Celebrity Transformations Hayden Panettiere's Changing Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 16, 2016 @ 10:45AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: C Flanigan/Getty Hayden Panettiere's Changing Looks 01 of 18 1998 Ron Galella/WireImage The 9-year-old Hayden made her debut in animated film as the voice of Dot in A Bug's Life. 02 of 18 2002 Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage Showing off her natural curls (and some adorable freckles!), the Ally McBeal actress walked the red carpet at the Movieguide Awards. 03 of 18 2004 Evan Agostini/Getty Sans ringlets, Hayden wore a sleek updo to the Tribeca Film Festival screening of Raising Helen. 04 of 18 2006 Jim Spellman/WireImage At the premiere of The Architect, Hayden's hair was all about beachy blond waves. 05 of 18 2007 George Pimentel/WireImage The Heroes star was red carpet-ready at the Vanity Fair Oscars party in a textured side bun and luscious lashes. 06 of 18 2007 Jordan Strauss/WireImage Panettiere added interest to her stick-straight locks by pinning back a section at the crown. 07 of 18 2008 Steve Buckley/FilmMagic The actress showed off her new bangs and face-framing layers at a charity benefit. 08 of 18 2008 Michael Tran/FilmMagic Hayden complemented her edgy razored bob with red patent lips. 09 of 18 2009 Jason Merritt/Getty The star of I Love You Beth Cooper arrived at the Teen Choice Awards in an undone updo and bubblegum pink lips. 10 of 18 2009 Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage "I wanted to give her Hollywood glamour, but keep the look young and sophisticated," hairstylist Craig Gangi said of Panettiere's curly Emmys updo. 11 of 18 2010 Duffy-Marie Arnoult/WireImage Panettiere was barely recognizable (but equally stunning) as a brunette. 12 of 18 2010 Jason Merritt/Getty Hayden switched up her style once again, turning heads with an angled pixie. 13 of 18 2012 Michael Tran/FilmMagic A sleek coif, matte red lips and long lashes for the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars viewing party. 14 of 18 2012 Dennis Van Tine/ABACAUSA The Nashville star went long for the ABC upfronts. 15 of 18 2012 Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Panettiere hit the CMT Music Awards sporting swept-up curls. 16 of 18 2013 Steve Granitz/WireImage Panettiere opts for a sleek hairstyle and bold brows. 17 of 18 2014 Johns PKI / Splash News The star debuts her new brow-grazing fringe and new hair hue. 18 of 18 2016 C Flanigan/Getty Panettiere showed off a new wavy lob at the Critics' Choice Awards, pairing the beachy style with a glossy pink lip.