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Kristen Stewart's buzz cut isn't the first: Celebrities who shaved their heads

by Courtney Gisriel / / Source: TODAY

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By now, you may have heard that actress Kristen Stewart has recently shaved her head. Her buzzy new 'do had us reflecting on all the other cool chicks who have rocked a bare skull in the past, and it turns out that there are a lot of them!

From the classics (hello, Demi Moore!) to the more recent converts (like Charlize Theron), these actresses and musicians took their look to a new level with cropped styles that had us questioning whether we could pull off this power cut ourselves.

Take a look back at some of the most iconic celebs to pick up the razor.

Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor hair
Sinead O'Connor shows off her statement-making cut in the '80s.ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sinead O'Connor burst onto the music scene in the '80s and refused to bend to anyone's expectations of a female rock star. When industry executives suggested that she wear more feminine clothing and hairstyles, she rebelled. In 2014, the singer told Oprah, "I went straight around to the barber and shaved the rest of my hair off." The rest, as they say, is history!

Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox shaved head
Annie Lennox is giving us Bowie vibes in this portrait from 1983.Laura Levine/IMAGES / Getty Images

Annie Lennox has been sporting a short crop for decades! The singer and philanthropist has dyed her buzzed locks everything from bleached blond to vibrant orange, but she hasn't wavered from the short style in years.

Sigourney Weaver

SIGOURNEY WEAVER (STAR OF 'ALIEN III')
Sigourney Weaver is feeling herself with this buzzed cut!Corbis via Getty Images

Sigourney Weaver joked with the Chicago Tribune about using her dramatic transformation for her role in "Alien 3." She told the paper, "Of course if I have to shave my head, I'll have to ask for more money." The quip supposedly made the studio executives nervous, but it was all in good fun for the actress who kept the cut for five months on set in England.

Demi Moore

Demi Moore shaved head
Demi Moore makes a case for the buzz cut in June 1996.Ron Galella, Ltd. / WireImage

Demi Moore was already one of Hollywood's biggest stars when she decided to shave her head to play Lt. Jordan O'Neil in "G.I. Jane."

Tallulah Willis shaved head
Like mother, like daughter! Tallulah Willis attends a show during New York Fashion Week in February 2015.Grant Lamos IV / Getty Images

Fun fact: In 2014, Moore's daughter Tallulah Willis was so inspired by her mom's '90s look that she buzzed her head, too!

RELATED: Kristen Stewart reveals why she shaved her head: 'It's practical!'

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett Shaved Head
Cate Blanchett arrives at Los Angeles International Airport in September 2000.Getty Images

Not long after Moore's iconic cut, Cate Blanchett shaved her head for role in the 2002 romantic thriller "Heaven." The star loved the look and told the Daily Telegraph in 2012, "Shaving off my hair is so liberating."

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman Shaved Head
Natalie Portman promotes "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2005.Evan Agostini / Getty Images

The petite powerhouse shaved her head on-screen in "V for Vendetta" and the look was so popular that it inspired a band to name themselves "Natalie Portman's Shaved Head."

Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles Shaved Head
Solange Knowles arrives at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in September 2009.Michael Loccisano / Getty Images

Beyonce's little sis has always been a bit of a renegade, so it's no surprise that she rocked an edgy cut back in 2009.

Amber Rose

Amber Rose hair
Amber Rose showed off her cropped cut at the Grammy Awards in January 2014.Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Amber Rose is never one for convention and this style has now become her signature. The star stepped out onto the scene with a bold buzz cut that set tongues wagging.

Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler Shaved Head
Kellie Pickler performs at the ACM Honors in September 2012.Frederick Breedon IV / Getty Images for ACM

There's a sweet story behind Kellie Pickler's cut. The "American Idol" alumna shaved her head in 2012 to show support for a friend who had been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway Shaved Head
Anne Hathaway looked perfectly punk with her buzzed cut in 2013.Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

Anne Hathaway's dramatic transformation played out on-screen in "Les Miserables" — and in the midst of a highly choreographed song no less! Her riveting performance ended up winning the award for best supporting actress at the Oscars in 2013.

RELATED: 9 tips to take your hair to the next level this spring

Jessie J

Jessie J Shaved Head
Jessie J thought the look was so nice she cut it twice!Ian Gavan / Getty Images for Gucci

Jessie J famously shaved her head on live television back in 2013 for charity and kept the short 'do for several months! Then, at the end of 2015, the singer buzzed it all off again and dyed the spiky strands bleach blond.

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron Shaved Head
Charlize Theron attends the Cinema For Peace Gala in February 2013.Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images for Cinema For Peace

Charlize Theron's cropped cut was also for a role — the star played the kick-butt heroine Furiosa in the dystopian film "Mad Max: Fury Road."

Whatever the reason behind the cool look, these ladies are totally proving that buzzed can be beautiful!

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