Miley Cyrus’s Hair Evolution Is As Iconic As She Is

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One amongst the many other things I learnt from Miley Cyrus as an impressionable elementary school kid was to never underestimate the life-changing power of a hair transformation. Turn the browns into blonde, add some bangs and a regular teenage girl becomes a pop sensation!

From her iconic Hannah Montana locks to the shocking pixie cut and the present day mullet, Miley truly can’t be tamed when it comes to experimenting with her hair. Here’s her hair evolution through the years: 


Miley was just 13 years old when Hannah Montana first aired on television in 2006. That same year she attended the 41st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards sporting pinned back brunette hair with soft curls.


The 2008 Grammy Awards saw Miley posing for the paparazzi in tight curls and the darkest hair colour she’s had to date.


Back to her signature Miley browns for the 2009 Hannah Montana movie, she was seen in straight layered hair with long side-swept bangs.


The singer-songwriter’s Can’t Be Tamed album phase was defined by long auburn-brown hair with messy beach waves.


Chop chop! Miley brought old Hollywood glam to the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar party with lighter hair and a gorgeous voluminous lob.


Miley made headlines and surprised the world when she decided to cut her hair even shorter. The star attended the 2012 MTV Music Awards with a mohawk hairstyle.


For Miley, 2013 was all about experimenting with her pixie cut. From playing around with proportions to trying out some crazy hairstyles, she did it all.


Let Miley show you how to grow out a pixie cut with style. Sporting side braids and red glitter in her hair, she turned heads at the 2015 amfAR gala.


Letting her free-spirit Malibu vibe shine through, Miley opted for natural wavy two-toned hair in 2017 that gave her the best of both worlds.


Miley kept it classic with golden vintage waves at the 2018 Grammy awards.


Hannah Montana 2.0 has arrived! Cyrus sparked nostalgia in all her fan’s hearts in 2019 when she got a haircut similar to her iconic pop star wig.


Make way for the modern mullet! Heavily inspired by ’80s rock ‘n roll, Miley’s Plastic Hearts era saw her opt for the ‘business in the front, party in the back’ haircut.


As her mullet takes a shaggy turn, we can’t wait to see what she does next!

Images via: Pinterest

- Digital Writer


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