At only 16 years old, the actress Rowan Blanchard is already a master when it comes to daring beauty trends. She's worn adventurous makeup—rainbow-colored eyeshadow, sequin embellishments—straight off the runway, and experimented with slick, sleek hairstyles. But now, she's got a new, high-fashion hairstyle—that just happens to be the cut of the season.
The author, activist, and A Wrinkle in Time star shared her new look—a chic, of-the-moment bob—as well as an explanation for her subtle transformation with her 5 million followers on Instagram. Her caption read: "Very interested in cutting my hair and fixing on my appearance during the 'revolution' as a survival way of temporarily fulfilling, focused distraction- girls/women/nb people exercising whatever autonomy over own bodies we have left- whatever that means. (Beauty is terror, @arabellesicardi?) (@_hairbylaurie 🥀)".
Blanchard's hairstylist, Laurie Heaps, shared another image of the cut that showcased her new style's versatility.
With this trim, Blanchard joined the ever-growing list of stars who have gotten short, sleek bobs in 2018, including Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, and Selena Gomez. If you weren't already heading to the hair salon, maybe now's the time.