The stars are just like us - with a new year, they're ready to try on new looks. Even if we, the fans, are attached to some aspect of their appearance, and don't want our faves to change their style, that's not going to stop any celeb from trying something new. These celebrity transformations of 2019 range from the subtle to the startling and it's refreshing to know that sometimes the stars make drastic haircut decisions after breakups too.
From celebrity haircuts to a full change of color scheme and following trends, and from fresh wardrobes to surprising style choices that seem to have stuck, these celebrities have changed their look in 2019. Vote up the stars who made the right choice when they switched things up.
A couple days after the new year, John Travolta posted on Instagram hoping everyone had had a good start to 2019, revealing his new look that had been hidden under hats in recent updates. Fully Bic'd, Travolta's bald pate was balanced beautifully by the gathering stubble of what will be an impressive beard. No word on if this look is for a role or just the actor embracing his upcoming 65th birthday in February.
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States of America
Jason Momoa made his way into the spotlight as Aquaman in 2017, coming back in 2018 to star in his own feature film as the aquatic legend. As of 2019, Momoa is world famous as a lovable giant in Hollywood, accompanied by his long hair, impeccable style, and, of course, his beard. The seven year old "beast" beard completed his image as one of the boldest men in the media.
In April, Momoa made his way into the desert and shaved his face on camera. The trek wasn't without reason, however. Momoa says that "it’s time to make a change. A change for the better... for my kids, your kids, the world" and he urges his followers to "make a switch to Infinitely Recyclable aluminum." Aluminum can be reused over and over whereas plastic simply adds more waste to the planet. By switching to aluminum cans, Momoa explains as he spits hair into the desert dust, sun setting behind him, we can get rid of plastic water bottles and begin a journey to change the world.
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Though the British actor is known for his perfect stubble, Idris Elba posted a video to his Instagram on Feburary 2, 2019, showing a bare cheek and chin. The scruff was reluctantly removed for his turn in the upcoming film version of the Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical Cats, where he will play Macavity, the Mystery Cat.
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Waving goodbye to her honey-blonde locks, actress Emma Roberts is going "Back to basics," debuting a brown haired-bob on her Instagram in late February. The rich brunette shade perfectly complements her dark eyes and thick brows as she balances the entire look with a sheer embroidered blouse and simple denim cutoffs. The cut isn't the surprise as much - the star has kept her hair around shoulder-length for some time, now things are just trimmed up and neat. It's difficult to tell if the beautiful brunette Roberts chose is close to her own natural hair colour or not, but it doesn't really matter because it looks lovely.
Birthplace: Rhinebeck, New York, United States of America