The Evolution of Zayn Malik's Changing Hair

Zayn Malik in 2016
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Zayn Malik attends the Tom Ford September 2016 New York Fashion Week show on Sept. 7, 2016 in New York City.

Zayn Malik's hair—or recently, lack thereof—is ever-changing. 2015 was the year Zayn initially decided to go all Lady Gaga with his hair, constantly switching up his look, and he's been on a roll ever since—coloring it several different hues, cutting it all off, and rocking a two-toned beard/hair combo. Here, we take a look at all the hairstyles the former One Direction member has rocked—from boy band black, to bald, to blonde.

Let's play a little game of Remember When and look back at all the singer's looks over the years.

1. Boy Band Black

It was a simpler time then. Malik was still with One Direction, and his hair was classic black.

2. Buzz Cut

Where do broken hearts go? Much like everyone does after a breakup, Zayn shaved his head in 2015 to signal a new beginning. 

3. Going Green

"Green hair don't care," Malik shared when he first went green back in 2015. If the resulting fan freakout was any indication -- people definitely do care. Here, he revisited the color in March of 2017.

4. Snow White

The green hair didn't last long, leading some of us (ahem) to wonder what he would have up his sleeve next (he noted he'd also tried purple and orange).

5. Going Gray

Gray is the new black. 

6. Two-toned

His hair was grown out a bit (a smart bet for winter), and he rocked a two-toned bleach/natural look.

7. Pink Panther

Just in time for Valentine's Day 2016, Zayn debuted hot pink hair via Twitter.

8. Grown Out

At the 2016 Tom Ford fashion show in NYC, Zayn appeared in an all-black ensemble with grown out hair and a full-grown beard to match.

9. Sleek Man Bun/Ponytail

Zayn joined in on the man bun/ponytail craze, showing off shaven sides and long hair on top.

10. Bold & Bald

Zayn shocked the world when his mom posted a photo of him totally bald on Instagram.



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11. Back to Blonde

On Friday (Sept. 8), Zayn released his "Dusk Till Dawn" music video where he was seen sporting a short blonde haircut.


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This article was originally published in December 2015 and is continually updated. 


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