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All Of Cardi B’s Best Beauty Looks Over The Years

There's a lot of beauty surprises.

Cardi B is a true beauty chameleon. She definitely has beauty trademarks — including lengthy, artful manicures and a wig for every day of the week — but she's never afraid to change it up. The performer has been there and done that when it comes to the latest trends, and ahead, you can scroll through every bold lip, surprise hair color, and elegant updos that of Cardi B's beauty evolution.

When she's not taking to social media with peeks at her DIY hair mask and impromptu wig change, Cardi B is hitting various red carpets, debuting everything from bangs to a chic, short pixie cut. In case you missed a single transformation or hair color change, ahead, scroll through some of Cardi B's best beauty looks.

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2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens

Parting her curly hair down the middle, Cardi B was spotted with this cute bob in 2016. Although she kept her lip color more neutral, she chose hues of purple for her eyes.

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2016, Laquan Smith - Presentation

Her hair was sleek and straight for this 2016 event, but she did add full bangs. Cardi B kept her makeup light, wearing gloss and smoky eyeshadow.

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2016, BET Hip Hop Awards

Once spotted with shoulder length hair, Cardi B had much longer tresses for this event.

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2017, Brooklyn Nets Celebration

Cardi B jazzed up her straight, middle part style with the addition of deep red coloring.

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2017, BET Awards

Still blonde for this red carpet, Cardi B styled her hair in a short, blunt bob. She again kept her makeup minimal, wearing a glossy peach lip and hues of soft pink shadow.

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2017, Power 105.1's Powerhouse

Looking sleek with silver hair, Cardi B had fun with her makeup, matching pink lips to bright eye shadow coloring.

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2018, Grammy Awards

This romantic updo, featuring loose, face-framing pieces stole the show at the 2018 Grammys. Cardi B coordinated the hair with a soft makeup palette that featured voluminous lashes.

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2018, Met Gala

Beneath an ornate, bejeweled headpiece, Cardi B tucked her long, thick curls. She matched her makeup to the night's hair accessory, and wore berry-red lipstick.

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2018, MTV Video Music Awards

Cardi B's short, pixie cut was a serious surprise in 2018. Attending the VMAs, she also made headlines with her makeup, which featured glittery purple liner on her lower lids.

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2018, Billboard R&B Hip-Hop Power Players

Wearing an all-green outfit, Cardi B coordinated her beauty routine, with a pastel wig and green eyeliner.

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2018, Power 105.1's Powerhouse

Trying out a new color, Cardi B wore long orange hair accented with golden hoops. Her makeup — red and gold eyeshadow — matched the evening's bright wig.

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2019, Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest

Spotted in another rainbow-inspired wig, Cardi B kept with her penchant for matching, wearing a pink outfit and similarly colored makeup. This time, she also added a touch of highlighter to her inner eye corners.

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2019, Grammys

Cardi B proved pearls can easily double as a hair accessory at the 2019 Grammys. Wearing a towering updo, she also chose a shade of magenta eye coloring and a neutral lip color.

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2019, Swisher Sweets Awards

Cardi B played off the bold pink highlights in her wig with coordinating eye shadow.

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2019, Rihanna's Diamond Ball

Channeling all of the best beauty moments from old Hollywood, Cardi B wore an updo with a touch of curls and light lip coloring.

2020, Pre-GRAMMY Gala and GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons

Wearing her hair straight and slicked back behind her shoulders, Cardi B was thinking pink for this event. She wore pink liner on her lower lids and a deep pink shade of lip color.

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