Dua Lipa Went Platinum Blonde — & Fans Barely Recognize Her

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With all the engagements, creative baby names, and Twitter debates, it seems like a lot is going on in the world of entertainment right now. But speedy unions and social media arguments aside, it seems that Hollywood has something else brewing — and it's following in the footsteps of Mexico's World Cup players. That's right: Just about everyone is going blonde right now.
Sure, the look will always be popular, but it really started trending again just days before 2018 when stars like Halsey and Serena Williams went under the bleach bowl. And although the tennis superstar might be back to brown already, the momentum has continued well into summer and straight to fall. Check out the latest stars to jump aboard the trend, ahead.
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Julia Roberts

The actress shot to stardom with her auburn curls in early '90s and even brought them back in 2017. But Roberts has officially taken her hair in an entirely different color direction this summer: bright, buttery, of-the-moment blonde. Courtesy of celebrity colorist Serge Normant, Roberts is now rocking the lightest hair we've seen on her in 30 years — and it looks so good.
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Julianne Hough

After months of living her best life as a fiery redhead, Julianne Hough went back to her natural roots (literally), color-correcting back to her OG golden-honey blonde tone with the help of hairstylist Riawna Capri.
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We've all been there: the major post-breakup hair transformation. Following his recent split with Halsey, G-Eazy proved he's just like us by hitting the red carpet at the 2018 ESPYs with platinum blonde hair.
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Queen Bey has been serving up hair goals during her On The Run II tour. And to make these styles stand out even more, the singer looked to colorist Rita Hazan for a lighter hue. “She was requesting color that was impactful and that would translate well on stage with the bright lights and her fierce wardrobe,” Hazan told US Weekly.
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Pete Davidson

Tattoos aren't the only thing solidifying Pete and Ariana Grande's love. The comedian recently got a blonde hair transformation and Ari gave her fiancé the seal of approval on Instagram.
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LaLa Anthony

We're used to the Power actress with brunette locks, but her platinum hue is just as beautiful. A purple shampoo is key for fighting brassy tones, whether you've dyed your own hair or are rocking extensions.
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Zayn Malik

While we don't know what to expect next from Zayn's relationship with Gigi Hadid, we know we can look forward to more of his 2018 dye job.
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Amber Rose

In November, Amber Rose told Us Weekly that she wanted to grow her hair long enough to make a ponytail... but that she'd be staying blonde. Months later, she's sticking to her word.
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Charlie Puth

Charlie had fans doing a double take at the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards when he hit the red carpet with platinum blonde hair. The singer has darkened his hair up a bit since, but still remains on the blonder side.
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Sophie Turner

Major life changes — like being engaged to a Jonas brother — calls for major hair changes. The Game of Thrones actress and fiancée of Joe traded in her dyed blonde hair for an even lighter, icy blonde.
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The makeup mogul nonchalantly debuted a long blonde wig with the lace visible on her forehead on Instagram. While she hasn't shown us the final look, we know she'll slay per usual.
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Lily Allen

Lily proves that she doesn't need her usual pastel pink hair to stand out. The singer stunned when she went for a more classic look for for Paris Couture Week, attending the Chanel show with blonde hair.
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Rita Ora

After debuting a fiery red, Rita Ora went back to her signature blonde last month. Pro tip: You'll need a good deep conditioner to make this kind of change less damaging at home.
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Lucy Liu

The Charlie's Angel has maintained her long, black signature hair for years, but recently dropped a bomb when she went blonde for the Obie Awards. Making the debut even more epic, Lucy captioned her new hair photo, "Flip it and reverse it" — the best use of the Missy Elliot lyric.
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Ashley Tisdale

The actress traded in her brunette ombré for an even lighter hue with the help of celebrity hair colorist Justin Anderson. If you want to go blonde, but dread the regrowth of your dark roots, dying your hair lighter but keeping your roots visible is the perfect combo for low-maintenance.
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Solange Knowles

If there is one person who's been owning blonde hair in 2018, it's Solange. Trying out different lengths and protective styles with her new hair color, she proves that the look works on any look you can dream up.
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Dua Lipa

Our favorite brown-haired girl recently went platinum blonde — and we barely recognize her. The new dye job was for Lipa's newest music video, "Electricity," which drops later this week. But don't be fooled: The new look appears to be temporary — thanks to what looks like a very convincing wig by hairstylist Sami Knight. Here's hoping the 23-year-old tries the trend, for real, soon.

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