HiR 6.29: Selena Lightens Up, Kim K.'s Hair Removal Date; Coiffed Oscar; Merida’s Curls Take Over

Happy Friday and happy HiR! Read on for the last week of June hair news. —Aja Edwards

Selena Gomez's new lighter locks.

Hotel Transylvania star Selena Gomez debuted a new subtle auburn hue at a press event this week.

On Jimmy Fallon's talk show, Magic Mike star Channing Tatum revealed his new role required a lot of painful hair removal.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences adds hair to the ballot with the Oscar for Makeup and Hairstyling, a change from simply the makeup award. Ted Gibson is super happy!

Chyler Leigh's new sleek pixie cut.

Ex-Grey’s Anatomy star, Chyler Leigh, debuted a drastically short pixie cut with side swept bangs this week.

A woman flying United Airlines blames the company for her hair loss. Passenger Karen Reed said while a maintenance worker was fixing the overhead bin above her seat, he proceeded to drip super glue all over her hair. After removing a 9-inch chunk of glued hair, Reed filed a complaint.

Kim Kardashian and boyfriend Kanye West had a romantic date, which consisted of West accompanying Kim K. to her laser hair removal appointment. Now that’s love.

Merida's huge mass of flaming red curls.

Merida from Disney and Pixar’s Brave is not only all the rage at the box office this week, but also in the hair and film industries in general. Pixar’s team of six research engineers and artists created the fire red curls literally strand by strand, debuting the first head of curls into the animation world.

And finally in honor of American Salon's big 135 Anniversary, OPI debuted a special polish just for us to commemorate the special milestone.

Dying to try it out, American Salon Teen Correspondent Emily painted her nails in the celebratory red hue and then became a nail technician as she did the nails for the International Beauty Show's Tween Queen Quinn. Both girls added gold flecks for added festivities!