The Best Celeb Hair Styles of 2014

We’re calling it—2014 will go down in history as the year when hair became fun again. From slicked back strands to rainbow-colored crops, celebrities shook up the red-carpet hair scene in a big way over the past 12 months.

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In celebration of those who took their hair to new heights in 2014, here are more than 20 styles seen on our favorite stars. Call it a greatest hits collection or a bit of beauty inspiration for the New Year—either way, the future of hair is looking a whole lot more exciting.