Meghan Markle’s Beauty Evolution Will Give You Serious Hair Envy

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Over the years, the actor-activist-royal may have traded her beachy waves for sleek chignons, but her effortless elegance proves she’s a true California girl at heart. Take a look back at Meghan Markle’s beauty evolution, from red carpets to royal duties.

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When Suits catapulted her to fame in 2011, Markle’s signature long waves were dyed a coppery chestnut shade. She would soon go darker, but there’s no denying the fresh, youthful effect of her lighter locks.Amanda Edwards/Getty Images