You Won’t Believe How Much The Red Carpet Has Changed In 10 Years

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It's hard to believe that 2007 was a full 10 years ago. We know what you're thinking: Wait, that was 10 years ago? While it certainly feels like yesterday, take a quick look back at your favourite celebrities and it quickly becomes crystal clear just how much time has passed. To wit: A decade ago, the beauty trends we’ve come to know and love — matte red lips, contoured cheeks, bushy brows — were nowhere to be seen.

With the Academy Awards this coming Sunday we're feeling a bit nostalgic to see what our favourite stars looked like back then. With a bit of digging we found some of the best throwback photos — maybe ever. In fact, besides Oscar red carpet mainstay Meryl Streep — she’s the exception, but more on that later — celebrities had very different beauty philosophies. Think: Shimmery shadow, loads of mascara (but not many false lashes), and a stable of soft lip colours ruled supreme. But what surprised us most is how understated these glamorous celebrities (and their pros) kept their look, even while gliding down the red carpet for the biggest night in Hollywood.

Click through to see 35 of your favourite stars — and how their beauty looks have evolved in ten years.