Hollywood blondes have always been big news, but this year we've had a few surprises, with even dark-haired celebrities like
Anne Hathaway and Demi Lovato trying the hue. They aren't the first ones who have taken the plunge with a colour change, but they were some of the most dramatic results. Click through to see some temporarily blonde stars you may have forgotten. It's amazing how many of our favourite faces have experimented with lightened locks.
Although she's now back to her natural brunette,
Anne Hathaway shocked at this year's Met Gala with a peroxide-blonde hair colour. The actress said that Debbie Harry inspired her punk transformation for the night.
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Sofia Vergara showed off much lighter strands, which are closer to her natural colour, back in March.
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The Other Boleyn Girl in 2008, Natalie Portman was rocking some seriously golden locks. Perhaps costar Scarlett Johansson had some influence on her?
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We nearly forgot that
Jessica Biel once sported blonde hair, but she opted for the fairer shade for a time during 2008, whilst filming Easy Virtue.
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Victoria Beckham's asymmetrical blonde bob is one of the more iconic hairstyles of the 2000s.
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Although her hair wasn't platinum,
Jennifer Love Hewitt opted for a honey shade way back in 2001.
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Mandy Moore has changed up her hair shades a few times in the past, but we particularly like this golden hue on her.
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Into the Wild in 2007, Kristen Stewart had a vastly different hair hue than her iconic Twilight character, Bella Swan.
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A veritable colour chameleon, singer
Katy Perry, who's a natural blonde, showed off flaxen strands at a 2011 appearance.
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An almost unrecognizable
Zooey Deschanel sported golden locks (and no fringe!) in 2003. She even had the blonde hair for her role in Elf.
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While we know
Olivia Wilde as a brunette, the star is actually a natural blonde.
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She's gone from red to brown to blonde and back again, but natural-blonde
Emma Stone claims that crimson is her favourite hair hue.
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Rihanna has done brown, ombré, and everything in between, but she tried out this buttery blonde hue in 2012.
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Beyoncé has been sporting a blonde hair hue for a while now. She often styles it in tousled waves or blown-out smooth.
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Rachel McAdams has seen a bevy of hair colours in her day, but she looked beautiful with lighter hair at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
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Smash star Katharine McPhee had a short stint as a blonde back in 2009.
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Jessica Alba loves a few golden highlights, but back in 2005 she went full-on Hollywood blonde to play Sue Storm in Fantastic Four.
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She's changed her hair from long to short
and from brown to blonde over the past year, but it seems like Miley Cyrus is sticking to her peroxide hue . . . for now.
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Leighton Meester went in the opposite direction of her character Blair on Gossip Girl and dyed her hair a beachy blonde in 2009. The actress, it may surprise you, is actually a natural blonde.
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Demi Lovato has taken a lot of risks when it comes to her hair! Blonde is just one of the many shades the star has tried.
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