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Bangs, Ponytails, And Spray Tans: Ariana Grande's Complete Beauty Evolution

There are so many forgotten gems.

Before joining Lady Gaga on an epic musical duet, Ariana Grande was a Nickelodeon star. Over the past decade, Grande's star has rapidly risen, and with that has come a change in beauty routine. Once a redhead, the brunette star now has a signature style, and in case you've missed a second of her many changes in hair and makeup, here's a complete Grande beauty evolution to catch up with.

From her many tattoos to her trademark ponytail, Grande's beauty routine has definitely kept fans guessing. Ahead, scroll through some of the most momentous changes, including a short time with platinum blonde hair and a red carpet appearance that featured bangs.

2008, Broadway Cast Of "13" Visits Planet Hollywood Times Square

Grande's natural curly texture and color was out in full display, giving you real Italian princess.

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2009, AFI Festival Opening Night

Nearly a decade ago, Ariana Grande was without her signature ponytail and brunette hair. For this look, she had straight, bright red hair.

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2010, Make-A-Wish Foundation's Day of Fun

Grande added a touch of curls to her red hair, and wore a smoky eye during the beginning of the Victorious era.

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2012, "Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" DVD release concert

Despite not being quite as high — the ponytail appears! Still with red hair, Grande pulled her hair back and wore red lipstick.

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2013, Radio Disney Music Awards

Now a brunette, Grande wore her hair in soft curls. She pulled part of back, and wore a very 2013 floral headband.

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2014, 27th Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

Her hair was straight and down for this 2014 appearance. She also added some black liner and wore a pink lip.

2015, 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Going with her now signature style, the singer wore a long ponytail with a winged eye.

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2015, American Music Awards Roaming Show

A switch-up with extensions for classic Hollywood waves.

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2016, MTV Video Music Award

Grande brought a full bang to the 2016 VMAs. In addition to the bangs, her ponytail was lightly crimped with blunt ombré coloring.

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2016, American Music Awards

Adding a braid to her ponytail, Grande switched her up her usual red lip routine, and wore a berry color.

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2018, March For Our Lives Rally

In a true first for the singer, Grande went platinum blonde.

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2018, Met Gala

Adding a hair piece to her usual do, Grande looked elegant at the 2018 Met Gala. She kept things neutral for her makeup, wearing a peach lip and a highlight at her inner eye corner.

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2018, MTV Video Music Awards

Grande made headlines when she ditched her ponytail for a long down 'do at the 2018 VMAs.

2020, Grammys

The ponytail was as high as ever for this 2020 appearance. She curled the ends of her signature style and once again, she coordinated the look with eye wings.

2020, Quarantine

Practicing social distancing with the rest of the world, Grande has been sharing rare sneak peaks of her laidback, at-home looks on Instagram. In this particular video, she showed off her naturally curly texture.

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