Dakota Johnson’s Bangs Have Changed *A Lot* Over The years

Watch her hair evolution and be amazed.

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As the daughter of Hollywood royalty, Dakota Johnson has been in the spotlight her entire life, but it took her a few years to find her now signature hair look (rich brunette, extra long length, and curtain bangs). Here’s how Dakota Johnson’s bangs have evolved over the years.Jacopo Raule / Contributor/ Getty Images
In 2011, Johnson was entering the film scene with lengthy golden blonde hair. She didn’t wear bangs yet — only long, face-framing layers.Jason Merritt/TERM / Staff/ Getty Images
At the end of 2012, Johnson finally stepped out with a set of bangs, unaware that they would soon become her signature style.Tommaso Boddi / Contributor/ Getty Images
In 2013, Johnson played with various updos that hid her new bangs, and grew them out for layered, barely there fringe (which didn’t last long).Brad Barket / Stringer/ Getty Images
The star went back to brunette in summer 2013, but the bangs remained a long, side-swept style for another few months.Michael Buckner / Staff/ Getty Images
While attending the CHANEL Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Metiers d'Art Collection in New York City, Johnson went back to a full fringe look, with espresso-colored hair and brow-skimming bangs.Andrew H. Walker / Staff/ Getty Images
At the 2015 Venice Film Festival, the actor’s hair was cut in a choppy, shoulder-length lob with wispy bangs that looked perfectly windswept. Ian Gavan / Staff/ Getty Images
In 2016, Johnson’s hair had grown out past her shoulders and she allowed her bangs to evolve into a more shaggy, layered style.Alo Ceballos / Contributor/ Getty Images
At the 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards in 2017, it looked as if the actor was ready to bid adieu to her fringe, with a grown out style that blended into her long dark hair.Steve Granitz / Contributor/ Getty Images
But in October 2018, the star stepped back on the red carpet with a full fringe, subtle golden highlights, and extra long locks.Future Publishing / Contributor/ Getty Images
Johnson stuck with the dark side for the next few months, stepping out in 2019 with various moody makeup looks and raven brunette bangs.Frazer Harrison / Staff/ Getty Images
At a December 2021 screening of her latest film The Lost Daughter Johnson’s color featured subtle copper highlights and a slightly overgrown curtain bang, plus miles of wavy hair.David M. Benett / Contributor/ Getty Images
Ever the hair trendsetter, Johnson debuted bottleneck bangs in late 2021 and sent the internet into a frenzy.David M. Benett / Contributor/ Getty Images
At the 2022 SXSW festival, Johnson returned to a dramatic dark brunette and a blunter bang style than her signature curtain bangs, proving that she is the ultimate fringe chameleon.Tim Mosenfelder / Contributor/ Getty Images

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