Amber Rose Has The Wildest Beauty Evolution — & We Love Her For It

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In the world of celebrity, Amber Rose defies category. Is she a dancer? A model? A social media personality? An entrepreneur? A host? An ambassador for sex-positivity? She's all of those things and more. Like a growing number of powerful female influencers, Amber Rose proves that women can be prismatic, strong, and, to borrow a recently reclaimed word, nasty.

She takes a similar approach to beauty — with Amber Rose, anything goes. Though her trademark blond buzz cut is iconic for sure, Rose won't hesitate to don a wig and transform herself for the night. She has a history of bold looks, from green lipstick to wearing the word "Muva" — Rose's self-given nickname — emblazoned across the back of her head. These days, she's the face of Flirt Cosmetics, a new brand from the Estée Lauder Companies, and we could not think of a better ambassador. She both challenges and celebrates the beauty industry, and that's why we love her.

Ahead, we've collected a few of Muva's best beauty looks in honor of her birthday. Take a peek! Just be aware, you may find yourself impulsively purchasing green lipstick.

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Oh, hey, fresh face! At the Metropolitan Opera in 2009, Amber Rose shines in a natural look. Full brows and a subtle pink lip keep the look simple, but sweet.
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Just a few months later, during September Fashion Week in 2009, Rose pulls one of her signature moves — chunky shades with a power lip.
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At the Louis Vuitton ready-to-wear show during Paris Fashion Week in 2011, Rose gave blue colored contacts a spin — years before her ex Kanye West tried the look, we might add.
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For a charity ball in 2011, Rose brings out the big guns: a killer auburn Afro, pink glossy lips, and golden hoops. Meow.
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And just like that, Amber Rose transforms before our eyes with smooth, brown locks.
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At the Critics' Choice Awards in 2011, Rose is a vision in pink. A peach-hued blush complements her neon-pink lips. To top it off, she adds a subtle cat-eye.
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Okay, Amber, where are these dorky-chic glasses and when are you bringing them out to play again?
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These days, a green lip is pretty common, but Muva was sporting the color back in 2012. For a pre-Grammys party, Rose is futuristic-serpentine chic, which we didn't even know was a thing until she wore this crazy-badass look.
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The dark shades are back, and this time, they're whimsical and a little Willy Wonka-y. She paired them with an edgy eggplant lip that we are feeling for fall.
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Proving that she really isn't afraid of a beauty challenge, Amber Rose sports the difficult-to-pull-off bleached-eyebrow look — and pull it off she does.
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At the Billboard Music Awards in 2013, Rose sports a soft, shimmery smoky eye. Her brows are a bit fuller, and her buzz is back in all its glory.
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Why wear a cat-eye when you can just wear cat-eye sunglasses? Spotted in 2014 in L.A., Rose gives a berry-hued lipstick a spin. I wonder — do you think she's wearing makeup under the sunglasses? (I certainly wouldn't.)
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The 2014 Grammys saw the most stripped-down Amber Rose makeup look yet. Her palette is full of natural peaches and nudes — no greens, purples, or golds to be found.
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At the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, her hair is tousled, bleached, and a little bit surfer-chic. Shimmery, rose-colored eyeshadow and a metallic lip give the look a flirty touch.
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At her SlutWalk in L.A. in 2015, Rose wears her nickname on the back of her head.
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The end of 2015 saw the return of the sunglasses — this time, with a textured buzz and fuchsia-colored lips.
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In May of 2016, Rose opts for Old Hollywood glam. We're loving this slicked-back bob and bold, red lip.
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At the Maxim Hot 100 Party in 2016, Rose peeks out from behind her sunglasses. She pairs her blond pageboy 'do with dark brows, a smoky eye, and dusty, rose-colored lips.
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Rose's true-red lips are just plain lipstick goals. What gives, Amber Rose? How are you so cool?
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