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23 Nicki Minaj Hairdos You Might’ve Forgotten

‘Cause it’s her 32nd birthday and no one does it better.

December 08, 2014

Nicki's vibe lately has been natural and pulled together, hair immaculate. It's almost like you could forget about the golden era of Nicki's hair experimentation: 2010-2012. No worries, we've got you covered. In honor of Minaj turning 32 today we've collected 23 of her wildest hairdos from her golden era. Anyone who thinks they're doing something new: no. Nicki's done it.

1. This mint green bob
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2. "The Monica" in fiery orange
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3. This icy shock of hairspray
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4. The kelly green dip-dye
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5. The leopard Bride of Frankenstein look
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5. This fearless updo that kind of looks like half a brussel sprout
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6. Panel barbie
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7. Sea princess waves
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8. This perfect jet-black pageboy
9. And once more in blonde
10. Her Good Morning America wake-up do
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11. The troll doll bouffant
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12. This abstract sunrise
13. These twists on steroids
14. That time she kind of looked like a hot, young version of my grandmother
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15. This camoflauge
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16. Red tips!!
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17. Shirley Temple vibes on fleek
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18. These Donatella-worthy extensions
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19. This Handmaid's Tale kinda look
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20. Once more for the A+ accessories
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21. This next-level neon wig
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22. This crazy widow's peak
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23. The Marilyn
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23 Nicki Minaj Hairdos You Might’ve Forgotten