Hair Icon: Michelle Obama’s Epic Hair Evolution

Michelle Obama Hair Icon

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It is impossible to deny FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s indelible style. For the past eight years, she has consistently captivated us with her statement-making (and often, affordable!) fashion choices and enviable hairstyles. And, not only did she make women everywhere believe they were slay-worthy, she also became an everlasting symbol of beauty and style for Black women everywhere. 

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In celebration of her 53rd and last birthday as sitting First Lady, we’re taking a walk down memory lane to celebrate some of her most memorable hair moments and hair evolution. From bangs and crush-worthy fringe to curls and sleek blunt cuts, there is no doubt that she will go down in history for her timeless and classic looks.

Before we say goodbye, click through to revel in just a few of the times she and her longtime go-to stylist Johnny Wright gave us our hair lives over the past decade.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. she is a Black beauty editor; founder of Sadiaa, the premiere beauty directory for women of color, and editor for