Michelle Obama's New Hair Highlights: Better Before or After?

Celebrity Beauty Sep. 6, 2013 AT 1:30PM
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

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Change you can believe in? Michelle Obama ditched her bangs in favor of yet another hair makeover recently, debuting some auburn and honey-colored highlights in her usually dark 'do on Tuesday, Aug. 27.

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The First Lady, 49, showed off her colorful new locks during a Washington, D.C., screening of The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights. With the lighter strands styled in face-framing curls, her entire look appeared brighter.

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Of course, this is not the first time President Obama's wife has made headlines for her hair. In January, on her 49th birthday, she revealed newly shorn bangs -- which she later said may have been a mistake.

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"This is my mid-life crisis, the bangs," the FLOTUS joked to Rachael Ray in a Skype interview in February. "I couldn't get a sports car, they won't let me bungee jump -- so instead, I cut my bangs." A few months later, in April, she told Entertainment Tonight: "The bangs are a day-by-day proposition. They're starting to grow out. They're getting a little irritating. But it's okay."

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