Selena Gomez Debuts Dramatic Hair Transformation With New Sleek Bob

Selena Gomez not only turned heads at the Rare Impact Fund Benefit with her new bob haircut, but she also stole the show with her three outfit changes.

By Alyssa Morin Oct 05, 2023 9:30 PMTags
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Look at her now: Selena Gomez has entered a new beauty era.

The Only Murders in the Building star recently kissed her chest-length tresses goodbye and a debuted sleek bob haircut. Selena showcased her dramatic transformation at her inaugural Rare Impact Fund Benefit on Oct. 4.

For the star-studded affair in Los Angeles, the actress opted for slick-straight strands that were parted in the center. And in true SelGo fashion, her beauty style wasn't the only aspect worth noting.

In addition to her new shoulder-grazing look, the Rare Beauty founder made heads turn with not one, not two, but three outfit changes.

While on the red carpet, the 31-year-old shined bright in sparkly silver Valentino gown that featured all-over beading, a floor-length train and giant floral appliqué on the neckline. Moments later, she ruled the red carpet with another shimmery confection. But this time, she wowed in a vibrant purple Rahul Mishra minidress that looked like a blooming flower with its giant petal design.

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Selena stuck to the floral theme, as her final outfit of the night consisted of a black long-sleeve dress with plant and animal motifs.

Stefanie Keenan / Getty Images for Rare Impact Fund / Monica Schipper / Getty Images for Rare Impact Fund

And while the "Single Soon" singer didn't share details of what inspired her drastic changes, her stylist offered insight into the star's recent fashion renaissance.  

"Look at her glow!" Erin Walsh wrote on an Oct. 5 Instagram post. "I think we are most beautiful when we are aligned in substance and style. What Sel has managed to do by leading a mission driven life is so unbelievably inspiring and empowering to us all."

As Erin put it, "We are beautiful when we live with intention."

Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Rare Impact Fund

Of course, Selena isn't the only celebrity to switch up her signature style as of late. Keep scrolling to see all of the stars who recently unveiled drastic hair transformations.

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.

Madonna

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

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