By Jackie Fields
July 02, 2012 12:00 PM

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People.com

TIME FOR A CHANGE

Stars are starting the new season by updating their hair color. Read why they’ve chosen their new hues

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KELLY CLARKSON

“I actually haven’t changed my hair color in years,” a newly blonde Clarkson told U.K. TV show Loose Women, admitting she “got bored. It was last minute.”

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MARY-KATE OLSEN

Olsen “was ready for something new and wanted to do it before the CFDA Fashion Awards,” says her mane man, John Frieda stylist Harry Josh.

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EMMA STONE

Stone, a natural blonde, lightened up again because “she’s traveling and needs her hair to be low maintenance,” says her colorist Marie Robinson.

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JENNIFER MORRISON

Morrison’s colorist Riawna Capri of Nine Zero One Salon in L.A. took her back to blonde after only six weeks as a redhead for her role in Some Girls.

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POPPY MONTGOMERY

“Some people buy a new dress, I change my hair color,” Montgomery told InStyle about her richer red, confessing the upkeep “is a nightmare.”

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