Beyonce's New 'Do: Love It or Hate It?

04/24/2007 at 05:00 PM ET

Beyonce surprised us all by turning up in the Sydney, Australia airport this weekend with pin-straight locks with heavy bangs (one of spring’s biggest hair trends). It’s big change from curls she’s been sporting while touring Asia for the new bilingual version of her album B’Day. We suspect that this new ‘do may be a wig rather than a permanent change, but we’re still intrigued by the radically different look nonetheless. We want to know your opinion! Tell us: Which look do you like best on Beyonce? Love the straight hair with bangs or hate it and miss the curls?

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Briar on

It looks nice, it suits her.

Carrie on

She looks like Naomi Campbell! I like her hair curly. It’s natural and shows off her great bone structure!

faith on

she’s pretty, but i’m sick of seeing her in the media.

Bella on

She looks good with both looks.
Just a note, you said you suspected that ‘the new look might be a wig, not a permanent change’.
Well Beyonce ALWAYS wears a wig in public, so even the curly hair is a wig. She uses lacefront wigs and keeps her own hair out of the public eye.

KC on

The length of these particular bangs or too long. I have seen her with nice bangs before. ( i.e Me, Myself and I video)

Jennifer on

i like the old hair style better now that i think about it she does look like Naomi Campbell

yen on

she doesn┬Ęt look good at all with bangs ,and theres something wierd about her face in the second pic

enigma on

I guess wigs w/bangs are all the rage in Hollywood these days! Interesting!?! I guess it’s the quickest fix for having a bad hair day!? So, I don’t know what to make of it!? Hum!??

Niki on

I like her hair better before, my favorite hairstyle of her’s is straight with no bangs. But she doesn’t look horrible with them.

Robin on

OMG, have you ever see the movie Kinky Boots? She looks just the drag queen Lola from that movie!!!

k on

i dont like this!…actually i dont really like her either…and i agree with faith…im sick of seeing her everywhere!…to me shes just not that special yet everywhere i turn theres a pic of her!…

Elda on

bangs have got to go!!!! to be honest neither!!

Candi on

What is up with the bangs? They take so much away from faces and that goes for Beyonce too. She is so beautiful, why attract the attention to all the hair on your forehead instead of your actual face. I don’t like them at all.

nicole on

i hate the bangs. they make her look like a cross-dresser.

edot on

I think it’s fun. What the hell’s the point if you can’t play with your hair? As for “sick of seeing her in the media”, at least she’s actually got talent. Most of the “celebutantes” are famous for being rich.

amy on

i dont like it B IS BEAutiful and she dont need bangs to cover that face. and with the shape of her face it dont look good

UAlreadyKnow on

well…bey bey always wears wigs…i have never seen a photo of her rocking her natural hair..the curl wigs looks better than the straight wig, but lets be real tacky tina is behind both looks…hahahahahaha

Natural looks better on

Love it or Hate it? HATE IT! The curly look is SO much better on her!

bitsy on

i like the old look better.but the new look is alright.=/

love _is _confusing on

she should stick back to the other hair style because now she looks like naomi campbell.the other hair style is much more her!!!

alia on

Beyonce could do anything to her hair and she would still look gorgeous!! but i like it

tara on

i am so sick of this woman…
aside from that, i dont like the looks so fake..her and tyra should get together for a ‘whose wig is more whack’ talk

Latara on

She looks okay with both hairstyles. But with the straight-do, she looks older. With the curly hair, she looks her age.

night on

That can’t be Beyonce. What in the world happened to her face if it is her. I can’t believe it is her. The woman in the second photo looks as though she has had lip work, as well as botox. Tell me it isn’t so …tell me that is NOT Beyonce.

Crystal Beach girl on

I like her hair long but not with that much bangs.

Pussycat on

She looks like Naomi now.

marianne on

yeah she does look like naomi campbell but i think it’s her lips..don’t they look fuller?

dawn on

She So looks like Jennifer Lopez in that new style.

Allure on

I think that style looks nice on almost anyone.It puts me in the mind of cleopatra and blunt bangs are back in this spring and summer.

danielle on

This kind of on and off the topic. People should start a post in this blog about the success of B’s clothing line House of Dereon. Is anyone buying it?

Axelle on

I think that she looks great with both hair cuts…Regarding the smile, hey we are not always captured in our best moments..So i will give it the benifit of it being an awkward angle. She is very pretty with absolutely amazing skin. I really don’t get all the bashing on her. She is a talented singer, very successful and carries herself like a lady with humbleness and grace. At least she is not one of those celebrities who effortlessly trashes herself or career. KUDOS to you B!!!!

Beka on

Hat them looks way better without bangs

S on

The bangs are a much better look for Beyonce, especially since they cover up those horrible eyebrows of hers!!

kaye on

NEITHER! She looks superb with STRAIGHT HAIR without bangs… you know her Crazy In Love days… that video with almost no make up, hot pants and red heels…. she really looks better like that!

Sasha on

alnost all of beyonce’s style is created using wigs…they are call mess front weaves and its when the hair is applied onto a mess cap in single strands and then it is glued around the hairline, u then blend it into your skin using makeup to make it look as natural as possible.

mary on

I think she looks so much better with curly hair. It looks good straight, but i don’t like her with bangs

Sadie on

Hair?….What’s wrong w/her lips in the bangs picture?

grey on

This is NOT Beyonce…please tell me it is not. This once beautiful African American woman now looks like that crazy woman they call “cat woman”…you know…the one who has had like 50 plastic surgeries to make her look like a cat…please… that really is you…stop with the botox…the lip injections..and whaterver else you have done to yourself…you were a beautiful black woman….now you look like a crazy 60 year old white plastic surgery junkie. STOP>

Yantecia on

She looks a mes wit da bang doo, her face looks white 2, dis is not the Beyonce we all know, she looks scary, she should stick w/ something better like the curls

j on

there’s nothing i love about beyonce. beyonce loves beyonce enough, she doesn’t need us.

Michelle on

Beyonce benefits when she stick to what looks good on her as opposed to following ridiculous trends…her sleek straight, or bouncy curls are her signature look. These blunt bangs make her look like a Kmart Nelly Furtado…Luckily she’s so lovely that it doesn’t matter all that much, and I’m sure she’s not committed to anything..probably just her extentions trimmed up.

Lucy on

I’d like to see her REAL hair

Kaitlyn C. on

Not a fan of the bangs look on Beyonce. She looks beautiful with the curls.

brittney palmer on

i love her new hairstyle she looks lovely and she is always gone to look banging as hell.

Jennifer on

I’ve seen lots of pics with her with her natural hair showing.Its thick and about 6 or 7 inches past her shoulders.It’s also dyed brown.C’mon stop dissin her.I am so sick of of people talking bad about a black woman who has naturally long and thick hair like myself!Beyonce is very pretty.Who ever said anything bad about her must just be jealous.

euge on

she looks grate with curls and straight hair..she always looks great!

Alicia Carter on

How can I achieve the curly beyonce look. Im african american and I love that curly look on her aswell as the wavy we look that is sometime worn by her so how can I achieve that?

pinkiboo on

that’s not eva ha damn real hair i mean c’mon she got money she neva gotta show ha real hair and nobody would eva know. im tired of beyonce too but hey i just tune her out. dont listen to ha music or dont read shyt about ha. i personally think aaliyah was way better than she could ever be but thats only my opinion>

Shaniquia Jonson on

oooo lawd yalll playin! lets not hate on Beyonce just because she is a beatiful white female! What is up with all this “shes a black woman” um are you people blind? she is full white u can so tell. she looks lovely! I love her! I met her shes stunning! and she dosent look like a drag queen!

jay on

im tired ov yall hatin gosh why dont yall hate on someone else n so wat dat she got a weave a wig watever she real pretty{no homo} and dats all i got to say 4real

jay on

im tired ov yall hatin gosh why dont yall hate on someone else n so wat dat she got a weave a wig watever she real pretty{no homo} and dats all i got to say 4real

dina on

I really dont think i have ever seen anyone more beautiful then beyonce.That woman can wear a plastic bag,and still look like she got kissed by sunshine.You rock beyonce keep up the great work!

Sherri on

Too much hair for such a small face. Go natural! Get rid of that mane, so play’d out!!

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