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Gallery: Buzz cut beauties

Published 5:17 PM ET, Thu January 3, 2013
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Charlize Theron may have finished shooting the "Mad Max" role that required her to buzz her 'do, but she's sporting the (nearly) bald and beautiful look. See more leading ladies who have sported ultrashort locks. X17Online
Demi Moore went hard core and buzzed away her long locks in 1997 for her role as the first woman to train for the Navy SEALS, in the film "G.I. Jane." Looking back on the role, Moore told The Insider she "felt a certain sense of strength and power" from the cut. Getty Images/File
Natalie Portman was pretty stunning when she lost her locks for a role in "V for Vendetta" in 2006. The shaving was done on camera and there was only one chance to get it right. "That was the most stressful thing about the experience," she told USA Today. Evan Agostini/Getty Images
Mena Suvari totally worked it in 2007 after she shaved her head for a role in the film adaptation of "The Garden of Eden." Scott Gries/Getty Images
Solange Knowles, Beyonce's baby sister, caused quite the stir in 2009 when she ditched the extensions and went for a supershort natural. She went on "The Oprah Winfrey" show to say she felt liberated by the cut. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Sinead O'Connor burst onto the scene in a black turtleneck and buzz cut in the "Nothing Compares 2 U" video. More than 20 years later, she's still rocking the look. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images
Cynthia Nixon committed for her role as a cancer patient in the Broadway play "Wit." "I thought it was kind of gonna be no muss-no fuss," the actress told Kelly Ripa on "Live With Kelly," "but I have to shave it every day! It's got kind of a 5 o'clock shadow, and you don't want to go on with that." Craig Barritt/Getty Images
Amber Rose is as well known for her buzz cut as she is for being the ex-girlfriend of Kanye West. The mom-to-be is expecting a child with rapper Wiz Khalifa. "I lose all my swag when I have hair," she has said. Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Anne Hathaway didn't just have to shed weight to portray the tragic Fantine in "Les Miserables." The actress said it took her 30 minutes to muster the courage to look in a mirror after her haircut. Universal Pictures
No list of buzz cuts would be complete without this now iconic image of a 2007 Britney Spears shaving her head. Thankfully those days are gone. X17Online