Billie Eilish Debuts Fiery Red Hair in Must-See Transformation

Billie Eilish lit up the stage at Lollapalooza with her memorable performances and eye-catching new makeover.

By Alyssa Morin Aug 04, 2023 7:41 PMTags
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Billie Eilish's latest look is red hot.

The "What Was I Made For?" singer set Lollapalooza ablaze when she walked out on stage with a fiery hair transformation.

During her performance at Grant Park in Chicago on Aug. 3, Billie debuted her edgy look, which consisted of her roots dyed in a vibrant red hue while the rest of her strands remained stark black.

To put emphasis on her new color, which was done by colorist Jess Gonzalez, Billie styled her hair in two messy space buns and kept her bangs and a couple of wispy side pieces out. And in true Billie fashion, no detail went unnoticed as she matched her eye-catching 'do to her outfit.

For her set, the 21-year-old paid homage to the city's NBA team, wearing a black and red Chicago Bulls jersey that featured one of Michael Jordan's iconic sports numbers, 23. Billie paired her top with black-and-white basketball shorts, coordinating calf-length socks and her new Nike Air Alpha Force sneakers.

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The Oscar winner's bold makeover—which has since become one of her trademark hairstyles as she previously donned green roots with black hair—comes three months after she discussed the criticism of her evolving style

"I spent the first 5 years of my career getting absolutely OBLITERATED by you fools for being boy ish and dressing how i did," she wrote on Instagram Stories in May, "& constantly being told i'd be hotter if i acted like a woman."

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However, since embracing a softer and sexier side, she said she still received complaints about her sense of fashion.

"And now when i feel comfortable enough to wear anything remotely feminine or fitting, i CHANGED and am a sellout," Billie continued, "'What happened to her' oMg iT's nOt thE sAmE biLlie she's just like the rest, bla blah...you guys are true idiots."

As she put it, "I can be both you f--king bozos. LET WOMEN EXIST!"

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It's clear, the musician is continuing to march to the beat of her own drum.

And of course, she's not the only star to change her signature look in recent months. Keep scrolling to see all of the other major hair transformations—who know, it just might spark inspiration during your next salon visit.

Anne Hathaway

The Princess Diaries alum unveiled fringe bangs at the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

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.

Rihanna

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.

Zendaya

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.

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