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[zendaya red hair]10 Times Zendaya Channeled Early 2000s Beauty Trends

  It’s typical for a celebrity to experience both hits and misses on the red carpet. But, if there’s one star who continually shows up in one noteworthy beauty (and fashion) look after another, it’s Zendaya. The actor and singer — who grew up in the spotlight —?seemed to have a prescient understanding of style. Though she’s experimented with plenty of different makeup and hair trends, Zendaya’s nod to 2000s-era beauty looks have been particularly chic.

  Zendaya is a beauty chameleon in every sense of the word: While you can count on some actors to stick with one overall makeup or hairstyle throughout their careers, the Euphoria star is constantly wowing fans with transformations. One such example? At the 2019 Met Gala — which had the theme “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination” —?Zendaya stepped onto the red carpet with red hair in a Joan-of-Arc-inspired blunt bob with baby bangs. There was also the time she matched her fuchsia Tom Ford breastplate to her hot pink eyeshadow. I could go on, really.

  Since she’s naturally savvy on beauty trends, it’s no surprise the star has a penchant for channeling trends of previous decades. For some major inspo, take a look at Zendaya’s best 2000s-style beauty looks.

  Zendaya rocked thick black eyeliner at an event in 2020.Getty Images/Steven Ferdman / Stringer

  At a Bvlgari event in Feb. 2020, the star rocked a smoky eye with black liner on both the top and bottom waterlines — a beauty look reminiscent of Avril Lavigne circa 2002.

  Zendaya pairs shiny lip gloss with a fresh-faced glow.Zendaya/Instagram

  Zendaya posted a selfie showcasing her fresh, lightly-sunkissed glow, which she accentuated with an ultra-shiny lip gloss —?arguably one of the most popular makeup products of the early 2000s.

  At the 2019 Met Gala, Zendaya's light blue eyeshadow matched her Cindarella-inspired dress.Getty Images/ Dimitrios Kambouris / Staff

  The early 2000s were all about pastel lids — especially in light blue and lavender shades. At the 2019 Met Gala, which had a “Camp” theme, Zendaya’s periwinkle eyeshadow matched her Cinderella-esque gown.

  Zendaya proves the frosted makeup look, made popular in the early 2000s, can look chic today.Zendaya/Instagram

  Another dominant beauty trend of the Y2K era was frosted-everything — a vibe Zendaya wore with a blush rose lace dress. The actor went with a shimmery light purple shadow, highlighter on the cheekbones, and gloss on her pout for an all-over sheen.

  Zendaya tries out the early 2000s makeup trend of white eyeshadow at an event in 2013.Getty Images/Desiree Navarro / Contributor

  Another eye makeup look that was big in the early 2000s? White eyeshadow. Despite being an unexpected pigment, Zendaya flawlessly wore it to an event in 2013.

  Zendaya rocks a super-high pony at a film screening.Getty Images/Steve Zak Photography / Contributor

  If you think back to the pop stars of the early 2000s, one particular hairstyle graced many-a-music video: the ultra-high ponytail. Beauty chameleon Zendaya brought it back at a New York Film Festival screening in 2017 — and made it look chicer than ever.

  Zendaya's spiky pixie haircut is reminiscent of the early aughts.Getty Images/Jon Kopaloff / Contributor

  Not one to keep one hairstyle for an extended period of time, Zendaya traded her signature lengths for a piece-y pixie cut at the Grammys in 2015. The look is reminiscent of the early aughts, when stars like Halle Berry and Rihanna wore the short, spikey style.

  Pin-straight hair was a dominating trend of the early aughts, and Zendaya rocked the look at an event in 2016. Getty Images/Dimitrios Kambouris / Staff

  If you don’t remember the flatiron phase, did you even grow up in the 2000s? At the CFDA Fashion Fund Awards in 2016, Zendaya sported pin-straight lengths without a stray hair in sight.

  Zendaya's brightly-colored makeup at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards was a nod to the early 2000s.Getty Images/ Taylor Hill / Contributor

  Zendaya turned heads in her fuchsia breastplate and skirt combo at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards, partially due to her stunning makeup. The star matched her ‘fit with hot pink eyeshadow, black eyeliner, and a pink lip — a bold beauty look that was big in the early 2000s.

  Zendaya's bold bronzer at a film screening was very early 2000s.Getty Images/ Fotonoticias / Contributor

  In the early 2000s, subtlety didn’t come into play with bronzer. Zendaya’s golden-bronze cheeks (accentuated by her brown-gold eyeshadow) at a Spiderman: Homecoming screening were a nod to the nostalgic trend.