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Celebrities Who Look Younger With Short Hair

When you're settling into a salon chair, do any celebrities with short hair come to mind? Many times, female stars get attention when they first chop their locks, simply because they've made a dramatic change. And we all know that anything celebs do to change their appearances--even if it's running errands without a drop of makeup on--gets noticed by the rest of us, for better or for worse!

But celebrities with short hair also tend inspire the rest of us to make a big change to our own hair, especially when we see how much younger it can make a woman look. Short hair can lighten your overall look and brighten the skin tone, not to mention give you a bit more style and edge.

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Of course, celebrities like Anne Hathaway and Charlize Theron look absolutely beautiful no matter what length their hair is. But it's hard to deny that when both actresses, known originally for their longer tresses, stepped out with modern, short haircuts, they looked years younger than their actual ages. Once you see these short celeb haircuts, there will be no question in your mind why other stars like Christie Brinkley and Jada Pinkett Smith decided to take the plunge at the salon and try something new.

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We have to admit, considering that spring is in the air and it's getting warmer outside, these celebrities with short hair have us thinking about trimming our own locks for the season too. If it trims down our age along with it, we can't think of a good reason to say no!

See which formerly long-haired celebrities gave short hair a try--with fabulous results!

Video credit: Heather Thompson