Celebrity Transformations Rooney Mara'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 February 1, 2017 @ 01:30AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Take a look at the actress's changing looks throughout the years. 01 of 14 2003 Splash News The aspiring actress starred in a production of Romeo and Juliet at Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York. Mara has admitted that her flowing curls were clip-in extensions used to disguise a bad haircut. 02 of 14 2009 AP Photo/Peter Kramer Mara wore her long, romantic waves pulled back at the crown for a screening of The Winning Season. 03 of 14 2010 Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic She dropped by the Youth in Revolt premiere with loose locks, barely-there blush and soft rose lipstick. 04 of 14 2010 Jordan Strauss/WireImage For the premiere of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Mara adorned her loose ponytail with a jeweled headband. 05 of 14 2011 Gregg DeGuire/PictureGroup Mara revealed her punky Lisbeth Salander crop at a viewing of Tanner Hall. "I wasn't freaked out by the hair-cutting, the piercings, the dyeing," she told People. "The bleaching of my eyebrows was the most startling thing." 06 of 14 2011 JAMESON ZED/SIPA For the premiere of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Mara wore severe straight-cut fringe and minimal makeup. "I love her face," the movie's director David Fincher told Entertainment Weekly. "She can look like a boy or like Audrey Hepburn. She's just got these amazing bones." 07 of 14 2011 AP Photo/Evan Agostini Sweeping her bangs to the side for a fresh take on her crop, the actress limited her makeup to red lipstick and strong eyebrows. "She was a dream to work with," said beauty guru Kate Lee, who created the look. "Because her dress was so magnificent, we wanted her makeup to appear effortless." Lee lightly groomed the actress's brows with a pencil, then set them with a swipe of black mascara. 08 of 14 2012 Steve Granitz/WireImage For the Oscars, Mara balanced her bold brows and crimson lips with sheer blush. 09 of 14 2013 Kevin Mazur/WireImage For the CFDA Awards, Mara wore her hair in a sleek, low bun with a deep side part. 10 of 14 2013 Stefania D'Alessandro/WireImage Mara wore her hair half up for the Her premiere at the 8th Rome Film Festival. Her dark red lips were a perfect contrast to her white Balenciaga dress. 11 of 14 2014 Franco Origlia/Getty Images Mara updates her signature sleek style with a chignon. 12 of 14 2015 Michael Stewart/FilmMagic The star styled her sleek, straight locks with a middle part at the New York premiere of Pan. 13 of 14 2016 Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic Mara's side-swept 'do at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards looked striking against her flawless pale skin and minimal makeup. 14 of 14 2017 Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Mara made an eye-catching statement at a premiere in Los Angeles with bold brows, a glittery golden lid, and a merlot-colored lip.