The HuffPost Style girls know firsthand how a new hair color or haircut can make a major difference in your appearance and attitude. So, when we spot a star sporting a new hairdo that frames her face just right, brings out her eye color or gives her the confidence to try a daring new red-carpet look, we make a big deal about it.
Celebrity hairstylists brought their A-game this year, dying and cutting some of the most influential looks we've seen in decades. From Anne Hathaway's "Les Misérables" pixie haircut to Beyoncé's post-baby graduated bangs, it's no wonder so many women have become scissor-happy.
Click through the slideshow below to see the best celebrity hair makeovers of 2012, and tell us in the comments section which look you like best.
Meanwhile, see which stars made our worst celebrity beauty looks list this year.
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