In 2008, she started her career in the musical 13 on Broadway, for which she won the National Youth Theatre Association Award. As a new stage actress on the scene, she appeared in Times Square frequently (as at left), rocking wild black curls and natural makeup—a bouncy look to match the cheerleader personality she portrayed. Beauty style makeup.
At the 2009 AFI Festival opening night in Hollywood, she debuted her signature red locks with coral lipstick and pastel pink eyeshadow. By then, she had begun filming Victorious with fellow cover girl Victoria Justice —and was well on her way to a triple-threat career.
At the Los Angeles premiere of Justin Bieber: Never Save Never in 2011, she wore British label Lipsy—but the real head-turner was her flawless gold eye makeup and violet-red hair pulled back into a high ponytail to show off those rosy cheekbones. Lips were kept neutral to complement the eyes.
Letting down her hair Rapunzel-style, Ariana attended the New York premiere of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 in 2011. Her plunging neckline, bright red lipstick, and loose curls reflected an Old Hollywood glamour—with a touch of wizardry.
Looking girly and glam with a hair bow matching her cocktail dress, she arrived at Nickelodeon',s 2012 Kids', Choice Awards in Los Angeles. While her makeup was kept to a minimum for the occasion, her lips popped in pink to accentuate the best red carpet accessory of all—a bright smile.
Ariana looked all grown up at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, where she matched her lips to her bright red gown. Her long lashes added dramatic flair without the help of flashy jewelry.
Starting a new chapter in her career, she showed up to KIIS FM',s 2012 Jingle Ball in Los Angeles with her natural hair color. The brunette starlet kept her hair in loose waves and highlighted her features with shimmering pink lips and eyes—an on-trend holiday party look.
She crowned her princess curls with a floral Urban Outfitters headband at the 2013 Radio Disney Music Awards in Los Angeles. Her romantic beauty look was completed with matching rose pink lipstick and eyeshadow.
At the 2013 Style Awards at Lincoln Center in New York, Ariana wore a vintage-style Kenley Collins dress to perform "Tattooed Heart." Red nails, red lips, and an asymmetrical half-do—which has now become her signature coiffure—accent her classic Hollywood ensemble.
She wore gorgeous red sequins and lipstick to match while performing at the 2013 American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Her long ombré curls were in peak condition, while her makeup was soft and glowing to keep the focus on her four-octave voice.
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Ariana performed a Christmas track while waving to fans on a float at the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In spite of the chilly temperature, she radiated warmth with furry earmuffs that hugged her light brown soft waves.
She attended 106.1 KISS FM',s 2013 Jingle Ball in Dallas wearing an ensemble full of coquettish holiday cheer. Her ombré blonde curls provided a neutral canvas for her super chic dark red lipstick and smoky eyes.
The cat',s out of the bag! Feline ears were all the rage in 2013, and the newly-minted pop star was rocking the headpiece onstage at 101.3 KDWB',s 2013 Jingle Ball in St. Paul. Her jolly red lips matched the holly berries on her outfit.
To cap off a milestone year for her career, Ariana performed "Right There" with Big Sean at Dick Clark',s New Year',s Rockin', Eve with Ryan Seacrest in Los Angeles. She welcomed 2014 with soft curls pulled into an asymmetrical half-ponytail and dramatic shimmering eye makeup—a memorable grand entrance into a new year.
We should mention that Ariana is a creature of habit. Once the girl finds a look she likes, there',s no turning back! Her half-up pony makes a comeback at the 2014 Grammy Awards with those same sweet cascading curls complete with a neutral lip and dark liner rimmed along her waterline.
For Nickelodeon',s Kids', Choice Awards, Ariana let her hair down (literally!) creating a natural headband with the sleek front section of her hair slicked down and tucked behind her ears. She let her bold yellow dress take the spotlight and kept her makeup minimal save for a dramatic cat eye.
The half-up pony is back! This time it',s pulled straight back with loose waves falling past her shoulders. The singer',s eye lashes are long and wispy to complete her innocent look (as if that dimple',s not enough!).
Ariana gives her summer ',do a sun kissed effect incorporating highlights throughout. She adds a bronzy pop of color to her lids to top off her beachy vibe for FOX',s Teen Choice Awards.
It',s a rare but pleasant surprise when Ariana rocks a bold lip. The matte true red lipstick she debuted on the red carpet for the MTV Video Music Awards was the perfect pop against her golden complexion.
Make that a double! For her performance at the VMAs, Ariana showed off an electric purple shade unlike anything we',d ever seen on her before. Can',t say that we were disappointed!
Ariana brings those cat ears back! And with a familiar style comes a brand new hair hue. The singer',s auburn strands practically match her copper lids and the mahogany lips add a nice splash of color to her face.
Letting her hair loose once again, Ariana allowed her fuchsia lip to take center stage.
New year, new ’do! Ariana strutted the red carpet for the 2015 Grammy’s (arm-in-arm with then, beau Big Sean we might add), showing off chestnut-colored strands gathered into a sleek high pony. Her nude makeup and glowy skin should serve as major prom goals for those of you looking to keep it simple this year.
But not for long! After test-driving darker strands, Ariana brings back her totally gorgeous ombre locks for the end of summer, pairing them with a cherry-red pout and a perfect cat eye—as per usual. What we love most about this look, though is her artfully crafted version of the half-up bun. Hair goals!
To celebrate the launch of her debut fragrance, Ariana pairs super pretty, pink makeup with a pointed white mani. Think she was inspired by the bottle of her sweet new scent, Ari?
Is that a bun? Ariana showed off her most elegant style yet at the 2015 American Music Awards with this chic updo and major set of lashes.
Ariana stole the show at the 2016 Grammys by giving her trademark high pony a cool ombre update.
Ariana rarely wears her hair down, so this French-braided style was a special surprise for fans.
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The star was back to her old ways at the Billboard Awards with a long ponytail and a black cat-eye. What can we say — if it works, it works!
Ariana’s latest look? Blonde bombshell, of course! The singer nearly broke the Internet when she revealed that she’s bleached the tips of her hair. Our only question: What will be next?
Long white nails, thick bangs, and the perfect high pony? It doesn’t get any more classic Ariana than this!
Bye bye, ombré! Ariana went back to her dark roots to promote Hairspray Live, completing the look with her signature long lashes and a pinky-nude lip.
It was all about drama at the 2016 American Music Awards — and Ariana inserted it into every detail. Falsies? Check. Dark lipstick? Check. Tiny braids and a super long pony? Check and check.
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