Winona Ryder's Changing Looks

Winona Ryder
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Winona Ryder's Changing Looks

01 of 19

1985

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The spiky-haired 8th grader was mistaken for a boy by her classmates at Petaluma Junior High School in California.

02 of 19

1985

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A naturally blond Ryder launched her career with teen drama Lucas.

03 of 19

1989

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She starred in cult classic Heathers rocking a classic bob.

04 of 19

1992

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The Dracula actress highlighted her milky complexion with blood-red lipstick and dark-dyed locks.

05 of 19

1994

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Ryder sported the perfect tousled shag in the Gen X opus Reality Bites.

06 of 19

1997

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The Alien: Resurrection star debuted a short crop-the better to showcase her glam red lips and silvery shadow.

07 of 19

1998

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For the Cannes Film Festival, Ryder transformed her pixie with a soft, dark blond hue.

08 of 19

2000

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She got glam in a single step for the Academy Awards with a plush headband.

09 of 19

2001

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Ryder switched up her look with long waves. "She has always been cast as the young woman with the pixie, and at this point in her career, she wanted a more adult look," her stylist Philip Carreon of L.A.'s Estilo Salon told InStyle.

10 of 19

2004

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She amped up her amber eyes with smudgy black liner and a swipe of shimmery shadow.

11 of 19

2005

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She chose a modern take on a '60s updo for the opening of L.A.'s Marc Jacobs boutique.

12 of 19

2006

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The A Scanner Darkly star wore her chin-length bob in easy curls.

13 of 19

2008

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Her boyish crop featured brow-dusting long fringe.

14 of 19

2009

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For the premiere of Star Trek, Ryder sported a space-age sparkling headband.

15 of 19

2010

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Looking better than ever, Ryder made the scene at a Black Swan screening with a soft, curly updo.

16 of 19

2012

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Ryder chose a simple ponytail for the premiere of Frankenweenie.

17 of 19

2013

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Ryder opts for soft curls to complement her lob.

18 of 19

2014

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The actress debuts long hair, staying true to her brunette roots.

19 of 19

2015

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Actress Winona Ryder looked fresh-faced and fabulous with au naturel makeup and loosely done hair as she stepped out at the Experimenter premiere during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

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