16 Stars Who Completely Transformed Their Look in the Past Year

Life is about reinvention, and these stars know that sometimes switching up ones physical appearance is essential for growth. In the past year alone, these stars have made changes to their tried-and-true look, and the results are amazing. While some stars have gone through major style overhauls, others have made subtle-but-brilliant changes. Check out the 16 celebrities who kicked things up in the past year.

Then: Ashley Benson

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The Pretty Little Liars star sported long honey blond locks and a feminine style.

Now: Ashley Benson

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Much like her Pretty Little Liars character Hanna, the actress has edged up her style, sporting a faux shaved style on the red carpet.

Then: Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

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Cuoco-Sweeting’s long hair was her signature look, until…

Now: Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

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…Cuoco-Sweeting swapped her long hair for this cute pixie.

Then: Giuliana Rancic

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The E! host switched things up with this hair makeover.

Now: Giuliana Rancic

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Blonds have more fun… at least, for now they do.

Then: Elle Fanning

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The Super 8 actress decided it was time to change up her routine in 2014.

Now: Elle Fanning

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Fanning debuted a more grown-up style (and darker hair!) in 2014.

Then: Emma Stone

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The actress sported her natural blond hair while promoting The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Now: Emma Stone

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Stone looks stunning with her just-short-enough cut and copper toned hair.

Then: Raven Symone

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The former That’s So Raven actress rocked long braids in 2013.

Now: Raven Symone

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Symone tried the pastel trend with this amazing colorful ‘do.

Then: Demi Lovato

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Lovato changes her hair color almost as frequently as some people change their sheets, but that doesn’t mean that each new style isn’t awesome.

Now: Demi Lovato

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This shaved style is so very Demi.

Then: Kylie Jenner

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The youngest Jenner sported this ombre and natural makeup last year.

Now: Kylie Jenner

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Jenner dyed her locks black (after making a quick stop in two-tone land) and edged up her makeup routine.

Then: Kim Kardashian

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Kylie’s big sister Kim also changed up her look from 2013 to 2014.

Now: Kim Kardashian

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The new mom went back to darker hair but kept the couture.

Then: Sophia Bush

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The Chicago P.D. star went a little lighter in 2014…

Now: Sophia Bush

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Bush looks beautiful with honey blond highlights.

Then: Elizabeth Olsen

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The Very Good Girls actress looked pretty with wavy blond hair.

Now: Elizabeth Olsen

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Olsen stepped out with a darker style in 2014.

Then: Zosia Mamet

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The Girls actress kept her character Shoshanna’s long brown hair — perfect for creating quirky top knots with.

Now: Zosia Mamet

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Way different! Mamet chopped her hair and bleached it platinum blond. Now she’s sporting jaunty hats. And she’s not the only Girls star to rock a shorter, lighter look…

Then: Lena Dunham

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The Girls creator and star sported this brunette bob.

Now: Lena Dunham

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Like Mamet, Dunham is trying the blond thing for a while.

Then: Kristen Wiig

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The Bridesmaids star kept her hair long with a slight ombre at the ends.

Now: Kristen Wiig

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Wiig joined #TeamBlond in 2014 and cut her hair shoulder length. Now she’s wearing brighter colors to go with her lightened locks.

Then: Kristen Stewart

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Stewart kept her Twilight-approved hair in 2013

Now: Kristen Stewart

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Stewart debuted this cool cut in 2014. It may be the coolest look Stewart’s displayed to date.

Then: Margot Robbie

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Robbie played a blond bombshell in 2013’s The Wolf of Wall Street, but she didn’t keep the look for long.

Now: Margot Robbie

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Robbie’s made a big hair change and dyed her famous strands.