Because Buzz Cuts Are Having a Powerful Moment, See All the Female Stars Who've Lopped It All Off

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There were a slew of badass buzz cuts on the 2017 MTV Movie Awards red carpet, but stars like Cara Delevingne and Amandla Stenberg aren't the first to own the look. Here, a look at at all the female celebrities who've shaved their heads and looked absolutely amazing.

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Amandla Stenberg

Earlier this year, Amandla Stenberg shaved her head for her role in When Hands Touch. The film is centered around a forbidden love story between an SS officer and a bi-racial girl. She too donned the sheared style at the MTV Movie Awards.

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Asia Kate Dillon

Asia Kate Dillon famously sports a shaved head in her role as Brandy Epps on Orange is the New Black. The actress recently presented the first non-gender specific award to Emma Watson at the MTV Movie Awards.

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Cara Delevigne

Cara Delevingne shaved her head for her upcoming role in Life in a Year and lit up the MTV Movie Awards red carpet with a mega-watt platinum hue.

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Kristen Stewart

Stewart opted for a shave in order to be "practical" for her role in the forthcoming film Underwater, where she'll play a helmet-clad mechanical engineer. "Oh, my God; it feels amazing," the actress told the TODAY show of the new 'do. "I just want to head bang all day."

<p>Sigourney Weaver shaved off her signature curls for 1992's <em>Alien 3</em>, which was totally fitting for her iconically badass character, Ellen Ripley. </p>
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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver shaved off her signature curls for 1992's Alien 3, which was totally fitting for her iconically badass character, Ellen Ripley.

<p>At the premiere of 1997's <em>Playing God</em>, Angelina Jolie showed off this super short cut. </p>
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Angelina Jolie

At the premiere of 1997's Playing God, Angelina Jolie showed off this super short cut.

<p>Anne Hathaway famously sheared her hair for her Oscar-winning role as Fantine in <em>Les Miserables</em>. </p>
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Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway famously sheared her hair for her Oscar-winning role as Fantine in Les Miserables.

<p>Model and designer Alex Wek never looks less than perfect, proving that buzz cuts can be beautiful for all occasions. </p>
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Alek Wek

Model and designer Alex Wek never looks less than perfect, proving that buzz cuts can be beautiful for all occasions.

<p>Amber Rose's platinum blonde buzz cut is so instantly recognizable, she's made it her signature look. </p>
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Amber Rose

Amber Rose's platinum blonde buzz cut is so instantly recognizable, she's made it her signature look.

<p>Model, actress, and singer Agyness Deyn enjoyed a lot of attention when she debuted her edgy buzz cut in 2010. </p>
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Agyness Deyn

Model, actress, and singer Agyness Deyn enjoyed a lot of attention when she debuted her edgy buzz cut in 2010.

<p>In 2000, Cate Blachett buzzed her hair for her role in the romantic thriller <em>Heaven</em>.</p>
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Cate Blanchett

In 2000, Cate Blachett buzzed her hair for her role in the romantic thriller Heaven.

<p>Robin Tunney shaved her hair for her role as Deb in 1995's cult classic <em>Empire Records</em>.</p>
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Robin Tunney

Robin Tunney shaved her hair for her role as Deb in 1995's cult classic Empire Records.

<p>Charlize Theron buzzed her hair to play the infinitely badass Furiosa in <em>Mad Max: Fury Road</em>. The movie wasn't released until 2015, but it filmed back in 2012, when Theron was regularly spotted out and about, proudly rocking her shaved hair.</p>
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Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron buzzed her hair to play the infinitely badass Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road. The movie wasn't released until 2015, but it filmed back in 2012, when Theron was regularly spotted out and about, proudly rocking her shaved hair.

<p>In 2005, two years before her star-making turn as Juno, Ellen Page shaved her head for her role in the British film <em>Mouth to Mouth</em>.</p>
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Ellen Page

In 2005, two years before her star-making turn as Juno, Ellen Page shaved her head for her role in the British film Mouth to Mouth.

<p>Multi-talented singer, actress, and model Grace Jones showed us all how the buzz cut was done way back in the 1970s. </p>
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Grace Jones

Multi-talented singer, actress, and model Grace Jones showed us all how the buzz cut was done way back in the 1970s.

<p>Actress Jean Seberg buzzed her hair in 1957 for her debut role as Joan of Arc in <em>Saint Joan</em>. </p>
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Jean Seberg

Actress Jean Seberg buzzed her hair in 1957 for her debut role as Joan of Arc in Saint Joan.

<p>Jessie J shaved her hair in 2013 for charity and liked the look so much that she shaved it again in 2015 just because. </p>
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Jessie J

Jessie J shaved her hair in 2013 for charity and liked the look so much that she shaved it again in 2015 just because.

<p>Karen Gillan was known for her long red locks on <em>Doctor Who</em>, but she shaved them all off for the chance to play Nebula in 2014's <em>Guardians of the Galaxy</em><span class="redactor-invisible-space">. </span></p>
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Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan was known for her long red locks on Doctor Who, but she shaved them all off for the chance to play Nebula in 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy.

<p>Olivia Cooke became known for her role on A&E's <em>Bates Motel</em>, but she really made waves in 2014, when she shaved her head to the scalp for <em>Me and Earl and the Dying Girl</em><span class="redactor-invisible-space">. </span></p>
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Olivia Cooke

Olivia Cooke became known for her role on A&E's Bates Motel, but she really made waves in 2014, when she shaved her head to the scalp for Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

<p>In 1997, Demi Moore became one of the first to ride the recent shave-your-head-for-a-role trend when she buzzed her hair for <em>G.I. Jane</em>. </p>
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Demi Moore

In 1997, Demi Moore became one of the first to ride the recent shave-your-head-for-a-role trend when she buzzed her hair for G.I. Jane.

<p>Sinead O'Connor shaved her hair back in the '80s as a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/05/sinead-oconnor-shaved-head_n_4726103.html" target="_blank">response to record execs</a> who wanted her to grow her hair out and wear mini-skirts. The look suited her so well, it became her signature. </p>
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Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor shaved her hair back in the '80s as a response to record execs who wanted her to grow her hair out and wear mini-skirts. The look suited her so well, it became her signature.

<p>Rose McGowan described shaving her head in 2015 as "<a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/-SzW5ogYg7/" target="_blank">liberating</a>."</p>
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Rose McGowan

Rose McGowan described shaving her head in 2015 as "liberating."

<p>Ruth Bell had waist-length hair when she <a href="http://www.elle.com/fashion/interviews/a31005/ruth-bell-speaks-meet-your-model-crush/" target="_blank">shaved it</a> for a McQueen campaign in 2015 and her career took off. </p>
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Ruth Bell

Ruth Bell had waist-length hair when she shaved it for a McQueen campaign in 2015 and her career took off.

<p>Actress Vanessa Redgrave appeared with a buzz cut in the 1980 TV movie, <em>Playing for Time</em>. </p>
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Vanessa Redgrave

Actress Vanessa Redgrave appeared with a buzz cut in the 1980 TV movie, Playing for Time.

<p>Natalie Portman famously shaved her head during an emotional scene in 2005's <em>V for Vendetta</em>. </p>
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Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman famously shaved her head during an emotional scene in 2005's V for Vendetta.

<p>Toni Collette shaved her head to play cancer patient Milly in <em>Miss You Already</em> in 2015. </p>
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Toni Collette

Toni Collette shaved her head to play cancer patient Milly in Miss You Already in 2015.

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