10 Times We Were Surprised by a Celebrity's Natural Hair Color

As the saying goes, with great hair color comes great responsibility. With one key change, a budding actress, singer, or model can catapult into stardom. Don’t believe us? Let’s take a trip down memory lane.

Perhaps it's the fact that it's a new year (hello, 2018!) or that we've just begun the descent into full-fledged award season—and the magawatt red carpet beauty looks that come with it—but we've had hair color on our mind recently. Should we opt for something new? Update our natural hair color? Channel the likes of Karlie, Sofia, or Jennifer? This year, the world is our oyster where hair color is concerned, and we thought it fitting to take a quick peek into the past and recall the natural hair colors of some of our favorite celebrities. Warning: Images may be shocking. Keep scrolling to see 10 celebs who changed their hair color and gave us a major case of hair envy to boot.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Erin Jahns.