You Won’t Believe Emma Stone’s Beauty Transformation Throughout the Years

It’s hard to remember a time when Emma Stone wasn’t a household name (and source of constant style and beauty inspo). Since she first emerged on the scene around 2006, we’ve seen her transform from a sun-kissed girl-next-door to the smoldering face of Louis Vuitton. But enough chatter. Let’s see the chameleon in action below.   

Emma Stone’s 10 Best Beauty Looks of All Time

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Brunette Bangs

2006: Fresh-faced and new to the scene, Emma was just emerging as a young actress in Hollywood.

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Copper Waves

2007: In what many consider to be her breakout role, here’s Emma at the premiere of Superbad. (Fun fact: She’s actually a natural blonde and dyed her hair red for the role.)

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Signature Red

2008: Emma’s red hair quickly became her calling card. Here she is a year later promoting The House Bunny in Malibu, California.

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Glamorous Brunette

2009: Emma went back to brunette for her role in Zombieland.

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Dramatic Accents

2010: Though she kept her brown locks, Emma added side-swept bangs, which quickly became another part of her signature look over the years.

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Bright Blonde

2011: Emma is almost unrecognizable as a bronzed and flaxen-haired blonde at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

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Golden And Glowing

2012: Here she is at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards shortly after playing Gwen Stacy in the Spiderman movies.

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Blunt And Edgy

2013: At the premiere for Gangster Squad, Emma debuted a full set of fringe, darker roots and heavily rimmed kohl eyes.

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Shoulder-length Chop

2014: Less than a year later, she went back to red and chopped several inches off her hair for a decidedly more youthful look.

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Shaggy Fringe

2014: That summer, Emma tried a more bohemian look with her shaggy hairstyle (though we’re guessing she may have had some extensions put in for the occasion).

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Auburn Bob

2015: In what became one of the most copied haircuts of the year, Emma arrived at the Film Independent Spirit Awards with a choppy bob and auburn locks.

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Dark And Rich

2016: And just like that she’s back to a longer chocolate brown lob and subtly sun-kissed skin at the Met Gala.

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Statement Sleek

2016: Throughout awards season for La La Land, Emma opted for her classic crimson locks and a matching red lip.

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Back To Blonde

2017: Another year, another ’do. For Battle of the Sexes, Emma lightened up her hair once more and donned a heavy smoky eye for the red carpet.

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Monochrome Strawberry

2018: Just as her angled lob started a major trend three years earlier, Emma’s strawberry-blonde color sparked a frenzy at Paris Fashion Week.

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Iconic Beauty

2019: Emma Stone today? A total style icon.

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Jenny Jin is PureWow’s Beauty Director and is currently based in Los Angeles. Since beginning her journalism career at Real Simple magazine, she has become a human encyclopedia of...