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Lizzo’s Beauty Evolution, From Indie Darling to Global Pop Star

Over the past few years, Lizzo has ascended to one of the highest heights of pop stardom, much in thanks to her larger-than-life personality and sound. That same energy carries over into everything she puts out into the world, and her beauty looks are no exception. From dramatic high ponytails to blinged out manicures, click through to see Lizzo's ever-stunning beauty evolution through the years.

2015, Sunfest

The indie festival saw Lizzo with simple, natural-looking makeup and her hair in two large space buns.

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2016, MTV Video Music Awards

Early on, Lizzo kept makeup simple with the focus on her voluminous hair.

Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for GQ

2017, GQ Men of the Year Party

Matching her darker waves, she opted for a smokey eye look and matte skin.

Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage

2017, MTV Video Music Awards

At the 2017 VMA's, Lizzo incorporated her take on a minimal flower crown.

Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)

2017, 29Rooms Opening Night

Leaning full into red and auburn hues for her hair, Lizzo went for an equally deep lip color and cheek tint.

Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Christian Cowan

2018, Christian Cowan SS19 NYFW

Bundles and a long ponytail for this NYFW appearance.

Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images for Dia & Co

2018, #TeeUpChange Campaign Launch

Lizzo experimented with fabric intertwined with her high ponytail, matching her cheetah print dress.

Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images

2018, GQ Celebrates The 2018 All-Stars

A coordinated bandana, brown glossy lips, and honey blonde highlights made this look feel especially '90s.

Photo by David Livingston/FilmMagic

2019, KIIS FM's Jingle Ball

Adding a pop of color to this smooth neutral look, Lizzo went for a forest green shadow.

Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic

2019, American Music Awards

This iconic red carpet look (yes, the one with the tiny bag) included a sleek side swept bang and a retro-inspired flipped-out ponytail.

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2019, MTV Movie And TV Awards

Following the annual award show's fun, playful vibe, Lizzo went all out in neon green and a piecey up-do.

Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage

2020, NAACP Image Awards

Within her rounded afro, Lizzo's hair for the NAACP awards included a sculptural section of faux-locs.

Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage

2020, The BRIT Awards 2020

Long waves and glossy skin were all this look needed to be a major hit.

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2020, Billboard Music Awards

Her most recent and socially distanced red carpet appearance did not disappoint, featuring a wrap-around ponytail, thick leave out tendril, and a message to vote sprawled across her manicure.

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