Jennifer Love Hewitt Shares Cryptic Message on Reason Behind Hair Transformation

Days after Jennifer Love Hewitt debuted her hair transformation, the Party of Five alum shared a message about "change" in her life.

By Gabrielle Chung Aug 29, 2023 10:19 PMTags
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Jennifer Love Hewitt knows what she's doing this summer.

The 9-1-1 star recently said goodbye to her long blonde tresses, unveiling a bold, auburn-colored bob with long curtain bangs in anticipation of autumn. To prove that she couldn't hardly wait for her favorite season, Jennifer posted a before-and-after of her hair transformation on Instagram, writing in the caption, "Ready for Fall."

So, what prompted the makeover? The 44-year-old seemingly hinted at the reason on her Instagram Stories Aug. 29, sharing a cryptic quote reading: "When a woman wants to change her life. She cuts her hair short."

Appearance aside, Jennifer also gave fans a glimpse into how she's promoting change from within by posting a fitness video. "Phew, half hour on the StairMaster in this heat and the sun," she said in the clip, which showed the 44-year-old with her newly tinted hair in pigtails as she took a breather from her workout. "One more round to go!"

In a follow-up post, Jennifer joked that she was completely wiped. "Not cute but good for you," she captioned a sweaty selfie, tagging her trainer Leyon Azubuike. "One hour boom!"

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And to cap off a productive morning, the Party of Five alum made herself a healthy lunch comprised of her "new favorite sammie"—salami and pepperoncini sandwiched between two wedges of iceberg lettuce—and a side of Hilo Life chips.

"And now my reward," she wrote alongside snaps of her meal. "Yummy."

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It certainly has been a busy couple of weeks for Jennifer. After all, she was hard at work planning a Hot Wheels-themed birthday party for her 2-year-old son Aidan, who she shares with husband Brian Hallisay. (The couple are also parents to daughter Autumn, 10, and son Atticus, 8.)

Held over the weekend, the backyard bash featured a pancake art station in honor of the birthday boy's favorite food, a winner's podium and a custom-made cake decorated with racecars. Describing it as "a perfect memory," Jennifer wrote on her "Holiday Junkie" Instagram account, "The party was a Hot Wheels dream!"

Keep scrolling to JLH's hair transformation, as well as other celeb 'dos. 


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.

JoJo Siwa

The Dance Moms alum proved you can be blonde and brunette at the same time with her recent hair change.

Ashley Tisdale

The High School Musical alum has entered her French girl era, after showing off her new curtain bangs.

Zooey Deschanel

The New Girl alum ditched her trademark brown hair and blunt bangs for a sky-high blonde 'do for her upcoming appearance on the '80s-based Apple TV+ series Physical.

Katharine McPhee

The "Over It" artist headed into summer with a shorter cut and new hair color, debuting her blonde bob to Instagram in May 2023.

January Jones

The X-Men star kissed her shoulder-length hair goodbye and debuted a pixie cut on May 26.

Emma Stone

While attending the Louis Vuitton cruise show in Italy on May 24, Emma debuted curtain bangs—a style she often rocked in the mid-2010s.

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