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Amandla Stenberg’s Best Beauty Looks Are Full Of Graphic Eye Looks & Whimsical Hair Changes

From The Hunger Games to the Academy Awards red carpet.

As the current and first face of Fenty Beauty, you know that Amandla Stenberg is accustomed to setting their own trends in the world of beauty. From their days as a young star on The Hunger Games to appearances at international film festivals, Stenberg's beauty evolution has been one to watch. Ahead, you can take a look back at some of their most memorable moments in beauty.

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2012, The Hunger Games Premiere

As a young star in The Hunger Games franchise, Amandla Stenberg made one of their first red carpet appearances with soft swooping curls and a pink-tinted lip color.

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2014, Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party

Again having fun with lip color, Stenberg wore a shade of orange shimmery lip product for this event. They also wore their hair in braids, capping the ends with black beads.

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2015, Women In Film

Debuting the first of many major hair color transformations to come in their beauty evolution, Stenberg rocked silver undone braids with a pink lip.

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2016, Met Gala

In keeping with the extravagance of the 2016 Met Gala, Stenberg added a silver hair accessory to their Afro for a look described as "Afro futurist."

2017, MTV Movie and Tv Awards

Shaving their head in 2017, Stenberg unveiled the much shorter style with a bright, bold blue lip.

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2018, MTV Movie & TV Awards

Creating a smoky cat eye for the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, Stenberg accessorized the look with a long ponytail that started with a woven top knot.

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2018, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association And InStyle Party

Matching their makeup to their outfit, Stenberg wore baby blue eyeshadow swathed across much of her lids. Keeping the rest of the makeup very neutral, Stenberg then sectioned hair into bantu knots.

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2018, The Hate U Give Screening

Stenberg used a black headband to push back some of their voluminous Afro. Their choice of eye makeup — shimmering purple shadow — proved a perfect pairing for the look.

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2018, BFI London Film Festival

Stenberg's beauty look was nothing short of stunning for this 2018 event. Wearing shoulder-length braids with red, orange, and yellow strands weaved in, Stenberg coordinated the braid's coloring with their choice of makeup.

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2018, Equality Now's Annual Make Equality Reality Gala

Orange eyeliner worn in a negative space cat eye pattern was the focus of this beauty look.

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2019, 91st Annual academy awards

Stenberg went subtle for the Oscars, wearing soft, neutral makeup that perfectly accented a low, ornate bun compromised of braids.

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2019, 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala

Stenberg created an ombre effect with their eyeshadow, beginning with gold at the inner eye, and ending with a shade of black. The star also piled their thick, blue box braids atop the head into a ponytail.

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2020, Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Stenberg debuted bright blonde braids that framed her face for this look, which also included navy eyeshadow flecked with metallic shimmer.


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