When a star chops his or her hair off, it often comes as a complete shock to the fans who have long idolized their luscious locks, cropped 'dos or shoulder-length bobs.

But sometimes, change can be good! Especially when a new haircut gives a celebrity a fresh start in the business.

Check out the celebrity haircuts that took us by surprise in 2013:

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  • Jennifer Lawrence

  • Jennifer Lawrence

  • Johnny Depp

  • Johnny Depp

  • Jennifer Aniston

  • Jennifer Aniston

  • Pamela Anderson

  • Pamela Anderson

  • Brad Pitt

  • Brad Pitt

  • Beyonce

  • Beyonce

  • Keith Urban

  • Keith Urban

  • Reese Witherspoon

  • Reese Witherspoon

  • Jennifer Hudson

  • Jennifer Hudson

  • Kristin Chenoweth

  • Kristin Chenoweth

  • Rebecca Romijn

  • Rebecca Romijn

  • Shailene Woodley

  • Shailene Woodley

  • Chelsea Handler

  • Chelsea Handler

  • Katharine McPhee

  • Katharine McPhee