Rihanna Is a Good Girl Gone Blonde With Pixie Cut Hair Transformation

Must read

Rihanna Has “Fingers Crossed” For Baby Girl With A$AP Rocky

Rihanna just debuted a new…hairstyle.

The 36-year-old showcased her fresh, chic look on a day out in Santa Monica, Calif. March 22. Rihanna, who debuted honey blonde hair in November, stepped out sporting a pixie cut.

The Grammy winner, who has worn her hair short before, wore a black baseball jersey under a black bouclé-texture, round-neck, wool-blend Gucci jacket, paired with blue jeans and black, crystal-embellished slingback Gucci pumps. She completed the look with orange oval frame Balenciaga sunglasses.

Rihanna was spotted more than three weeks after she performed her first full concert in nearly a decade. The singer took the stage at a private pre-wedding party for the family of Asia’s richest man, businessman Mukesh Ambani, in his home country of India.

“The show was the best,” she told fans after the March 1 performance. “I haven’t done a real show in eight years.”

During her set, Rihanna performed hits such as “Bitch Better Have My Money” and “Diamonds” and “All of the Lights.”

The singer, who last released an album in 2016 and dropped her latest songs “Born Again” and “Lift Me Up”—from the Black Panter: Wakanda Forever soundtrack—in 2022, has in recent years concentrated on her fashion and beauty businesses as well as raising her young children with A$AP Rocky. The two are parents to sons RZA Athelston, 22 months, and Riot Rose, 7 months.


I think we do a real great job at collaborating and making children,” the rapper told Complex in November. I think that’s our best creation so far. Nothing is better than that out there, any design.”

In February, A$AP offered fans waiting for new music from Rihanna some hope. During a visit to Paris, when asked by one about a ninth album from the singer, the rapper responded that his partner is “working on it!”

Look back at other celebs’ hair transformations over the years:

John Nacion/Getty Images/John Nacion/Getty Images

Rachel McAdams

The Mean Girls alum swapped out her signature blonde hair for a dark brunette transformation on March 18.

Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Forever 21/Rachpoot/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

Bre Tiesi

The Selling Sunset star looked completely unrecognizable after debuting a dramatic blonde transformation March 16.

Unique Nicole/FilmMagic/Frazer Harrison/Getty Images


The Dune actress debuted a shoulder-grazing bob at Essence‘s Black Women in Hollywood Awards March 7.

Dominique Charriau/WireImage/Steven Simione/WireImage

Sydney Sweeney

The Anyone But You star made a showstopping appearance at Miu Miu’s fall/winter 2024-2025 show during Paris Fashion Week. For the March 5 event, she unveiled a dramatic long bob haircut.

Hoda Davaine/Dave Benett/Getty Images/Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images for Max Mara

Zoey Deutch

To prepare for her upcoming role as  Jean Seberg, the 29-year-old debuted a bleached blonde pixie cut.

Monica Schipper/Getty Images/Leon Bennett/GA/The Hollywood Reporter via Getty Images

Anne Hathaway

The Princess Diaries alum unveiled fringe bangs at the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Steve Granitz/Getty Images / Jon Kopaloff / WireImage

Selena Gomez

The star debuted a bangin’ new style at the premiere of her friend Nicola Peltz Beckham‘s film Lola in February 2024.

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images/Stephane Cardinale-Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

Jennifer Lopez

The “On the Floor” singer made a dramatic hair change, as she debuted a chin-grazing bob cut at Schiaparelli’s haute couture spring/summer 2024 show on Jan. 22.

Instagram / Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Gypsy Rose Blanchard

In January 2024, a month after her prison release, the now-influencer shared a pic of herself sporting a shorter ‘do.

Instagram/Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner traded in her dark locks for a pink ‘do in January 2024.

Instagram / Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough

In January 2024, the Dancing With the Stars personality shared a video of herself cutting her own hair. “Out with the old energy,” she wrote, “and in with the new.”

Gregg DeGuire/Variety via Getty Images/ Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for ELLE

Kate Beckinsale

The Underworld actress took the plunge and went full blonde, while also debuting a short bob haircut.

Riley Keough / Instagram / Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

Riley Keough

The Daisy Jones & The Six actress debuted jet-black hair on Nov. 2.

Aldara Zarraoa / Getty Images / Jaime nogales/Medios y Media / Getty Images

Eva Longoria

The Flamin’ Hot director recently showcased her dramatic transformation, debuting a choppy, layered bob on Nov. 9.

Alix Earle / TikTok

Alix Earle

The TikToker debuted a fresh haircut, revealing a long bob.

Arturo Holmes/Getty Images / Pat Pedraja

Miley Cyrus

After rocking platinum blonde tresses for years, Miley officially returned to her brunette roots to model Gucci’s new collection.

Karwai Tang/ WireImage / Mark Cuthbert / UK Press via Getty Images

Kate Middleton

The royal recently showed off her new curtain bangs during a public appearance on Sept. 27.

Ricky Vigil M / Justin E Palmer/GC Images / Gotham/GC Images

Megan Fox

The actress recently debuted a bright red hair color and equally bold blunt bob haircut.

Dave Benett/Getty Images for The Ambassadors Theatre Group / Ricky Vigil M / Justin E Palmer/GC Images

Cara Delevingne

The supermodel debuted a punk-rock hairstyle at Vogue‘s World Show during London Fashion Week on Sept. 14

Brittany Snow / Instagram / Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tribeca Festival

Brittany Snow

The Pitch Perfect star made a drastic hair change, going from dark brunette tresses to a bright blonde look.

Instagram / Hayden Panettiere / Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Hayden Panettiere

The Scream actress debuted a bubblegum pink style in August 2023.

Taylor Hill/Getty Images; Insatgram/Brooklyn Beckham

Brooklyn Beckham

The son of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham got his head shaved by Selena Gomez‘s little sister, Gracie Teefey, in August 2023.

Jennifer Love Hewitt / Instagram

Jennifer Love Hewitt

The Can’t Hardly Wait actress showed off her drastic hair change, debuting dark red hair and a blunt bob haircut.

Jennifer Lopez / Instagram

Jennifer Lopez

The Second Act star unveiled bright blonde highlights in a new selfie.

Antoine Flament/Getty Images / Courtesy of SKIMS

Kim Kardashian

The Kardashians star showed off her new bob hairstyle in a recent SKIMS video campaign.

Keke Palmer / Instagram / Cindy Ord/MG23 / Getty Images for The Met Museum / Vogue

Keke Palmer

The Hustlers star debuted a voluminous long bob and curtain bangs on Aug. 12.

Antoine Flament/Getty Images; Instagram/Zendaya


Rachel Green, is that you? The Euphoria star appeared to take inspiration from Jennifer Aniston‘s Friends character with this layered look.

Todd Williamson/Bravo/Instagram/@a_manda_26

Tom Schwartz

The Vanderpump Rules star debuted a platinum blond dye job in August 2023.

Steve Granitz/FilmMagic / Instagram

Brian Austin Green

The ’90s heartthrob debuted a newly shaved head, sharing on Instagram that “it’s for work.”

Joy Malone/WireImage; Instagram

Doja Cat

The “Say So” singer showed off her dramatic hair transformation on Instagram, debuting bright purple hair and a spooky spider design on the back of her head.

Sign up for E! Insider! Unlock exclusive content, custom alerts & more!

More articles

Latest article