What's Her Best Hair?

See the stars' latest cuts and color changes – and then vote on which do suits them

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BRITNEY SPEARS

BRITNEY SPEARS
Jason Merritt/Getty; Kevin Mazur/WireImage

The takes a walk on the dark side, trading her Barbie-blonde locks for raven waves at the Grammys.

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KATY PERRY

KATY PERRY
Jen Lowery/Splash News Online; Gilbert Flores/Celebrity Photo

At a pre-Grammy party kept her face the focus by pulling back her fringe – before going exotic at the awards show itself with a bang-heavy look inspired by her recent trip to India.

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HAYDEN PANETTIERE

HAYDEN PANETTIERE
John Shearer/WireImage; Henrik Montgomery/Scanpix/Sipa

“I don’t feel like a blonde right now,” told PEOPLE of trading her signature color for a deep auburn.

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PINK

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Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage; Steve Granitz/WireImage

The singer usually favors punky spiked hairstyles, but at the Grammys she swept it all back, accenting the look with a glam diamond starburst hair pin by Neil Lane.

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RIHANNA

RIHANNA
Tony Barson/WireImage; Jeff Vespa/WireImage

was all about the curls at a recent music awards show in France, but when it came time to attend the Grammys, the singer asked her hairstylist for a return to her signature pompadour.

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SANDRA BULLOCK

SANDRA BULLOCK
Jason Merritt/Getty; Steve Granitz/WireImage

Golden Globe wasn t the actress’s only win at the awards show: She traded the tousled long waves she wore at the Critics’ Choice Awards for romantic, tucked-under curls.

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JESSICA SIMPSON

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Marion Curtis/Startraks; Lester Cohen/WireImage

keeps her face the focus by sweeping back her hair at one event, before switching to a retro-inspired bouffant with bangs at another.

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EMILY BLUNT

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Michael Tullberg/Getty; Giulio Marcocchi/Sipa

Celebrity stylist Laini Reeves trimmed hair for the Golden Globes, then added softly tousled curls to her normally straight hair.

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PENéLOPE CRUZ

PENéLOPE CRUZ
Fame; Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup

After twisting her hair into a chic side chignon at the Italian premiere of Nine, let her hair down at the Golden Globes with structured waves pulled back to one side.

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KRISTIN BELL

KRISTIN BELL
Kyle Rover/Startraks; Kyle Rover/Startraks

After trying a wide side part and soft curls at the Critics’ Choice Awards, Bell swept her hair back into a simple updo at the Golden Globe Awards.

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FERGIE

FERGIE
A. M. Parks/iPhoto; Chris Weeks/WireImage

pulled back her hair into a chic ponytail in the weeks leading up to the new year – but when it came time to ring in 2010, she went with sexy tousled waves and a slightly off-center part.

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KRISTEN STEWART

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Angela Weiss/Getty; Matt Baron/BEImages

The Runaways isn’t just a makeup chameleon. She’s equally adept at changing up her hair, taming it into a sleek back-swept style.

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JENNIFER GARNER

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Todd Williamson/FilmMagic; Andy Fossum/Splash News Online

After going ultra-glam at the Valentine’s Day premiere, takes a more casual approach while hosting a charity event.

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MELANIE BROWN

MELANIE BROWN
Eamonn McCormack/WireImage; Ian West/PA Photos/Abaca

Scary Spice lives up to her name at the Brit Awards, showing off her fierce sense of style with a bejeweled half mohawk.

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CLAIRE DANES

CLAIRE DANES
INF; Ian West/Landov

The looked elegant at a film premiere weeks ago, but she debuted a messy updo for the ELLE Style Awards.

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LAUREN CONRAD

LAUREN CONRAD
Fame; Alberto Tamargo/JPI

After adapting her signature twist-front hairstyle into a pretty updo for a party in Hollywood, headed to a Florida book signing for her new novel Sweet Little Lies with her long hair loose and bangs swept back with a thin headband.

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MISCHA BARTON

MISCHA BARTON
Fame; INF

Continuing to evolve her style, traded her long brunette waves for a honey-blonde tuck-under.

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WHITNEY PORT

WHITNEY PORT
INF; Demis Maryannakis/Splash News Online

New York Fashion Week is all about trying something new, and tests out two hot hairstyles, trying soft waves at one event and then switching to tousled curls at the Rebecca Taylor runway show.

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CAREY MULLIGAN

CAREY MULLIGAN
Dennis Van Tine/Retna; Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/Landov

The Oscar nominee recently told PEOPLE that she “really want[s] long hair” – and while that wish hasn’t come true yet, Carey did makeover her pixie do by going from brown to a dramatic new platinum color.

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KATE BOSWORTH

KATE BOSWORTH
INF; David X. Prutting/Sipa

Shifting from angelic waves to a chic top chignon, takes her style sensibility from one end of the high-fashion spectrum to the other.

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KATIE HOLMES

KATIE HOLMES
Larry Busacca/Getty

After going sleek with straight, glossy hair and a slightly off-center part at a Golden Globes party, sweeps her long bangs to the side and adds soft waves at an Hermès store opening in Manhattan.

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JESSICA ALBA

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Splash News Online; John Parra/WireImage

After tousling her bob at the People’s Choice Awards, shortened up her hair into a bang-heavy, side-swept style.

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BEYONCé

BEYONCé
John Shearer/WireImage; Amanda Schwab/Startraks

From the Grammys to her sizzling signature fragrance debut, turns up the heat, swapping long, glittery locks at the awards show for sleek bangs at the launch.

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CHLOË SEVIGNY

CHLOË SEVIGNY
Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic; Dave Allocca/Startraks

The Big Love star makes a big change, cutting inches off her blonde hair into a choppy bob.

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KATE GOSSELIN

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INF; Justin Campbell/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic

After her 20-hour makeover at the skillful hands of celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson, the had him change up her look again, cutting off inches to create a shoulder-length style.

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SARAH JESSICA PARKER

SARAH JESSICA PARKER
Jen Lowery/Splash News; Matt Baron/BEImages

In true Sex and the City fashion, rocks both cascading curls and a messy updo at two events on the same day.

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RENéE ZELLWEGER

RENéE ZELLWEGER
Debbie VanStory/iPhoto; Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic.

shortens up for spring, swapping her bob for a cute, cropped cut.

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SHANNA MOAKLER

SHANNA MOAKLER
JC Olivera/JPI; Splash News Online

Is that you Bo Derek? Shanna transforms herself into a perfect 10 by braiding her hair into cornrows.

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RIHANNA

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Augustin/Abaca; Jason Merritt/Getty

The debuted a new do at the Kids’ Choice Awards, adding dark lowlights and ash-blonde highlights to her formerly caramel do.

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SELENA GOMEZ

SELENA GOMEZ
JPI; KCSPresse/Splash News Online

It’s a global hair switch up, as the goes wavy for an event in Madrid and super-straight in Paris.

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MENA SUVARI

MENA SUVARI
Duffy-Marie Arnoult/Getty; Albert Michael/Startraks

It’s bye-bye brunette for the actress, who debuts a new light blonde look.

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ASHLEY TISDALE

ASHLEY TISDALE
Charley Gallay/Getty; Mavrix

Apparently blondes don’t have more fun! The is back to brunette after six months with lighter locks.

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GWYNETH PALTROW

GWYNETH PALTROW
Fizcairn/WireImage; JPI

Loosening up her usual lanky bob, the plaits the front of her hair while letting the sides softly cascade.

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JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT
Jim Spellman/WireImage; Jason Merritt/WireImage

“It’s not a breakup haircut!” the newly single actress insisted to PEOPLE. Regardless, her sexy tousled bob makes her look ready to jump back in the dating pool with confidence.

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KELLY CARLSON

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Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Larry Busacca/Getty

The Nip/Tuck star prefers the salon to a doctor’s office to makeover her look, transforming from blonde to brunette.

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KATHERINE HEIGL

KATHERINE HEIGL
Jason Merritt/FilmMagic; Ahmad Elatab/Splash News Online

Could be returning to Grey’s Anatomy with a totally new look after swapping her signature blonde for brunette?

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KATE BECKINSALE

KATE BECKINSALE
Albert Michael/Startraks; Matt Baron/BEImages

She has some of Hollywood’s lushest locks, and at an Oscars after-party, the debuting a new look with a shorter, tousled hairstyle.

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KATHARINE MCPHEE

KATHARINE MCPHEE
Albert Michael/Startraks; Jordan Strauss/Getty

After months of fun as a platinum blonde, is taking her hair a step closer back towards her natural brunette color.

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ABBIE CORNISH

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Jeff Vespa/WireImage; Gregg DeGuire/PictureGroup

Following her split with boyfriend , the Aussie actress makes over her look, cutting off inches of length to create a sleek bob.

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KELLY OSBOURNE

KELLY OSBOURNE
Demis Maryannakis/Sipa; Charley Gallay/Getty

The style risk-taker got colorful at a fashion event in L.A., adding a lavender wash to her platinum coif.

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