Jennifer Aniston Chops Off Her Hair After a Brazilian Blowout Disaster

The actress is sporting a new choppy chin-length bob courtesy her long-time stylist Chris McMillan

If you begged your stylist for the “Rachel,” insisted your colorist add honey highlights and, more recently, have been wearing your hair long and straight a la Jennifer Aniston, it’s time to book an appointment at the salon.

Yep, the actress has chopped off her hair. Spotted sporting a new chin-length A-line ‘do in Los Angeles Monday, Aniston tells Elle U.K. her short style, snipped by Chris McMillan, who has been cutting her hair for years, wasn’t created for a role.

“My hair went through a phase - I did this thing called a Brazilian and my hair did not react really well to it,” she tells the magazine. “It’s about 2-inches above my shoulders now.”

Aniston also tells PopSugar Beauty her long hair was "usually up in a scrunchie of some sort," adding that it’s at her “jawline and a little shorter in the back. It's just choppy, like a choppy bob, I guess you could say.... I was just ready for a change. I was ready for something new, to get it out of my face, so I could have a bit of an easier go at it." (See more photos of the new look at X17.)

Aniston is the latest star to reveal a shorter style. Pamela Anderson, Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce and Miley Cyrus have all shown off pixies recently. But don’t expect Aniston to lop it all off.

“The minute I cut my hair I want it back,” she tells Elle U.K. “Always. It’s a guarantee. I’m trying really hard to love this one.”

Perhaps the onslaught of women sure to be racing to cut their own locks in hopes of looking like Aniston will help.

Lesley Kennedy writes for ShopAtHome.com. Follow ShopAtHome on Twitter @shopathome and Lesley on Google+.

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