Every Single Wild Hairstyle Olivia Rodrigo Wore in Her New “Brutal” Music Video


It may be brutal out here, but Olivia Rodrigo is helping us all feel just a little bit better with the surprise-release of a new music video for her Sour album opener, “Brutal”.

Every bit as chaotic as the rebellious track, the corresponding video — which was directed by Canadian artist Petra Collins, is a candy-colored, angst-ridden masterpiece, complete with anime face-filters, early 2000s nostalgia, and scene-stealing wig moments. In true “choose your character” style (she even sampled the Super Smash Bros. Melee!), Rodrigo cycles through eight distinct characters in the nearly three-minute clip, including but not limited to a pop star, a ballerina, an influencer, and a newscaster —each with a stylized hairstyle to match courtesy of the singer’s go-to hairstylist Clayton Hawkins. From a power blue bob to platinum blonde waves, Rodrigo dons nearly every color of the rainbow, proving there isn’t a single look that she can’t pull off. 

Ahead, feast your eyes on all the dazzling hair looks from the “Brutal” music video.

Minty Fresh

Who doesn’t love a monochromatic moment? The singer looks like a powder blue dream with her wavy mint blue lob and baby bangs that perfectly matches her outfit—which was first worn by Britney Spears back in 2003.

Spiky Ballerina Bun

This isn’t a regular ballerina bun, this is a cool ballerina bun — complete with spiky, blue pieces thrown in for good measure.

Blonde “Anchor Bob”

Only Rodrigo could make the “anchor bob” look this fun. Not to mention, she looks pretty good as a platinum blonde!

Plaited Pigtails

Miranda Sanchez, is that you? I can’t be the only one who instantly pictured Lizzie McGuire’s bestie after seeing Rodrigo rock this red newsboy cap and those braided pigtails.

Spiky Space Buns

What could be more 2000s than a set of space buns? Rodrigo is totally following in the footsteps of early aughts It girls like Mandy Moore and Britney Spears with this cool look.

Red Hair Don’t Care

The singer seemed to be channeling Ginger Space with this wavy red lob and we’re totally here for it!

Pink Streaked Pigtails

The singer went full Avril Lavigne (circa 2007) with a set of punky pink streaked pigtails that were perfectly accessorized with kitschy hair clips.

Blonde Mermaid Waves

Rodrigo definitely looked the part of an influencer or should we say @spicypiscesnyc with her waist-grazing blond waves.

To see more of Rodrigo’s stunning hair looks, be sure to follow the singer @oliviarodrigo on Instagram.

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Camille Nzengung

Camille Nzengung is a Features Editor at The Tease, where she covers all things hair. You can find her writing about the best hair products, the coolest hair trends, and all the exciting new hair launches.


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