See the Evolution of Courteney Cox's Beauty Looks

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See Courteney Cox's transformation through the years.

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1982

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The blue-eyed beauty graduated from Mountain Brook High School in Alabama.

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1984

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Cox was pulled into the public eye, shaking her short feathered crop alongside Bruce Springsteen in his "Dancing in the Dark" video.

03 of 22

1987

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The long-time model (and her appropriately big '80s mane) landed superhero show Misfits of Science.

04 of 22

1992

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"My eyes look good, but the hair is just a swoop-over, probably right out of the shower," Cox said of her Ace Ventura: Pet Detective-era style. "I didn't know what I was doing."

05 of 22

1994

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She landed her iconic role as Monica Gellar on Friends and, with her neat waves and dark lipstick, sported a '90s take on '40s style.

06 of 22

1995

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"Courteney is the type who'll grow out her bangs and say, 'Don't let me cut my bangs again,'" hairstylist Chris McMillan has said of her on-again, off-again fringe. "But then two years later she'll be like, 'I want bangs. I have to have them!' So I'll cut them, and then she'll get mad."

07 of 22

1997

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She went wild at the MTV Movie Awards with crayon-bright highlights. "That was [to play] Gale Weathers, my character from Scream," she told InStyle. "Those magenta streaks are pretty tacky. For some reason I thought that was a good choice for that particular character."

08 of 22

2000

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The Scream 3 lead rocked a sleek updo and showed off silver lids. "I am not a big fan of sparkly eye shadow," she has said of this look. "I don't think it's a great idea unless you're 12."

09 of 22

2003

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Cox looked fresh and pretty with dewy skin and lustrous wavy locks.

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2005

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The new mom (to Coco Riley Arquette) played up her auburn mane with a rosy lip hue.

11 of 22

2007

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For the Golden Globes, the Dirt star went clean with taupe lips, shimmery bronze shadow and stick-straight locks.

12 of 22

2008

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Cox brought the focus to her famous blue eyes with lots of lashes and a pared-down hairstyle.

13 of 22

2010

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"Great hairdo," the first-time Golden Globes nom said of her big-night style. "I think it's sexy. It looks like it started out very prim and then things got a little dirty."

14 of 22

2010

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Cox appeared on the August cover of InStyle with windswept long layers.

15 of 22

2011

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Sculpted brows and liquid liner put the focus on her bright blue eyes.

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2012

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Cox celebrated Cougar Town's switch from ABC to TBS wearing loose, sultry waves.

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2013

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Cox looked relaxed and natural with minimal makeup and laid-back, loose curls.

18 of 22

2014

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Cox accessorized with tousled waves and thick-rimmed glasses at the Tribeca Film Festival.

19 of 22

2015

"Just Before I Go" - Los Angeles Special Screening
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Cox showed off her freshly cropped lob at the Just Before I Go premiere in Hollywood, Calif., and delivered equal parts sophistication and ease with a soft wave and side-swept part.

20 of 22

2016

2016
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Cox had a tousled lob for the An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows TV special.

21 of 22

2017

2017
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The blue-eyed beauty wore a pink-tinted lip and bold eye makeup to an event in Beverly Hills.

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2018

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For a Chanel NRDC benefit dinner, Cox styled her lob in loose waves, and wore shimmery copper eyeshadow.

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