Serena Williams's postpartum hair makeover is a grand slam

Dana Oliver
Beauty Director

There’s a saying that goes, “When a woman changes her hair, pay attention.” Well, Serena Williams has our undivided attention.

The 36-year-old tennis superstar and new mom unveiled a long, blond hairstyle on Instagram Wednesday with the caption: “I needed a change.” In the series of photos, Serena poses against a wall à la Beyoncé with her loose locks flowing down her black leather jacket and white blouse.

Williams has taken to social media since the birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia, to share her unfiltered experiences in motherhood. From figuring out how long to breastfeed to tried-and-true teething remedies, she is more than deserving of a postpartum hair makeover.

See Serena Williams slay with her new blond ‘do, and keep scrolling to see more celebrities — from Beyoncé to Selena Gomez — who’ve lightened up their locks.

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Serena Williams

Long and loose blond locks look good on Williams. (Photo: Instagram/Serena Williams)


Queen Bey’s blond crown is one of the best. (Photo: Instagram/Beyonce)


Riri’s lighter locks are a smash hit. (Photo: Instagram/Rihanna)

Lily Collins

We guess blondes do have more fun. Right, Lily? (Photo: Instagram/Lily Collins)

Selena Gomez

Gomez’s shockingly blond ‘do accentuates her bold brows. (Photo: Getty Images)

Julia Roberts

Roberts’s honey-hued hair can’t get any sweeter. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian

This mommy-and-daughter duo do faux blond hair right. (Photo: Instagram/Kim Kardashian)

Rita Ora

The singer’s swept-up blond locks are perfect. (Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)


We love how this blond hair color complements Ciara’s fresh glow. (Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

Mindy Kaling

The face-framing highlights are a pleasant addition to Kaling’s brunette hair. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Chrissy Teigen

Teigen and blond hair are a match made in hair heaven. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Halle Berry

Berry has been having a lot of fun lately experimenting with her hair, including this blond look. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

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