Tiffany Haddish Just Shaved Her Hair Off

"Now, I can go running every day and not have to worry about my hair."

santa monica, ca june 16 host tiffany haddish attends the 2018 mtv movie and tv awards at barker hangar on june 16, 2018 in santa monica, california photo by christopher polkgetty images for mtv
(Image credit: Christopher Polk)

Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish has been wearing faux locs as a protective style since quarantine began. However, all of that changed on Tuesday when Haddish took to Instagram with a pair of shears in hand to announce that it was time for a fresh new look— a big chop.

Haddish explained to her fans that she's been talking about cutting all of her hair off for a while now: "I cut all my hair off cause I want to see my scalp. I know my whole body, I know where every mole is but I don’t know my scalp. So hello Scalp #SheReady for everything." Haddish wrote as a caption. The comedian proceeded to cut her locs one by one at the root, leaving behind not even a half inch of hair. Throughout the process, Haddish repeated reassuring affirmations to herself such as: "It's going to grow back" and "Today's a good day!". She finished by brushing her new buzzcut and posing for the camera.

In a follow-up video, the star assured the critics that her decision to chop off her hair had nothing to do with her mental state. "Nothing is wrong with my brain; I'm not suffering from no emotional sh*t, nothing," said Haddish. In fact, the star discussed the positive aspects that come with having her new cropped 'do. "It's the first time I've ever taken a shower and was not concerned about getting my hair wet," explained Haddish. She even seemed delighted at the extra time that she now has to devote to self-care. "Now, I can go running every day and not have to worry about my hair,"added Haddish. She's since touched up her hair with an even shorter cut, wearing it in a smooth low fade. Let's normalize buzzcuts on women! More of this, please.

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Chelsea Hall is the former Assistant Fashion and Beauty Editor at Marie Claire, where she covered celebrity style, fashion trends, skincare, makeup and anything else tied into the world of fashion and beauty