The Latest Stunning Celebrity Hair Transformations
By Julie Ricevuto, Digital Beauty Editor |
It’s no secret that celebrities are constantly experimenting with their hair. Whether it's a new cut or a bold dye job, these hair chameleons certainly aren’t afraid to change up their look. But for those of us who are a bit more conservative with our hair choices, it can be hard to find inspiration for our next big chop. So, we gathered the biggest celebrity hair transformations you'll want to recreate yourself at your next salon appointment—just beware, these famous follicles won't stay the same for long.
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Priyanka Chopra swapped out her typical, mid-length style for a shortened, ultra-curly bob earlier this week, revealing her new style on Instagram and telling fans that her new look is all for the upcoming season of her hit show, Quantico.
Nicole Kidman just unveiled a new look while in Paris this week, debuting a much shorter blunt cut. The new style is parted in the center with soft, face-framing waves reaching just below Kidman's shoulders, giving the actress a semi-70s vibe.
Proving that a haircut can be one of the best ways to boost your confidence, Drew Barrymore posted a photo of herself getting several inches chopped off her hair after social media followers critized her look. "Pretty is on the inside. But a little love on the outside never hurts," Barrymore captioned the post after thanking her hairstylist for "picking a girl up and dusting her off."
Kris Jenner just debuted a brand new hair color and truth be told, we've never seen her look like this before. In a post uploaded to Kim Kardashian's Instagram, Jenner is seen sitting on a couch with newly bleached blond hair. While we've seen this platinum hair color on Jenner's famous daughters before, we've never seen it on the momager herself, making this hair change up much more shocking than usual.
Blake Lively is famous for her luscious mane, which is why fans were so shocked by her recent transformation. Her usual long locks were cut short into a retro lob, and truth be told, the actress totally pulled it off. Although, don't get too used to her new look, the style is simply a faux bob with her ends pinned up underneath her hair.
It's not very often that we see Mila Kunis switching up her look, so when she does, we're all over it. Apparently the 34-year-old actress wanted a quick hair refresher for fall, so she opted for a chin-grazing bob courtesy of hairstylist Renato Campora.
We've seen Kim Kardashian go blond before, but it's rare for her to go full silver-platinum like she just did yesterday. The icy look was created by celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton, who dyed Kardashian's hair in preparation for fashion week this year (no, it's not a wig!).
After a short stint with brown hair, Khloé Kardashian has debuted a gorgeous, blond ombré look courtesy of L.A.-based salon, Ramirez Tran. While the sun-kissed ends and faded roots are essentially Kardashian's signature look, we can't help but think the ombré is the perfect end-of-summer hair transformation.
Kate Hudson has been wearing the same beachy, blond waves for years, but surprisingly, the actress just traded in her long locks for a super short buzz cut. While photos of the shocking style aren't widespread at the moment, you can see her new look here.
Vergara, who just turned 45, treated herself to a dramatic haircut just one day after her birthday. The blunt, eyebrow-grazing fringe gives the actress a much more youthful look and is the perfect way for her to completely switch up her look without losing too much length from the rest of her hair.
Cuoco usually plays it pretty safe when it comes to her hair preferences, but surprisingly the usually blond actress just made a drastic change to her hairdo. In a recent Instagram post, Cuoco revealed she's dyed her hair a shade of "dreamy sherbet" which appears to be a silvery-blue hue painted in streaks throughout her hair.
Paris Hilton might be one of the most well-known blondes to ever grace Hollywood, but it appears her lengthy reign as an iconic blond has finally come to an end. The former reality star-turned-businesswoman was recently spotted wearing her hair in a deep brunette shade—much different from her usual golden hue.
Just in time for summer, Shailene Woodley decided to dye her hair golden blond courtesy of hairstylist Kari Hill.
Actress Salma Hayek debuted rose gold hair while attending the Cannes Film Festival this weekend, and while the shade is one of the biggest hair trends of the year, we never thought we'd see Hayek try it out for herself. Even though the look is courtesy of a wig created by Jennifer Yepez, we can't help but hope Hayek will try something a little more permanent in the future.
It’s no secret that bangs—specifically Bardot bangs—are trending for summer, but if you need more proof, just check out Christie Brinkley’s latest haircut by hair stylist Peter Savic. The feathered bangs perfectly frame her face, giving the former supermodel a playful, more youthful look.
Kim Kardashian's super long extensions are finally a thing of the past. The reality star recently met up with hairstylist Chris Appleton to trade in her lengthy look for a blunt cut lob. While we're unsure whether or not an actual hair cut took place (Appleton is known for faking shorter hairdos on celebrities with wigs and other tricks of the trade to create faux bobs), we can't help but admit that the new style is a good look for her.
Jennifer Lopez has been sporting long, wavy hair for years now, but that all changed when hairstylist Chris Appleton gave the star a lob last night. We can't be sure if Appleton simply took out Lopez's extensions, gave her an actual cut or used a wig to fake the look, but either way we can't help but love Lopez's new style.
Hairstylist César Ramírez chopped Demi Lovato's hair into a piecey lob before attending the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards this past Saturday. The layered look had caramel balayage twisted along her shortened strands, giving her usual darkened style some extra dimension.
Fresh from her recent platinum dye job, Katy Perry decided to chop her hair into a spiky pixie cut for her most dramatic hair transformation to date. The look, which was cut by celebrity stylist Chris McMillan, is super reminiscent of Miley Cyrus' hair, which coincidently was cut by McMillian as well.
Christie Brinkley, 63, is usually seen wearing her hair in those long, bombshell waves that most supermodels always seem to be so fond of. While we absolutely love that classic look on her, Brinkley decided to change things up and get a pin-straight lob for an event in Houston this past weekend instead. Unsurprisingly, this new style suits her just as well.
We're used to seeing Emilia Clarke as a platinum blond in Game of Thrones and even as an ombré brunette on the red carpet, however, her latest look has us doing a serious double take. Clarke debuted a shaggy cut with whispy bangs at a BAFTA party this past weekend and the edgy, new style certainly suits her.
Bardot bangs were dubbed one of the biggest hair trends of 2017, which is why Penelope Cruz's freshly cropped cut spotted at the British Academy Film Awards isn't too surprising.
Katy Perry, who was seen sporting a bright, yellow-toned hair color a few weeks ago, just debuted a softer, bleached blond hue via Instagram. "New life who dis," Perry captioned the post, giving fans what seems to be a sneak peek of the hair shade she'll be wearing at her upcoming performance at this year's Grammy Award Show.
Proving that the trendy lob haircut isn't going anywhere in 2017, Nina Dobrev opted for a shoulder-grazing chop that hairstylist (and best friend) Riawna Capri cut just before the London premiere of Dobrev's latest film, xXx: Return of Xander Cage.
Know for portraying the iconic brunette Blair Waldorf on Gossip Girl, Leighton Meester now looks much more like her hit-show counterpart, Serena van der Woodsen, with this freshyly dyed, golden-hued hair color.
Just like her Pretty Little Liars costar, Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario said goodbye to her natural hair color and revealed a pink ombré hair shade instead. The look, which she debuted via Instagram paid tribute to the series with the caption, "Bye bye spencer. It's been real girl."
Olivia Wilde said good-bye to her long, ombré hair and opted
for a rumpled lob and brightened-up highlights instead. In her Instagram caption announcing her new 'do, Wilde thanked stylist Harry Josh for the cut and tagged it #nomoremelaniahair.
Lucy Hale recently debuted her latest hair look—a borderline black shade cut into a bob—and credited celebrity hairstylist, Kristin Ess, for the new style.Instagram/@LucyHale
Jessica Chastain is borderline unrecognizable without her usual copper-colored hair, which is why her new chocolate-brown hue was much more surprising than other dye jobs we've seen.
Usually seen sporting her ultra-long hair (possibly extensions?), Olivia Munn recently hit the red carpet with a shoulder-skimming cut instead.Shutterstock/Instagram