The phenomenal success of Black Panther may be prompting 鈥淲akanda Forever鈥 salutes from athletes everywhere these days, but it鈥檚 also inspiring a whole slew of short, buzzed, cropped hairstyles, thanks to two of the film鈥檚 leading ladies: Lupita Nyong鈥檕 and Danai Gurira. The actresses rocked all of the red carpets during awards show season in one head-turning short-haired coif after another.

鈥淏arely there hair is such a big trend right now culturally,鈥 says celebrity stylist Larry Sims. 鈥淎frican American women are stripping down what society might perceive as beautiful (e.g. wigs and extensions) and embracing their natural looks, which screams resilience, strength, confidence, and beauty.鈥

If you鈥檙e thinking about going under the scissors or razor, take a little inspo from the women making #ShortHairDontCare a beauty movement that鈥檚 here to stay. (Photo via Christopher Polk/Getty)

Lupita Nyong鈥檕

If anyone knows a thing or two about Lupita Nyong鈥檕鈥檚 hair it鈥檚 Sims himself, since he鈥檚 worked with the actress. 鈥淏y creating different variations of barely there hair, she revolutionized how African American women look at themselves and paved the way for so many others,鈥 says Sims. As for which products to turn to for the Lupita look, Sims always has Smooth 鈥楴 Shine Conditioning Polisher ($4) on hand. 鈥淚t gives a brilliant shine and finish to such a standout 鈥榙o,鈥 he explains. (Photo via Rick Rowell/Getty)

Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira was a showstopper at the Oscars this year when she arrived red-carpet ready in this statement style. Her buzz cut design 鈥 which her stylist hand-painted with white eyeliner 鈥 was inspired by African ancestral tribal face paint and had everyone praising its uniqueness and history lesson in one. According to Sims, the hairstyle also works because it makes her features stand out even more, with nothing to distract from them. 鈥淚t鈥檚 extremely bold and sexy and shows she鈥檚 not afraid to take risks,鈥 he says. To get her Gurira鈥檚 look, try using Stila Cosmetics聽Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Snow ($22). (Photo via Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

Zoe Kravitz

One of the hottest short hairstyles in Hollywood right now belongs to Zoe Kravitz, with her pixie 鈥榙o. 鈥淭his cut looks unbelievable on her,鈥 says Sims. 鈥淣ot only is it complementary to her chiseled visage (hello, those cheekbones), but the texture screams free spirit, which fits perfectly with her personality.鈥 To recreate the Big Little Lies star鈥檚 effortlessly cool look, spritz a volumizing product like Ouai聽Volume Spray ($26) throughout your strands for long-lasting lift and bounce that just won鈥檛 quit. (Photo via George Pimentel/WireImage)

Greta Gerwig

Tousled yet chill, modern yet classic, Greta Gerwig鈥檚 sideswept short style is definitely a winner. To create Gerwig鈥檚 look, celebrity stylist John D used Tresemm茅 Extra Hold Mousse ($5) on towel-dried hair, created a side part, and blew it dry with a diffuser, scrunching along the way. Then he created a finger wave pattern with a comb, applied a dime-sized amount of Malin & Goetz Sage Styling Cream ($8) for light definition, and finished with Kristin Ess聽Depth Defining Water-Based Pomade ($10) around the hairline to control flyaways. (Photo via Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Alek Wek

Following in the footsteps of trailblazers like Grace Jones and Iman, Alek Wek is arguably one of the most famous editorial fashion models known (and booked) for her short 鈥 often shaved 鈥 hair. 鈥淲ek has been growing her hair out more in the last few years, but her iconic look we have grown to know and love centers around the classic buzz cut,鈥 says Lacy聽Redway, celebrity stylist for Nexxus. Another bonus of going this short is there鈥檚 not a lot of upkeep to deal with. Redway suggests using oils like Jane Carter Solution Nourish and Shine ($22) to keep both your skin and hair moisturized. (Photo via Peter White/Getty)

Kate Hudson

Notorious for her long blonde locks, Kate Hudson recently transitioned from a buzz cut to a sassy pixie. 鈥淚 love that she can do anything with her hair and still look amazing,鈥 says Redway. To get Hudson鈥檚 style, you need something lightweight that won鈥檛 weigh hair down before styling, like Redway鈥檚 personal fave, Nexxus Hydra-Light Leave-in Foam ($20). 鈥淭his is great before blow drying or air drying,鈥 she adds. (Photo via Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Ruth Negga

Similar to Kravitz, Ruth Negga is her best self in a low curly pixie. According to Redway, the haircut looks good on her because of her petite stature and gorgeous features, and it allows her to show them off instead of hiding behind a lot of hair. Style this 鈥榙o by applying Smooth 鈥楴 Shine Intense Moisture Coil Hydrating Butter ($5) to enhance the waves all over. (Photo via Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)

Leila Nda

Another model who can鈥檛 get enough of the feminine, fringy pixie? Leila Nda. According to Julie Dbjay, stylist at Fr茅d茅ric Fekkai Fifth Avenue Salon, there are lots of versions of the pixie that can work for everyone鈥檚 face shape and hair texture. In Nda鈥檚 case, 鈥淗er face shape is ideal for a short cut and this one accentuates her beautiful bone structure,鈥 explains Dbjay. Plus this 鈥榙o can be styled in different ways: with a side part, slicked back, or with bangs. (Photo via Michael Stewart/FilmMagic)

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