Celebrity Transformations Kim Cattrall's Beauty Evolution From the '70s to Today The Golden Globe winner is fabulous, both on-screen and off. By Krista Carter Krista Carter Krista Carter is a writer and editor with nearly a decade of experience working in beauty and fashion. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on January 9, 2023 @ 09:11AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Araya Doheny / FilmMagic Although Kim Cattrall may be best known for her role as the larger-than-life Samantha Jones on SATC, the veteran actress had made a name for herself in Hollywood decades before then. Since first appearing on the silver screen as a teen in the '75 flick Rosebud, Cattrall's beauty and career have continued to evolve in the roles that she takes, the wardrobe she wears, and the fashion campaigns she participates in. And while we can't wait to see what she's got in store next (Emily in Paris season 3, perhaps?), right now, we're taking a look back at her best beauty and style moments over her decades-long career. Kim Cattrall Is Living Her Best Life, Thank You Very Much Keep scrolling for Kim Cattrall's beauty evolution from the '70s to today. 01 of 22 1979 Henry Langdon/Shooting Star Yes, Kim Cattrall is a natural brunette! Born in Liverpool, England, and raised in Canada, the gorgeous actress got her start with guest roles on Charlie's Angels and The Night Rider. 02 of 22 1984 Ron Galella/WireImage The natural brunette had a breakout role as a sexy cadet in Police Academy. These brow-grazing wispy bangs added to her allure. These Low-Maintenance Bangs Will Convince You to Get Your Own This Summer 03 of 22 1986 Bandphoto/Starstock/Photoshot/Everett Collection Big Trouble in Little China, meet big '80s hair. Cattrall's larger-than-life mane was full of personality — and volumizing spray. 04 of 22 1987 Retna Before Margot Robbie was cast to play Barbie, Cattrall wowed us all with her portrayal of a magical model in Mannequin. With voluminous blonde hair, red lips, and on-point eye makeup, you could say that she was all dolled up. 05 of 22 1992 Michael Ferguson/Globe Photos For the Cable Ace Awards, she channeled Ava Gardner with a dark coif and matte red lips. "I prefer her as a brunette," her hairstylist Jim Wayne has said. "It brings out her beautiful fair skin." Here Are 14 of the Best Makeup Products for Pale Skin 06 of 22 2000 Andrea Renault/Globe Now playing Samantha Jones on HBO's Sex and The City, Cattrall wore her blond locks in soft layers. "Playing this outrageous, fearless character has brought out a lot of things in my personality; I make bolder choices," she told InStyle. 07 of 22 2002 Jim Spellman/WireImage For the premiere of the show's fifth season, she played up her bone structure by curling her hair away from her face. Pink monochromatic makeup lends a natural flush to her complexion. 08 of 22 2003 Ken Babolcsay/Globe Photos The Golden Globe winner sported a retro updo and a dewy, sun-kissed glow. Celebrity Makeup Artist Nam Vo Shares How To Make Your Skin Look Like a Dewy Dumpling 09 of 22 2004 John Krondes/Globe Photos After becoming the face of the Spark Seduction by Liz Claiborne fragrance, Cattrall turned up her allure with glossy pink lips and a '60s-inspired hairdo. 10 of 22 2005 Dan Jackman/Celebrity The Ice Princess star flattered her features with apricot accents. To get her look, reach for something like Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette. 11 of 22 2007 Jim Spellman/WireImage Cattrall looks strong and sophisticated wearing her hair à la sky-high pouf for a charity gala. 12 of 22 2008 Sonia Moskowitz/Globe Photos Cattrall returned to the big screen with the Sex and The City movie and showed off her natural beauty with a swept-back chignon. 8 Bun Hairstyles to Do When You Have to Turn Zoom Video On 13 of 22 2010 Jim Spellman/WireImage The silver siren went seriously glam for the premiere of Sex and The City 2 with lush waves and patent red lips. 14 of 22 2012 Gary Gershoff/WireImage Cattrall looked effortlessly gorgeous at a New York City charity event with soft waves and rosy lipstick. 15 of 22 2013 Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage The actress opted for a romantic, swept-back hairdo for the Laurence Olivier Awards at The Royal Opera House in London. Its shoulder-grazing length, long layers, and soft curls all work to create lift and volume in fine or thin tresses. 12 Haircuts That Make Thin Hair Look So Much Thicker 16 of 22 2014 Mike Marsland/WireImage A voluminous blowout will instantly transform limp locks. Follow Cattrell's lead and curl ends away from the face to create even more body and give off a casual-cool finish. 17 of 22 2015 Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images Cattrall went with no-fuss loose waves look while attending the Shakespeare Uncovered New York premiere. It's both lovely and low maintenance. 18 of 22 2016 Monica Schipper/Getty The Sensitive Skin star attended an AOL Build event in New York City, styling her blonde lob into a sleek blowout. We love how her layers work to highlight her features and frame her face. The 31 Best Long Bob Haircuts for Every Face Shape 19 of 22 2017 Franziska Krug/Getty Cattrall went honey-blonde in 2017, styling her on-trend lob in voluminous curls and accessorizing with a glossy pink lip and lengthy, lifted, lashes. 20 of 22 2018 Karwai Tang / WireImage Cattrall was beaming in gold-rimmed sunglasses and a metallic blazer as she attended the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition Preview Party in London. Her tousled blonde waves and pink-tinted lips scream summer beauty. 21 of 22 2019 Taylor Hill / FilmMagic At the Tribeca Film Festival, Cattrall looked effortless. Her minimal makeup and mussy updo with blonde bangs felt fresh and stylish. 22 of 22 2022 Araya Doheny / FilmMagic Cattrall channeled Samantha Jones's vibes when she stepped out at Peacock's Queer As Folk World Premiere event in this hot pink number complete with feathers. It doesn't get more fabulous than that.