2019 has come and gone, but it was quite the year as some of our favourite celebrities and beauty influencers dished up beauty looks left, right and centre and we did love them all!!! One thing that rings true is that edges were laid for the gods, weaves were hitting bottoms, ponytails have been sleek and bobs as sharp as they can be.

We’ll be sharing some hairstyles that were quite popular in the beauty scene last year, it almost felt like there were was a memo sent to all the it-girls. Just so you get a better understanding of what we’re talking about, we’ve curated some photos of your favourite fashionistas as evidence.

Brown and Golden-toned Braids

Braids were big this past year and we saw different variations of it, brown toned braids seemed to be quite popular. If you need proof, keep scrolling to see.

Bolanle Olukanni via Instagram

Beverley Naya via Instagram

Inidima Okojie via Instagram

Ini Edo via Instagram

Blonde Bobs

Over the years, bobs seem to have become a staple of most fashion-forward women. This isn’t a surprise as bobs have a way of giving the wearer a polished and sophisticated look. Last year, blonde bobs took centrestage as we saw different shades of blonde and different cuts of bobs stealing the show.

Michelle Dede via Instagram

Lilian Esoroo via Bibyonce’s Instagram

Mercy Eke via Instagram

Long Bone Straight Hair

Long weaves don’t seem to be going anywhere as it seems the longer the better. More ladies were seen rocking bottom grazing straight weaves. It started to seem the deal was 30 inches or nothing.

Ini Edo via Instagram

Idia Aisien via Instagram

Tracy Nwapa via Instagram

Toke Makinwa via Instagram

Big Curly Hair

Curly hair sure has a way of giving you a glamorous yet youthful look. It was definitely a hairstyle of choice in 2019 and quite a number of our faves were spotted having their ‘”big hair don’t care moment!”

Sharon Ooja via Instagram

Damilola Adegbite via Instagram

Toke Makinwa via Instagram

Cynthia Nwadiora via Instagram


Ponytails were huge in 2019 and they came in different variations: Curly, straight and braided. Ponytail season was fully activated by the end of the year and we saw more fashionistas rocking this hairstyle for #DettyDecember .

Idia Aisien via Instagram

Mercy Eke via Instagram

Linda Osifo via Instagram

Toke Makinwa via Instagram

We can’t wait to see what’s in store for 2020 in the beauty department. Meanwhile, we would like to know which of these hairstyles you rocked last year, comment below to let us know.

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