Beauty
Feb 19, 2016

Celebrity beauty: Rihanna’s beauty evolution

By: Renee Tse

Getty Author: Elle Canada Credits: Getty

Beauty
Feb 19, 2016

Celebrity beauty: Rihanna’s beauty evolution

By: Renee Tse

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Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: Video Music Awards nominee taping of MTV's Total Request Live in 2007. Why we love it: Natural makeup, glowing skin, short hairstyle: Nostalgic for RiRi’s good girl days, anyone? Rihanna: ELLE Canada interview

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The NRJ Music Awards 2010 in Cannes in 2010. Why we love it: Rihanna goes glam with lush lashes and nude lips. Hollywood's most beautiful celebrities

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: A Pre-Grammy Salute To Icons party honoring Doug Morris in 2010. Why we love it: The faux-hawk hairstyle and the purple lids made for the ultimate good girl gone bad look. Celebrity hairstyles

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The American Music Awards in 2010. Why we love it: Rihanna debuts burgundy red hair complementing her lacy dress. 20+ celebrity hairstyles of all time

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2011 Why we love it: The ombre lids and statement berry red lip. Makeup tips: How to wear a burgundy lip

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Costume Institute Gala in 2011. Why we love it: Channelling a Scottish girl warrior persona with her fiery red hair styled in tight braid. 10 romantic hair ideas

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The Billboard Music Awards in 2011. Why we love it: Who needs a statement lip or eye when you have hair that red. Celebrity hairstyles: The classic bob

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The 54th Annual Grammy Awards in 2012. Why we love it: RiRi goes blonde! Grammy Awards 2014: All the beauty looks

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The Time 100 Gala celebrating Time’s 100 Most Influential People In The World in 2012. Why we love it: And back to black! 10 celebrities with near-perfect skin

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The MTV Video Music Awards in 2012. Why we love it: Short or long, RiRi can rock a hairstyle at any length, and proved it right here. Short hair: 13 of the best celebrity hairstyles

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York City. Why we love it: The retro finger waves make for the perfect hairstyle for the sexiest show alive. 12 of the prettiest celebrity updos

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The 55th Annual Grammy Awards in 2013. Why we love it: Rihanna turns heads with a statement red lip and ombre hairstyle, taking a step back to her good girl days. Celebrity beauty: Red lips

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The launch of the Rihanna for River Island collection in London in 2013. Why we love it: Buzz cut on one side and windswept luscious hair on the other. What's not to love?  The smoky eye: 8 celebrity inspirations

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: The Chanel Fall 2013 Haute Couture show in 2013. Why we love it: Shows off her natural Barbadian beauty by going au naturel. Celebrity hairstyles

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: Roc Nation Pre-Grammy brunch presented by MAC Viva Glam in 2014. Why we love it: Sporting a longer length, RiRi keeps it simple with her hair down in tight ringlets. Hair ideas: 10 date night hairstyles

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna's best beauty looks of all-time

Where: 2014 iHeart Radio Music Awards in May 2014 Why we love it: No one but Rihanna could pull off a metallic green lipstick. Her long eyelashes and avante garde hair do bring it all together. It kind of grows on you! BEAUTY TREND: Vampy lips

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna's best beauty looks of all-time

Where: "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala in May 2014 Why we love it: The messy updo, perfect winged eyeliner, and pretty pink lip colour give her a young, fresh look. FASHION TIP: 10 crop tops to wear this spring

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna's best beauty looks of all-time

  Where: Christian Dior Cruise 2015 Show in New York City in May 2014 Why we love it: Her high ponytail makes the glamorous lip colour a little more everyday-effortless. And her eyebrows are perfection. GALLERY: Top 7 products to get the warrior woman ponytail

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna's best beauty looks of all-time

  Where: 2014 Council of Designer of America Awards in June 2014 where she was awarded Fashion Icon of the Year Why we love it: The dramatic smoky eye emphasizes her eyes, but not much could upstage the see-through Adam Selman gown encrusted with thousands of Swarovski crystals GALLERY: Must-have sheer pieces

By: Renee Tse Source: Courtesy of Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala, May 2015   Why we love it: Red is one of our fave hair colours on RiRi. Also: that headpiece. READ MORE: The best beauty looks from the 2016 Golden Globes

By: Paris Palcit Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: In October 2015, at Christian Dior’s spring/summer show   Why we love it: Matte pink lips, bold brows and a chic curly updo   READ MORE: ELLE Canada editors reveal their must-have date night beauty products

By: Paris Palcit Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: Rihanna's 8th album artwork reveal for "ANTI" at MAMA Gallery in October 2015   Why we love it: Who said goth can’t also be glam?   READ MORE: Whitney Port shares her 2016 hair resolutions

By: Paris Palcit Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: Rhanna’s Second Annual Clara Lionel Foundation Diamond Ball Gala in December 2015   Why we love it: Sometimes simple is best. READ MORE: Best beauty looks from the Critics' Choice Awards

By: Paris Palcit Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

Rihanna’s beauty evolution

Rihanna’s best beauty looks of all-time

Where: Rihanna debuts her Fenty x Puma Collection at New York Fashion Week, February 2016   Why we love it: A chic bob with a centre part is so '90s.   READ MORE: ELLE Canada editor's reveal their must-have date night beauty products

By: Paris Palcit Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada
 
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