Pamela Anderson Ditches Her Pixie, Adds Long Extensions

05/27/2014 at 07:10 PM ET

Pamela Anderson‘s pixie cut may have made her feel “really powerful,” but when it came time to go full bombshell, the actress reverted to a familiar look: Super long, super voluminous blonde extensions, which she wore Tuesday night to the World Music Awards in Monte Carlo.

Pamela Anderson long hairPascal Le Segretain/Getty

Anderson has been rocking a close-cropped do since last October, a major change that got her tons of positive comments from PEOPLE readers and Ellen alike. The actress told Elle that she was initially worried about going so short (fearing that she looked “like Anderson Cooper”) but she embraced the positive change the hairstyle represented.

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“The rock-star thing became very destructive, like, wow. I didn’t know what I was doing. I just kind of became that thing,” she said of her famed full blonde bouffant. “The hair, that rock-star kind of lifestyle, just living a dream. It kind of took over. It started out very innocent and then I turned into a cartoon character. And I started to feel like a cartoon character.” She echoed that sentiment on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, saying “I just thought my hair had had a ‘life.’ And I wanted to put that behind me and start fresh.”

But despite all her raves about her fresh new do, the star has been slowly growing it out — wearing a longer look in January and sporting a mini-mullet in Cannes this week. And apparently she couldn’t wait to get back to the do she’s known for, because she was back to “The Pamela” on the red carpet, plunging neckline, smoky eye makeup, sparkly heels and all.

Do you prefer her with short or long hair? What do you think of her revisiting her famous look? Tell us below!

–Alex Apatoff

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guest123 on

Oh my! For the love of God put the Brigette Bardot look/Tommy Lee days behind you.

Brandi on

Oh Pamela…GIRL…🙈

Andrea on

Back to looking like a washed up hoe!

MJ on

Geez, why would Pamela do this? The Pixie was so cute on her and made her look younger. This is NOT a good look it is aging and somehow scary.

c on

She looks awful!

Mel on

Is the brick wall she hit still standing?

Gheri on

This isn’t intended to be mean, just an observation … OMG, she looks like a barbie doll that has been sitting in the toy trunk for years and someone pulled it out to play with it!!!! Sorry Pam (fellow Canadian).

Pnut on

Oy vey

Diane on

She doesn’t good at all, I guess the Baywatch girl didn’t use a lot of sunscreen, as I am the same age and my skin looks way better..

taradoug82 on

Oh my! I am a stylist and would love to make her over! She could look SO pretty if she stopped trying to be an 80’s video vixen!

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