Kate Mara on her cropped new haircut: 'It takes a lot less time to get ready'

By Alex Kramer

Beauty chameleon Kate Mara often changes her look, and it’s clear she can pull off any hairstyle she likes – including her edgy new pixie cut. Taking her new look for a spin in West Hollywood on Monday (June 15), the “Face of the Future” honouree attended the Max Mara Women in Film event.

Speaking to HELLO! at the event, Kate explained that the new style is for an upcoming film role. “I like to change my look because it makes it easier as an actress,” Kate said. “It’s for a movie I’m doing right now so I chopped it off.”

CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGEKate Mara has cut her hair for an upcoming film role

Kate’s hair was previously styled in a blunt, auburn bob with blonde tips, but she has cut off several inches and enhanced the colour for her latest role. The 32-year-old underwent the transformation with the help of her hairstylist Mara Roszak, who posted a shot of Kate’s new 'do on Instagram.

The House of Cards star admitted she is already enjoying the fuss-free style.

“It takes a lot less time to get ready,” she said. “I got used to it really quickly. I was ready for a change and I like to change my look for whatever role I’m playing so I was happy to do it. It didn’t feel as scary as maybe I thought it would.”

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Despite her love for fresh new hairstyles, Kate admitted that she doesn’t really use products or try to style it. “Even when I have really long hair, I’m really lazy about it,” she revealed. “I hate to wash it, and I really hate to brush it so I guess short hair is probably what I should always have.

“With shorter hair I’ve been told that the less you wash it, the better it looks, so that’s working well with my preferences.”

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