Meg Ryan's Changing Looks

Meg Ryan
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Meg Ryan's Changing Looks

01 of 12

1983

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The former NYU journalism major made her debut on the daytime soap As the World Turns.

02 of 12

1986

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The Top Gun actress posed in her signature loose curls.

03 of 12

1989

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Ryan sported highlighted waves for her starring role in When Harry Met Sally....

04 of 12

1997

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The Addicted to Love star set the trends with a choppy shag stylist Sally Hershberger called "a punk rock thing."

05 of 12

2001

Meg Ryan - Transformation - Hair and Makeup
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"Natural makeup works best for Meg," said makeup artist Karen Kawahara of the Kate & Leopold lead. Ryan proved her point with a soft peach palette.

06 of 12

2003

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Ryan got edgy in the daring thriller In the Cut, but stayed consistent follicle-wise with her honey-hued shag.

07 of 12

2008

Meg Ryan - Transformation - Hair and Makeup
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For the premiere of The Women, Ryan added dazzle to her baby blues with subtle lavender liner.

08 of 12

2009

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Ryan starred in Serious Moonlight and sported a face-framing curly cut.

09 of 12

2012

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Ryan sported major ringlets at the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Countdown to Zero.

10 of 12

2013

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The 51-year-old donned natural curls and minimal makeup at an NYC premiere.

11 of 12

2014

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Ryan was all smiles as she attended the 41st Annual Chaplin Award Gala in New York City.

12 of 12

2015

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Finishing her look with delicate diamond earrings and perfectly tousled hair, the actress exuded elegance upon arriving at the 18th Annual Savannah Film Festival in Savannah, Georgia.

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