Beyoncé's Changing Looks

2017
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See Beyonce's transformation through the years.

01 of 25

1996

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The freshman at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston was already a part of Destiny's Child.

02 of 25

1998

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The Destiny's Child lead took beauty cues from her mother: "She made sure we had our lip gloss or blush in our purses. She made us pay attention to the details."

03 of 25

2000

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While on tour with Destiny's Child, Knowles joined the ranks of blond bombshells like her idol Marilyn Monroe.

04 of 25

2001

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For Destiny's Child's Survivor, the braided beauty wrote the song that changed the English language forever: "Look, I'm proud that [bootylicious] is in the dictionary, but it drives me nuts," she has said. "Change it to 'beautylicious.'"

05 of 25

2002

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She went big, bold and two-toned for her first movie role, as Foxxy Cleopatra in Austin Powers in Goldmember.

06 of 25

2003

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"My favorite look on her is bone-straight," hairstylist Kimberly Kimble has said of the Dangerously in Love singer.

07 of 25

2004

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At Grammys for the last time as a member of Destiny's Child, she wore her caramel curls in a loose chignon.

08 of 25

2005

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Beyoncé launched her new fragrance, True Star Gold, wearing her hair in lush waves.

09 of 25

2005

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She walked the red carpet at the Academy Awards with an Old Hollywood-inspired bouffant ponytail and dramatic liquid liner and lashes.

10 of 25

2006

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For the premiere of The Pink Panther, Beyonce chose romantic finger waves and appropriately rosy lips.

11 of 25

2007

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Making a rare switch from blond, she partied in Las Vegas with ebony waves softened by brunet highlights.

12 of 25

2008

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Beyoncé rocked a center part and mega curls at a NYC club opening.

13 of 25

2008

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Beyoncé had stick-straight locks on the cover of the November issue of InStyle.

14 of 25

2009

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When it came to promoting her double album I Am...Sasha Fierce, Beyonce went for an understated coif: "I've had so many hairstyles and I don't want this project to be about my hair."

15 of 25

2010

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Beyoncé rocked tinsel highlights at this year's Grammys.

16 of 25

2010

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Gorgeous and philanthropic, she opened the Beyoncé Cosmetology Center at the Phoenix House Residential Rehab Clinic in Brooklyn rocking trendy ombre locks.

17 of 25

2011

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She flaunted a major mane of bouncy curls at a Harlem event.

18 of 25

2011

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The mama-to-be sported a sexy side-braid at the launch of her Pulse fragrance.

19 of 25

2012

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Blue Ivy's mama chose sleek, swept-back hair and a persimmon lip color for her visit to the Costume Institute Gala.

20 of 25

2012

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Beyonce debuted bangs and a new hue at a Brooklyn Nets game. "It took me a few hours to get her to that butterscotch color and keep it healthy, that was my goal," colorist Rita Hazan told InStyle.com. "It's warm, but beige-y-I call it a beautiful Beyonce blonde!"

21 of 25

2013

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In 2013, Bey stepped out with an asymmetrical bob for a concert in Philadelphia.

22 of 25

2014

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That was fast! The singer returned to her signature long mane after briefly experimenting with shorter hairstyles.

23 of 25

2015

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Queen Bey debuted a chic, new look at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar party—proving, once again, that she can do no wrong.

24 of 25

2016

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To attend the Met Gala, which was themed "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology," Beyoncé rocked hip-length pin-straight strands with striking highlights and a seriously bold smoky eye.

25 of 25

2017

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Queen Bey showed off her pregnancy glow and tasteful décolletage at the Grammys in February.

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