25 Stunning Zendaya Inspired Hairstyles

zendaya hairstyles

Everyone would agree that Zendaya pulls off all hairstyles. Like her style in fashion, the “Euphoria” actress always has a good hair day on the red carpet. Her hairstyles stand out, cementing her as a top celebrity in the hair department.

From lob to sleek ponytails and braids, the American actress and singer is not afraid to experiment. And she manages to slay them all gorgeously.

We can only pay tribute to some of her hairstyles in this post. So, come along and get inspired for your next hairstyle.

1. Sleek and Straight Hairstyle

Sleek and Straight Hairstyle

Zendaya’s sleek and straight hairstyles never disappoint. They are simple, sleek, and classy, complementing her outfits perfectly.

The star has been spotted with sleek and straight hairstyles throughout the years. And in recent years, she has again caught people’s attention with her endearing straight hairstyles.

2. Classic French Updo

Classic French Updo

Along with soft, bouncy curls, and light blonde hair color, Zendaya amazed people again with a blonde French updo at the premiere of her new film, Challengers. The hairstyle exudes class, framing a side of her face gorgeously.

3. Low Pony with Side Part

Low Pony with Side Part

The low ponytail with a side part is a timeless hairstyle Zendaya has tried a few times. For black girl who have type 4 hair and want to slay this hairstyle, follow the follow steps:

  • Divide your hair and do a side part.
  • Apply gel and brush your hair to get a smooth appearance.
  • Swoop it till it reaches almost the back of your neck. (Remember that you want it low).
  • Tie it with a hair band before attaching your hair extension to your hair.
  • Repeat the process once again to secure the extension to your hair.
  • Pick a piece of the extension and wrap it around the hair band. You don't want the elastic band showing.
  • Lay your edges to complete the look.

4. Peek-a-boo Highlights

Peek-a-boo Highlights

The peek-a-boo highlights hairstyle included a subtle blonde-brown highlight, waves, and a slicked back that made her stunning in the crowd.

5. Messy Updo

messy updo

The messiness of this classic updo is what this hairstyle is all about. You cannot help but feel classic with a hairstyle like this. While it's simple, it's also stylish.

6. Slicked Back and Tucked Under

Slicked Back and Tucked Under

The mimicked bob hairstyle of 2022 was exceptionally innovative. While wearing her hair slicked back, the actress tucked in her tresses, making her hair look shorter. The slicked back tucked under hairstyle garnered people’s attention at the Euphoria event, marking one of her simple yet attention-grabbing looks.

7. Long Cornrows

Long Cornrows

At the Spiderman 2021 premiere, Zedaya showed up with gorgeously done long cornrows. The cornrows were eye-catching but more than that, they depicted what the movie is all about. To match it was a graphic eye makeup look.

8. Bob with Micro Bangs

Bob with Micro Bangs

Zendaya always delivers! She is a star in turning heads at events and she did it again with this hairstyle- the bob with micro bangs. The Bob looked amazing with the micro bangs and the color was stunning.

9. Blonde Pixie Cut

Blonde Pixie Cut

While the pixie cut is a hairstyle that suits everyone, Zendaya knows how to add her flair to it. She's rocked a few blonde pixie cuts and they are a testament to her daring choices, the distinct stamp she adds, and her perfection. At the British Fashion Council Fashion Awards, her icy platinum pixie cut exceptionally stood out, matching her preferred earrings.

10. Baroque Bob

Baroque Bob

Are you hoping to find an off-limit hairstyle for Zendaya? There's none. The perfectly polished wavy Baroque bob hairstyle showcases her beauty with its deep side part and voluminous waves. The bob’s tousled texture and soft waves finish off the look. When styling, use a curling iron to achieve the waves.

11. Retro Finger Waves

Retro Finger Waves

The retro finger waves hairstyle has been trending recently. But are you aware of Zendaya’s 2016 retro finger waves? Well, you are now!

The actress looked elegant and gorgeous in the natural-looking waves. However, a shocking fact is rather than cutting her hair short, she chose to wear wigs. A job well done by her stylist.

12. Red Brown Body Waves

Red Brown Body Waves

At the 2019 HBO Post Emmy Awards, the actress left her gorgeous brown red tresses flowing, allowing it to compliment her dress. Her color choices created the perfect contrast needed, making her look stunning.

13. Honey Blonde Bangs

Honey Blonde Bangs

To complement her glowing Cinderella dress at the 2019 Met Gala, the actress wore honey-blonde bangs. The side-swept bangs matched the Cinderella theme, and the accessories elevated it.

14. Waist Length Braids

Waist Length Braids

An unforgettable Zendaya’s red carpet look is with her waist-length braids. We can't stop thinking of her look at this event. From the long braids to her choice of outfit. They came together to create an exquisite appearance. The word to describe it all is outstanding.

15. Blonde Mullet

Blonde Mullet

Who else can make you fall in love with the mullet hairstyle as Zendaya does? The bangs added to the freshness of the look, and the ends made it a little bit casual. But the overall appearance is an undeniably fashion statement.

16. Long, Voluminous Curls

Long, Voluminous Curls

The long, voluminous curls are in no way unnoticeable for any outing. It's a style that cemented her love for bold choices and encouraged others to do the same. The curls were super full and lengthy but perfect for her outfit choice and overall look.

17. The ‘wet’ Look

the wet look

The wet-look hairstyle is achievable with a few products and tools by your side. A comb, gel, shine cream, and hair spray will help you recreate this look. Dampen your hair with water. Then, comb it and add in lots of gel and hair cream mixture. Comb once again and finish with a hairspray.

18. Locs Hairstyle

Locs Hairstyle

One of her looks that sparked a big conversation was the locs hairstyle in 2015. The hairstyle takes its roots in African American society and that intrigued everyone, especially since it represented black hair in the media. For the 87th Annual Academy Awards, she parted the locs at the sides while tying it with one. The hairstyle completed her looks, giving her an elegant vibe.

19. Slicked Back Voluminous Ponytail

Slicked Back Voluminous Ponytail

Zendaya’s slicked-back voluminous ponytail owned the Billboard Music Awards in 2015. The hairstyle accentuated her facial features giving a simple yet sassy look for the event. Pairing it with her outfit and statement earrings undoubtedly captured the attention of many.

20. High Chic Pony

High Chic Pony

The 60’s flipped ponytail was back in town and Zendaya pulled up at the 2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy Premiere with a gorgeous version of it. The ponytail showcased the classic and fun hairstyle and the side-swept bangs finished up her look for the night.

21. Half Up, Half Down Hairstyle

half up half down hairstyle

The half-up, half-down Zendaya’s hairstyle elevated her facial features perfectly. You can easily recreate this style for your outings. It's gorgeous and suitable. To style this, simply divide your hair into two parts. Place the front into a ponytail and leave the back to flow. You can attach extensions to your hair to achieve a fuller look like that of Zendaya’s.

22. Thick Box Braids

Are you a lover of braids? Zendaya's thick box braids can be your next choice. It's simple, easy to make, and requires less time to complete.

Divide your hair into squares. Pick up your extensions and braid each of them. You can slick your hair with gel before braiding. Once you are done, add mousse, and trim.

23. Afro Hairstyle

Afro Hairstyle

Zendaya’s retro afro style at the 2017 InStyle Awards was iconic. Her bold choice became an inspiration for others, making it an unforgettable moment. The dark brown chic afro complemented her outfit and suited the vibe of the event.

24. Sleek Top Knot

Sleek Top Knot

There are a few most tried hairstyles by Zendaya and the top knot is one of them. The hairstyle is simple with a beautiful knot at the top of the head. If you're trying this, you can add gel to your edges to smooth your hair out while it adds glam to your hairstyle.

25. Curly Shag

curly shag

It seems Zendaya has worn every classy and trendy hairstyle ahead of time. Here's one- the curly shag. Back in 2017, the Disney star embraced the curly shag hairstyle for the Teen Choice Awards. Her little highlights added dimension to the hairstyle and the curls gorgeously framed her face.

26. Braided Ponytail With Big Bow

Braided Ponytail With Big Bow

While attending the London premiere of her new movie, Challengers, Zendaya slayed a new hairstyle - A long braided ponytail with a big bow, that's her, always brings some fresh inspiration!

How to achieve the iconic braid?

  • Start with clean, damp hair. Add a styling gel through the hair, hairline, and nape area to make sure the hair lasts all night.
  • After combining hair into a ponytail, secure it with a hair tie.
  • Next, attach the wrap Ponytail extension and wrap the long Rooted Ash Blonde Clip-ins around the hair to customize and lengthen the look.
  • The ponytail was braided and secured at the end with a tiny invisible elastic and hairspray.

Her Style

Zendaya’s versatility has inspired others to experiment with their looks beyond restrictions. She proves that everything looks good with confidence. It's no wonder everyone looks forward to the next hairstyle she will be wearing.

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