If there is ever the perfect day to celebrate Yara Shahidi's all-time best hairstyles, today is the day. Why? Well, the Black-ish actress is turning 17 years old today, and her hair is one of the many things about her that majorly inspires us on the regular. The actress is all about rocking her natural curls, while also switching it up with some intricate styles from time to time. But even though she is never one to shy away from a daring look, you can always count on her to go back to rocking the locks she was born with.
"I have natural hair and have always embraced it," Yara said about her widely-praised strands. “The first time I straightened my hair I was 11, and it was only because I was getting a haircut. And I thought, ‘Oh, I like this! I’ll keep it this way’, and did until I washed my hair."
In honor of Yara's big day, we have rounded up her fiercest and most fabulous hairstyles to date. Who knows, maybe you'll get some hair inspo yourself.
Click through the gallery to see Yara's 17 most chic hair moments to date. Then, be sure to wish her a very happy birthday in the comments section below!