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KATIE KEEPS GOING SHORTER!
From a choppy bob to a fun, flirty pixie do, Katie Holmes' hair evolution is always on the cutting edge. Plus: How to get the look for yourself

THE FIRST CUT

JULY 2007
Holmes trades in her long locks for the cut heard 'round the world, unveiling a chic new do.

NOVEMBER 2007
A short cut can be versatile—"you can wear it sleek," says Ursula Stephen, who cut a similar style for Rihanna.

JANUARY 2008
The star hops on the bang bandwagon and adds a blunt, Suri-like fringe to her bob.

AUGUST 2008
The bob gets even shorter and choppier—perfect for a low-maintenance summer look.

HER LATEST LOOK

AUGUST 11, 2008
The star debuts her shortest look yet at the L.A. premiere of Tropic Thunder. "If you can't bring it with an attitude, don't do it," says Stephen.

SHORT-HAIR SECRET WEAPONS
What you need to keep short hair looking great

PREP
A thermal protectant spray prevents drying and breakage from heat styling.
GHD Thermal Protector, $25; sephora.com

POLISH
Smooth on a shine serum to seal cuticles, prevent frizz and tame flyaways.
Avon Advance Techniques Dry Ends Serum, $3.99; avon.com

PERFECT
Pomade adds hold and control for creating piecey looks.
Blow Mane Tame, $20; blowny.com

  • Contributors:
  • CONTRIBUTORS Samantha McIntyre,
  • With Shayla Byrd,
  • Holly Carter,
  • Katie Dickens,
  • Isabelle Miller.