Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

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Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

Karwai Tang/WireImage 1. Subtle Ombré After a five-month stint as a blonde, Kardashian revisited her signature brunette hue in 2014. The slight ombré effect gave the classic style a multidimensional look. Broadimage Newswire 2. Goldilocks After giving birth to daughter North West in 2013, Kardashian went for a whole new look. “Kim had been wanting to go blonde for a while, and this was the perfect time post-pregnancy,” her colorist George Papanikolas of Andy LeCompte Salon told us. “We decided to give it a modern twist by keeping the roots drastic.” Frazer Harrison/Getty Images 3. Side Bangs The expectant star let her glowing skin take center stage with a sleek and simple hairstyle in 2013. Stuart Wilson/Getty Images 4. Chocolate Brown She traded her signature raven tresses for a lighter hue in 2012. “I changed her from her traditional dark brown, to a more fashionable glossy chocolate brown,” said her hairstylist George Papanikolas. Jason Merritt/Getty Images 5. Playful Plaits Kardashian accented her lustrous locks with tiny braids for the 2011 Kids’ Choice Awards. Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images 6. Dramatic Top Knot Kardashian piled her lengthy strands into an elegant top knot for a night out in Australia. Taylor Hill/WireImage 7. Retro Glam The reality star channeled Veronica Lake with a deep side part and old Hollywood waves. Jason Merritt/Getty Images 8. Blonde Ambition Do blondes really have more fun? Kardashian found out in 2009! “This time it’s for real, guys! I went blond!,” she blogged before the Teen Choice Awards. Her colorist Rebecca Friedman called the hue “a caramel, smoky base.” Landov 9. Honeyed Pompadour She experimented with a multicolored ‘do at a benefit for the Trevor Project in 2009. “I had a shoot earlier in the day where they glued in some fun blond extensions-I am loving the two-tone vibe!” Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic 10. Bold Bangs The star flaunted fresh fringe in 2008. “I’ve been getting tired of the look I was sporting and wanted something fresh and bangs were just it,” she told People. “It’s amazing how they can alter your look.” Karwai Tang/WireImage

Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

“If you read books–which I don’t, none at all–about how to become a billionaire, they always say, ‘You learn more from your mistakes.’ So if you learn from your mistakes, then I’m a f*cking genius,” Kanye West once declared. Looking back at wife Kim Kardashian’s hair history, the same could be said. Kim is a f*cking genius.

Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

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PreviousThe Best Hair Looks From Fall 2017 Runways view gallery 52 Photos “If you read books–which I don’t, none at all–about how to become a billionaire, they always say, ‘You learn more from your mistakes.’ So if you learn from your mistakes, then I’m a f*cking genius,” Kanye West once declared. Looking back at wife Kim Kardashian’s hair history, the same could be said. Kim is a f*cking genius. More view gallery

Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

“If you read books–which I don’t, none at all–about how to become a billionaire, they always say, ‘You learn more from your mistakes.’ So if you learn from your mistakes, then I’m a f*cking genius,” Kanye West once declared. Looking back at wife Kim Kardashian’s hair history, the same could be said. Kim is a f*cking genius. More view gallery

Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

Don’t get me wrong here. I’m not saying that no one can wear hairstyles that black women wear. There’s nothing wrong with wearing your hair in these styles. However, it is unsettling to see these looks branded as “KKW Signature Braids,” and “Boxer Braids” by Kim Kardashian, or, what everyone has been calling the cornrows in the case of Kylie, “Birthday Braids.”

Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

2. Goldilocks After giving birth to daughter North West in 2013, Kardashian went for a whole new look. “Kim had been wanting to go blonde for a while, and this was the perfect time post-pregnancy,” her colorist George Papanikolas of Andy LeCompte Salon told us. “We decided to give it a modern twist by keeping the roots drastic.”

Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

After giving birth to daughter North West in 2013, Kardashian went for a whole new look. “Kim had been wanting to go blonde for a while, and this was the perfect time post-pregnancy,” her colorist George Papanikolas of Andy LeCompte Salon told us. “We decided to give it a modern twist by keeping the roots drastic.”

Kim Kardashian Hairstyles

None of the Kardashian (or Jenner) sisters have ever acknowledged the history or significance behind either one of these hairstyles. Cornrows originated in Africa and have always been a hairstyle predominantly worn by black women. The same can be said about Bantu knots, which black women have been doing to their hair for years as an elegant way to wear hair up during the daytime, to keep naturally curly hair looking fresh at night, or as a heat-free way to create next-day curls.

8. Blonde Ambition Do blondes really have more fun? Kardashian found out in 2009! “This time it’s for real, guys! I went blond!,” she blogged before the Teen Choice Awards. Her colorist Rebecca Friedman called the hue “a caramel, smoky base.”

Do blondes really have more fun? Kardashian found out in 2009! “This time it’s for real, guys! I went blond!,” she blogged before the Teen Choice Awards. Her colorist Rebecca Friedman called the hue “a caramel, smoky base.”

August 2009But if you thought that Kim’s post-pregnancy dip-dye was the first time she had experimented with blonder locks, how wrong you were. The naturally brunette beauty hit the bottle for a month or two way back in 2009, as well.

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