Hayden Panettiere Gets Bangs, Dyes Hair Blonder For Edgy New Look (PHOTOS)

08/29/2013 08:17 am ET | Updated Aug 29, 2013

Hayden Panettiere, is that you?!

Panettiere showed off a dramatic new look with blunt bangs and pin-straight blonde hair in New York City Wednesday when she headed to the "Late Show with David Letterman." A curve-hugging Alexander McQueen floral dress and a swipe of red lipstick completed her edgy new look.

The 24-year-old "Nashville" star, who previously had honey-blonde locks that she regularly wore wavy, previewed the blunt cut for fans on Twitter Wednesday with a coy selfie of just the top half of her head:

A few years ago, Panettiere chopped her hair short, and last October told Women's Health magazine that she is thrilled it's finally grown. She keeps her hair healthy by getting "constant trims" and switching shampoos to an anti-residue formula.

Panettiere's new hair comes on the heels of some other big changes in tresses, like Beyonce's pixie cut, Kelly Osbourne's lilac bangs and Michelle Obama's delicate highlights.

Are you a fan of Hayden's new hair look?

Hayden's new 'do:

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hayden panettiere

Hayden's old hair:

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hayden panettiere bangs

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