You NEED To See Cara Delevingne's Beauty Evolution

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Cara Delevingne's beauty evolution is as bold as her brows. While she's fairly new to the red carpet — she made her film debut in 2012's Anna Karenina — she's made up for lost time in a big way. Specifically, her ability to pivot from Old Hollywood waves to disco-inspired eyes to '90s-throwback lips and beyond with ease. All while keeping her enviable arches front and center, naturally.

As an up-and-coming British fashion model back in 2010, Delevingne's go-to look included a subtly smoky eye and free-flowing blonde locks, but that has since given way to a parade of experimental beauty looks. Red lips? Mastered. Smoky eyes? Child's play. Cobalt-blue liner? Executed perfectly.

Despite being widely recognized in the beauty sphere for her look-at-me brows, we'll show that there are many more reasons to appreciate the British beauty’s dazzling evolution. Her best looks through the years, ahead.
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A fresh-faced Delevingne graced the red carpet at a party in Paris in September 2010, showing off her then-signature: heavily lined eyes and straight hair. of course, the international brow envy was already brewing...
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In June of 2011, she showed her festival-loving spirit, sporting what appear to be air-dried waves and no-makeup makeup to match.
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In September of that year, she traded her heavy liner for a bronze smoky eye with dense, heavy mascara. Friday night beauty inspo? Yes, please.
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Stepping away from her go-to nude lip, this bright-red pout takes center stage. The secret to the look? Just a hint of highlighter on the skin to make everything shine.
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In one of our favorite summer looks, Delevingne embodies a bronzed goddess with golden eyeshadow and incandescent skin at the premiere of Anna Karenina in September 2012. This beauty flashback has us feeling all the gilded feels.
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Delevingne sported the ultimate glam-grunge red-carpet look at the 2013 Met Ball: Inky liner smudged to perfection and a slicked-back side braid.
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While a red lip and smoky eye together are commonplace on the red carpet today, this was a very bold look at the time. This 2013 Cannes Film Festival look showcased smoldering, heavily smudged, smokey eye with crimson lips and nails. Full glam — and we love it.
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At the 2013 BAFTA Tea Party, Delevingne showed the ultimate cool-girl Cara, courtesy of a smudged cat-eye and a messy side pony.
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Flash forward to 2015 and Delevingne is playing on the dark(er) side with her 'do...
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Delevingne gives '50s-inspired glam a whole new meaning with her deep side part, hairpin waves, and a red pout, to boot. Translation: Delevingne was the embodiment of Old Hollywood trends in 2015.
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At the 2015 BRIT Awards, the ever-stylish Delevingne sported beachy waves under her wide-brimmed hat. Her sultry, dark eye makeup added to the model’s grunge-inspired beauty statement.
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A vision in plum — Delevingne opted for a slicked-back ponytail with a deep side part and minimalist makeup for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, a look that was equal parts romantic and edgy.
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At the 2015 Met Ball, she rocked a multitude of faux body tattoos and a deeply lined eye — dark and vampy has never looked cooler.
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With brows like those, why not let them take all the glory in a simple look?
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Colorful shadow alert: Delevingne swapped her dark, smudged shadow for a burnt-orange hue at the Australian Premiere of Paper Towns in 2015.
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Lesson of the slide: The addition of a rich, red lip proves truly transformative to this look — and takes only seconds to achieve.
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The 2015 world premiere of Pan featured one of our favorite red-carpet looks in this story. The tight cornrows swooping into a high pony magnificently played into a delicate, yet striking, beauty moment. Delevingne shows us all that the key to red-carpet success is confidence.
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Experimenting again, this skinny cornrow looked rad at this year’s MTV Movie Awards in April. Meanwhile, the dark, matte lip injected edge to the look.
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This girl certainly knows how to drop the mic — in more ways than one. The model turned actress proudly displayed her fresh, new lob at this year’s Comic-Con Convention in San Diego. We couldn’t be more obsessed with the new cut.
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This bright, cobalt liner paired perfectly with the star’s cable-knit sweater at the July 23 Suicide Squad signing at Comic-Con — it had us feeling some serious interstellar vibes.
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Still feeling all the celestial beauty feels, Delevingne continued to impress fans that same weekend, sporting a center part and slightly undone space buns. Edgy to the max!
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This masterful cat-eye could only be made better with the addition of a sky-high pony, courtesy of Jen Atkin — she was so obsessed, she revealed the look on her personal Instagram.
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At the world premiere of Suicide Squad in August 2016, the model donned Hollywood-glam waves, a rosy red lip, and the most sparkly silver shadow we’ve ever seen. If we weren’t excited about the film premiere before — we'll definitely be running to the theater see this beauty in action!
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