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Charlize Theron encourages all women to shave off their hair at the oscars 2013

Nicola McCafferty
Yahoo Lifestyle
25 February 2013

Charlize Theron encouraged women everywhere to shave their heads as she arrived at the Oscars 2013 tonight.

The South African actress, who bravely shaved off her long blonde locks for her role in Mad Max: Fury Road, revealed the bold move was liberating.

Speaking on the red carpet, Charlize said: "It's the most freeing thing. I highly recommend it.

[Related gallery: Jennifer Lawrence leads the best dressed at the Oscars 2013 in pastel]

“I had two huge garbage bags full of hair products.”

The 37-year-old beauty said the bold move made such an impact on her life she recommends all women try it.

"I think every woman should do it,” she told red carpet host Ryan Seacrest.

"It's so freeing."

The 37-year-old beauty shocked fans when she bravely made the decision, shunning the option to have her locks covered with some clever props for the role.

While Charlize felt empowered by her decision to cut off all her hair, she is now growing it back it would seem.

[Related gallery: Oscars 2013 best beauty looks in pictures]

When pressed about her short crop, she explained: "This is three months old. It was so short."

Charlize Theron dazzled at tonight’s Oscars ceremony, where she was presenting an award.

The statuesque actress showcased a spectacular white peplum Dior gown at the event, which featured a cut-out V-panel at the bust and a short train.

The star teamed her look with diamond jewellery, with a layered cuff at her wrist and stud earrings.

Charlize also showcased the flawless skin trend that has become a key look on red carpets of late, with nude lips, a touch of bronzer at her lips and defined brows.

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