A lot of people say that Brie Larson became the busiest actor in Hollywood only after her breakout role in the 2015 film Room. But we'd say that Larson has been busy long before she won her Best Actress Oscar. Check her resume and you'll notice that not only has Larson been in show business since she was a child, but she's been working nonstop for almost two decades.
Now, the 29-year-old has landed the role of Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel, the first female-led superhero film for Marvel. And since that's no small feat — even in the wake of DC Comics' Wonder Woman released by Warner Bros. — we decided to take a trip down memory lane. Turns out, Larson has come a long way since the humble beginnings of her preteen career. We also learned that, once upon a time, Larson was signed to the same record label as Lindsay Lohan.
In the midst of a steep climb to mainstream fame, Larson also experienced one impressive glow-up. From early '00s pigtail braids to award winning updos, Larson's beauty evolution is something no one should miss, whether you remember her as "Six Chick #3" in 30 Going On 30 or not.
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You may think you know Larson from her interviews and relatable Instagram posts, but nothing makes the actress more approachable than the fact that she, too, tried this piece-y bang trend in 2002.
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Whenever the Met Gala rolls around, our eyes are normally peeled for two people: Rihanna and Sarah Jessica Parker. But maybe we should add Larson to that list next May. In 2014, she attended the Charles James-themed ball with a structured updo that paid homage to the sculptural and mathematical approach James often took with his designs.
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If you haven’t noticed already, Larson is never afraid to test out a new hair color trend. She rocked this rich brunette for part of 2015 — and it's giving us all the cold-brew vibes for fall.
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Just a few months later, Larson went lighter than ever with this golden shade of blonde at the 2016 LACMA Art & Film Gala. The only thing better than the new dye job was Larson’s risk-taking smoky makeup and blue waterline liner.
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She wasn’t nominated for an Oscar in 2017, but she did show up to the red carpet to win the (unofficial) beauty award in that cherry-red lip and ‘80s wavy brush back.
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By now, Larson is a red carpet pro and her teal upside-down eyeliner proves it.
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Of course, Larson would reveal the teaser trailer for Captain Marvel at the National Air & Space Museum with the kind of volume that's out of this world.