Kevin Mazur/WireImage; Beyonce via InstagramBeyoncé revealed a short pixie cut on Instagram on Aug. 8 that shocked and awed pretty much everyone, everywhere. The pop diva has gone through many a hair transformation -- from dark curls to blonde waves -- but this is her biggest tress makeover yet.
Steve Granitz/WireImage; Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicHair chameleon Rihanna debuted a short pixie cut at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. And while RiRi changes her hair on what seems like a weekly basis, she kept this look for almost six months.
Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagicThe long-haired British star shot to fame after appearing in Pirates of the Caribbean and Love Actually but got a shocking, choppy cut for her 2005 film Domino. She's since gone through years of hair transformations.
D Dipasupil/FilmMagic; Jeffrey Mayer/WireImageAfter Cameron Diaz stepped out with a super-short cut in late December 2011, she admitted to Jay Leno that she wept after seeing the drastic ‘do. "I just burst into tears and started crying, and I felt so vulnerable," she explained. "For a woman to all of a sudden have no hair… oh my God."
Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images; Dave Hogan/Getty ImagesThe Harry Potter star revealed her post-film pixie cut in November 2010 -- and has spent the past few years growing it out. Still, she revealed to Glamour that if she could she “would have just kept it short forever.”
Jason Kempin/Getty Images; Jeffrey Mayer/WireImageBefore she appeared with a super short, super blonde crop in November 2010, Ashlee Simpson was strutting the red carpet with long dark locks. The singer-actress kept her Edie Sedgwick-inspired cut for a few years, but in mid-2013 went for the long look again.
Duffy-Marie Arnoult/WireImage; Dominique Charriau/WireImageThe pint-sized beauty went from long auburn locks to a bright blonde pixie in spring 2010. The actress and her cropped 'do were the breakout stars in 2011’s Scream 4.
Jason Merritt/Getty Images; Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesThe Oscar winner wowed at the 2013 Academy Awards red carpet with a new ultra short haircut. And although she shaved her head for a role, she revealed to Ryan Seacrest that it was the most “freeing thing” she’s ever done.
Jason Merritt/Getty Images; Kevin Mazur/WireImageIt’s hard to remember a time before Miley had her now-infamous cropped cut. The young star has been parading around the world with her spunky, bright blonde ‘do since mid-2012 and claims that we will never see her with long hair again.
Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImageFor 2005’s V for Vendetta Natalie shaved her head onscreen in a dramatic scene. Maybe it wasn’t the first buzz cut heard around the world (hi, Demi Moore!), but it was a dramatic change that took the actress from cute to fierce.
Mike Marsland/WireImage; Larry Busacca/Getty ImagesAnne joined the ranks of Demi Moore and Natalie Portman after shaving her head for a pivotal role -- and went on to win an Oscar for her dramatic transformation in Les Miserables.
Sam Levi/WireImage; Jim Smeal/WireImageAlthough the now-iconic cut caused controversy at the time -- Felicity fans hated it -- we can only assume Keri “The Original Short Cut” Russell paved the way for future stars to chop off their own hair.