What A Difference Bangs Make: Do You Recognize These Celebrities Without Their Signature Look?

November 6, 2015  |  
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When these celebrities stepped out without their signature looks, we had to do a double take. Did you recognize them all at first glance?

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande with red hair and no ponytail? She looks like an entirely different person.

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Zooey Deschanel

When you think of Zooey Deschanel, you think of a brunette with bangs. So when she ditched all that to be a blonde for a while, everyone was taken aback.

 

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Amber Rose

Without her signature short and platinum ‘do, we had to look hard a few times to recognize Amber Rose.

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe’s bouffant is so much a part of her signature style that she looks unrecognizable (but beautiful) in this stripped-down Instagram look.

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Andrew Garfield

Spider-Man Star Andrew Garfield looked nothing like himself at the Toronto Film Festival when he swapped his familiar baby face for this very full beard.

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Kim Kardashian

Remember back in March when Kim Kardashian made everyone do a double take over the blonde on Kanye’s arm?

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Miley Cyrus

It’s hard to recognize any star at first glance without their eyebrows, but it’s especially hard with Miley Cyrus’s bleached brows.

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Gwen Stefani

We didn’t realize how much of a signature look Gwen Stefani’s classic red lip and braces were — until we saw her without them.

Lupita Nyong’o

We love that Lupita Nyong’o is growing out her hair. Still, it took us a moment to realize this was the Kenyan stunner.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry has been rocking shoulder-length brunette locks for quite some time. So when she posted this Wonderland cover to her Instagram page, we had to look twice to be sure it was her.

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Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon looked as adorable as ever when she tried brunette locks for a change. But would you recognize her if she passed you on the street?

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Beyoncé

Beyoncé could probably never look unrecognizable to fans, but this cropped look was a big departure from her signature look.

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