Oscars: Jennifer Lawrence now brunet, Ben Affleck shaves beard

Jennifer Lawrence and Ben Affleck are doing some post-Oscar grooming. And here we thought the nips, trims, dyes and tucks were supposed to happen before the Academy Awards.

Lawrence, 22, took home the lead actress Oscar for her role as a neurotic widow in “Silver Linings Playbook” on Sunday night and was spotted Monday without her blond locks when she emerged as a brunet.


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The actress was photographed smiling when leaving a Beverly Hills hair salon sporting the new ‘do, which she donned for her role as Katniss Everdeen for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” according to People. Reshoots for the film are said to start this week in Hawaii. The sequel hits theaters in November.

Can we take a moment to recap several of Lawrence’s looks in recent weeks? The actress was the epitome of sophisticated glamour in her Miss Dior handbag ad campaign, stunned at the Oscars in her pale pink Dior ball gown (which she also tripped and fell in on the way to making her acceptance speech, but still shone later in a Calvin Klein gown at the Vanity Fair post-Oscar party).

As for Affleck, who won the best picture honor for his Iranian hostage crisis drama “Argo” on Sunday, his family and friends couldn’t wait to buzz off that fuzz. The actor-director-producer had been sporting a grizzly beard during the awards season, and his pals decided it was time to go just hours after he won his big award.


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Affleck reportedly considered the facial hair his good luck charm during the awards season, but the facial hair was shorn at Craig’s Restaurant during an Oscar after-party. The whole thing went down in a hallway with his wife Jennifer Garner and equally bearded “Argo” co-producer George Clooney leading the charge.


“He did it himself at the restaurant,” a source told Us Weekly. “The whole family was tired of the beard!” His kids were there too, and Garner is said to have “actually brought the clippers to the party.”

Congrats, Ben! The clean-shaven look has always suited you.



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