Dramatic Hair Transformations

Check out how these stars change up their 'dos for their roles and real life.

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Lena Dunham reveals her new pixie cut on March 18, 2015 on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Jared Leto chopped off his long hair and dyed it blond.
Kim Kardashian goes blonde while in Paris for fashion week in March.
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Kate Upton has chopped her long locks to a gorgeous faux bob.
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Sarah Hyland has just dyed her hair a very light blonde. She wrote on Instagram about her journey of going blonde and how she "became Beyoncé."
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Kylie Jenner has changed her hair once again. This time she added voluminous extensions a couple days ago, and shortly after was seen sporting a blue-green hair color, which she previously had.
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Rita Ora has changed her blonde hair with pink candy locks to a bright platinum blonde 'do that she sported in a bun at the American Music Awards, Sunday November, 23, 2014.
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Vanessa Hudgens goes from a blonde ombre to a red one.
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Lena Dunham goes from platinum blonde to bright green. What do you think of her new hair-do?
Kate Hudson adds pink locks into her blonde hair at the 2014 American Cinematheque Award Ceremony in Beverly Hills.
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Beyonce stepped Tuesday in Paris, France sporting super-short bangs. What do you think about the bold look? Click to see more dramatic hair transformations.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Glee" actress Lea Michele debuted her lighter locks at the Teen Choice Awards on August 10th, 2014, brightening her deep brunette color with summery highlights.
Kesha is not stranger to dying her hair every color of the rainbow but the pop-celebrity has been rockin' the natural look for a few months since her image transformation. The "Animal" singer can't stay tamed for long and decided to dye her hair a head-turning lavender.
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Kristen chopped off her fiery orange locks into a short, stunning bob. The edgy look is perfect for summer. Click to see more dramatic hair transformations.
Kylie Jenner traded her long locks for an edgy bob with dark teal ombre hair color.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt has gone blonde! E! has learned that the 35-year-old actress decided to wear a lighter hair color again.
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Britney's gone brunette! The pop star showed off her newly dark locks at Elton John's Oscars watching party March 2, 2014.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Game of Thrones" star Natalie Dormer debuted a shocking new 'do at the SAG awards Sunday. The star shaved half her head in preparation to play Cressida in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay."
Miley Cyrus can't stop changing up her look. The "Wrecking Ball" singer debuted her new hairstyle on Dec. 7 in Los Angeles: a short bob with cropped bangs.
EMPTY_CAPTION"Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence now has a blond pixie cut. The actress may have decided to cut her hair after dying it many times and consequently frying it, according to E! Online.
Demi Lovato updated her formerly-blonde locks by dying them a shade of bright blue. The "X Factor" judge debuted her new tresses via her Instagram account on Oct. 3.
Vanessa Hudgens is no stranger to changing her hair. In the past, the naturally raven-haired starlet has dyed her hair ombre but her knew 'do features gold, red, and shades of brown. She called it "autumn hair" on her Instagram on Oct. 1.
Beyonce has traded in her famous long locks for a pixie cut. The singer debuted a short, blond hairdo on Instagram on August 8, posting three photos in which she's modeling her new look in a mirror.
The First Lady must have celebrated her birthday at the salon because she just kicked off her new year with birthday bangs! The photo of the hair transformation was tweeted by @FLOTUS, run by the office of the first lady.
Dakota Fanning debuted a new 'do at a Twilight premiere, shocking fans who were used to her bright blonde locks.
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Now that her Blair Waldorf days are done Leigton Meester's lost her long locks. "I chopped off my hair after 'Gossip Girl' wrapped," the 26-year old told Just Jared. "My long, wavy hair got a lot of mileage, so it was time for a change," said the fashionista. She debuted the new due at the recent "Flaunt" magazine dinner.
Brooklyn Decker was blazing in blond however the actress has adopted a new darker look. Stylist Michael Angelo is to thank for the fantastic dye job.
Kristen Wiig recently decided to look on the bright side. The SNL alum, 39, recently flaunted a honey colored hairstyle at ELLE's Women in Hollywood event in Beverly Hills.
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Britney Spears debuted a mane worthy of "My Little Pony" on the TV show "X Factor" recently: bright, rainbow-hued locks. Spears, 30, mixed pink, purple, and turquoise pieces in with her honey-colored locks.
Attending a dinner for the Los Angeles Dance Project, Oscar winner Natalie Portman debuted her new blonde, much lighter locks, seen at right. She rarely makes drastic hair changes. L.A. colorist Tracey Cunningham switched up her "do" for an upcoming role. What do you think of the new look?
Jennifer Lawrence, who played the role of Katniss Everdeen in the "Hunger Games," chose a dramatic new hue to debut while promoting her film "Silver Linings Playbook" at the Toronto Film Festival recently.
Avril Lavigne, no stranger to hair dye, took her look to a new extreme recently while in New York promoting her fashion line, Abbey Dawn. The singer shaved the side of her head, dyed strands pink and bright green, then added studs to her hair. "Tonight I got a little wild with my hair dye in my hotel room," Lavigne told Us Weekly.
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Lena Dunham, star and creator of the HBO hit "Girls," debuted a new, pixie-ish cut at the Rachel Antonoff spring 2013 presentation in NYC recently. The star jokingly said of the cut, "I Miley'd the sh-t out of this Saturday."
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Elisabeth Moss, who plays Peggy on the hit show "Mad Men," debuted a sexy short 'do at the premiere of "For a Good Time Call ...” But don't expect it to stick: “I can’t talk about the next season, but I would probably say we’re going to see the Peggy we know and love,” she told reporters.
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Lady Gaga, is that you??! Mama monster's most recent mane change shocked us by just how tame it was! The star tweeted: “I am LOUIS VUITTON BROWN. BI$!& THATS LV,” leaving a lock of blonde near her ear.
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Naomi Watts changed up her 'do by going from blonde to brunette on the set of "Diana" in London. The switch was for a scene depicting Princess Diana's secret romance with Hasnat Khan during which the princess went brunette to stave off paparazzi.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"The Voice" host Christina Aguilera changed her locks, adding purple streaks and more length to her otherwise golden tresses.
Since her days as Mia Thermopolis in "The Princess Diaries," Anne Hathaway's been known for her chestnut tresses. But for her role in "Les Miserables," she ditched the long locks for a shorter 'do. When she first saw the haircut results, Anne was "inconsolable," but now says she "quite likes" her new look.
EMPTY_CAPTION"Desperate Housewives" star Terri Hatcher debuted a new 'do recently: chopped, chin-length locks. The short hairstyle is similar to the one she sported during her days of "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" in the '90s.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took home the big prize at the CFDA awards in NYC, but the bigger news is Mary-Kate's changed look. Mary-Kate rocked her new brunette locks as she accepted the coveted Womenswear Designer of the Year Award.
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Demi Lovato was recently named as one of the new X Factor judges and she debuted new blonde locks, too. Last year, Lovato tried red hair temporarily, going blonde several months later and eventually returning to her natural brunette hue.
Kelly Osbourne recently darkened and dramatized her purple hair. But before her purple stint, she used to be a strawberry brunette.
Rihanna has gone back to black, and shaved part of her head to boot! She Tweeted recently that she "was missin'" her short hair, but "ain't ready to chop." The "We Found Love" singer has been sporting a blonde look with bangs while promoting her new movie "Battleship," but decided to go for a more natural shade.
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Emma Stone recently debuted blond locks. Though the actress is a natural blonde, she rose to fame as a redhead. Stone told MTV, "I looked in the mirror and said, 'Oh my god, it's me again! It's been so long!'"
Willow Smith's black hair seems like a history far away. The 11-year-old "Whip My Hair" singer has been experimenting with brown, platinum, neon yellow, green, and now pink!
Elle Fanning has traded her golden locks for a bright red shade for her new movie role in "Bomb." The 13-year-old star was snapped in London recently sporting the new style. In December she told "Teen Vogue" that despite her statement-making wardrobe, she'd "much rather look like a 2-year-old than a 21-year-old."
Rachel McAdams is the latest star step out with bangs. The actress debuted the new fringe and a lighter shade of blond at the premiere of her new romantic drama, The Vow recently. Other stars who've taken to bangs include Jessica Biel, Rose Byrne, Olivia Wilde, Kim Kardashian and Reese Witherspoon.
Selena Gomez is looking blue — or at least, a few of her lustrous locks are! The former "Wizards of Waverly Place" star streaked parts of her hair dark blue and violet. The actress and singer is currently on tour in South America.
Ke$ha, no stranger to wild style, couldn't wait to tweet her fans a new photo of her new 'do — which is a lot like her old 'do, only with one side of her head shaved.
Kim Kardashian celebrated the new year with a new hairdo. The glamourous celeb rarely changes her look, so the new, full bangs she debuted on New Year's Eve was a surprising transformation.
Shakira lopped off lots of her long, blonde locks — and the pop star excitedly tweeted a photo of the new 'do just four hours later.
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Taylor Swift has a new hair style. The 21-year-old songstress who was just named Billboard's Woman of the Year, now has bangs. Swift posted a picture of her spontaneous cut to Twitter and immediately posed for photographers in New York City.
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The "Seinfeld" actor has proven that he is indeed master of his dome, writing on Twitter that he got a hair solution that didn't resemble an "artificial mop."
Katy's gone through a lot of changes recently. From married to single, from singer to actress (in the "Smurf" movie), and now, from black to ginger to blonde. Though, it's not completely shocking, as blonde is Perry's natural hair color.
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Robert Pattinson shows his new shaven do at Comic Con. Is it a good look for him, or does it look like he came out on the losing end with a razor?
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Katy Perry debuted a new red hue to promote her fragrance, Purr. The singer hinted via Twitter last month that she was itching for a change, writing, "Tonight I dye my hair a different color. Can you guess which color?" She later said she's working for her "secret color(s)," whatever those may be.
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Evan Rachel Wood has experimented with hair colors across the color spectrum, but now she's chopped her locks sporting a punk inspired pixie look. Wood debuted her new do at the True Blood Season 4 premiere in L.A.
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