Tyra Banks's Changing Looks

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See Tyra Banks's changing looks through the years.

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Banks modeled couture on the Paris runways, but her daily wardrobe was strictly down-home. "I had on my big overalls, hiking boots, a plaid shirt and no makeup," Banks has said. "I wasn't sleek. I was a bum."

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The up-and-coming model nailed her senior yearbook photo at L.A.'s Immaculate Heart High School.

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A beautifully braided Tyra Banks learned to do her own makeup backstage at fashion shows. Her favorite look? Lots of mascara and orange blush, "because I have golden skin tones."

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"Curling the lashes is essential," makeup artist Billy B. has said. "I do it all the time on Tyra Banks. It gives the eye a lift, and makes mascara look prettier."

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Banks went high glam as the host of America's Next Top Model, donning "hair weaves and false eyelashes."

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The model mogul produced a second TV hit: The Tyra Banks Show. Her secret to staying fresh-looking? "I love Vaseline. My mom used it forever and has not a wrinkle on her face."

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The talk show host went Old Hollywood for the Daytime Emmy Awards, wearing her hair in bouffant Marilyn Monroe curls.

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The ANTM host played up her green eyes with black liner and smoky shadow.

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Banks lightened up her look at the Emmys with curly blond tresses.

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Sporting a shoulder-length straight 'do, Banks picked up her second Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show.

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Banks revealed to WWD that she went with a clean look for the 13th cycle of America's Next Top Model: "I am wearing a chignon every single day. No earrings, no nothing."

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For the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera season, Banks played up her eyes with cat-eye liner.

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Tyra Banks - Transformation - Hair - Celebrity Before and After

Banks hit the Time 100 Gala wearing a bright pop of fuchsia lipstick.

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Leaving her strands sleek and straight, Banks lets her classic red lip and winged eyeliner take center stage.

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Banks keeps it simple with soft waves.

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Arriving at the Disney ABC Television TCA Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Banks looked chic with her short new 'do and a smoky eye.

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The supermodel sported rows of dark brown locs and a hot pink lip to a beauty conference in Los Angeles.

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Banks went for an eclectic beauty look, pairing a modern ombré purple lip and '40s-esque curls.

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