Life Drama, Hair Drama: 11 Emotionally-Charged Celeb Hair Changes

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 6:42 p.m. ET

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Listen, we've all been there. Your life is going crazy, so you latch on to the one thing in the world you can totally control—your hair.

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Changing it can help you feel better about the insanity, but it can also have the effect of always of making you associate that hairstyle with the bad moment in your life. Take a look at these celebs' looks: Some are indeed a bit unfortunate in retrospect, while others show represent the star showing her true ferocity (to her ex-boyfriend, in some cases).

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1. Britney Spears Shaves Her Head

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The ultimate in celeb stress hair, this very bare look accompanied one of the toughest times in Britney's life, circa 2007 when she was placed on multiple psychiatric holds and attacked a van with an umbrella.

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2. Carrie Bradshaw in the 'Sex and the City' Movie

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After being left at the altar, Carrie got over Big (again) by dyeing her hair a chocolatey brown.

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3. Gwen Stefani Goes Pink After Gavin

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During a rocky part of her long-time relationship with future husband Gavin Rossdale, Gwen dyed her hair pink, got some bangs, and tried wearing braces.

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4. Hannah Horvath Experiments on 'Girls'

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The whole second season of 'Girls' was one long downward spiral for Hannah, culminating in a cringey scene of her chopping at her hair with scissors better suited for crafts.

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5. Julianne Hough Goes Short After Seacrest

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One day, we'll look back at Julianne and Ryan Seacrest's relationship as a little wacko—but her post-breakup hair was totally hot!

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6. Katie Holmes Gets Extra Sexy

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Shortly after her divorce from Tom Cruise, Katie debuted a distinctly vamped-up image, including wavy, magazine-cover hair.

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7. Felicity Chops Off Her Hair, Her Ratings

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When Keri Russell cut off her trademark curls in between the first and second season of 'Felicity,' fans famously blamed the cut for the decline in the show's quality and then ratings.


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