Coco Austin Calls Her New Hairstyle ‘Da Coco Swoop’

Coco Austin shows off a new look that’s hard to miss. (Photo: Twitter/Coco Austin)
Coco Austin shows off a new look that’s hard to miss. (Photo: Twitter/Coco Austin)

Coco Austin has a new hair look for summer that she’s already predicting will be iconic. On Sunday, the actress and model, who’s married to Ice-T, with whom she recently had daughter Chanel, flaunted her new ’do while wearing a pink spaghetti-strap top, gray leggings, and hoop earrings. “My new braids! I wanted a little change up for the Summer,” she shared in the caption.


In the video, she twirls around and names her new hairstyle “Da Coco Swoop.”

While Austin gave the style a different name, it’s not new. The side-part cornrows that cascade down the side were popularized by Beyoncé in Lemonade, and many call the ’do “Beyoncé Lemonade Braids.”

A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Feb 6, 2016 at 7:59pm PST


It’s actually a popular look for the season, with many trying it out.

Band launch season #tribe #lemonadebraids #splitinthemiddle ‍♀️

A post shared by Kerls (@damn_kerls) on Jul 16, 2017 at 2:09pm PDT


inspired Braids by @jaedee_thesalonjps She's the best ✨

A post shared by Aminah "Mia" (@mia_miaaaa) on Jul 17, 2017 at 7:26am PDT



Whether or not the 38-year-old’s hairstylist was inspired by Queen Bey, she did ask her followers what they thought of the look, and many of them left comments with words of admiration.






There also were a handful of people who found it hard to even look at her braids, because her curvy backside also had a starring role in the video she shared.




What are your thoughts on Austin’s new look — hot or not? Or, is the real conversation about “Coco’s curves”? Sound off below.

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