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Thursday 17 April 2014

Cate Blanchett: I might shave my hair

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is considering shaving her head again.

The Hollywood beauty sheared her blonde locks for her role as Philippa in 2002 drama Heaven. She also sported a "number two" length during her youth.

Cate Blanchett loved the no-fuss style so much she's thinking about cutting off her locks again.

"When I was at school, I used to shave my hair really close. It was like a Victorian schoolboy haircut. It was just so easy. And for some reason, I've let it grow again, but I think I'll just cut it all off again," she admitted to Stylist.

Cate likes experimenting with her personal style. The 42-year-old actress doesn't find it appealing to stay stuck in a fashion rut.

"There's a woman who runs a convenience store that's been there forever in King's Cross in Sydney," she recalled.

"And I used to live around the corner from her and she's got pin curls. And even though she's extraordinary, she's obviously set her look about 110 years ago. I thought, 'I don't want to be one of these people, who looked like they've been frozen in time.'"

Cate credits beauty brand SK-II as her skin saviour. The Academy Award-winning actress - who is now a spokesperson for the line - says the skincare products have served her low-maintenance routine well.

"I'm really, really lazy. And therefore, I think I don't adhere necessarily to what's hot in that particular five seconds," she said.

"So maybe it's because of my laziness, but also because if something works for me, I just stick with it. I'm quite simple in that way. And that for me, personally, has paid off."

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