Malin Akerman Shaves Her Head, Debuts Edgy Swept-Back Pixie at Emmys Afterparty

08/26/2014 at 10:08 AM ET

You already saw Kerry Washington’s ombré and Kate Mara’s asymmetrical cut, but there was one major hair change that didn’t hit the Emmys red carpet. Malin Akerman and her shaved head — that’s right, shaved head! — took the HBO afterparty by storm.

Malin Akerman shaved headFrederick M. Brown/Getty; Daniel Robertson/Startracks

Akerman pulled a complete hair transformation, buzzing the sides of her head and cutting her long blonde locks into a short pixie-like style that reminds us of a hybrid between Miley Cyrus, Rosario Dawson and Demi Lovato‘s hairstyles. (Basically, the half-buzz is becoming the new bob.)

“Yup! #changeisgood #Emmys2014,” she captioned the below photo on Twitter.

RELATED PHOTOS: See who nabbed our Emmys Beauty Awards

Akerman’s had long and shoulder-length hair before, but this is definitely the shortest she’s ever gone. We wonder what other stars will follow suit with a bold cut! What do you think of the star’s shaved pompadour style? Are you a fan? Share your thoughts below.

–Brittany Talarico

Want more stories like this?

Sign up for our newsletter and other special offers:

sign me up

Thank you for signing up!

FILED UNDER: Beauty , Hair , Hair Changes
Add A Comment

Got something to add to this post? Fill out the fields below to make a comment, ask a question or share a tip. We'd love to hear from you.

Note: If this is your first time commenting on Style News Now, your comment will need to be approved by our moderator before it will appear. Thanks for your patience, and check back again soon.

Showing 21 comments

Steacy on

She can pull it off but the cut itself looks pretty shotty.

lilly on


fanofboardwalk on

that is pretty severe and she is such a pretty lady.
It will grow out!

charlotte on

I actually like it a lot better than what she had.

Sammi on

I love it, she looks gorgeous

Gretchen on

This style barely looks good on Pink, who isn’t expected to look anything but over the top. On others, it looks ridiculous, and like a teenager who is thinking of burning their own house down. Haven’t seen anyone I thought it looked great on. Most of these people who bleach their hair into insensibility would do well to pretty much leave the color alone, and try not to go for a look that makes you so grateful that hair grows as quickly as it does! LOL

Kimber on

I love it actually, but that’s not a shaved head.

Teknosbeka on

Ewww!!! Horrendous!!!

Mohani on

Is it too difficult for these celebs to do something unique and stop copying other celebs? this haircut is horrendous.

glam girl on

Wow! Gorgeous.

Next | 1 | 2 | 3 | Next | Show All

From Our Partners


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,460 other followers

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters