August 8th, 2013
09:30 AM ET
Perhaps a certain "fan" changed Beyoncé's mind about long hair.
The 31-year-old singer, whose long flowing locks were accidentally caught in a stage fan during a concert in July, has debuted a chic, short new hairstyle.
In a series of Instagram photos shared on her account Tuesday night, Bey poses in front of a mirror while examining a closely cropped pixie cut.
She didn't offer a comment - or clarify whether the new 'do is temporary - and chose instead to let the pictures speak for themselves.
Whatever the reason she decided to change her look, we do know that the star mom can be playful when it comes to her strands. After that run-in with the fan - during which she impressively kept performing her hit "Halo" as her team jumped to the rescue - Bey posted this tongue-in-cheek note on Instagram:
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