Pop star Rihanna has unveiled a far eastern inspired hairdo to her fans on Twitter.

The 24-year-old trendsetter posted the snaps of her in her dressing room preparing to record her new video Princess of China and included the caption: "Gangsta goth geisha #thuglife #princessofchina."

The Bajan beauty, who has teamed up with Coldplay to collaborate on new track Princess of China, also uploaded her pictures on photo sharing site, Instagram.

In one image, she happily poses with her hair styled with extensions and featuring chopsticks

In another snap she is seen starring into the camera ,wearing heavy makeup while a mouthful of smoke rises over her face.

The We Found Love songstress is renowned for turning heads with both her fashion and ever-changing hair hairstyles

Her tresses cotinine to command attention and set trends whether they are long, in bold hues or in a playful pixie cut.

International Business Times UK has a look back at just a few of RiRi's unforgettable hairstyles...

Which one is your favourite?