Long or Short: What's Her Best Hair?

Emma Watson, Ashlee Simpson and more are embracing their inner pixie. Vote whether stars' should keep their hair short and sweet

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ASHLEE SIMPSON

ASHLEE SIMPSON
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The takes a less-is-more approach to her hair, hitting the bottle of bleach and shearing it short.

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EMMA WATSON

EMMA WATSON
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The Harry Potter star shape-shifts from witch to elf, marking the end of her contractual obligation to keep her hair long, by shearing it off into a close crop.

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

MICHELLE WILLIAMS
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spreads pixie fever, inspiring countless makeovers with her elfin do.

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RENéE ZELLWEGER

RENéE ZELLWEGER
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After chopping off her hair – in the dining room! – lets it inch its way into a classic bob.

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HAYDEN PANETTIERE

HAYDEN PANETTIERE
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Almost a year after cutting off her long hair, love affair with her cropped cut is still going strong.

06 of 14

CAREY MULLIGAN

CAREY MULLIGAN
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One of the originators of the short-hair trend, the actress admitted, “I really want long hair.” And she’s following her dreams, gradually growing out the look.

07 of 14

RIHANNA

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After dying her short bowl cut fire-engine red, has stayed true to the color for months – but kept her style evolution on course with inches of curls.

08 of 14

JESSICA STROUP

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“I wanted to do the Audrey Hepburn thing,” the 90210 actress explained of cutting her long hair into a chic crop.

09 of 14

JENNIE GARTH

JENNIE GARTH
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Jennie’s adventurous young daughter inspired her to trim her bob into a trendy, shorter style.

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SOLANGE KNOWLES

SOLANGE KNOWLES
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After fighting back when her short hair caused an internet debate, Solange gradually lengthened into equally fashion-forward curls.

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CATE BLANCHETT

CATE BLANCHETT
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She might have debuted her chic coif in the summer, but has kept her trims on track through the changing seasons.

12 of 14

KELLIE PICKLER

KELLIE PICKLER
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After a rendezvous with the shears, began growing her hair back into her signature long waves.

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JANET JACKSON

JANET JACKSON
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got sassy with a transformative buzz cut that was eons away from her former long layers.

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KATE GOSSELIN

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Rendering The Gosselin a trend of the past, the has stuck with the long hair she acquired during a 20-hour makeover.

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