The 4 hair makeovers that made our jaws drop in 2014

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We've seen a lot of inspirational hair makeovers in our eight-plus seasons on the air, and 2014 was no exception.

Below, check out four haircuts that made us laugh and cry; that touched and warmed our hearts; that truly made for defining television moments.

1.) A Viewer Gets Her First Haircut Ever

A Woman's First Haircut in Nearly 30 Years
A Woman's First Haircut in Nearly 30 Years


Back in May, we met Helene, a 29-year-old viewer who shocked everyone when she revealed she had never gotten a haircut before in her life. (To put things in perspective: By the time she came to our show, her hair measured six feet five inches long.) What do to? Well, we called in our good friend, Kyan Douglas, to help complete a transformation almost 30 years in the making. The results? A TV moment we won't soon forget.

2.) Chrissy Teigen's Long-Hair Intervention

Model Chrissy Teigen Inspires a Long Hair Makeover
Model Chrissy Teigen Inspires a Long Hair Makeover


Also this year, we called in supermodel Chrissy Teigen to help a mother of four young boys cut her hair for the first time in five years. (By then, the viewer -- who stood 4'11" tall -- had accumulated three feet of hair.) Teigen's dramatic transformation not only cut off a large chunk of this mom's hair, it also shed years off her look. Incredible doesn't even begin to describe this wonderful moment.

3.) Giuliana Rancic's Emotional Haircut for a Two-Time Cancer Survivor

Giuliana Rancic Helps a Cancer Survivor Cut Off 45 Inches of Hair
Giuliana Rancic Helps a Cancer Survivor Cut Off 45 Inches of Hair


It was hard not to cry when Giuliana Rancic introduced us to a viewer who was ready to donate her hair again to children fighting cancer after she herself beat cancer a second time. Relieve this incredible makeover reveal now -- just remember to keep the tissues handy.

4.) A Guy Gets His First Haircut in 20 Years

First Haircut in 20 Years
First Haircut in 20 Years


Hey, who said the women get to have all the fun?! In February, we met a male viewer who wanted to get his haircut for the first time in -- wait for it -- 20 years. As you would expect, the big reveal was pretty dramatic -- not to mention life-changing.

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