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A Timeline of Jennifer Lopez’s Hair: from "Jenny from the Block" to Beauty Brand Founder

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J.Lo is known for many things: her 20-plus-year, multiple-genre-spanning career (music! movies! fashion! perfume!), her killer body, her show-stopping Super Bowl halftime show performance, and most recently, her own skincare line. But one thing we think deserves its own moment of recognition? The singer's incredible hair transformations over the past couple decades.

Here are all of Jennifer Lopez's best hair looks, from her "Jenny from the Block" days to now.

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2002: Tousled Curls

J.Lo sported voluminous, tousled curls for her appearance on MTV's TRL (remember when that was a thing?).

Get the look: Bed Head diffuser hair dryer ($30); Moroccanoil curl defining cream ($35)

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2005: Sleek Beehive

The Hustlers star rocked a beehive on multiple occasions in 2005—a complete 180 from her relaxed 2002 style. She wore this ultra-sleek version to a Macy's event with her former husband, Marc Anthony, on her arm.

Get the look: ghd flat iron ($279); Spornette teasing comb ($12); Conair bobby pins ($7); Kenra shine spray ($19); Sebastian hair spray ($15)

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2007: Glamorous Bob

Take note: This is one of the (very) few times that J.Lo had short hair in the past twenty years. The perfectly coifed bob allowed the intricate neckline on her Academy Awards gown to take center stage.

Get the look: Conair curling iron ($16); L'Oréal hairspray ($4)

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Also 2007: Classic, Loose Curls

At the end of 2007, Lopez opted for classic Hollywood curls to complement her gauzy white gown. The lighter, almost auburn shade was a surprising departure from her usual brunette hair.

Get the look: Remington curling wand ($25); TRESemmé hair spray ($14)

2010: Sleek & Straight Middle Part

Only J.Lo could make a simple, sleek middle part style look this glam.

Get the look: Remington flat iron ($35); Garnier anti-frizz serum ($5); Drybar shine mist ($29)

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2013: Side Swept Waves

Lopez went even lighter in 2013, showing off some bright highlights in her side swept waves at the Golden Globes.

Get the look: Alure three barrel curling iron ($30); Scunci bobby pins ($3); R+Co Shine Crème ($29)

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2015: Slicked-back Top Knot

The "Love Don't Cost a Thing" singer stunned at the 2015 AMAs with a sleek top knot (and not a stray flyaway to be seen).

Get the look: Diane boar bristle brush ($8); SexyHair gel ($33); Gumi clear hair elastics ($7)

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2017: Pin Straight Lob

Lopez went short(er) à la her 2007 self with this lob. The middle part and pin straight strands create a simple, yet sophisticated look.

Get the look: Revlon Hair Straightening Brush ($30); Garnier Fructis anti-frizz shine serum ($5)

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2019: Extra-long Pony

Just when we thought we'd seen her rock every hairstyle imaginable, the actress debuted this super long, super sleek ponytail at the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards—where she won the Fashion Icon Award, of course.

Get the look: SARLA hair extensions ($12); Aussie gel ($13); Hot Tools curling iron ($52)

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2020: Blonde Bob

J.Lo surprised the crowd at the Film Independent Spirit Awards by showing up on the carpet with a blonde bob. Unsurprisingly, the style suited the 50-year-old just as well as her signature brunette waves.

Get the look: Revlon Hair Straightening Brush ($30); Garnier Fructis anti-frizz shine serum ($5)

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2021: Half-up Style

Jennifer looks like a modern day Cinderella with this sleek, but not flat half-up style.

Get the look: Revlon Hair Straightening Brush ($30); Garnier Fructis anti-frizz shine serum ($5)

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2022: Bouncy Blowout

Remember the bouncy blowouts of the '90s? They're back in a very big way—and who better to show us how the look is done than J.Lo, who rocks the style now just as well she did back in her TRL days?

Get the look: Conair mega self-grip rollers ($9); Rusk mousse ($15)