Yeah, We Said It!: Here Are The Best 25 Wigs Of 2017

(Photos From Left: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images, Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images For NYFW: The Shows, JB Lacroix/ WireImage)

Yeah, We Said It!: Here Are The Best 25 Wigs Of 2017

Because every queen needs her crown.

Published December 29, 2017

2017 has definitely been one for the books, and certainly a great time for hair. While they aren't new, wigs feel more popular than ever. In fact, BET Style documented some of the best wig makers in the game for our original series, Laced, including Arrogant Tae, Kellon Derryck and Kahn Spence, to highlight their impressive work. 

It’s no secret that many of your fave celebrities change their hair like they change outfits. And like us, you know they aren’t dyeing and cutting their natural hair on a daily basis. The decision wasn't easy, but here's our comprehensive list of the best wigs of 2017. Scroll down to see who made the cut.  

  1. Zendaya's Met Gala 'Fro

    Zendaya took the term "big hair don't care" to another level when she stepped out wearing a brushed out 'fro at the annual Met Gala in New York City. The model/actress was certainly serving some serious #BlackGirlMagic that night, don't you agree?

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  Zendaya at 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons:Art of the In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Jackson Lee/FilmMagic)
    (Photo: Jackson Lee/FilmMagic)
  2. Kylie Jenner's Highlighter Hair

    Kylie Jenner is no stranger to shocking hair looks, so we weren't surprised when she showed up at Coachella with her brightest look yet. All of the Kardashian/Jenner girls are glam queens, but highlighter hair is definitely a first for the sisters. It's not for wallflowers, but we have to admit Kylie definitely slayed it. 

    highlighter hair 🌈

    A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

  3. Keyshia Ka'Oir's Charmed Lacefront

    Mrs. Wopster has many looks, but her charmed lacefront is an easy favorite. She wore this one so well, down to making sure her baby hairs were laid. Plus, she's always good for an unexpected bold lip — from red to glittery blue. 

    Sauceeeeeeeeee..... swipe left ...

    A post shared by Keyshia Ka'oir Davis (@keyshiakaoir) on

  4. Blac Chyna's Unicorn Hair

    Blac Chyna's M.O isn't about fitting in, which is why it should come as no surprise that she is at the top of our list. This wig, created by Kellon Deryck, was described by Chy as "mystical" and definitely caused a huge heart-eyed reaction from nearly the entire internet.

    Mystical 🦄

    A post shared by Blac Chyna (@blacchyna) on

  5. Kehlani's Cotton Candy Bob

    Not only does Kehlani have a beautiful voice, but a pretty hefty wig collection as well. She rocked this soft pink look in Toyko, complete with almost-matching shadow and white rhinestones underneath. Homegirl definitely marches to the beat of her own drum.

    A post shared by 333 (@kehlani) on

  6. Rihanna's Teal Crop Over Wig

    With the introduction of "Thiccanna" this summer, we were also introduced to Rihanna's internet-breaking teal hair. The two go hand and hand: her new found curves will go down in history — and so will this wig!

    the @aura_experience caught by @dennisleupold #BARBADOS #cropover2017 #culture

    A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on

  7. Marlo Hampton's Icy Gray Wig

    Marlo Hampton is always wearing a nice unit, but this icy gray piece stands out from the pack. The TV personality doesn't experiment with changing her hair color much. So when she wore this one, we were all pleasantly surprised!

  8. Teyana Taylor's Janet Jackson Wig

    At the 2017 MTV VMAs, Teyana Taylor paid tribute to Janet Jackson by wearing the exact same outfit that the music icon wore at the 1995 VMAs. This wig graces our list since we all thought it was her real hair—until we found out it wasn't!

    Sooooo Junie is my current mood rite now 😩😩😩😩😂😂🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

    A post shared by Jimmy Neutch- Shumpert (@teyanataylor) on

  9. Dreamdoll's Hand-Painted Rainbow Wig

    Dreamdoll's hair is always laid, but it would be a total miss to overlook the rapper's take on rainbow hair. You'd never expect ombré teal, orange and yellow to go together, but Dreamdoll is living proof that it works!

  10. Rasheeda's Ombré 2.0 Wig

    Rasheeda Frost is always serving a look, but this ombré purple to pink hair is one of her best looks yet. Since the hair speaks for itself, she kept her makeup soft and subtle.

  11. Cynthia Bailey's Burgundy Wig

    It was the year of 50 Cynt! RHOA's Cynthia Bailey was in rare form this year when she debuted this experimental look. She wanted the world to know, new season, who dis? It's been a wild ride, but with a new bae while not try out something unique!

    I must confess that I was in the mood for something different today💋 #50cynt @themuaalex @theartistrj #hairqueen

    A post shared by Cynthia Bailey (@cynthiabailey10) on

  12. Alexis Skyy's Blood Orange Wig

    Alexis Skyy's hair is always flawless, but the mommy-to-be's blood orange hair was a winner. Plus, it was the perfect contrasting touch to show off her all-white ensemble.

    The Queen 👸 tonight on the reunion #teamalexis #lhhhollywood #lhhh #alexissky

    A post shared by Alexis Skyy (@alexisskyy_) on

  13. Kim Kardashian's Platinum Locks

    After we found out that Kim Kardashian spends nearly 13 hours dyeing her own hair to match her icy wig, we had a newfound respect for her. She recently tested the waters playing around with a blue-ish shade, but her platinum blonde still reigns supreme.

  14. Tiny's Chestnut Curls

    Tameka "Tiny" Harris was giving real ginger vibes with this one. The Family Hustle star is usually blonde, so this quick color change was a no-brainer to add to our list.

    Poison Ivy🌿👑💋

    A post shared by Majorgirl (@majorgirl) on

  15. Kerry Washington's Blunt Bob

    Kerry Washington's asymmetrical bob added just the right amount of pizzazz to her look for the FGI "Night of Stars" event in New York City. Her hair looked nothing short of amazing that night.

  16. KeKe Palmer's Bright Red Hair

    Keke Palmer knew what she was doing when she put on this candy apple wig. Bright red doesn't work for everyone — but it did for her!

    An era of my hero... She can handle anything 🔥

    A post shared by BIG BOSS 🔑🔑 (@keke) on

  17. Beyoncé's Lil Kim Chanel Wig

    Queen B doesn't rock bold wigs too often, but this Halloween she was ready to play. She made the world stop when she paid homage to Lil' Kim. Each wig was impressive, but this blue Chanel one takes the cake. 

  18. Cardi B’s Cruella De Ville Wig

    Cardi B has proved herself to be a boss after her hit "Bodak Yellow," not only topped the Billboard Hot 100, but also went platinum. The newly engaged rapper was also a boss for Halloween this year, dressing up as the infamous Cruella De Ville from 101 Dalmatians. Seriously, this look is a total game changer.

  19. Remy Ma's Emerald Green Wig

    As you know, Remy Ma is one of rap's best femcee's, so of course she's rocking a signature style. She switched it up on us during Christmas break for a look she's dubbing "Poison Remy" and we can't get enough of it. 

  20. NeNe Leake's Blunt Bob Wig

    NeNe Leakes has always been a blonde bombshell, but there is something about this wig that really stands out. Simple, but fitting for her, indeed.

    Fun times with @bravoandy Nobody can turn up like us😝

    A post shared by NeNe Leakes (@neneleakes) on

  21. Monica Brown's Platnium Blonde Bob

    We absolutely loved Monica's signature pixie cut, but it's hard to deny how great she looks with a platinum blonde bob. She upped the ante this year with a new look, new sound and new outlook on life.

  22. K. Michelle's Pastel Green Bob

    When it comes to hair, K. Michelle does not play. This pastel teal bob showed off a softer side of the sultry singer when she wasn't thirst-trapping on the 'gram.

    Hey NY❤️

    A post shared by K. Michelle (@kmichellemusic) on

  23. Erykah Badu’s Hot Pink Bob

    Ms. Badu is always doing something different, but this bright wig was a major departure for her. Plus, who can resist a sweet mommy-and-me moment with daughter Puma standing by her side.

    Me and Puma ....and we ARE smilin . .

    A post shared by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on

  24. Sheree Whitfield's Choppy Blonde Bob

    Despite opposing opinions from Nene and Kenya, we think Sheree Whitfield looks nothing short of elegant in her new blonde look. Yes, the dress is beautiful, but her hair elevates the game.

  25. Nicki Minaj's Pink Lemonade Braids

    Beyoncé made this cornrow look iconic, but Nicki Minaj's floor-sweeping take made it iconic. The Barbz "MotorSport" look took a whopping 36 hours to create and had everyone in awe. She has good reason to be feeling herself in this baby pink style. 

    Attention: Ima need u to face front

    A post shared by Barbie® (@nickiminaj) on

Written by Yakira Young

(Photos From Left: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images, Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images For NYFW: The Shows, JB Lacroix/ WireImage)


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