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Did Beyoncé Chop Her Hair Into a Pixie?

08/08/2013 at 08:57 AM ET

Beyonce short hairCourtesy Beyoncé

Are you sitting down? Good, because we have some paradigm-shifting news for you: It appears that Beyoncé has cut off all her hair.

We’ve seen the superstar with pretty much every hairstyle (wigs included) under the sun, from blonde to brunette and waves to braids. But with the exception of the short wig she wore to play Etta James in Cadillac Records, she’s never had hair above her chin — until now.

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And in a series of Instagram photos she posted late Wednesday night, her new look appears to be the real deal. A close-up shot shows the wispy new layers framing her face; in other pics, Beyoncé appears to still be getting used to the new do, touching the nape of her neck tenatively.

A practical mom-on-the-go do decision? A “hipster in Brooklyn” move of shear genius? The work of someone tired of wearing a full head of hair all the time — or just a trick with a really good wig? Only time will tell. But with plenty of tour dates on her Mrs. Carter Show tour left to go, we look forward to seeing what she’ll be whipping around the stage should this cut be permanent.

Tell us: Do you like Beyoncé with a pixie? And be sure to show us your fierce short haircuts here!
–Alex Apatoff

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nextarticlepls on

It’s probably her natural hair.

Ginny1955 on

I understand her reasons but I will miss her long hair.

Ali on

Not exactly news I have to sit down for! Cute look tho; she should try a wonderful shade of red!

just saying on

She can be bald and still be beautiful…….

TV on the web on

It’s a wig

monalita on

lets hope its a wig not very attractive looking

rain on

Looks like Halle Barry haircut now she always had short hair easier to manage and keep no fuss.

Sara on

I do not like it at all!!!! Why are all these beautiful women cutting this beautiful hair into these ugly lil pixie cuts?? So sad

Kim on

Cut her long hair? Oh please, anybody with half a brain knows that long hair is a wig.

Anonymous101 on

It’s probably her real hair, minus all the busted weaves she usually wears.

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