The Transformation of Shakira’s Tresses: A Journey from Fiery Rebel to Honey-Hued Mom

Shakira has been a pop sensation in the USA for almost 15 years, known for her iconic hip-shaking moves. Her hair has seen numerous transformations over the years, from various textures to a range of colors. As she announces her second pregnancy, let’s take a trip down memory lane and explore her hair evolution. While we may not know what her natural hair looks like, one thing is certain – her kids will be blessed with her good genes. Check out Shakira’s most stunning hairstyles and pick your favorite look.

April 1999

Getty images from April 1999 captured Shakira rocking a vibrant look at the 1999 Alma Awards with her stunning red crimped hair.

September 2000

In September 2000, we saw Shakira rocking her signature long, bouncy curls at the Latin Grammy Awards. Interestingly, Christina Aguilera was also seen sporting a similar hairstyle around the same time.

September 2001

In September 2001, during the MTV Video Music Awards, Shakira spiced up her flowing hair with a headband reminiscent of Wonder Woman.

June 2002

June 2002
Shakira made a statement at the MuchMusic Video Awards in 2002 by showcasing chocolate lowlights that created a striking contrast with her blond hair.

November 2002

In November 2002, behind the scenes while preparing for her Tour of the Mongoose, Shakira was rocking a stunning curly hairstyle.

October 2003

In October 2003, when Shakira was appointed as the new UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, she was seen sporting a stylish beret on her wavy hair, and even had a bindi on her forehead.

October 2004

In the October 2004 issue of Getty, it was noted that Shakira rocked a fabulous look with bangs at the 2004 MTV Latin American Video Music Awards.

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August 2005

In August 2005, Shakira surprised fans by sporting a rare hairstyle choice at the MTV Video Music Awards. Normally known for wearing her hair down, she opted for a messy ponytail with contrasting platinum highlights cascading out.

April 2006

Getty images captured Shakira with a sleek and shiny straight hairstyle during the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Conference in April.

August 2006

In August 2006, during the MTV Video Music Awards, Shakira showcased her stunning, thick hair styled in a gorgeous honey hue.

November 2006

Shakira debuted a stunning new look at the 2006 Latin Grammy Awards, boasting a glossy brown hair color that was perfectly styled into beautiful curls.

February 2007

In the February 2007 Grammy Awards, Shakira sported a stunning look with her luscious curls which were a fan-favorite. The different hues of blonde in her hair also caught our attention and admiration.

November 2007

In November 2007, during a showing of
Love in the Time of Cholera
in Las Vegas, Shakira sported perfectly styled hair, with voluminous waves cascading flawlessly.

December 2007

In December 2007, Shakira sported a stunning caramel brown hairstyle that stole the show at the Ein Herz Fuer Kinder gala.

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December 2008

In December 2008, Shakira’s tousled waves at the 2008 Alma Awards gave off a relaxed, beachy vibe.

January 2009

January 2009
Shakira surprised everyone with smooth, straight hair at the Huffington Post Pre-Inaugural Ball, a departure from her usual curly look that we rarely see.

November 2009

In November 2009, the unique twists in Shakira’s hair at her “She Wolf” launch party were almost resembling dreadlocks.

December 2009

In December 2009, Shakira was definitely a trendsetter with her edgy side braids. The mix of her dark roots and blond hair really amps up the cool factor of the braids.

July 2010

In July 2010, during the Univisión Premios Juventud event, Shakira sported big, voluminous and textured blonde hair.

November 2011

In November 2011, Shakira sported a charming milkmaid-inspired braid while accepting the prestigious person of the year award at the 2011 Latin Recording Academy.

November 2011

Let’s take a more in-depth view of this braided hairstyle, shall we?

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January 2012

In January 2012, Shakira surprised everyone in France by sporting a new hairstyle with a bob and straight-across bangs, which was quite different from her usual long hair look.

August 2013

August 2013
Could these gorgeous curls belong to Shakira naturally? It sure looks like it! The singer was seen rocking this hairstyle as she passed through Los Angeles International Airport.

March 2014

In March 2014, Shakira sported gorgeous mermaid waves during her album launch event at the iHeartRadio Theater.

May 2014

In May 2014, Shakira was spotted wearing a hat to cover her hair, but still let her thick braid sneak out during a press conference at SBS Radio.

July 2014

In July 2014, Shakira took the stage at the closing ceremony of the 2014 World Cup with her hair styled in tousled waves, giving off a relaxed and carefree vibe.

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