Former One Direction crooner and hair maverick Zayn Malik has often made use of his trusty clippers, but the 24-year-old has now taken it a step further by going completely bald.
Zayn's new look was revealed on his mum Trisha's Instagram. She posted a black and white photo of her with Zayn and his girlfriend Gigi Hadid.
The three of them were celebrating Eid al-Adha – one of the holy celebrations in the Islamic calendar – alongside Gigi's mum Yolanda.
Eid al-Adha is celebrated at the end of an annual Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, and marks Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son to God. The holiday is marked by prayers, gifts and family meals.
The reason for Zayn's new look could all be part of the Eid al-Adha celebrations, because during the last three days of Hajj, a number of men shave their heads and remove the white terrycloth garments worn during the Hajj. And women sometimes cut off a small lock of hair in a sign of spiritual rebirth and renewal.
Brave move Malik. Brave move.