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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KATIE HOLMES

KATIE HOLMES
Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage; BIG Australia/Flynet

The added inches to her normal bob for her new role in the thriller Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.

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EPA; Freddie Baez/Startraks
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JESSICA SIMPSON

JESSICA SIMPSON
Gene Young/Splash News Online; WIC/Fame

The may have had long locks for her last public outing with ex-boyfriend Tony Romo, but her post-breakup look is a sleek, shoulder-length bob.

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KATE HUDSON

KATE HUDSON
Seth Browarnik/Startraks; UPI Photo /Landov

For a few months the Hollywood rocked brunette hair – but went back to blonde just in time for the end of summer.

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TORI SPELLING

TORI SPELLING
Andy Fossum/Startraks; John M. Heller/Getty

No one’s ever accused of getting stuck in a beauty rut! After trying a glam ’70s-inspired feathered hairstyle for one event, she tries a pretty side pony at another.

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RUMER WILLIS

RUMER WILLIS
Michael Loccisano/Getty, Denise Truscello/WireImage

daughter trades her red hair for a brunette color that’s more similar to Mom’s.

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ASHLEY GREENE

ASHLEY GREENE
Gilbert Flores/Celebrity Photo; Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

The Twilight star trades her sleek summer bob for longer, tousled waves.

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GINNIFER GOODWIN

GINNIFER GOODWIN
London Ent/Splash News Online; Amanda Edwards/Getty

The Big Love actress went for a big change, cutting off her bob for a short and sweet pixie do.

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CIARA

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Landov; Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage

When the singer cut off her long hair into a pixie cut this summer, she confessed to PEOPLE.com that as much as she adored the new short style, “I have to admit I love my hair long.” And just a month after chopping it all off, she’s brought it back, showing off newly long waves in L.A.

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KIM KARDASHIAN

KIM KARDASHIAN
Albert Michael/Startraks; Jason Merritt/Getty

The blogged about her decision to lighten up from her natural black: “This time it s for real, guys! I went blonde!!!” she wrote.

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VICTORIA BECKHAM

VICTORIA BECKHAM
Charles Pullam/AP; Splash News Online

The American Idol had a simple bob for the show’s Denver auditions, but she swept her hair into a top knot for her departure from the Colorado city.

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SARAH JESSICA PARKER

SARAH JESSICA PARKER
Demis Maryannakis/Splash News Online; RAM/Fame

Carrie’s back! says hello to blonde, swapping the brunette waves she’s worn for months for a lighter look to film the Sex and the City sequel.

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KRISTEN STEWART

KRISTEN STEWART
Sam Sharma/Pacific Coast News; DZILLA/Bauer-Griffin

After channeling Joan Jett – complete with a mullet! – for a biopic about the rocker, the went back to Bella’s long locks to reprise her role in Eclipse.

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MIRANDA KERR

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Carlos Costas/Pacific Coast News; Landov

It might be almost fall, but the Victoria’s Secret Angel – and tight-lipped girlfriend of – lightens up with a softer, honey-blonde hair color.

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ASHANTI

ASHANTI
Roger Wong/INF; Landov

Pretty waves are one of the singer’s red-carpet staples – but that doesn’t mean she can’t go wild sometimes! To host a charity event, Ashanti tamed one side of curls with a row of braids.

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JORDIN SPARKS

JORDIN SPARKS
Michael Germana / SSI Photo /Landov; Amanda Schwab/Startraks

The usually loves soft waves, but new blunt bangs give her hairstyle an angular edge.

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ASHLEY TISDALE

ASHLEY TISDALE
Juan Rico/Fame; Landov

“I loved being my natural color,” recently Tweeted after bleaching her brown hair blonde, explaining, “It[’]s for an upcoming project which I’m really excited to share with you soon. I love you all! Xoxo.”

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JESSICA ALBA

JESSICA ALBA
Nicepic/Meetthefamous; Amy Sussman/Getty

Don’t tell that blondes have more fun! Just three months after bleaching her hair the actress hit the salon again, this time trying a deep auburn color.

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EVA LONGORIA PARKER

EVA LONGORIA PARKER
Russ Einhorn / Splash News Online; Jen Lowery/Startraks

Same event, different look! In just minutes flat, tries out waves and a wide side part before switching to straight hair with a center part on the ALMA Awards red carpet.

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RIHANNA

RIHANNA
Jackson Lee/Splash News Online; Ramey

She’s never shy about changing up fashions, and took the same fearless approach to her coif by adding blonde streaks to her dark brown base.

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ELIZABETH BANKS

ELIZABETH BANKS
INF; ER/Flynet

The blonde bombshell gives brunette a try, darkening up for fall at a film premiere in L.A.

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KATHARINE MCPHEE

KATHARINE MCPHEE
Tsuni/Gamma; Landov

After giving us the exclusive on her short blonde hairdo, the waited more than a month to debut the new look in public.

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DREW BARRYMORE

DREW BARRYMORE
Pacific Coast News; Evan Agostini/AP

The quirky didn’t stick to her conservative blonde bob for long – turning up to promote her film Whip It with ends dipped in black dye.

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RACHEL MCADAMS

RACHEL MCADAMS
Richie Buxo / Splash News Online; Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage

The Time Traveler’s Wife did a little style shifting during Fashion Week, trading her brunette hair color for soft blonde.

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KATE GOSSELIN

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Michael Kovac/FilmMagic; Freddie Baez/Startraks

“Everybody wants it!” the reality boasted of her spiky asymmetrical hairdo in March. But it seems she liked a new curly style that she debuted on The View just as much, declaring on the show, “Isn’t it cute?!”

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JENNIFER GARNER

JENNIFER GARNER
EPA; UPI /Landov

Hollywood’s sweeps back her kid-friendly bangs into a red carpet-ready tousled do for a film premiere in Toronto.

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JESSICA ALBA

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Andrew Shawaf/Pacific Coast News; Graylock/Abaca

She tends to show off her long blonde hair on the red carpet, but for Fashion Week, looked positively “Addicted to Love” with a sleek ’80s-inspired updo.

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ASHLEY GREENE

ASHLEY GREENE
Sara Jaye Weiss/Startraks; FZS/Splash News Online

Twilight’s gorgeous shifts from a sexy bob for a fashion show to a longer bouffant do to serve as the fashion correspondent at the VMAs.

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KIM KARDASHIAN

KIM KARDASHIAN
Jason Merritt/Getty; Peter Kramer/AP

“I went back to dark!” told PEOPLE of her return to her natural color, explaining, “It’s after Labor Day so dark for fall – but I ll go back to blonde next summer!”

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KATIE HOLMES

KATIE HOLMES
Paul Morigi/WireImage; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Her blunt bob may be the envy of millions, but changes up the classic look with a shoulder-length do of soft waves.

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VICTORIA BECKHAM

VICTORIA BECKHAM
INF; Ramey

might know her signature style, but she’s not afraid to shake things up, adding curly texture to her layered bob at a recent outing with her family.

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CAREY MULLIGAN

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Amanda Schwab/Startraks; Joseph Gotfriedy/Broadimage

Hollywood’s hottest rising star usually prefers a spirited pixie do, but she brushed her short hair into a bouffant for a recent red carpet gala.

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