You'll Unconditionally Love Katy Perry's Latest Hair Transformation

Katy Perry showed off her brand-new baby bangs and it will transport you to 2008 since it looks similar to her trademark style of her One of the Boys era.

By Alyssa Morin Jun 21, 2023 8:32 PMTags
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Katy Perry's latest makeover is a teenage dream.

The American Idol judge brought back one of her most iconic styles of the mid-aughts, revealing brand-new baby bangs in an Instagram video posted on June 20.

In the short clip, Katy's teeny-tiny bangs, which barely grazed the middle of her forehead, were swept to the side and complemented the rest of her loose, textured waves. She styled her look with a long-sleeve turtleneck that featured a watercolor pattern, a smoky eye and nude lips.

Moreover, the "Firework" singer showed off her throwback look for an equally nostalgic reason, as she celebrated her new collection of vinyl to commemorate the anniversaries of her One of the Boys album (which turns 15 this month), the Prism album (turning 10 in October) and her chart-topping tune, "Teenage Dream" (turning 13 this year).

And while the 38-year-old's announcement was exciting, fans and friends couldn't help but focus on her hair transformation.

Chelsea Handler replied, "Nice haircut!" while celebrity esthetician Shani Darden wrote, "Love the bangs so much!!!!"

One Instagram user summed it up best, writing, "She brought back the One Of The Boys era hair."

Katy Perry Through the Years

This isn't the first time in recent weeks the musician has teased her hair change. Just a week ago, Katy flashed a quick glimpse of her bangs in an Instagram video promoting her newest shoe collection for her eponymous line.

And, last month, she rocked the look during American Idol's top 20 reveal episode, wearing her hair in a slicked-back bun and keeping her bangs spikey and textured.


It's clear Katy has a soft spot for Bettie Page-inspired bangs, as she returned to her mid-aughts pin-up look in 2020. A year later, she stepped out for a glamorous date night with fiancé Orlando Bloom at the Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures' opening gala in Los Angeles on Sept. 25.

At the time, Katy sported short side-swept bangs that were reminiscent of her "I Kissed a Girl" days.

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Of course, the mom of Daisy Dove Bloom, 2, has never been afraid to experiment with her style throughout the years. But her latest look proves she's never really over these baby bangs. 

To see all of the other A-listers who've recently switched up their signature hair looks, keep on reading.

Selena Gomez

The star debuted a bangin' new style at the premiere of her friend Nicola Peltz Beckham's film Lola in February 2024.

Jennifer Lopez

The "On the Floor" singer made a dramatic hair change, as she debuted a chin-grazing bob cut at Schiaparelli's haute couture spring/summer 2024 show on Jan. 22.

Gypsy Rose Blanchard

In January 2024, a month after her prison release, the now-influencer shared a pic of herself sporting a shorter 'do.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner traded in her dark locks for a pink 'do in January 2024.

Julianne Hough

In January 2024, the Dancing With the Stars personality shared a video of herself cutting her own hair. "Out with the old energy," she wrote, "and in with the new."

Kate Beckinsale

The Underworld actress took the plunge and went full blonde, while also debuting a short bob haircut.

Riley Keough

The Daisy Jones & The Six actress debuted jet-black hair on Nov. 2.


While enjoying a dinner date with friends on Nov. 9, Rihanna debuted honey blonde hair. After years of rocking black tresses, the superstar decided to switch up her style for something brighter.

Eva Longoria

The Flamin' Hot director recently showcased her dramatic transformation, debuting a choppy, layered bob on Nov. 9.

Alix Earle

The TikToker debuted a fresh haircut, revealing a long bob.

Miley Cyrus

After rocking platinum blonde tresses for years, Miley officially returned to her brunette roots to model Gucci's new collection.

Kate Middleton

The royal recently showed off her new curtain bangs during a public appearance on Sept. 27.

Megan Fox

The actress recently debuted a bright red hair color and equally bold blunt bob haircut.

Cara Delevingne

The supermodel debuted a punk-rock hairstyle at Vogue's World Show during London Fashion Week on Sept. 14

Brittany Snow

The Pitch Perfect star made a drastic hair change, going from dark brunette tresses to a bright blonde look.

Hayden Panettiere

The Scream actress debuted a bubblegum pink style in August 2023.

Brooklyn Beckham

The son of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham got his head shaved by Selena Gomez's little sister, Gracie Teefey, in August 2023.

Jennifer Love Hewitt

The Can't Hardly Wait actress showed off her drastic hair change, debuting dark red hair and a blunt bob haircut.

Jennifer Lopez

The Second Act star unveiled bright blonde highlights in a new selfie.

Kim Kardashian

The Kardashians star showed off her new bob hairstyle in a recent SKIMS video campaign.

Keke Palmer

The Hustlers star debuted a voluminous long bob and curtain bangs on Aug. 12.


Rachel Green, is that you? The Euphoria star appeared to take inspiration from Jennifer Aniston's Friends character with this layered look.

Tom Schwartz

The Vanderpump Rules star debuted a platinum blond dye job in August 2023.

Brian Austin Green

The '90s heartthrob debuted a newly shaved head, sharing on Instagram that "it's for work."

Doja Cat

The "Say So" singer showed off her dramatic hair transformation on Instagram, debuting bright purple hair and a spooky spider design on the back of her head.

Chloë Grace Moretz

The Kick-Ass actress debuted a fresh bob haircut, which she hasn't rocked in quite some time.

Katy Perry

The American Idol judge revived her signature style of 2008 and revealed baby bangs in a June 20 Instagram.

Kim Kardashian

In July 2023, the SKIMS founder debuted a short bob, bringing to mind what has become her sister Kourtney Kardashian's signature style in recent years.

Nina Dobrev

The Vampire Diaries actress debuted fringe bangs for the Los Angeles premiere of her new film Out-Laws in June.


The "Vogue" singer debuted an edgy shag haircut on June 11.

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