Kaley Cuoco Sweeting has a new haircut, and this time around, the cutting process really happened.
The "Big Bang Theory" star posted cut-in-progress pics to Instagram on Wednesday, which she said was her first day of hiatus from shooting the sitcom.
"Here we go!," she captioned a shot showing stylist Christine Symonds with shears poised at the Andy Lecompte Salon in West Hollywood.
"We did it @clsymonds! Now let's get some color shall we?," she continued.
Then came a shot of the final product, a choppy blond bob with dramatic lowlights. "Cut,color, joy, joy,joy !!! Thank u @clsymonds and Vanessa @andylecomptesalon," read the caption. (That photo is the one above.)
Cuoco Sweeting punked her Instagram followers in March when she posted a shot of what looked like short hair with scissors in frame and the caption, "I can't stop!"
Turns out it was her makeup artist, not her hairstylist, wielding the shears, and the actress was merely getting ready for an appearance that night at the Kids Choice Awards, Us Weekly reported. She rocked a messy bun on the red carpet that night in L.A.
"Kaley saw the media reports" about her new "haircut," an insider told Us, "and they were cracking up about it."
Apparently, the fake-out turned into inspiration for Wednesday's change.
"She wrapped on Tuesday night, and we immediately got together Wednesday morning," stylist Symonds told Us. "It was something we had a month to think about and were extremely excited for."