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Emma Watson's hair evolution

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Emma Watson's hair evolution: From Hermione to Belle

Emma Watson has played Hermione in the "Harry Potter" and Belle in "Beauty and the Beast." Take a look back at her gorgeous hair evolution!

Harry Potter Photocall


Just a fresh-faced 10-year-old at the time, Emma Watson was announced as the actress picked to play Hermione Granger in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." The young star sported eyebrow-grazing bangs and wavy hair like her character. 

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The films Emma Watson arriving to the premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York |City on November 11 2001.||Manhattan New York||Photo? Matt Baron/BEI


Watson parted her bangs and pulled her hair back into an age-appropriate updo for the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in New York City. 

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\"Scooby Doo\" Gala Screening


The star curled her long locks in cascading waves and accented the look with a white flower for an event in London. 

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Emma Watson Attends The Harry Potter Premiere


Emma Watson pulled back the crown of her hair into delicate twists, a trendy style at the time, for the New York premiere of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." 

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'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' Film Premiere, Los Angeles, America - 14 Nov 2002


Days later, the star styled her hair in a sleek, straight look for the Los Angeles premiere of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets."

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Scooby-Doo 2 London Premiere


Watson rocked an '80s-style side ponytail for a film premiere in London. 

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MTV TRL With Daniel Radcliffe And Emma Watson


The actress sported hair a shade lighter than her natural color and styled her tresses in flattering ringlets and a deep side part for an appearance on MTV's "Total Request Live" in 2004. 

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British actress Emma Watson attends the UK premiere of her latest film 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' in London, Sunday May 30, 2004. (AP Photo/John D McHugh)


Watson pulled her hair back into an elegant updo with added volume on top and side-swept bangs. She added a white flower to match the embellishments on her dress at the London premiere of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban." 

The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2005 - Arrivals


At 15, Watson wore her hair in messy, tousled waves for the BAFTAs in 2005. 

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Arrivals At \"Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire\" World Premiere


The star wore her hair in a curly updo for the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" in 2005. She accessorized the look with a ribbon for a look that played off the '20s-style of her silk dress! 

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\"Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire\" Press Conference In Tokyo


For an event in Tokyo, Emma Watson embraced her hair's natural texture and added a thick black headband. 

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Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson


Watson joined her co-stars Daniel Radcliffe, right, and Rupert Grint for an event supporting "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." The star cut inches off her shoulder-length locks for a fresh, mature new 'do. 

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Looking suddenly all grown up, the actress stepped out at London Fashion Week with a soft, loose hairstyle. A delicate braid acted as a headband for the romantic style that framed her face and accentuated her dramatic smokey eye. 

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Raisa Gorbachev Foundation Party


Watson attended a charity event in 2007 and sported a chic chignon with pulled back bangs and delicate wisps of hair at the temple for an effortlessly pulled-together look.

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\"The Tale Of Despereaux\" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals


Watson attended the premiere of her film "The Tale of Despereaux" in Los Angeles with bouncy curls and face-framing bangs. 

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France - Chanel - Spring/Summer 2009 Ready-to-Wear - Paris Fashion Week


The star matched the edgy vibe of her silver moto jacket with lighter, straightened locks and a deep side part. 

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Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince World Premiere - London


At the premiere of the sixth "Harry Potter" film, Watson arrived in a piece-y updo with two red ribbons snaked throughout. 

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Looking very New York City chic, Watson paired a leather cutout dress with a classic blowout that featured just a subtle curl at the edges. 

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Emma Watson


The stylish actress chopped off a few inches of her hair for a trendy lob in 2010. She wore her hair in voluminous curls to attend the Met Gala that year. 

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Glastonbury Music Festival: 40th Anniversary - Celebrities Day 2


A few months later, she grew out her hair and sported longer locks for the Glastonbury music festival. She wore her hair in a loose side braid for the outdoor event. 

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Emma Watson


To step out from Hermione Granger's shadow, Watson cut her hair into a dramatic pixie after the cast finished filming the final installment of the franchise. The star recently told Vanity Fair, "It's the sexiest I've ever felt." 

Emma Watson Portrait Session


The star added an extra feminine touch to her new 'do with a dainty gold headband. 

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'ELLE Style Awards 2011'   - London


Watson attended an awards show in London wearing her hair in a slicked back style and bold side part. 

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Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 - London Photocall


The star attended an event for the final Harry Potter film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2," wearing her hair in a chic, overgrown pixie. 

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Lancome Pre-BAFTA Party


Emma Watson attended a pre-awards show party in London, sporting her short locks in a slicked-back style with a deep side part. 

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The Cinema Society With Lancome & Nylon Host A Screening Of \"The Perks Of Being A Wallflower\"  - Inside Arrivals


In September 2012, Watson attended a screening of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" in New York City. She showed off her blunt bob styled in a sleek, straight fashion. 

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19th Annual ELLE Women In Hollywood Celebration


One month later, Watson styled her short 'do in a windswept bun framed by shorter layers around the face. The look was effortless and fun; the perfect choice for an industry event in Hollywood.

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\"This Is The End\" - Los Angeles Premiere


The actress wore her hair in a sculpted faux-bob for the premiere of "This is the End" in Hollywood. The polished look was a departure from her typical fuss-free style.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04:  Actress Emma Watson attends the premiere of A24's 'The Bling Ring' at Directors Guild Of America on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)


Watson continued her streak of daring updos for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Bling Ring." The star opted for a pulled-back look with interlocking braids at the nape of the neck for a cool, bohemian take on the standard style.

86th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room


Watson attended the Oscars in March 2014 where she rocked distinct side bangs and a low ponytail for the award ceremony.  

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'Noe' Madrid Premiere


Later that month, Watson attended the premiere of "Noah" in Madrid. She wore her shoulder-length hair in effortless waves and a deep side part. 

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 31:  Emma Watson attends the UK premiere of \"Noah\" held at the Odeon Leicester Square on March 31, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)


This was a look to remember! Watson accentuated her sleek Calvin Klein dress with an elegant topknot and shimmering silver accents at the base of the bun. 

British Fashion Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals


Later that year, Watson went with old Hollywood curls for the British Fashion Awards. 

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Emma Watson And Chirlane McCray Light The Empire State Building In HeForShe Magenta For International Women's Day


In March 2016, Watson showed off her short locks while lighting the Empire State Building for International Women's Day. The star chopped off several inches for a chin-length bob with blunt bangs in a softer, strawberry-blond hue. 

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102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner - Arrivals


Watson attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner in April 2016 where she pulled back her hair for a slicked back look. This sleek style has become one of the biggest trends for spring

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\"Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology\" Costume Institute Gala


The star also embraced the slicked back look for the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The edgy look fit perfectly with the "Manus x Machina" theme of the evening. 

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Harper's Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards 2016 - Arrivals


Watson sported a darker hair color for the Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year awards in October 2016. The actress chose a center part and pulled her hair back into a loose, curly updo for the event. 

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Elle Style Awards 2017 - VIP Arrivals


Gearing up for her debut as Belle in the live-action "Beauty and the Beast" film, Emma Watson looked every inch the princess at the Elle Style Awards in February 2017. The star pulled her hair back in a polished ponytail for an effortlessly glamorous effect. 

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