Start the New Year as a New You With Edgy Celebrity Hair Styles
Like the ladies who wear them, celebrity hair styles definitely make a statement. Since the coming new year is the perfect time for a fresh start, why not reinvent yourself with an edgy hair makeover? Even if this wasn't exactly a billboard year for you, there's no reason why 2012 needs to be just as dull – a drastic change is exactly what you need if you're looking start over with a new look and a new attitude to match. Thankfully, there's no shortage of edgy hairstyles to try out in the coming year. How bold do you feel? Pink Friday.
Have you ever gotten a cut that you loved but that no one else even noticed? Maybe it's time to take a big step out of your comfort zone and rock a style that demands some attention. Take a page from hip-hop queen Nicki Minaj
. While the female MC has rocked many don't-try-this-at-home styles in the past, her long pink locks are the perfect look for a lady with the confidence to wear them with pride. Think of it this way – Minaj's first album, “Pink Friday,” went platinum only a month after its release. Could that edgy hair have had something to do with her sudden success? Lisbeth's Locks.
Before she accepted the role of Lisbeth Salander in the upcoming blockbuster “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Rooney Mara
had long, mousy, brown hair. Now, almost a year after her transformation, the actress confesses that her entire look has changed as a result of her new 'do. In many cultures, chopping off long locks symbolizes cutting ties and starting anew. If you've got the moxie, why not turn heads with a razor-short layered look like Lisbeth's? When it comes to celebrity hairstyles, it doesn't get any more gutsy. Go Ask Alice.
Model and punk rock drummer Alice Dellal
certainly turned heads when she first walked the runway with her edgy haircut. One part traditional tresses and one part rock rebellion, the half-shaved style certainly makes a statement. Spunky stars from Kelly Osbourne to Rihanna love the look so much that they're wearing their own versions. For those of you who don't yet have have your own reality show or chart-busting album, this cut lets you decide whether to hide your wild side or let it shine – it all depends on where you part it. So if you want to make a bold statement at your high school reunion but don't want to get kicked out of the office on Monday, this could be the look for you. Who says you have to play it safe? Trust us, you'll have plenty of time later to wear that soccer-mom bob. A new year is dawning, and there's no better time to revamp your look. Try out one of these bold celebrity hair styles and you might just find the confidence you need to make 2012 your best year ever. A new, edgy hair
style might inspire you to take a few other risks, you know. Make it a braver, bolder year, and who knows – you might even surprise yourself.