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2016 celebrity hair transformations

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lucy Hale Author: Alexandra Donaldson

Beauty

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Find out which celebrities are switching up their hairstyles, haircuts and hair colours in 2016.

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2016 celebrity hair transformations

Amber Heard before

Amber Heard keeps it simple with full-bodied and flowing hair like this. Beautiful? Yes, but we've seen and heard it all before.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BNHpU3FlRAJ/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Amber Heard after

Amber amps up her edge with a choppy cut and low lights. The new style is a welcomed change and gives the actress some definition.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BNgqgRGBZY4/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Jessica Chastain before

Jessica Chastain is one of our favourite auburn actresses, and this shoulder-length cut is perfect for her.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BNaqZLYjlSL/?tagged=jessicachastain

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Jessica Chastain after

This might not be a "true" hair transformation given it's for a movie. Nevertheless, Jessica is stunning as a brunette! Subtle red undertones keep the look natural and believable in her role.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BNX_MbkjglF/?tagged=mollysgame&hl=en

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Winnie Harlow before

From the runway to day-to-day,  Winnie Harlow has kept her lengthy locks that few people can pull off.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMhbu-Wj-Ki/?taken-by=winnieharlow

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Winnie Harlow after

We love a major hair transformation like this. The model let go of her long hair in exchange for this cute and curly cut. This look is so fresh and makes way for Winnie's stunning features to shine.

By: Winnie Harlow after Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BNUtloEDRn0/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emma Watson before

Emma Watson seems to always cycle back to this warm, honey brown, and we don't blame her - it's gorgeous.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMmxKffFU0W/?hl=en

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emma Watson after

Emma keeps her length but darkens her colour at a film premier in New York. We think the red undertones work really well with her skin tone.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMuO0meFy8y/?hl=en

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Ariel Winter before

Few people can rock the long and dark look, and  Ariel Winter is one of them!

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BME3uiDDiop/

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Ariel Winter after

The Modern Family actress turns heads at the Glamour Women of the Year dinner with a chic and significantly shorter style.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BM2DtN8jFJo/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Kristen Stewart before

Kristen Stewart knows how to rock a platinum, pixie cut.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BKylXezh7no/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Kristen Stewart after

Kristen is back to brunette and looking very "Posh Spice" in her latest hair transformation.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMoZb2whGmD/?taken-by=immzstewart

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lucy Hale before

Lucy Hale's dark hair was once a defining feature for her.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BL4LPBKhFaT/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lucy Hale after

All hale this transformation. The blonde really warms up her entire complexion.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMJlciKByk4/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Bella Hadid before

Bella slays the slicked back look.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BLew3RQhHj2/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Bella Hadid after

While Bella sticks with her signature dark locks, her bold bangs are a new and unexpected change for the model.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMCl4pTAnuO/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Zoe Kravits before

Zoe Kravits has been sporting this long braided look for for a long time, and we love it.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BKr9nv6gyqa/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Zoe Kravits after

The model makes the drastic change from long and dark to short and platinum, drawing her hair inspiration from Frank Ocean.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BL6kib3hiSt/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Diane Kruger before

For a long time, Diane Kruger defies her age with mid-length, natural waves.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BLBran_jr9I/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Diane Kruger after

We love Kruger's Kurt Cobain inspired look that still maintains her signature, beachy blonde.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BMMod6UDtR6/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lena Dunham before

We feel the girl-power with Lena Dunham's 90s double-bun do, that's both playful and trendy.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BLcRG8ZlZG6/?hl=en

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lena Dunham after

The funny-woman is all business with her new banged bob. The fringe adds an element of sophistication.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BL_INnIlYjm/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

America Ferrera before

When we think of America Ferrera we think: vivacious, voluminous and dark-brunette. Her recent cut and colour is like nothing we've seen before.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BLv_6AagIcK/?hl=en

2016 celebrity hair transformations

America Ferrera after

America glows with this unexpected bob; subtle blonde highlights amps up the chic-factor for this actress.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BL1VNEAA2ug/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Jemima Kirke before

The Girls star has kept her hair natural and stunningly simple for most of her time on the hit show.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BGwel2zoUcA/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Jemima Kirke after

A fresh, blonde lob looks so sleek and sophisticated on Jemima, making us think the series should be called Women instead.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BLRROU-D05d/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Chrissy Teigen before

Teigen has been rocking blonde beach waves for as long as we can remember.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/chrissyteigen

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Chrissy Teigen after

Teigen adds bangs to her look as a great fall hair update.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/chrissyteigen

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emilia Clarke before...

The Game of Thrones star has been brunette for awhile, and we have to admit, it's a stunning look for the actor.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/emilia_clarke

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emilia Clarke after

We're loving the star's new lighter shade!

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/emilia_clarke

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Orlando Bloom before

Orlando Bloom's thick, wavy brunette 'do is #hairgoals for men.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/orlandobloom

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Orlando Bloom after

Bloom is giving us Legolas flashbacks with his new platinum locks.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/orlandobloom

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lily Collins before

Lily Collins tried this bold red hue for the summer—and she pulls it off!

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/lilyjcollins

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lily Collins after

We love that Collins has gone back to her roots with this rich brunette colour for fall.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Credits: instagram.com/lilyjcollins

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emma Roberts before

Earlier this year, Emma Roberts chopped her hair off and opted for a cute, blond bob.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: Instagram.com/emmaroberts

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Georgia May Jagger before

This British supermodel has been consistent with her blond balayage ombre.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: Instagram.com/georgiamayjagger

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Georgia May Jagger after

Recently, though, she made a drastic change with her bright, new locks. We can't decide whether to call it auburn or ginger but we love it.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: Instagram.com/georgiamayjagger

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Kim Kardashian West before

If you thought Kim's angled lob was a dramatic change, then you're in for a surprise.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: Instagram.com/kimkardashian

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Kim Kardashian West after

She changed her hair again and this time she's added extensions that trail down to her hips. We're loving how bohemian she looks!

By: Ummema Chutani Source: Instagram.com/kimkardashian

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emma Roberts after

Recently, she went blonder and added some extensions.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: Instagram.com/emmaroberts

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Daisy Ridley before

Daisy Ridley was absolutely fabulous this year in her long brown bob.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/daisyridley_dailynews

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Daisy Ridley after

Her short, red bob might just top that! It's chic, summery and we love the colour.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/starwarsarchive

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Karlie Kloss before

This former Victoria's Secret Angel had been a sandy blonde for as long as we can remember.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/karliekloss

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Karlie Kloss after

She not only went blonder but also added a pretty pink to her beautiful tresses.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/karliekloss

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Uzo Aduba before

We didn't think we could love anything more than that lob on this fan-favourite actress.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/uzoaduba

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Uzo Aduba after

Until we met these braids! They're fun and hip and we can't wait to see more looks.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/uzoaduba

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Cara Delevingne before

Cara Delevingne has been killing it in 2016 with those long blonde locks.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/caradelevingne

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Cara Delevingne after

She chopped them off and opted for a cute low bob. And we heart it!

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/caradelevingne

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Gina Rodriguez before

This 'Jane the Virgin' star has been sporting long brunette waves for quite some time.

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/hereisgina

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Gina Rodriguez after

Recently, she debuted her cute, new look: a cute blond bob. We have to say, we love the ombre!

By: Ummema Chutani Source: instagram.com/hereisgina

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Elle Fanning before

Elle Fanning has always rocked her natural blonde locks.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/ellefanning

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Elle fanning after

But recently, the actress decided to make a bold change, going for cotton candy pink hair.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/ellefanning

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Maisie Williams before

This young Game of Thrones star is starting to become a regular style icon...

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/maisie_williams

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Maisie Williams after

And recently, she's embraced the new reputation by going for a bold teal hair colour.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/maisie_williams

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lily Collins before

Lily Collins' brown hair used to match that of Snow White, the character she played in her breakout role in the movie Mirror Mirror.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/lilycollins

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lily Collins after

Now her red locks are more similar to Ariel's of The Little Mermaid.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/lilycollins

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Taylor Swift before

Taylor Swift was rocking side fringe and a collarbone lob for a while...

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/taylorswift

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Taylor Swift after

... before chopping her hair into a blunt Anna-Wintour-esque bob.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/TK

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Taylor Swift after...again

For her May 2016 Vogue cover, the pop princess made another drastic hair change, going for a super light bleach blonde look.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/taylorswift

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Christina Aguliera before

Christina Aguliera is known for strong set of pipes and her platinum blonde hair.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/xtina

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Christina Aguliera after

But recently the The Voice judge decided to make a change by going red.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/xtina

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Victoria Beckham before

Victoria Beckham isn't really a stranger to drastic hair changes (remember her blonde pixie cut?), but over the past few months the fashionista has been keeping her hair natural and long.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/victoriabeckham/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Victoria Beckham after

Until recently when she decided to cut a few inches for a pretty bob 'do.

Read more: How to get a faux bob
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/victoriabeckham/

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Rooney Mara before

Rooney Mara has been rocking dark, dark hair for as long as we can remember.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/rooneymaradaily

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Rooney Mara after

But lately she's been seen out and about rocking a different look: platinum locks.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/rooneymaradaily

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lana Del Rey before

We're used to seeing Lana Del Rey pairing her vintage outfits with her long brown hair.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/its.lanarey

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Lana Del Rey after

As this year's warm weather approached though, the singer decided to lighten her hair to match the summer season.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/its.lanarey

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Eva Longoria Bastón before

Eva Longoria Bastón's long, thick hair have always been a trademark of hers—one of the reasons why she's a L'Oréal Paris hair spokesmodel.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/evalongoria

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Eva Longoria Bastón after

But shortly after tying the knot with new hubby José Bastón, the actress went for a cut, opting for a cute lob.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/evalongoria

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Brie Larson before...

Our favourite Oscar winner from 2016 is usually seen with natural-hued golden tresses.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/briwlarson

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Brie Larson after...

But with big changes (An engagement! An Oscar!), this celebrity decided to switch up her 'do too for a fiery red. We love it.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/lovelybrielarson

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Emma Stone before...

Emma Stone has been a redhead for as long as we can remember (minus that blond stint as Gwen Stacey).

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/emmastoneok

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Emma Stone after

But now she's switched up her colour for a deep, sultry chocolate.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/emmastoneok

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Emma Stone after...again

Emma Stone's been busy in the hair department in 2016. She went from red, to brunette and now you'll see her sporting a platinum shade.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/emmastoneok

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Kristen Stewart before...

Kristen has been sporting a short, choppy 'do in her natural brunette for 2016.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/immzstewart

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Kristen Stewart after

But now she's gone bleach blonde.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/entertainmentonight

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emma Roberts before

Emma Roberts has been sporting a blonde lob for a while now.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/emmaroberts

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emma Roberts after

But she's recently switched up her look in favour of a reddish-brownish shade that we love for spring. (The braided 'do is a nice touch too!)

Read more: The best haircuts and hair colours for spring 2016.
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/emmaroberts

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Cate Blanchett before

Cate Blanchett has been rocking blonde hair for awhile—and who can blame her? It looks great.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: Getty

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Cate Blanchett after

We were tickled pink (sorry!) when we saw that our favourite red carpet regular, Cate Blanchett dyed her blonde hair pink. Is there anything she can't pull off?

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/misscateblanchett

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Kaia Gerber before

Kaia Gerber (Cindy Crawford's daughter for those drawing a blank) has rocked long and soft brunette waves which doesn't fail to draw comparisons to her famous mom.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/kaiagerber

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Kaia Gerber after

Brunette, be gone! Gerber switched in her flowing locks for a choppy, bright blonde lob.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/kaiagerber

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Shailene Woodley before

Ever since Woodley chopped off her waist-length hair several years ago, she's been shorter and blonder, especially in the Divergent movie series.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/shai91woodley

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Shailene Woodley after

With the release of the latest Divergent movie, Woodley is back in the spotlight—and sporting a wavy, brunette lob.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/shai91woodley

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Chrissy Teigen before

Chrissy Teigen has sported long, flowing, beach-bombshell waves since before we can remember.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/chrissyteigen

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Chrissy Teigen after

Mom-to-be Teigen asked for the "Rosie-Khloe" and got a blunt, textured lob in 2016.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/chrissyteigen

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Emma Watson before

Emma Watson is no stranger to dramatic hair cuts (she rocked a pixie for a while), but she's kept it safe lately with longer, layered locks.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/sarahslutsky

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Emma Watson after

Watson debuted a choppy, bob hairstyle in early 2016.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/sarahslutsky

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Sarah Hyland before

Sarah Hyland has been on the ombre train for some time, whether her hair has been long or shorter.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/therealsarahhyland

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Sarah Hyland after

The actor decided to take a walk on the dark side with this new almost-black 'do.

Read more: Celebrity inspired hairstyles for hot summer days
By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/therealsarahhyland

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Stacy Martin before

Stacy Martin's long, natural hair is reminiscent of some of our favourite ladies from the 1960's. Think Joni Mitchell and Jane Birkin.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/damonheath

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Stacy Martin after

She's since opted for a short, choppy lob—and we love it!

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/hairbyhydeofficial

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Kylie Jenner before

Kylie Jenner is no stranger to dramatic hair transformations, but lately she's been sporting her natural dark brown.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/kyliejenner

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Kylie Jenner after

Say goodbye to natural and hello to navy blue!

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/kyliejenner

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Allison Williams before

Allison Williams' long, cascading waves are the definition of #hairgoals.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/aw

2016 celebrity hair transformations

Allison Williams after

The Girls actor added fringe this year for a hairstyle change.

By: Alexandra Donaldson Source: instagram.com/aw

 

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