We associate certain hairstyles and hair colors with particular celebrities. There's Ariana Grande's ponytail, Zooey Deschanel's eye-grazing bangs, Gwen Stefani's platinum hue — you get the picture. Well, it turns out, these ladies didn't always have their signature looks we so often recognize them with.
Curious what Ariana looks like sans ponytail? Or what Kerry Washington looks like when she isn't on Scandal? Ahead, we take a trip down memory lane to show you. Click through to see what some of your favorite stars look like with their au naturale styles. Prepare for some serious double takes.
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As red-carpet history proves, Tessa Thompson is never one to shy away from trying every style out there — waves, bobs, braids, buns...
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More recently, the Sorry to Bother You star has been rocking her natural curls every chance she gets. This coiled bob is textured perfection.
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Ariana Grande's openly talked about her hair woes. After years and years of being dyed for the Nickelodeon show Sam & Cat, her tresses suffered serious damage. As a result, Ariana's signature some-up-some-down style, which she wears with the help of extensions, is the only 'do she feels comfortable with while she allows her hair to recover.
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Ariana's hair skews on the curly side, as this throwback picture proves. This past September, the star also gave us a (very rare) glimpse at her modern-day ringlets, which are just as beautiful.
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We have yet another bottled redhead on our hands. The actress dyed her hair back to her born-with-it blonde color for her role in The Amazing Spider-Man. "My natural hair is blond, so it's kind of nice," Stone said in an interview with MTV. "I looked in the mirror and said, 'Oh my God, it's me again! It's been so long!'"
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Gwen Stefani has been (on and off, but mostly on) platinum-blond for more than two decades. And it's clear that she has an affinity for the color; she even has a song dedicated to it.
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The star once told InStyle, "I haven't seen my real hair color since ninth grade!" Here is a throwback reminder of her dark, slightly wavy tresses. A complete 180 from the bleached-blond we know and love.
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Turns out, Hendricks is actually a bottle redhead. Her natural hair color is blonde. She started dyeing it bright-red at age 10 because she was obsessed with Anne of Green Gables.
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It's hard to keep track of what hue Katy Perry's hair is this week, let alone before she even became Katy Perry. Seriously, she's colored it every color of the rainbow.
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The only color we haven't seen Perry dabble with is her God-given one: blonde. That is, until now.
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With one of the best blonde pixies in the game, Scarlett Johansson is, more often than not, at the top of our cream-soda inspo lists.