15 Times Demi Lovato Slayed The Red Carpet

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What better way to celebrate Demi Lovato's upcoming birthday than with a look back at her beauty evolution — from her childhood career on the Disney Channel to today? Lovato is no stranger to the limelight and the demands of Hollywood, but on the verge of 24, the actor and singer is stronger than ever. She's found her voice, gained total confidence, and inspired the hell out of us.

Beauty-wise, she's done it all. With her ever-changing hair, signature lashes (soo long!), and bold lip looks, she inspires us when we're stuck in a rut and we're paying homage by taking a stroll down makeup memory lane.

Ahead, check out Demi’s transformation from a bright-eyed, bare-faced teen into a force to be reckoned with.
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Lovato's first major red-carpet moment happened in 2008 at the premiere of Camp Rock. Her rosy lipstick and soft updo worked just as well then as they would today.
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Just a year later, at Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards, Demi stepped out in a big way with a head full of waves, a glossy pink pout, and lots of highlighter. We're feeling all the teenage-beauty nostalgia.
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Hair-change alert! Lovato went lighter in 2010 and proved that you can stay in the same color family and still look completely different.
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The same year, the star hit the red carpet with sideswept curls, a pretty pink lip, and those mile-long lashes we've come to know and love.
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The 2011 NCLR ALMA Awards set the stage for one of our all-time favorite beauty moments. That Bardot updo, those chocolate cat-eyes — what’s not to love?
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In 2012, Lovato went for a bold auburn-red and scaled back on the bronzer, too.
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The pop princess channeled her inner Nicki Minaj at the The X Factor season 2 auditions in June 2012. Paired with a soft, pink pout and loads of mascara, tri-tone hair has never looked better!
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How chic is this ballerina bun? Total black-tie inspiration.
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After taking a hiatus from the spotlight, Lovato reemerged in a strong way in 2014 with fuchsia highlights and enviable smoky eyes.
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Damn, girl. We give props to anyone who gets a major side-shaved chop and blue tips at the same time.
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We’re in love with the glamorous look Demi rocked last August. A good hair tousle, some brow pencil, a little illuminator, and you're good to go!
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The singer's lashes took center stage at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, where she slayed the spider-effect game.
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Last year, Lovato went full-on Moulin Rouge with a faux bob, jet-black eyes, and the sexiest vampy lip, ever.
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The starlet’s recent red-carpet appearance at the MET Gala was super-chic. Take note: This is how you do the wet-hair trend without looking greasy.
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We leave you with this: the ultimate cool-girl bob. Bookmark it before your next salon appointment.
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