Celeb Hair Makeovers: Better Before or After?
Call it the Hunger Games makeover. For the second time in less than a year, goes from blonde to black in preparation for playing Katniss.
“I got banged,” the announced on Twitter, though thankfully the photo she included in the Tweet was of her haircut, quite the departure from her until-then bangs-free waves.
When Helen revealed of her pink hair inspiration, “I saw it on America’s Next Top Model, so I decided to have a go,” our first thought was, The Dame watches America’s Next Top Model? Our second thought was, She is the coolest 67-year old around.
The celebrated her 49th birthday with a bang, er, bangs. And her husband gave his official seal of approval, saying a few days later, “To address the most significant event of the weekend, I love her bangs.”
She’s tried pretty much every cut and color under the sun, but this above-the-shoulder bob with piecey layers, which the shared with her fans on Instagram, might just be our favorite look yet.
Perhaps reflecting her London-to-L.A. transplant status, the has lightened her deep brown hue to an ashy ombré blonde.
There are bangs, and then there are bangs. are definitely in the latter category, totally obscuring her eyebrows and threatening to take over her cheekbones.
If Evangeline is looking to get Lost in a crowd, this hairstyle is definitely the way to do it. The short, streaked do makes her nearly unrecognizable!
Do blondes have more fun? You can ask the actress, who ditched her chocolate bob for a bright, blunt platinum blonde cut.
Another with an enviable brunette mane went to drastic lengths – super-short, that is – for her role in Les Miserables, though she admits the chop left her in tears.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, it seems that thick, blunt bangs are here to stay – though she’s been switching up the styling, wearing them wavy some days and swept to the side on others.
Same jacket, two dos: takes the edge off her favorite studded topper with pink tips worn down, while her blue-tinged ends pulled up in a wrap make the piece even punkier.
The jumped on the blunt bangs bandwagon and debuted heavy, eyebrow-skimming fringe, a dramatic change from her simple do.
In February, abandoned her bright-red locks (which she’d worn every which way) for a blonde do with bangs.
After years with long, one-length blonde locks, the surprised everyone with a choppy, even blonder bob.
Long, highlighted chestnut locks were a great fit for the ‘s move to L.A., but now that she’s settled, her sophisticated ebony lob might be even better.
sported “Sierra Sunset” strands last summer, but soon returned to her towhead roots.
After sporting a short style for a few years, decided it was time for a change, growing out her hair into a layered, curly look.
The Hunger Games star recently transitioned into lighter, sun-kissed strands from her prior rich, smoky chocolate hue.
She changes up her hair as often as her style – one moment she’s sporting a natural version of her combed-out curls, next she’s rocking free-flowing, voluminous locks.
The consummate California girl’s new shaggy, feathery crop is a more modern version of the long, loose and wavy tawny strands she wore for years.
favors long, glossy waves (and who can blame her, with that killer mane?) – but her lovely low chignon was a welcome departure from her signature style.
After chopping off nearly half a foot in January, went even shorter and added face-framing layers.
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“I always wanted to go red!” the previously brunette singer Tweeted, just a few months after mentioning on Instagram that she was considering the bold hue.
Curly hair and bangs? It’s a hard style to pull off, but so far we’re loving the look on (and hoping the fresh fringe is permanent, not clip-ins).
The singer chops a few inches off her shoulder-length tresses, morphing her mane into an edgy bob, which flatters her striking facial features.
Her extensions aren’t so posh anymore. The designer switches up her nearly waist-skimming waves for a shorter look that barely reaches her shoulders.
Sure, it’s most likely just temporary, but we’re sorta hoping the Scandal star keeps these purple streaks, which she got to coordinate with her stunning Vera Wang gown for the Met Gala.
The returns to red to shoot Captain America: The Winter Solider. She’s also sporting a shorter, blunter cut than she has for the role in the past.