Spears' latest 'do comes amid a year of legal struggles for the singer, who's been battling her father, Jamie Spears, in court over her conservatorship.
"Britney has had a rough year when it comes to her conservatorship. While she appreciates what her father has done for her in the past, she feels she's ready to take more control of her finances and healthcare, and it's been an endless struggle," a source told ET ahead of Spears' birthday earlier this month. "She is excited about turning 39, and she thinks this year will be a healing year for her."
The source noted that, despite the legal battle, the pop princess is "is exercising and staying focused on her health."
"She has been doing really well," the source added. "Those around her are so happy to see her thriving."