What happened to Paula Patton‘s Hair? The actress was spotted in Los Angeles with a drastic new hairdo.

The Traffik actress debuted her new look in Malibu as she was spotted walking back to her car.

She looked completely different than her usual self, sporting her new do that appears to be a spiral perm.  She has naturally curly hair but these curls appear to come out of the salon.

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Robin Thicke‘s ex-wife has been sporting a short hairdo for a while now but has just started wearing the tight spiral curls.

She went for a modern 60’s look for her outing, wearing a Paris graphic tee, peasant skirt, and black booties.  She had natural makeup with a rosy blush on her cheeks.

She accessorized with a metal watch, a colorful bracelet (most likely from son Julian Fuego Thicke), and a leather saddle bag.

It is unclear why Paula decided to perm her hair but perhaps it’s for an upcoming movie role.

You can catch her in Traffik which is available for rent now.  It’s a thriller similar to The Strangers where a group of friends rents a home off in the woods only to become prey for a killer gang.  Paula got major creds from the film that was nominated for Best Independent Film at the 50th NAACP Awards.