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Why Khloe Kardashian’s Hairstylist Almost Refused to Cut Her Hair

Khloe Kardashian’s blonde “fashion lob” almost didn’t happen.

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“I was in the hospital with Lamar [Odom in October, after he was found unconscious in Nevada] and I didn’t shower for a week. I was just over my f–king hair. I was over everything,” Kardashian, 31, told Us Weekly.

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So the Strong Looks Better Naked author called friend and hairstylist Jen Atkin to cut off major inches — but Atkin nearly refused!

Khloe Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian.

“She was like, ‘I am not cutting your hair when you’re this emotional!’” Kardashian told Us.

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Despite the Ouai founder’s resistance, Kardashian reveals she basically bullied her into doing it. “I was like, ‘If you don’t do it, I’m doing it myself!’ And she was like, ‘I’ll be right over!’” Kardashian said. 

Khloe Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian and Jen Atkin.

Even though cutting her tresses was an impulsive decision, the Kocktails With Khloe host doesn’t regret it. “I think it feels super chic and it’s different,” she explained. “I never imagined I would ever want short hair.”

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Kardashian still plays with length, though, especially on her FYI network gig. “It’s fun, I still put my extensions in,” she told Us. “I’ve never had my long hair and been able to go short, so it’s a different vibe. I get to play different characters!”

Watch the video above to get more details on Kardashian’s complete beauty makeover, just one of more than 30 celeb transformations featured in Us Weekly’s best makeovers issue, on stands now. Pick it up to see all of them!

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