The beautiful women of Hollywood have a tendency to shave off their long, luscious locks. Sometimes for a humanitarian cause, and sometimes for inexplicable reasons that start some pretty intense gossip. Then there are those beauties that shave their heads for a role and end up looking just as gorgeous as ever.
1. Britney Spears
Let's start with the classic. Spears shaved her head in 2007 and made a huge media splash. Many people speculated she was having issues with drugs but Spears says she just wanted to rebel while her life was going through a rough patch.
2. Natalie Dormer
This "Game of Thrones" beauty, known for playing Margaery Tyrell, shaved half of her head for a role in "Mockingjay", the third installment in The Hunger Games series.
3. Demi Moore
Demi Moore shaved her head on film for the movie "GI Jane". Now that takes some courage! She looks beautiful doing it, too.
4. Kellie Pickler
This stunning country singer shaved her head to support a close friend battling breast cancer.
Ellen Degeneres even helped Pickler with her new hairdo:
5. Sigourney Weaver
This sci-fi siren shaved her head for the filming of "Alien 3."
6. Natalie Portman
Portman joins Demi Moore in the on-screen head shaving club. She shaved her head in one shot for the movie "V for Vendetta." She pulled off the streamlined look with ease on the red carpet.
7. Karen Gillan
British beauty Karen Gillan shaved her head before she even auditioned for an alien role in the film "Guardians of the Galaxy". Thankfully, she got the role!
8. Jessie J
She shaved her head on live television for Comic Relief. She even sported the short look for her album cover.
9. Charlize Theron
This classic beauty shaved her head for the film "Mad Max: Fury Road" and grew her locks out elegantly in the following months. Looks like she was ready to move on from the cropped look.
10. Rooney Mara
Mara's starring role in "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" demanded she shave her head and get multiple piercings. Probably the most shocking new accessories are those bleached eyebrows!
11. Amanda Bynes
Bynes shocked her fans when she posted pictures of her half-shaved head on social media. Seems like Bynes is following a major fashion trend these days. Maybe Britney started it all back in 2007. She sported a blue wig not long after her shave job.
12. Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus went from sweet Disney girl to avant-garde twerker. A partially shaved head was a pivotal part of the transformation.
13. Solange Knowles
This singer is known for showing off her natural locks. She made the cut so that she could have more time for family and a busy life and she pulls off the look flawlessly.
14. Cynthia Nixon
Actress Cynthia Nixon shaved her head for a stage production of the play "Wit". She played a poetry professor battling cancer.
15. Sinead O'Connor
And, finally, the queen of shaved heads: Sinead O'Connor. This Irish singer made her shaved head look amazing before any other lady was doing it regularly.