Anyone who’s gone from long to short hair knows the fear that comes before the cut and the satisfaction and joy afterward. Although many people think that long hair is more desirable in men’s eyes, here we have a proof that it is actually not. These 19 girls went through fabulous changes, and the results are totally worth it!

With this in mind, we at Enlighten collected photos of people who decided to change their hairstyle and now look even more marvelous than before.

1. “I went for it! I’m obsessed with my hair!”

Thecatsm30w / Reddit

2. “I did it. I chopped everything off and I’m now rocking a pixie cut.”

ThivyaM / Reddit3. A new level of gorgeousness

llksg / Reddit4. “I did the big chop!”

TheRealAdelineLynch / Reddit5. Before and after a haircut. Like 2 different people.

j_taylor_art / Reddit6. A new haircut can completely change your look.

ipiem113 / Reddit7. “I ended up going with a pixie and I’m so glad I did!”

catmami17 / Reddit

8. “Chopped most of my hair off. The best hair-related decision I ever made.”

ATaleOfTwoSeaMonkeys / Reddit9. “Before and after I chopped my hair!”

EmotionalEnd / Reddit10. We hope to always see that smile!