Blunt bangs, retro flicks and bold colour changes; 2012 brought with it a lot of celebrity hair reinventions.
Her every move captures the attention of the world press, so when Kate Middleton debuted a new hairstyle in November, women everywhere sat up and took notice.
Anne Hathaway probably underwent the transformation of the year when she had a drastic haircut for her role as Fantine in Les Miserables, while Victoria Beckham showed the world how to rock the messy plait, marking its arrival as one of the year's top looks.
Trends were set and appointments were booked as we hit the salons in a bid to look like our favourite stylish stars.
And so, as the year draws to a close, HELLO! Online takes a look back at some of the year's best celebrity hairstyles …