet? Try a simple cropped style with a cute accent in the back — like Kelis’ blue heart that was etched in the back of her simple blonde, curly pixie style. She wore this style to Spotify’s inaugural Secret Genius Awards at Vibiana Cathedral in Los Angeles, California.