Halle Bailey’s Top 15 Hair Styles, Ranging from Loc Ponytails to Lively Bobs

Halle Bailey’s singing and acting skills are her most notable talents, but we also think of her as a beauty trend-setter. She has been attracting attention over the past few years for her gorgeous locs. Each red carpet showcases the versatility of this style. Bailey works closely with celebrity hairstylist Tinisha meeks to create each look. Together, they have transformed her locs in every style possible (from curly ponytails to high bobs). We’ve listed 15 of Bailey’s most iconic hairstyles.

Jumbo Braids

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Bailey’s jumbo strands prove that you can tuck locs for a braided look. Finish the look like the actress by adding curly ends. This extra-large style has another great feature: the less braids, the easier it is to maintain.

Jumbo Twists

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Bailey’s look shows that locs can be worn in a variety of protective styles. She wears extra-large jumbo twisted hair. Besides being great for hair health, jumbo twists are also easier to install and remove than traditional braids.


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Bailey’s locs are a little past her chin, or a lob. She styled her curlly locs here by tucking her front pieces behind her head. She looks adorable with a tucked-in lob.

Curls and Twisted Locs

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Bailey added glitz to the premiere of Renaissance: a Film by Beyonce. She chose a twisted-loc look for the front of her locks. To complete the look, her hairstylist added a head of tight, fluffy curls.


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Bailey Meeks’s curly bob was a hit at the Met Gala in 2023. Everyone was amazed by how Meeks had transformed her locs to the short style. Her bouncy hairstyle and stunning lacy floor-length gown were a tribute to Old Hollywood glamour.

Curls and Braids with Straight Back

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Bailey chose classic cornrows for the premiere of The Color Purple. The goddess-inspired curls added to her hair gave it a playful feel.

High Ponytail

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You can never go wrong when it comes to chic hairstyles. This hairstyle looks stunning with locs. The way Bailey’s locs are wrapped around the base to elevate the ponytail is amazing.

Sculpted Side Ponytail

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Bailey’s side ponytail is twisted in a way that makes it unique. Her locs are twisted around each other to create a sculptural look.

Cascading Locs

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Bailey showed off her gorgeous red locs inspired by mermaids at the UK premiere of The Little Mermaid. Her cascading red locs were pin back and accessorized by a beautiful beaded headpiece.

Oversized Bun

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Bailey displays her locs with a gorgeous updo. This style is great because it’s not perfect. Her locs are not perfectly styled, but are instead loosely pinned and some pieces have been left out to create an elongating side bang.

Intricate Low bun

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Low buns may be considered a simple look, but it’s possible to make them feel unique. That’s what Bailey did for the 95th Academy Awards. Her locs were twisted precisely to create a swirled, intricate low bun.

Wrapped High Ponytail

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Bailey’s high ponytail was a new take at the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards. She had her ponytail wrapped around to add a sophisticated touch. What about another detail? The delicate curly pieces that frame Bailey’s face.

Box Braid Bun

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Bailey’s braided balloon bun is one of the most interesting braided styles we’ve ever seen. Wrapping braids at the base of the bun is a sophisticated, smart touch.

Medium Box Braids

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To achieve these box braids, Bailey’s locs had to be completely tucked. The multihyphenate accessorized the style with a thin, gold headband.

Curly Ponytail

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Bailey is always coming up with new ways to wear a Ponytail, and we are taking notes. She pulled her two-toned locs up into a ponytail, and added a few curly pieces for a finished look.

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