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Kellie Pickler Rocks A Shaved Head To Support A Friend With Cancer, And She's Not The First To Inspire Us To Go Buzzed (PHOTOS)

09/25/2012 02:31pm ET | Updated October 2, 2012

Kellie Pickler's bouncy blonde hair has been part of her signature aesthetic since her "American Idol" days, but she recently shaved it all off for a good reason.

When her friend Summer Miller (who is battling breast cancer) learned that she was about to start chemotherapy, Pickler buzzed off her locks in solidarity. And you know what? In addition to thinking that she is an awesome friend, we actually love the look on her! Pickler's new cropped cut enhances her features: those big eyes and delicate cheekbones really pop.

While Pickler's motivation was to stand by her friend, who she wrote on Facebook is "like her sister," other stars have gone for near-bald hairstyles for other reasons. Take Charlize Theron, for example, who shaved off her hair for a role in "Mad Max" (she's been spotted all over Los Angeles donning hats) or Cynthia Nixon, who buzzed her hair for her part in the Broadway play "Wit." And of course, who could forget Britney Spears' notorious head-shaving incident?

Other stars just like the look: Model Alek Wek and singer Sinead O'Connor are well-known for their super-short styles that highlight their gorgeous bone structure.

Want more? Take a look at Kelli Pickler's new look in the gallery below and keep clicking through to see Demi Moore, Natalie Portman and more stars who have shaved their heads. Be sure to check out Stylelist on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Pinterest.

Female Stars With Shaved Heads