The Twilight Saga: Transformations

Nikki Reed - Rosalie Hale - Twilight - Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Hair
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The Twilight Saga: Transformations

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The Twilight Saga: See the Characters' Transformations

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In honor of the final installment of The Twilight Saga, we took a look back at the characters' style evolutions, from Jacob's major chop (remember that long hair?) to Bella's jaw-dropping transformation from human to vamp. And, in our research, we noticed that one Forks resident in particularly seemed unaffected by the wages of time (and sequels)-good old Edward, who is dependably smoking hot through all five movies. Click through to see the transformations-and to decide if you agree!

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Twilight, 2008

Ashley Greene - Alice Cullen - Twilight - Hair
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Ashley Greene wigged out to achieve Alice's playful textured crop. "Ashley's hair is long and thick so it was a challenge to get it all in the wig," the movie's department head hairstylist Mary Ann Valdes told InStyle.com.

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New Moon, 2009

Ashley Greene - Alice Cullen - Twilight - New Moon - Hair
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Before filming the second movie, the actress got a haircut. "My hair had been long forever, so I finally cut it," Greene told InStyle. With less hair to fit under Alice's wig, hairstylist Thom McIntyre was able to refine the crop. "Ashley's hair was all about the cut, not the styling," he said. "It's basically an above-the-chin bob with graduated sides."

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Eclipse, 2010

Ashley Greene - Alice Cullen - Twilight - Eclipse - Hair
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A shorter pixie cut for Eclipse-but still plenty of prep time. "The whole process takes about two hours," Greene told InStyle. "My hair is pretty thick, and we wrap it and put it under a wig. To get it to fit so I don't look like I have an alien head is a talent in itself. The makeup is even more involved because they have to make us pale without taking away every feature."

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Breaking Dawn Part 1, 2011

Ashley Greene - Alice Cullen - Twilight - Breaking Dawn - Hair
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A new installment meant new hair for Alice! "When we were designing her look, Audrey Hepburn was actually the inspiration," said department head hairstylist Beatrice De Alba. The crop was swept to the side for the wedding scene, in which the character sports '20s-inspired finger waves.

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Breaking Dawn, Part 2

Ashley Greene - Alice Cullen - Twilight - Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Hair
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The actress went full Audrey for the final installment of the series. Said De Alba, "What [Greene] liked the most was that little bang that's kind of piecey and pointy."

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Twilight, 2008

Kristen Stewart - Bella Swan - Twilight - Hair
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Beverly Hills salon owner Stuart Gavert (with the help of co-colorist Jonathan Castellanos) transformed Kristen Stewart's hair color for the first film. "Bella was to appear as an average high school student with a beautiful, natural, sweet quality about her," Gavert told InStyle.com. "We immediately imagined chocolate-covered cherries and created her signature warm brown coiffure by using non-ammonia colors, which left her hair incredibly healthy and luminescent."

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New Moon, 2009

Kristen Stewart - Bella Swan - New Moon - Twilight - Hair
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In the second film, Bella's hair changed to match her mood. "She goes through different stages in the movie-a breakup, her depression and then new motivation in her life," said hairstylist Thom McIntyre. "I used Kerastase Nutri-Sculpt Mousse when she was more carefree because it worked with the natural waves in her hair and gave it movement."

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Eclipse, 2010

Kristen Stewart - Bella Swan - Twilight - Eclipse - Hair
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For Eclipse, makeup artist Robin Mathews concentrated on Bella's (literal) warmth. "Kristen's character had to stand out against all the pale vampires, so I used warm tones on her face-nothing blue-based," Mathews has said of the production. "And because her skin is so fair, I applied a foundation that was half a shade warmer. Her character is also happier in Eclipse, so I dusted her whole face with Giorgio Armani Beauty Micro-Fil Loose Powder because it has a tinge of shimmer."

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Breaking Dawn Part 1, 2011

Kristen Stewart - Bella Swan - Twilight - Breaking Dawn Part 1 - Hair
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"The inspiration was simple," stylist Bonnie Clevering was quoted in a press release about Stewart's Breaking Dawn hair. "I had to remain consistent with Bella's previous looks which were soft and casual." The only exception was Bella's bridal hair, which incorporated a diamond-and-sapphire hair comb designed by Baton Rouge's The Gilded Lily: "For the wedding scene, I created a romantic but simple updo, which was a change for Bella's character style."

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Breaking Dawn Part 2, 2012

Kristen Stewart - Bella Swan - Twilight - Breaking Dawn Part 2 - Hair
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Spoiler alert! Bella becomes a vampire in the final installment of the saga, meaning a newer, more sophisticated look for the character (not to mention red color contacts). "I knew every single version of vampire, and I took a little bit from everyone," Stewart told Entertainment Weekly. "But I wanted her to be the best."

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Twilight, 2008

Robert Pattinson - Edward Cullen - Twilight - Hair
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"The production notes specified Edward as an absolutely stunning and heart stopping young man, with creamy gleaming skin, golden eyes and hair that looks like marble," colorist Stuart Gavert told InStyle.com of Pattinson's hair. "We created this hair color masterpiece through advanced highlighting techniques and a brand new method that I dubbed 'twilights,' which utilizes lighter and darker natural colors to add maximum contrast." Hairstylist Mary Ann Valdes used the star's favorite products-Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray and Black & White pomade-to style the look.

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New Moon, 2009

Robert Pattinson - Edward Cullen - Twilight - New Moon - Hair
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"Robert's got very thick hair with a bit of wave to it, so his hairstyle was his essentially his haircut," New Moon hairstylist Thom McIntyre told InStyle.com. "I trimmed his hair probably every week to ten days, just to keep the cut really fresh and chopped into. When we were shooting, I restyled it once or twice a day-the look is meant to be very tousled, and I wanted to be sure it didn't lay flat."

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Eclipse, 2010

Robert Pattinson - Edward Cullen - Twilight - Eclipse - Hair
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Edward's vampiric alabaster complexion required Pattinson to stay out of the sun-and wear pale foundation.

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Breaking Dawn Part 1, 2011

Robert Pattinson - Edward Cullen - Twilight - Breaking Dawn - Hair
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In the wedding scene, the warm, coppery tones in Edward's hair offset his pale skin.

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Breaking Dawn, Part 2

Robert Pattinson - Edward Cullen - Twilight - Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Hair
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A slightly shorter cut for Pattinson's final Twilight outing.

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Twilight, 2008

Taylor Lautner - Jacob Black - Twilight - Hair
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To play Jacob, Taylor Lautner wore a long wig over his short, spiky hair. "It was very itchy, hot and annoying," he said at a press conference. "The last day of filming with the wig, we ripped it off, put it up in the air, and the whole crew gave a standing ovation."

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New Moon, 2009

Taylor Lautner - Jacob Black - Twilight - New Moon - Hair
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"In the movie, Jacob transitions to a werewolf, so he's much more swarthy and man-like," makeup artist Norma Hill-Patton told us. She blended a sheer base along his entire face for a weathered, tanned effect. And Lautner finally got to show off his own hair. "Because black hair is difficult to show on camera, we had to make Taylor's look really short and spiky," hairstylist Thomas McIntyre told InStyle.com of the look. Starting with wet hair, he finger-styled the strands with molding paste, and let it dry naturally. "To keep they style consistent, I trimmed his hair once a week, but if it were up to Taylor, it would have been twice. He was very into his hair."

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Eclipse, 2010

Taylor Lautner - Jacob Black - Twilight - Eclipse - Hair
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Lautner sported a slightly longer-on-top style for the third movie, while a tight tee showed off his much-publicized physique. (Even more publicized were the star's shirtless scenes!)

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Breaking Dawn Part 1, 2011

Taylor Lautner - Jacob Black - Twilight - Breaking Dawn - Hair
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Do werewolves use product? In the fourth film, Lautner got the most stylish haircut yet.

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Breaking Dawn Part 2, 2012

Taylor Lautner - Jacob Black - Twilight - Breaking Dawn - Hair
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Back to short, spiky and pitch-black for the final installment of the series.

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Twilight, 2008

Nikki Reed - Rosalie Hale - Twilight - Hair
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Nikki Reed had to go blond to play Rosalie. "The director didn't want everyone to have black hair like a typical vampire," colorist Stuart Gavert told us. Instead of using a wig, hairstylist Mary Ann Valdes decided to bleach the top of Reed's hair and for the rest of the tresses, she attached a three-quarter fall that extended below her natural hair.

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New Moon, 2009

Nikki Reed - Rosalie Hale - Twilight - New Moon - Hair
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The actress faked it beautifully for New Moon. "In Twilight, Nikki Reed bleached out the front of her own hair, which caused some major damage, so for New Moon she wore a long, beautiful wig," said Thomas McIntyre. He used rollers to create her retro waves.

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Eclipse, 2010

Nikki Reed - Twilight - Eclipse - Hair
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Reed looked gorgeous-even in the midst of a fight scene-with a loose side braid.

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Breaking Dawn Part 1, 2011

Nikki Reed - Rosalie Hale - Twilight - Breaking Dawn - Hair
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Head hairstylist Beatrice De Alba used Pro Beauty Tools Ionic Steam Hairsetter to achieve Rosalie's curls. "In the film Nikki was wearing a wig but the wigs that we use in the films are not like normal wigs," she explained. "The wigs we use on these films are handmade, they're made from human hair and they curl the same way that human hair curls."

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Breaking Dawn Part 2, 2012

Nikki Reed - Rosalie Hale - Twilight - Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Hair
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The makeup team highlighted Reed's full lips with a rosy shade for the final film.

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