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6 Short Celebrity Hairstyles That Both Beat and Turn Up the Heat

The summer is the perfect time to lop off excess tresses and embrace less length — and several celebrity women have already done so in preparation for the sweltering months ahead! Below are six fab examples that will have you daring to make the big chop and sport a shorter ‘do.

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle union
Gabrielle Union. (@gabunion/Instagram)

“L.A.’s Finest” star Gabrielle Union knew she undertook a totally different look when she captioned her edgy bob cut pics, “New cut, who dis?” The actress debuted the new look before jetting off to Madrid, Spain, in June.

Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole. (Photo: @keyshiacole/Instagram)

Second-time mom-to-be Keyshia Cole treated fans to a new cropped ‘do, which was styled into finger waves back in April. She said she finally cut her locks after feeling “tired of living a Unhealthy hair life.”


Ciara. (Photo: @ciara/Instagram)

Ciara debuted a sexy short bob when she headed to the 2019 BET Awards last month. The side-parted do was played up by a sexy wet look to boot.

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington. (Photo: @rio_hair/Instagram)

Kerry Washington initially hit the Cannes Lions Festival in June with her natural curls on display. But by the time she headed out, she switched things up to rocking a short, wavy blunt bob.

Jourdan Dunn

Jourdan Dunn
Jourdan Dunn. (Photo: @jourdandunn/Instagram)

Typically rocking length, model Jourdan Dunn switched things up in March when she rocked a tousled bob to match her bold, full-pink outfit. She made the change days ahead of heading to the Love Ball Arabia In Aid Of The Naked Heart Foundation And Al Shafallah in Doha, Qatar.

Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg. (Photo: @amandlasponsored/Instagram)

Working on a new project overseas, actress Amandla Stenberg debuted a new, shorter ‘do, as opposed to what she sported in “The Hate U Give.” She even acknowledged the switch by writing in part, “I am in Paris working on my new project and my weave is itchy.”

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