When it comes to celebrities wanting to debut their new hairstyles, a red carpet just isn"t good enough for some stars. So what better way to show the world their new "dos than on Instagram? Ahead, we"ve rounded up some of the stars who have shown off their new cuts and colors on social media.
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Alexa shared her new haircut on Instagram, promising her stylist that she "won"t cry into [her] granola this time."
Jessica let us watch her total transformation from brunette to blond via a cute Flipagram.
Jenna debuted her short blunt chop on celebrity stylist Jen Atkin"s Instagram.
Stylist Scotty Cunha shared this collage of Lucy"s new cut, captioning it with "CHOP!"
Lena Dunham shared this snap of pal Ellen (and her new ultrashort coif!) supporting the Women Are Watching campaign.
Lily showed off her lash-grazing new fringe (and enviable cheekbones) on Instagram.
Jessica revealed her new, trendy lob via a barefaced Instagram selfie.
Just weeks after her wedding, Lauren shared this photo of her perfectly tousled lob, which she claimed is her "first haircut in years." It looks suspiciously similar to her celebrity bridesmaid Lo Bosworth"s crop (which is also featured later in this slideshow). Great minds think alike!
Lady Gaga revealed cropped bangs that looked a lot like Beyoncé"s minifringe.
Sarah Michelle took to Twitter to share her new bob — which reminds us of a more tousled version of her hair from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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Krysten chopped 12 inches off her long locks. The reason? You only live once, she noted on Instagram.
Kristin shared her new cropped coif on Instagram with the caption "short hair, don"t care."
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Behati"s Instagram caption was simply "BANG....!!!!!!!" when she shared the first look of her sexy new fringe.
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Nicki debuted a short bob with bangs on her Instagram, but later revealed it was a wig. She rocks the look — maybe she should consider chopping it for real!
Selena Gomez is not the only one getting bangs for Fall. Gabrielle also hopped on the trend with her new "do.
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The Laguna Beach alum posted a selfie of her new haircut and asked her followers to stay tuned for a color change. What hue will she choose?
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Alanis left her dark locks behind for a lighter vibe with the blond hair. She captioned her snapshot "new hair. girl needed to have a little fun ;)" We agree.
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Designer Rebecca Minkoff snapped this photo of the newly blond Girls star in her boutique as she picked out an outfit for New York Fashion Week.
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Broadway and Glee actress Kristin took to Twitter to reveal her longer, darker locks with a caption stating, "Goin[g] dark is fun." Could this be for a new role?
In a late-night makeover move, Dianna dyed her hair bleach blond. As far as last-minute decisions go, we think this is a good one!
Chrissy posted this picture of her gorgeous new hair (and extensions) on Instagram with the hashtags "#extensionslife" and "#iamaboutthislife."Source: Instagram user chrissyteigen
Kylie pouted those famous lips into the camera as she showed off the hair extensions she wore for a Pac Sun photo shoot.Source: Instagram user kyliejenner
The night of the 2014 Emmy Awards, Malin debuted this edgy undercut, which reminds us of Jimmy Darmody"s hair (RIP!) on Boardwalk Empire. She shared the snap on Twitter with the hashtag #changeisgood.
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Laverne debuted perfect bangs on the red carpet of the 2014 MTV VMAs and took to Instagram to share.
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The megamodel made a splash on the 2014 MTV VMAs red carpet by debuting this supersleek new bob haircut, done by stylist Renda Attia.
On Instagram, Evangeline revealed a new bob, perfect for her leading role in the upcoming film Ant-Man.
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Miranda has given up on her long blond locks for a Summer-appropriate bob style.
Lena showed off this new platinum-blond hair color, but we can"t tell if this is a permanent change or an Instagram hoax.
Tori paired her newly cut blonde hair with a red lip. According to the star, she chopped off the locks herself! She hashtagged the snap with "#FutureHairStylist."
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Maria got rid of her dead ends with a shorter, wavy do and shared the photo with her followers, asking for their opinions.
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After she wrapped filming on a movie that required a dark, cropped coif, Emma took to Instagram to show off her newly blond hair.
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Kristen revealed a darker hairdo while out grabbing sushi in Japan with her Equals costar Nicholas Hoult.
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Demi, the queen of hair transformations, took to Instagram to reveal her shorter, funkier style. According to her stylist Riawna Capri, she took it three inches shorter on one side for a lot of piecey texture.Source: Instagram user ddlovato
After tons of teaser photos like this one on Instagram, the host revealed a brighter shade of blond live on E!Source: Instagram user giulianarancic
Lauren shared this coy snap of her practically platinum tresses with the caption, "Things are getting real blonde around here . . . "Source: Instagram user laurenconrad
Ashley lightened and shortened her locks for a more summery look.Source: Instagram user smashleybell
Vanessa"s stylist Riawna Capri took to Instagram to share a before-and-after shot of the actress"s locks. Haircut or hair extensions out?Source: Instagram user riawnacapri
Suki took to Instagram to show off her latest hair-color experiment. The British model rocked a dark brunette hue with blunt bangs. We"re calling wig on this one, but only time will tell if Suki"s style update is a permanent change.
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Miley"s known for her edgy Instagram photos. Recently, she shared a picture of a punky blond asymmetrical wig (we assume). Her new look was simply captioned, "shhhhitzawiggggg." She"s just being Miley.Source: Instagram user mileycyrus
Karlie posted this photo on Instagram with the question "Ps....notice anything different with my hair?" so of course, we looked! She opted for reddish undertones to her blond hair and shared this cute #TBT picture.
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Kat Dennings showed off her new bangs and curly hairdo on Instagram.Source: Instagram user katdenningsss
The actress sported the blond bombshell look with this shorter, layered cut. Source: Instagram user amyoresman
Jessica surprised us with gorgeous and flirty Brigitte Bardot-inspired blunt bangs.Source: Instagram user chastainiac
Demi has changed her hair color yet again, this time to a lavender-and-silver ombré.Source: Instagram user ddlovato
Looks like Mindy requested a trim for the warmer months. She recently debuted her long bob on Instagram.
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Kaley debuted a short pixie cut that is perfect for warm weather.Source: Instagram user normancook
Hilary is all set for Summer with her brand-new bob.
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Nikki ditched her normally dark brown locks for a light blond look instead.Source: Instagram user iamnikkireed
Whitney showed off a freshly chopped shoulder-length style that is perfect for Summer.Source: Instagram user whitneyeveport
After most recently rocking an edgy undercut, Kelly decided to shave the sides of her head while keeping the top voluminous.Source: Instagram user kellyosbourne
After she sported an adorable pixie, we were totally surprised to see Coco pull a Jennifer Lawrence and transform her short style into a flirty bob.Source: Instagram user cocorocha
Selena said goodbye to her long locks, opting instead for this short and sweet shoulder-length style.Source: Instagram user selenagomez
After faking us out once with a faux bob, Kaley finally decided to make this chic chop a reality.Source: Instagram user normancook
A music festival is the perfect occasion to go bold with beauty, and Vanessa"s long blond locks were a surprising new style for the actress, who"s typically a brunette.
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Kristen"s shocking orange locks are just part of the preparation for her upcoming film American Ultra.
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Katy Perry is known for her bold beauty looks, but her summery green-hued hair totally took us by surprise.
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Kelly is always experimenting with her hair, but her edgy mini undercut may be her most daring look yet.
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Hairstylist Christine Symonds helped Kaley become the latest star with a trendy, textured lob.Source: Instagram user normancook
We"re used to Demi changing her hair at a moment"s notice. She"s already had blue and pink hair in the last year, but this shaved look still took us by surprise.
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After teasing her hair change on Instagram, Nicole showed off on the app that she actually did it.
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We were shocked to see Elizabeth had dyed her hair such a dark color! Her stylist Mark Townsend shared the snap on his Instagram.
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Taylor Swift has officially joined the lob league, and she shared her haircut on Instagram.Source: Instagram user caradelevingne
Model Hilary claims that her choppy lob was inspired by Beyoncé"s!Source: Instagram user hilaryhrhoda
Jumping on the bob trend, Kate"s new, choppy style is one of the latest reveals on Instagram.Source: Instagram user mararoszak
Alessandra removed her highlights and opted for a darker hair hue, but the model claims this is only temporary.Source: Instagram user alessandraambrosio
Chrissy is the most recent star to share her hair change on social media. Rita Hazan was responsible for the chop and lightening up her color.Source: Twitter user chrissyteigen
She"s just being Miley! The singer bleached her brows and gave us a first look on Instagram.Source: Instagram user mileycyrus
When Coco cut her hair last year, she took to Instagram to share the news.Source: Instagram user cocorocha
Mary-Kate chopped her hair into a gorgeously shaggy lob, and Women"s Wear Daily shared the first snap with us.Source: Instagram user womensweardaily
We love this short crop on Mandy, courtesy of Mark Townsend. The star shared her new "do on Instagram.Source: Instagram user mandymooremm
Did Shay have a hand in her short lob? Those scissors seem to suggest so!Source: Instagram user shaym
Milla posted to Instagram to reveal her short, choppy hairstyle.Source: Instagram user millajovovich
When she went blond earlier this year, Emma took to Instagram to share the news.Source: Instagram user emmaroberts6
We love Heidi"s middle bangs, and the star shared this first close-up look.Source: Instagram user heidiklum
Who knew Carly Rae could rock red hair like this? The singer shared the big change on Instagram.Source: Instagram user carlyraejepsen
Coco gave us small snaps throughout the process of cutting her pixie before showing us the finished look on social media.Source: Instagram user cocorocha
Demi showed off her new blue hair to her Instagram fans.Source: Instagram user ddlovato
Who can forget Beyonce"s big Instagram hair reveal?Source: Instagram user beyonce
Chris McMillan shared a snap of Jennifer"s hair on the app.Source: Instagram user mrchrismcmillan
Vanessa loves her Instagram, which is why she shared her new hair color on the app.Source: Instagram user vanessahudgens
When Kelly added heavy bangs to her purple coif, she took to social media to share.Source: Instagram user kellyosbourne