Hollywood’s Hottest Haircuts of 2012 (PHOTOS)

From severe to subtle, from wacky to retro — 2012 was full of major hair transformations.

On the more extreme end, there was Anne Hathaway’s pixie cut and Miley Cyrus’ shaved crop. Rounding up the middle-of-the-cut-road were Beyonce‘s bold new bangs, while Emma Stone’s smart shag was among the years’ more subtle and sophisticated stransformations.

Find out which star’s stylish new strands made our list of the hottest Hollywood haircuts of 2012 — and get inspired to kick of the New Year with your own dramatic new ‘do.

Whether you want a drastic change like Beyonce and Biel’s bangs or something more subtle like Stone’s shag; regardless if you have short hair like Anne Hathaway’s pixie cut, long locks like Katie Holme’s long layers, or an in-between length like Olivia Palermo’s grown-out bob, this year was full of hot new haircuts to inspire your own stransformation.

As these stars know, a great cut is the fastest way to update your look. So get inspired by Tinsletown’s well-tressed stars, and kick off the New Year by stealing one of the year’s hottest hairstyles.

Click through our gallery of the hottest Hollywood haircuts of 2012.

Which starlet’s new haircut do you like best? Dish below.

Love Beyonce’s bangs as much as we do? See more stars jumping on the bangs bandwagon — plus, expert tips for pulling them off in the latest beauty buzz video.

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