15 Times Katie Holmes Gave Us Awesome Hair

Katie likes to shake it up.

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Photos of Katie Holmes and Her Hair Over the Years

Katie Holmes, July 2010. Jemal Countess

We're going backwards in time, starting from recent photos of Katie Holmes and moving back through the years until we hit 2004.

Here, Katie shows off a shaggy new 'do in July 2010. She's been growing out her hair over the past year.

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Katie Holmes: Shoulder-Length and Chic

Katie Holmes. Frazer Harrison/Getty

Katie sports a shoulder-length cut here in January 2010. Just six months before she had chin-length hair.

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Katie's Hair: Pulled Back and Casual

Katie Holmes. Jason Merritt/Getty

When you are growing out your hair (as I am) you wear a lot of ponytails because it's so nice after years of short hair to finally get your hair in a ponytail holder. I love this casual look on Katie.

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Katie: Short and Brown

Katie Holmes. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty

In April 2009, Katie sported this hairstyle.

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A Lighter Color, No Bangs

Katie Holmes. Kevin Winter/Getty

Another version of Katie's many short hairstyles

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Katie Holmes's Hair: A Funky Cut With Heavy Bangs

Katie Holmes. Michael Buckner/Getty

Here she is in August, 2008

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The Flapper Look: May 2008

The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute Ball, May 2008. Stephen Lovekin/Getty

This is one of my favorites of her short hairstyles.

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A Longer Bob

Actress Katie Holmes, February 2008. Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for CDG

This bob from February 2008 is gorgeous on Katie

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Katie Grows Her Bob to Chin-Length

Katie Holmes, January, 2008. Kevin Winter

I love the side-swept bangs with this longer bob.

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Katie Debuts Her New Short Hairstyle

Katie Holmes debuts her new short hairstyle on July 16, 2007. Evan Agostini

When Katie stepped out in July 2007 with a super-short cut, the world gasped and shortly after the positive reviews rolled in. With her short cut came a sophisticated new wardrobe makeover. Gone were the flouncy tops and long skirts, in their place came chic sheaths and knee-length dresses.

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Her Long Hair Just Days Before Cutting it Short

March 22, 2007. Kevin Winter // Getty

You can't see her outfit here, but she's wearing a flouncy white top and a long unflattering skirt. The makeover that would happen just days later changed her entire appearance and wardrobe.

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Katie & Tom Step Out for the First Time After Suri's Birth

May 4, 2006 -- her first day out in the public after giving birth to Suri. Frazer Harrison

Katie makes her debut as a new mother on May 4, 2006. Daughter Suri Cruise was born on April 18, 2006.

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Katie Holmes on Her Wedding Day

November 19, 2006 wedding day. Handout

I was really surprised to see Katie's hair just a bit mussy and slightly unkept on her wedding day.

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Katie and Tom, Engaged, Kiss

June 23, 2005. Peter Kramer

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise mark their June, 2005, engagement with a very public kiss.

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Katie, Pre-Public Romance With Tom Cruise

Feb. 2005. Bryan Bedder

This photo of Katie was taken in February, 2005. Just a few months later she would be famously engaged to Tom Cruise just a couple months after they met (according to Wikipedia).