Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez - Transformation - Beauty - Celebrity Before and After
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Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez

may be the hyphenate to end all hyphenates. Let's see: singer-actor-dancer-designer-perfumer- producer-mother-is there anything she can't do? It's no surprise, then, that her beauty secret is self-assurance. "Jennifer's look is a reflection of her deep inner confidence-it's almost otherworldly," her longtime hairstylist Oribe has said. She shows flawless taste as she moves between short hair and long, bronzed skin and pale, dark locks and light. "She doesn't mind taking a risk, as long as she looks beautiful," hair-colorist Rita Hazan has said.

1987: Lopez graduates from Preston High School in the Bronx with big dreams. "I remember watching Rita Moreno in West Side Story and going, 'That's what I want to do. I want to sing and I want to dance and I want to act,'" she has said.

02 of 08

1997

1997
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Lopez lands the title role in her first big movie, Selena. "Our styles are very different," she has said. "I'm into a more minimalist look. But part of getting into character for me was to look in the mirror and see her face and not my own."

03 of 08

2000

2000
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She steals the show at the Grammys in an unforgettable Versace dress. "Sometimes I like to be glamorous and sexy in a Marilyn Monroe type of way," she has said.

04 of 08

2002

2002
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"Her look used to be harder," makeup artist Scott Barnes has said of the Maid in Manhattan star. "She's so beautiful with no makeup on, and I wanted to bring out that natural glamour."

05 of 08

2006

2006
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Mrs. Marc Anthony settles into married life and is "making her appearance a little more natural," makeup artist Scott Barnes has said.

06 of 08

2008

Jennifer Lopez, transformation, 2008
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She may be the mother of two, but she hasn't lost her edge-Lopez looks fierce in silvery shadow and glossy peach lips.

07 of 08

2009

Jennifer Lopez - Transformation - Beauty - Celebrity Before and After
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She freshened up her look with blunt fringe.

08 of 08

2010

Jennifer Lopez - Transformation - Beauty - Celebrity Before and After
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Lopez experimented with voluminous curls at the Grammy Awards.

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