12/19/2014 01:17 EST | Updated 12/19/2014 02:59 EST

The Best Celebrity Hair Moments Of 2014 (PHOTOS)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12:  Musician Jared Leto attends the Universal, NBC, Focus Features, E! sponsored by Chrysler viewing and after party with Gold Meets Golden held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for NBCUniversal)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12: Musician Jared Leto attends the Universal, NBC, Focus Features, E! sponsored by Chrysler viewing and after party with Gold Meets Golden held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for NBCUniversal)

It's been a great year for hair, if we do say so ourselves.

From awards season to now, we've seen our favourite celebs step out in some pretty gorgeous ensembles. And nothing complements an outfit quite like a great hairdo, don't you think?

From Amal Clooney's flawless wedding hair to Jared Leto's man bun and even Lena Dunham's platinum bowl cut, this year sure was full of great hair moments. So, take a trip down memory lane with us and check out our picks for the year's 20 best hair moments. Perhaps you'll find some inspiration for the new year!

  • Amal Clooney's Wedding Hair
    Amal Clooney's Wedding Hair
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    What can we say other than Amal's wedding 'do was absolute perfection. It was simple, elegant, and chic. And that hat! We can't.
  • Kate Middleton's Perfect Blowout
    Kate Middleton's Perfect Blowout
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    Kate Middleton wins the title for the best blowout, hands down. Her luscious locks always look gorgeous, and this instance, during her trip to NYC, was no exception.
  • FKA Twigs' Slick Curls And Braids
    FKA Twigs' Slick Curls And Braids
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    Resident cool-girl (and girlfriend of Robert Pattinson) burst onto the scene this year with her unique sound, eclectic style, and awesome hair. We absolutely love her braided buns and slick curls (a little Josephine Baker inspiration, perhaps?), and hope to see more of them in 2015.
  • Natalie Dormer's Undercut
    Natalie Dormer's Undercut
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    The actress shaved half of her head for her role as Cressida in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1," and proved that the style can definitely be worthy of red carpet appearances. Not only does the 'do look amazing on her (seriously, it's awesome), it adds just the right amount of edge to her overall look.
  • Kylie Jenner's Turquoise Lob
    Kylie Jenner's Turquoise Lob
    Kylie Jenner's hair has gone through transformation after transformation, but one of our favourite styles has to be her turquoise dip-dyed lob. It perfectly matches her edgy style, and we can bet it inspired 15-year-olds everywhere to try out rainbow hair hues for themselves (we know we wanted to!).
  • Cara Delevingne's Brunette Braid
    Cara Delevingne's Brunette Braid
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    Cara Delevingne debuted darker locks this year with this perfectly messy braid. It's effortlessly cool (like her) and the new hue makes her eyes pop even more.
  • Amy Adams' Braided Updo
    Amy Adams' Braided Updo
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    Amy Adams was everywhere during this year's award season, and she pretty much nailed every look. Not only did she wear some gorgeous gowns, she also showed off some beautiful hairstyles, like this braided updo from the Golden Globe Awards. Paired with that gorgeous two-tone gown and glowing makeup, the 'do looked so pretty.
  • Nicole Richie's Purple Hair
    Nicole Richie's Purple Hair
    Rainbow hair colour was one of the biggest trends of the year, hands down. And while stars like Katy Perry and Lady Gaga already adopted and then abandoned the trend multiple times, it was Nicole Richie's purple hue that made one of the biggest impacts.
  • Lupita Nyong'o's Regal Headband
    Lupita Nyong'o's Regal Headband
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    Lupita Nyong'o proved that short hair doesn't need to be boring! Her Oscars 'do, with the small bouffant and sparkly headband, was the perfect complement to her amazing Prada gown.
  • Emma Watson's Oscars Hair
    Emma Watson's Oscars Hair
    Oh, Emma Watson! This girl can do no wrong, especially when it comes to style. Her half-up hairstyle at the Oscars, complete with those little star pins, was absolutely perfect.
  • Jared Leto's Glorious Ombré
    Jared Leto's Glorious Ombré
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    Jared Leto's hair was hands down one of the biggest topics of awards season. His perfectly ombréd locks became the envy of both men and women, and his hairstylists (read: "Ombre Gods") even opened up their own salon!
  • And Jared Leto's Man Bun
    And Jared Leto's Man Bun
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    And of course this list wouldn't be complete without the inclusion of the actor's man bun. Instead of letting his locks loose for the Golden Globes, Leto opted for a more polished look, and pulled his hair off his face. The bun, accentuated by his bushy facial hair, sent people into a frenzy -- his hair even has its own fan club. .
  • Lauren Conrad's Textured Lob
    Lauren Conrad's Textured Lob
    Lauren Conrad shocked us all this year when she got her "first haircut in years" and shed her long beachy waves, in favour of a textured lob (the hairstyle of the moment). Then she went even shorter! The cut definitely took the former "The Hills" star's hair to a cool new level.
  • Blake Lively's Messy Braid
    Blake Lively's Messy Braid
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    The former "Gossip Girl" star had a number of gorgeous hairstyles at Cannes this year, including this mesmerizing messy braid. Paired with those statement earrings and that beautiful burgundy gown this look was perfect. Her elegant, oversized bun was a close runner-up.
  • Olivia Munn's Wings Clip
    Olivia Munn's Wings Clip
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    We've got a total girl crush on Olivia Munn, and we love her style. The marigold gown she wore to this year's Met Gala was definitely one of her best looks, but it was her elegant hairstyle that really stole the show. Her raven locks looked gorgeous, styled in vintage glamour waves, and accented with that lovely wings clip. So pretty!
  • Beyonce's "Wet Look" Grammys Bob
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    Beyonce may be the only person who can pull off the wet look without looking weird -- she is the queen, after all. Her Grammy's 'do got so many people talking and became the subject of multiple "how-tos" online.
  • Elle Fanning's Brunette Locks
    Elle Fanning's Brunette Locks
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    Ethereal teen star Elle Fanning traded in her platinum blond locks for a warmer brunette shade, and we have to say, we quite like the new look. It warms up her skin and looks great against her perfectly rosy cheeks.
  • Kristen Stewart's Choppy Pixie
    Kristen Stewart's Choppy Pixie
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    Leave it to Kristen Stewart to out-cool us all with a choppy long pixie cut. It's perfectly edgy and goes great with KStew's style.
  • Kate Hudson's Perfect Pony
    Kate Hudson's Perfect Pony
    Kate Hudson has mastered the art of the ponytail with this gorgeous 'do. Seriously, it's perfect, and that's all we need to say about it.
  • Lena Dunham's Blond Bowl Cut
    Lena Dunham's Blond Bowl Cut
    Lena Dunham shocked the Internet when she debuted a platinum bowl cut via Instagram, with the simple caption, "change is good." The look caught us off guard at first (we won't lie) but we've come to love her lighter locks. We can do without the green, though.