The Latest Stunning Celebrity Hair Transformations

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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Emilia Clarke

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.

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Penelope Cruz

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. 

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Allison Williams

Girls actress, Allison Williams, swapped out her signature brown hair for a bright blond hairdo courtesy of hair colorist Aura Friedman from Sally Hershberger Salon.

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Olivia Wilde

It's only been a few short months since Olivia Wilde ditched her longer locks for a blunt lob, but now she's gone even shorter and dyed her hair platinum for an all-around edgier style.

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Katy Perry

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. 

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Selena Gomez

Yet another star to chop off her usual long locks, Selena Gomez joined the long list of growing celebrities who have cut off their lengthy hair for a much shorter 'do.

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Celine Dion

The songstress is known for her long dark blonde locks, having worn this look for most of her career. For 2017, she's stepping out in a much lighter hue, although her signature style and length remain in tact. 

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Katy Perry

Katy Perry is known for being unafraid of experimenting with her hair color, which is why this bleached blond look shouldn't come as too much of a surprise. The lighter shade is a dramatic change for the singer, who is usually seen sporting much darker hair.

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Nina Dobrev

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.

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Leighton Meester

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.

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Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski debuted a new, curly bob courtesy of celebrity hairstylist Christian Wood for the 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony on January 8. 

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Candace Cameron

Candace Cameron, who has been almost entirely blond since her days playing D.J. Tanner on Full House, recently rang in the new year with freshly dyed brunette locks.

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Taryn Manning

Taryn Manning of Orange Is the New Black just shared a photo on her Instagram account debuting pale pink hair—a drastic change from her usual blond hue.

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Troian Bellisario

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."

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Olivia Wilde

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.

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Lucy Hale

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.

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Jessica Chastain

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.

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Ruby Rose

Known for her dramatic dye jobs on the fly, Ruby Rose just colored her hair an edgy, bright pink shade.

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Alessandra Ambrosio

Known for her lengthy, beach waves, this Victoria’s Secret Angel opted for a shoulder-length cut and piecey bangs courtesy of celebrity hairstylist Frankie Foye.

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Ashley Benson

Trading in her usual blond mane for this pastel pink hue, Ashley Benson upgraded her look to something much more adventurous than what she’s done in the past. 

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Olivia Munn

Usually seen sporting her ultra-long hair (possibly extensions?), Olivia Munn recently hit the red carpet with a shoulder-skimming cut instead.

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