How 7 Celebrities Found Their Perfect Haircuts, in Photos

They didn't get it right on the first try either.

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Here's the thing about beauty: You're supposed to keep experimenting, but you're *also* supposed to find Your Look. You'd think it'd be easy for people who've got access to the best in the business, but here, we prove that celebrities end up with the hair that suits them best just like us—with one not-so-great cut at a time.

<p>Re: reverse aging, baby Jessica Alba looks exactly the same as 2015 Jessica Alba, only with unusually separated bangs. </p>
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Jessica Alba (2003)

Re: reverse aging, baby Jessica Alba looks exactly the same as 2015 Jessica Alba, only with unusually separated bangs.

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<p>Nice. </p>
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Jessica Alba (2014)

Nice.

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<p>Chiiiic. (See the difference?) </p>
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Jessica Alba (2015)

Chiiiic. (See the difference?)

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<p>Honestly, Alexa Chung pretty much always has the same haircut except a few inches up or down and with/without bangs. This version is cute, if a bit triangular styled like this. </p>
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Alexa Chung (2011)

Honestly, Alexa Chung pretty much always has the same haircut except a few inches up or down and with/without bangs. This version is cute, if a bit triangular styled like this.

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<p>A bit longer with a more solid bang. I feel like we want to see more of her face, no? </p>
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Alexa Chung (2013)

A bit longer with a more solid bang. I feel like we want to see more of her face, no?

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<p>And here, we see that Chung's hair has Benjamin Button-ed, becoming shinier and more virginal-looking over time. The long layers and curtain bangs—that must be it. </p>
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Alexa Chung (2015)

And here, we see that Chung's hair has Benjamin Button-ed, becoming shinier and more virginal-looking over time. The long layers and curtain bangs—that must be it.

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<p>TBPH, JLaw hasn't found her best-best hair yet, but she's come a long way from this face-obscuring style. #thickhairstruggles</p>
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Jennifer Lawrence (February 2013)

TBPH, JLaw hasn't found her best-best hair yet, but she's come a long way from this face-obscuring style. #thickhairstruggles

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<p>Better, but kind of mumsy. </p>
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Jennifer Lawrence (April 2013)

Better, but kind of mumsy.

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<p>Even more mumsy, though good for beauty purposes. </p>
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Jennifer Lawrence (November 2013)

Even more mumsy, though good for beauty purposes.

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<p>Too normal. </p>
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Jennifer Lawrence (2015)

Too normal.

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<p>1) So much facial surface area to admire! 2) Elongated neck. 3) Can be worn vintage-y or as a modern lob. </p>
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Jennifer Lawrence (2014)

1) So much facial surface area to admire! 2) Elongated neck. 3) Can be worn vintage-y or as a modern lob.

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<p>Pretty, regular-girl hair.</p>
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Kate Mara (April 2013)

Pretty, regular-girl hair.

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<p>Different pretty, regular-girl hair with some more polish. </p>
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Kate Mara (December 2013)

Different pretty, regular-girl hair with some more polish.

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<p>Warmer...</p>
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Kate Mara (April 2015)

Warmer...

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<p>Hot. She's got the bone structure to carry a pixie—no matter what any <a href="http://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/news/a15312/kate-mara-michael-b-jordan-interview/">misogynistic radio hosts have to say</a>. </p>
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Kate Mara (August 2015)

Hot. She's got the bone structure to carry a pixie—no matter what any misogynistic radio hosts have to say.

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<p>Very cute, except for the bowl-ness at the crown. </p>
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Halle Berry (February 2015)

Very cute, except for the bowl-ness at the crown.

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<p>Too much hair, not enough face. </p>
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Halle Berry (July 2015)

Too much hair, not enough face.

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<p>We veer terrifyingly close to Kate Gosselin territory. We leave immediately.</p>
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Halle Berry (March 2014)

We veer terrifyingly close to Kate Gosselin territory. We leave immediately.

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<p>This is how we know Halle Berry, and, as the evidence shows, this is how Halle Berry sees Halle Berry. She always goes back to this because it works. </p>
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Halle Berry (March 2013)

This is how we know Halle Berry, and, as the evidence shows, this is how Halle Berry sees Halle Berry. She always goes back to this because it works.

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<p><a href="http://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/news/a13275/kim-kardashian-cut-her-hair-we-repeat-kim-karashian-cut-her-hair/">Feb. 6, 2015</a>, a day we will never forget. </p>
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Kim Kardashian (February 2015)

Feb. 6, 2015, a day we will never forget.

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<p>Too bad Kim's proportions and star power demand more hair.</p>
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Kim Kardashian (May 2015)

Too bad Kim's proportions and star power demand more hair.

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<p>This hair is what we call guy hot—long, smooth, inoffensive. </p>
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Scarlett Johansson (March 2014)

This hair is what we call guy hot—long, smooth, inoffensive.

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<p>Cool, but too hard for ScarJo. </p>
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Scarlett Johansson (April 2015)

Cool, but too hard for ScarJo.

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<p>The blunt ends and air-dried-but-better texture make Hollywood's standard-issue bob more special.  </p>
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Scarlett Johansson (February 2011)

The blunt ends and air-dried-but-better texture make Hollywood's standard-issue bob more special.

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