Kim Kardashian Debuts a Blunt Lob

You've got to respect the PR she's doing for roots.

by Rachel Nussbaum

Jason LaVeris

Over the past few months Kim Kardashian has been testing the limits of both the length and blondness of her hair, but as of today she’s decided to tone it back down a little bit. Her long lengths are gone, because Kardashian has gone back to her angled lob.

In an Instagram posted by Chris Appleton, her hairstylist, Kim is stroking her newly short cut. She’s swapped her waist-length hair for a sharp, blunt cut that grazes her collarbone. In the caption, Appleton called the look “atomic blonde,” writing, “Bringing back the shine ? Love this blunt chop on @kimkardashian.”

True to form, Kim’s hair looks shiny, soft, and as silver as one of her sister’s holiday lip glosses. Her dark roots also makes an appearance, so you can likely nix the theory that her new cut is just a wig. Instead, her shine is likely thanks to Appleton taking out her extensions and cleaning up her ends. That “new person” feeling you get after even the tiniest of trims? Relatable, even for Kim K.

Kim wore the new style to a pop-up in LA last night, and her hair does look super healthy. You’ve got to respect the PR she’s doing for roots.

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 04: Kim Kardashian West attends The Tot holiday pop-up celebration at Laduree at the Grove on December 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for The Tot)

Donato Sardella

As ever, it’s impossible to say how long she’ll stay short. She could show up tomorrow with flame red extensions, and we’d wonder if KKW had a red lipstick coming. The only thing we know for sure: Photographic evidence puts Kim leaving the Nexxus salon after getting this hair treatment. From her hair, to our shower.

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A Brief History Of All the Times the Kardashians Have Gone Blonde

Kim Kardashian steps out in a blonde lob alongside husband and rapper Kayne West during Paris Fashion Week in 2015.


Kendall Jenner looks unrecognizable with her blonde wig walking alongside Gigi Hadid who also sports a brunette wig after the the Balmain Fall 2016 show in Paris.


Known for her ever-evolving hair colors, the youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner crew wears her locks in long, tousled waves.


These days, Kim Kardashian can regularly be seen sporting her blonde locks and poses alongside with singer Fergie and model Chrissy Teigen backstage during Fergie’s “M.I.L.F” music video.


Khloe Kardashian, the most regularly blonde of the whole family, wears her long platinum locks sleek straight with a nude lip.


Sporting dramatic platinum blonde locks during New York Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian steps out for the Yeezy Season 3 show.


Kylie Jenner takes on a silver platinum shade, wearing a sleek, middle-parted pony in tousled wet waves.


As the most recent Kardashian to go blonde, Kris Jenner debuts a chic platinum blonde pixie.


Khloe Kardashian takes her blonde locks to new heights, sporting perfectly tousled air-dried beachy waves.


At the 2017 Met Gala, Kylie Jenner showed up in a side-swept chin grazing blonde bob.


After debuting silver platinum locks during New York Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian styles her locks in an ultra sleek high pony.


Posing alongside sister Kendall, Kylie wears her blonde locks in soft, polished curls.


While she may have temporary tried on a platinum pixie, Kris Jenner starts off the New Year with freshly dyed tousled do.