Celebrity Hair Changes of 2022

See the stars' most major mane changes, from big cuts to bold new hues

01 of 17

Maisie Williams

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The Game of Thrones alumna sheared her pixie cut into a close-cropped buzz – and she's loving its ease. "washing head w facewash> #3in1girlie," she captioned the Instagram post in which she debuted her new look.

02 of 17

Storm Reid

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The Euphoria star transformed her gray-highlighted twists into long blonde braids. But, before the big reveal, she embraced her natural curls in a haircare routine in collaboration with Dark & Lovely.

In an Instagram reel, Reid shared her washing and conditioning routines, which included the brand's Blowout Soothing Weightless Wash, the Blowout Moisture Treat Deep Conditioner and the Heat Shield Primer Mist.

03 of 17

Elizabeth McGovern

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The Downton Abbey: A New Era star debuted shining silver locks at the film's London premiere.

04 of 17

Lily James

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McGovern's Downton Abbey costar also underwent a major mane change this week, going from chestnut hair to superdark, glossy mahogany.

05 of 17

January Jones

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The actress took inspiration for her geometric bob from an unusual place: her bowl cut as a baby! "Revisiting my childhood self," she wrote on Instagram.

06 of 17

Daisy Ridley

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The star's gamine new pixie makes her a force to be reckoned with. Stylist Dayaruci took credit for the crop just as Paris fashion week kicked off.

07 of 17

Sydney Sweeney

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New ring, new role, new do! The Euphoria star hit up the Independent Spirit Awards showcasing the strawberry blonde shade she's sporting for her character in National Anthem.

08 of 17


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After going electric blue, the DJ shared a number of fan reactions in his DMs, which ranged from "papa Smurf" to "Alexa play Eiffel 65."

09 of 17


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Heartbroken that the star went from brunet to platinum blond? He might be too — just check out the broken heart he shaved and dyed into the back of his new do.

10 of 17

Kerry Washington

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Curly cute! "Fresh cut. Curls and coils 💯. Thank to the artist that is @villalobos_linda ✂️," the actress captioned her chic new look.

11 of 17

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish
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It's a little hard to tell behind the mask, but we're guessing the singer is "Happier than Ever" to be back to black after her stint as a blonde.

12 of 17

Gemma Chan

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Is there any haircut the Eternals star (and author — she has a story in the just-published East Side Voices) can't pull off? She's making us want to cut bangs and a bob of our own.

13 of 17

Jaime King

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The star has been short for a minute, but hairstylist Ted Gibson gave her a curly, bleached crop for an upcoming role.

14 of 17


Kesha. Frazer Harrison/FilmMagic; Kesha/Instagram

The "We R Who We R" singer is now a brunette, with a choppy bob and bangs to go with the new look.

15 of 17

Jodie Comer

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The Killing Eve star went for the cut — the haircut, that is — with a feathery, layered look shared by hairstylist Sam McKnight.

16 of 17

Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star rang in the new year with some bold bangs. "Fresh flowers. Fresh cut. Fresh face. Fresh fit. Did you know if you type fresh enough times in a row it doesn't look like a real word anymore? Do your worst 2022," she wrote on Instagram.

17 of 17

Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss
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"After a decade of being a blonde, I finally crossed over to the dark side," the supermodel captioned the Instagram reveal of her "expensive brunette" locks.

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