Megan Fox's Beauty Evolution From the Early Aughts to Now

She's an attention grabber — intentional or not.

Megan Fox with long, thick, wavy brown hair and a glowy skin in 2016
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From her early days playing Makaela Banes in Transformers to her recent Machine Gun Kelly-inspired makeover, Megan Fox has experimented with a number of beauty aesthetics. Whether she's channeling Pam Anderson or coordinating outfits with her beau, Fox continues to serve up some serious beauty and fashion inspiration.

Ahead, we chronicle her beauty evolution from the '00s to today.

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Megan Fox high school photo with thin brows, glossy lips, and long, straight hair
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Fox spent her teenage years in the early aughts, hence, the pencil-thin brows, glossy lips, and stick-straight hair that define her look here.

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Megan Fox silver eyeshadow and black retro waves in 2004
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Fox went high-gloss for the premiere of Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen in sparkly silver shadow. Her raven retro waves add a touch of Old Hollywood glam.

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Megan Fox with a cinnamon-hued updo and wearing bronzer and lip gloss
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The bronzed beauty got creative with a cinnamon-hued updo. The shade perfectly complements her skin's warm undertones. Bronzer, anyone?

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Megan Fox with glossy, straight brown hair and a flawless complexion with freckles peeking through
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The Hope & Faith star showed off her freckles with an all-natural look. To get her defined lashes, prep with an eyelash curler before applying lengthening mascara.

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Megan Fox long, straight hair and red lipstick
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Fox went full-on Hollywood siren with glossy red lips and strong brows for the L.A. premiere of Transformers. She wore her hair loose and down, proving that straight hair can be incredibly versatile and styled in myriad ways — if you so choose.

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Megan Fox - Transformation - Beauty
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Following her star-making turn in Transformers, Fox tried out a retro bouffant for the GQ Men of the Year awards. This might not be an everyday style — unless you're Cher, that is — but if you've got fine tresses it's ace at instantly boosting volume and feigning fullness.

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Megan Fox long, straight brown hair and pink lips

The actress let her natural beauty shine, playing up her best features. A little pink gloss goes a long way in enhancing her Jolie-esque lips at the MTV Movie Awards. So simple, yet so stunning.

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Megan Fox center-parted low, sleek ponytail
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Fox chose a low ponytail with a sleek center part for the Berlin premiere of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. It's effortless sophistication at its finest.

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Megan Fox long, dark, loose waves and light pink lip gloss
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The Jennifer's Body bombshell made the most of her natural beauty with light gloss and loose waves. Meanwhile, sultry eye makeup highlights her enchanting blue eyes.

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Megan Fox dark, loose waves and a flawless complexion
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How do you get a flawless complexion? Follow Fox's lead and invest in the right makeup and skincare products. Strong brows and dark, loose waves lend a nice contrast.

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Megan Fox big retro waves, blush, mascara, and lip gloss
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Fox rocked retro curls for the premiere of Jonah Hex. To replicate her style, opt for a jumbo-sized hot roller, such as Conair Hot Rollers, and curl toward your face. Finish with a shine-inducing spray, like Healthy Sexy Hair Smooth & Seal Anti-Frizz & Shine Spray.

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Megan Fox side-parted long, retro waves
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Fox captured quintessential Hollywood glam at the Golden Globes. Long sculpted waves add movement and dimension to her mane's chocolate brown color. "I gradually lightened her hair," said Zand. "She went from jet black to a medium brown with golden highlights."

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Megan Fox - Transformation - Hair - Celebrity Before and After
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The new mom wore her locks long and straight for a gala event. But the real star of the show is her dewy skin.

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Megan Fox side-swept curls and subtle smoky eye
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"Megan wanted to have a moment on the red carpet, showing off a more confident, sophisticated, and softer side," Fox's hairstylist Renato Campora said of her Golden Globes waves. Her subtle smoky eye keeps with the aesthetic.

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Megan Fox long ombre waves and light pink blush
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The face of Avon's Instinct fragrances wore her ombré locks in loose waves. Her light pink makeup lends a romantic undertone.

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Megan Fox long glossy waves, blush, and pink lips
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This Fox-y lady showed off her bold brows and impressive cheekbones with simple light facial makeup and a gleaming fuchsia lip.

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The Transformers actress wore an '80s-inspired bubble gum pink lip and silvery eye makeup that has us swooning. And did you notice her brows? Those are some impeccable arches.

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Megan Fox long, loose ombre waves

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At the Liverpool Fashion Fest, Fox donned long ombré waves that feel it-girl cool. If you're the low-maintenance type, this gradual brown-to-blonde blend makes experimenting with color a breeze.

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Megan Fox with long, glossy brown waves and neutral makeup

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Here, the brunette bombshell pairs messy beach waves with a neutral makeup palette. The result is visually effortless.

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Megan Fox with long jet-black hair and deep burgundy lips with liner

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After her divorce from Brian Austin Green, Fox started a new chapter of her life that included a new flame, Machine Gun Kelly, and a new look. Long and tousled jet-black hair with deep burgundy lips and bold brows make her a force to be reckoned with.

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Megan Fox with long black hair with bangs and bold eye makeup

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Fox stepped out with a full-on fringe at the Billboard Music Awards that made us do a double take. Not only do bangs totally transform her look, but their lash-grazing length highlights her heavily-lined eyes. Not ready to commit to bangs? Consider clip-ins.

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Megan Fox with ombre pink hair with dark roots, voluminous lashes, and frosted pink lips

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At "Machine Gun Kelly's Life In Pink," premiere, Fox took a theme and ran with it. From her ultra-long blush pink tresses to her frosted pink makeup and two-toned pink ensemble, she definitely showed up to support her fiancé — and established herself as a beauty icon while doing so.

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