Emma Watson’s Best Hairstyles Are An Extreme Mix Of Timeless & Edgy

She’s done it all.

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Personal style is one thing, but what happens when you have two diametrically opposed signature looks? In Emma Watson's case, you become an icon. Emma Watson’s beauty evolution shows she’s always balanced romantic looks fit for a fairytale with edgy, artsy motifs. Page through her best moments here.

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A newly-minted teen at the second Harry Potter film premiere, young Emma Watson was already a bourgeoning beauty icon with wispy bangs and illuminating white eyeshadow. Even at age 13, she looked right at home on the red carpet.Frank Trapper/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images
At the Prisoner of Azkaban premiere, Emma Watson’s flower-accented updo is a perfect case study for the classic, romantic half of her aesthetic. Despite being a young teen, the floral touches in her hair and soft lilac eye makeup feel sophisticated and timeless.Yui Mok - PA Images/PA Images/Getty Images
Experimenting with smoky cat-eye makeup and a much darker shade of blonde at a 2009 London Fashion Week, Emma Watson’s edgy side started emerging — simultaneously, her status as a beauty and fashion icon absolutely exploded.Rune Hellestad - Corbis/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images
Quickly, Watson learned the art of combining and mixing her two aesthetics, and even amplified them with an infusion of retro, throwback glamour. This look is a prime example — the voluminous, flipped-out hair is a ‘60s classic, while her waterline eyeliner and sculpted brows are modern marvels.Christian JENTZ/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Images
Call it the chop heard ‘round the world — Emma Watson’s dramatic pixie cut, unveiled at the penultimate Harry Potter film premiere, was a topic of conversation for months afterwards. The Edie Sedgwick-reminiscent cut reintroduced a 20-year-old Watson as the glamorous adult she blossomed into.Anthony Harvey/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
By 2012, Emma Watson’s pixie had grown out into a shoulder-skimming bob that could seamlessly flit between her timeless and artsy aesthetics. At a Perks Of Being A Wallflower event, she demonstrated the versatility with silk-straight hair and a pop of mod-green eyeshadow.Jason Kempin/WireImage/Getty Images
As she entered her mid-20s, Emma Watson embraced a more laidback approach to beauty by wearing her now-long hair in casual waves illuminated by subtle highlights. Her energizing burst of orange lipstick at this screening, however, adds a jolt of excitement. Fotonoticias/WireImage/Getty Images
Was there ever a role more aptly cast than Emma Watson as bookish beauty Belle? The Disney film’s press tour was the perfect opportunity for an endless parade of ethereal hairstyles, including this intricate braided updo. Tim Whitby/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Emma Watson entered her 30s with a firm grasp on who she is, what she stands for, and her personal aesthetics. Favoring casually glamorous hairstyles — like this tousled bob — and subtly shimmering makeup, she’s the portrait of a lady.JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Of course, her edgy side deserves to regularly take center stage, too. Just weeks ago, Emma Watson’s choppy new pixie cut and dark brunette hair color shocked and delighted fans when she debuted it at a star-studded Prada event.David M. Benett/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

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