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7 New Queen Latifah Hair (and Color) Inspirations

Queen Latifah is the queen of looking good! Her hair is always put together and her color is most definitely flawless.  If you need some hairstyle or hair color inspiration the ‘Queen’ has got you covered! These Queen Latifah hair styles below will help you to stand out and look gorgeous.

1. Golden Bob-Shell

This classic bob is always a hit. The ‘Queen’ is ruling this look with a golden-blonde shade to take it to another level. Her bob is smooth, sleek and to the point.

Queen Latifah Hair Classic Bob

How to Style:

  1. On blow dried hair, flat iron hair smooth starting at the nape using horizontal partings all the way up to the top of head.
  2. Create a deep side part and lightly bump the ends creating a soft beveled look using a light to medium hold hairspray..
  3. Use a light gloss to top it off for a shiny, smooth finish.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Influance Rub-On Shine for smoothness and shine and Kenra 25 Medium Hold Hairspray for hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look suits all face shapes and all hair types that can be straightened.

2. Braided Halo

This honey brown color looks great no matter how it’s styled. Queen’s hair is parted on one side and braided around to create a halo effect. This is a great summer hairdo and protective style.

Queen Latifah Hair Braided Haloe

How to Style:

  1. Blow dry hair straight and part on one side.
  2. Start French braiding one side of your head about 3/4 of the way around head and secure with a rubber band.  Gather hair from other side and French braid around until the two sides meet and secure with rubber band.
  3. Using your bobby pins, create a small bun or continue to cross braids in the back of head and tuck and secure.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance Shine Spray for shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style best suits oval face shapes, while any texture and type of hair will work for the style.

3. Soft Chocolate Silhouette

This hairstyle features a dark chocolate colored hue, with soft layers and a flirty side bang.  It is a very simple style, but has quite a bit of sex appeal.

Queen Latifah Hairstyle with Layers and Side Bang

How to Style:

  1. Start with clean, dry hair and part ½ inch horizontal sections starting at the back.
  2. Mist your hair with a light to medium hold hairspray and using your flat iron smooth out this first section from root to ends and repeat this step throughout the rest of your head.
  3. Create a side part for a bang and lightly bump for a soft curved feathered look.  Spray with shine spray.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Kenra 25 Medium Hold Hairspray for hold and protection and Influance Shine Spray for shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style  suits oval or round face shapes and medium to thick textured hair that is able to be flat ironed straight.

4. Honey Blonde Elegance

This curly hairstyle  is great for a night out on the town. The hair is colored honey blonde to give curls a little pop. So cute!

Queen Latifah Curly Hairstyle with Honey Blonde Color

How to Style:

  1. On clean blow dried hair, mist hair with a light to medium hold hairspray and curl using a 1 to 1 ½ inch barreled curling iron starting at the nape. Continue throughout the head.
  2. Using a dime sized amount of a light serum emulsified in your hands, finger comb curls to desired style.
  3. Apply a small amount of an edge control pomade or wax to the hairline to give edges smoothness.  Mist with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance Rub-On Shine for shine and smoothness, Influance Glazed Edges for smooth edges and Kenra 25 Medium Hold Hairspray for hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes and hair types can wear this look.

Tip(s):

If your hair is thin or fine you may need to use products that boosts volume or give the illusion of thickness.  Also, if you have thinner hair, make sure to separate the curls rather than finger combing and tease the base a little for fuller looking hair.

5. Golden Brown Side Swept Ponytail

This hairstyle is a winner if you’re in the mood to dress down but still look cute.  This low side swept ponytail is parted on one side and gathered on the other side.  It’s fun, simple and beautiful!!

Queen Latifah Hair With Side Swept Ponytail

How to Style:

  1. On clean, straightened hair, part hair on one side and comb or brush to opposite side using a dime size amount or curling wax or natural oil to hair creating a low ponytail.
  2. Secure ponytail with ponytail holder.  Take a section of hair from underneath the ponytail and wrap around base of ponytail to cover band.
  3. Lightly bump ponytail on the ends for a slight curve.

Recommended Products:

Influance Natural Oil cocktailed with Influance Curling Wax for a sleek, shiny, smooth finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval head shapes suits this style best. All hair types that can be straightened suit this style.

Tip(s):

If you need more length or fullness, add wefted hair extensions to the ponytail and wrap around the base securing with bobby pins.

6. Caramel Colored Waves

This wavy hair do is just gorgeous! Hair is parted down the center and left smooth at the top with sexy, flirty waves midway to ends. You will definitely get attention with this  look!

Queen Latifah Wavy Hairstyle with Caramel Color

How to Style:

  1. Apply your favorite heat protecting product to strands and comb through.
  2. Starting at the nape, use a curling wand to curl hair strands.
  3. Start a few inches away from the scalp, mist hair with holding spray and wrap hair around curling wand for about 5-7 seconds and release.
  4. Repeat process throughout your hair.
  5. Run your fingers through to break up the curl slightly and give it a more tousled effect.

Recommended Products:

I recommend Redken Smooth Lock Heat Glide Serum. Rub on your palms and then pull through strands for a silky finish with heat protection.  Try Kenra 25 Medium Hold Hair Spray for hold and smoothness.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval shaped faces and medium to thick hair that can be curled or straightened suit this look best.

7. Golden Up-Do

This pretty touseled up sweep is simply beautiful!  This is a great look for those that want to show off their facial features and neck. Hair is touseled in the crown with a bun in the back for an elegant look.

Queen Latifah Tousled Up Do

How to Style:

  1. Lightly curl your hair all over for control and volume.
  2. Gently finger comb and pull hair toward the back while leaving the hair at the top looser, fuller and touseled.
  3. Pull hair into a loose bun in the back and secure with bobby pins or a cute, attractive hair clip.  Mist with a medium hold hairspray for hold.

Recommended Products:

Try Kenra 25 Medium Hold Spray for hold and Influance Shine Spray for shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style suits oval face shapes with naturally wavy hair or hair that can be straightened and curled.

Whatever style Queen Latifah is wearing is sure to be a hit.  As per her inspiration, don’t be afraid to lighten your color and change up your style. It might just  be what you need to appear sexier and more gorgeous!