See Kerry Washington’s Choppy-Chic New Haircut

Jason Merritt

Making a case for chopping your locks during (gasp!) winter, Kerry Washington—a longtime member of the lob squad—further shortened her tresses with a subtle yet impactful cut. Debuting her new look during the Sundance Film Festival, her chin-grazing asymmetrical length involves just the right amount of choppy layers to gorgeously frame her face. While most of us reserve shorter locks for warmer weather, Kerry’s unexpected snip is making us itch for a trip to the salon right now.


To channel her cool-girl 'do, recreate her signature deep-side part with a tail comb. Curl hair with a 1.25-inch iron for soft, sexy waves and lift the roots with a volumizing spray. Complete the look by applying a texturizing styling cream through the ends to achieve piecey separation and slept-in, effortless texture.

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