Natalie Portman Cuts Her Hair - and Goes Ombré While She's At It

10/23/2013 at 07:25 PM ET

Natalie Portman haircutNeil P. Mockford/FilmMagic;Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

You know how sometimes all you can think about is how badly you need a haircut, so you just cancel all your plans and hit the salon? Natalie Portman knows that feeling too. Except the only difference is, she experienced it sometime in between the London and Paris premieres of Thor: The Dark World, and she got to debut the new do on a global stage.

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Tuesday night, she walked the red carpet in ladylike Dior, complete with a long, bouncy brunette ponytail. Wednesday night, she was back in Dior, but with a noticeably different hairstyle. Rather than the midlength light brown waves she’s had for ages, Portman sported a blunt, barely shoulder-length crop parted in the center.

And to add just a little attitude to her delicate features, she also traded her allover highlights for a subtle (and trendy) ombré color, starting close to her natural hue at the roots and fading into a bright blonde at the end. And with light makeup, no earrings along and the V-neckline of her pretty, embellished floral dress, Portman appeared ready to let her new look take center stage.

What do you think of Portman’s edgier new do? We’re loving it on her.

–Alex Apatoff

FILED UNDER: Beauty , Fashion , Hair , Natalie Portman
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Leigh on

She’s pretty, but for me she lacks sex appeal. In Thor she was just so bland – there was absolutely no chemistry.

Teknosbeka on

Anything is an improvement after the bald do.

Anne on

She’s a pretty girl but could use some sideswept bangs. The ombre washes her out a bit. I Like her hair darker, goes better with her skin tone.

Jenna on

She is one of the most gorgeous women in the world. She can pull off any look

Ruby on

I think she’s adorable and quite pretty, but the light color washes her out. Not to mention her hair looks pretty fried and unhealthy. I’d love to see her in a chestnut or chocolate brown hue. :)

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