Jessica Alba Hairstyles, Cuts, and Colors

Published By Brooke
Updated 03-24-2021

If you've spent way too much time stalking Jessica Alba on Instagram this year, you're not alone. We've all drooled over the actress at one time or another, whether admiring her social media feed or searching for photos of her gorgeous hair on Pinterest.

She's got a timeless look (no really – her 10-year glow up showed minimal signs of aging), and perfectly toes the line between classy and sexy. From her bold shag cut to her signature long balayage, the actress is a fashion icon we can all learn a thing or two from. Whether you are in search of a new haircut or hoping to spark some inspiration, you've come to the right place. We've compiled all the best Jessica Alba hair photos below.

Jessica Alba Hair – 10 Hairstyles, Cuts, and Colors

Shag Haircut

Jessica Alba Shag Haircut

This adorable short shag is one of the most unexpected haircuts we've seen from Jessica Alba over the years. It perfectly accentuates her diamond face shape by drawing just enough attention to the jawline. The wispy layers and bangs make for a fun, flirty look.

Jessica Alba Dark Hair

Jessica Alba Dark Hair

From platinum blonde to rich mahogany, this actress can pull off any color, thanks to that gorgeous olive skin. This hue of deep brown looks elegant with her middle-part lob. Jessica Alba has medium-thick hair, but this short haircut works with thin to coarse hair, as well. To achieve more volume, add long layers to the haircut.

Lob with Curtain Bangs

Jessica Alba Lob with Curtain Bangs

One hair trend Jessica Alba is known for is balayage. This chocolate brown, auburn blend is perfect for the colder months of the year and is just enough contrast to bring a monochromatic brown to life. To achieve curls like hers, you'll want to use a large-barrel curling iron (anywhere from 1.25 to 1.75-inches) and alternate the direction that you curl in for each piece.

Jessica Alba Lob

Jessica Alba's Lob

Jessica Alba looks like a total bombshell with this ombre lob (when does she not, though?). We love this cut because it is perfect for ladies with all face shapes and hair types. It is long enough to style up or down but short enough to remain low maintenance and cut back on styling time.

Classic Curls

Jessica Alba's Classic Curls

You don't have to walk the red carpet to pull off a do like this one. Whether you have a formal event or a girls' night out, this classic side style is elegant and easy to style. Simply curl hair with a 1.25-inch curling iron and pull to one side, using a comb to smooth any bumps. To finish off, use a light-weight hairspray.

Pro tip: avoid products that say "strong-hold" or "firm finish" – they will leave your hair crunchy and with no movement.

Jessica Alba Tousled Waves

Jessica Alba Tousled Waves

Now, this is the iconic Jessica Alba look we all know and love. The soft beach waves and gorgeously-painted balayage are all a part of her signature style. This is the perfect look for low-maintenance women who do not like putting much time into their everyday style. When you have a high-quality balayage, it adds tons of dimension to your hair so you do not have to spend hours curling it.

Jessica Alba Signature Ombre Hair

Jessica Alba Signature Ombre Hair

Maybe it's her bronzed glow or her sun-kissed hair, but Jessica Alba looks totally angelic in this photo. Her slightly-curled, tousled ends add just a bit of movement to her sleek down-do – a perfect look for both day and night. We recommend this look for ladies with medium to coarse hair. Thin hair tends to fall flat when it is straight and parted down the middle.

Long Layers with Bangs

Jessica Alba's Long Layers with Bangs

Adding bangs to your look is a great way to spice things up if you've gotten bored of your haircut. These soft, long bangs give Jessica Alba a completely different look than her signature middle part hairstyle. This is because bangs tend to make the face appear wider, which can provide balance for ladies with elongated faces. And while Jessica Alba was blessed with gorgeous hair and texture, she is likely wearing extensions in this photo to achieve those bouncy, voluminous curls.

Jessica Alba Choppy Short Bob

Jessica Alba Choppy Short Bob

This Jessica Alba haircut is hands down our favorite one on this list. It's easy to maintain and style and its versatility makes it appropriate for any occasion. Jessica is rocking a slight balayage with lightened ends, which accentuates the dimension of her choppy layers. However, we love this women's hairstyle in any hair color.

Slicked Back Bun

Jessica Alba Slicked Back Bun

Jessica Alba is not one to wear her hair up very often, but when she does, it looks glamorous. This slicked-back updo requires thick, long locks to achieve the samurai-esque bun. It is one of the most creative ways to style a bun that we've seen this year, and other celebs like Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid have been spotted rocking the same one.

What color is Jessica Alba's hair in 2021?

Jessica Alba is known for changing her hair color with the seasons, so what shade of brown (or blonde?) is she working with this winter? In her latest Instagram post, Jessica Alba was sporting what appeared to be a natural shade of caramel, styled down and straight.

But, just a month prior, she was spotted wearing a sleek, chocolate-brown lob. Celebs can do a lot of things the rest of us can't, but growing hair overnight is not one of those. Jessica Alba likely rocks hair extensions from time to time to give her look versatility. Nobody likes to be tied to one look for too long, anyway.

To keep up with Jessica Alba's hair, we recommend giving her a follow on Instagram, as well as bookmarking this article where we will share up-to-date photos of Jessica and her latest looks.

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