The Glam 20 Years of Priyanka Chopra’s Beauty Evolution

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The Glam 20 Years of Priyanka Chopra’s Beauty Evolution


Just like wine, style and panache also gets better with age! Take it from Priyanka Chopra who has now become a bonafide global icon in the fashion and beauty landscape. From being crowned as Miss World 2000 when she was only 17, the star has come a long way. Starting off with back-to-back Bollywood wins and then singing her way across the globe with hit singles, she shows the kind of ambition we all aspire to have.

The self-made star is now a fashion icon with a huge fan base in India and overseas. She does not confine herself to a single look. Her beauty and style statements go from traditional Indian attires with braides for her hair to slaying in a two-piece with her hair flowing in beachy waves. Think about killer eyebrows or spectacular lip colors, all complemented with her amazing sense of personal style, Priyanka has been setting a road map for young girls who want to take the world by storm.

Let us talk about how she became a trendsetter in the beauty industry with this snippet of her entire beauty evolution.

When It All Began With a Bang – Early 2000s

As a young girl who has just been crowned as Miss World in 2000, Priyanka Chopra’s beauty look comprised of tight lined black eyeliner and frosty brown lip shades, which is still a mainstay in 2019. With shimmery pink eye shadow and a traditional glossy bindi, she celebrated her win sticking to her Indian roots.

Priyanka Chopra Beauty Beginning

Priyanka Chopra in 2000 (Image Courtesy: Cosmpolitan Mag)

After her Bollywood debut in 2003 with The Hero: Love Story Of A Spy, we can see her emerging as an A-list star in a fresh blowout hair and minimal makeup.

Priyanka Chopra bollywood debut

Priyanka Chopra in 2003 (Image Source: refinery29)

How Fashion Changed Priyanka Chopra’s Beauty Journey

Come 2008, when her movie Fashion made a huge noise at the Box Office, Priyanka Chopra finally found her makeup niche – eye lashes and full lips. All dressed up as the star that she is, the actress graced the IIFA 2009 event with dark kohl-rimmed eyes and a hint of glitter eye shadow.

IIFA 2009

Priyanka Chopra at IIFA 2009

Her nude lip shade stepped up the party look with a smudge of body makeup. To add to this, she was found embracing her wavy hair with its newly painted brown highlights. This look finally established her a fresh game in the beauty scene of Bollywood’s trendsetters.

The Years When She Mixed It Up a Little

Pink nude lips, black eyeliner with smokey shades and warm glowy skin – this was Priyanka’s go-to makeup. Having found her comfort zone in the beauty scene, it was time for her to experiment with her hair! From wavy cuts to adding light highlights, the actress found solace in a layered bob with the ends flipped out as she shot her scenes for the hit movie Anjaana Anjani. The hair color too was warmer, thus complementing her naturally beautiful Indian skin tone.

Hairstyle changes

Priyanka Chopra with a Layered Bob Hairstyle

2012 to 2014 were the years when Priyanka Chopra had already established herself as a queen in Bollywood. This gave her ample bandwidth to experiment with her looks and amp up her game. 2012 saw her flaunting long hair with neatly cut bangs and intense black smokey eyes. She carried this look till the beginning of 2013 until she showed up for the premiere of Don 2. Donned in a chic white saree, Priyanka Chopra’s beauty look comprised of full dark eyelashes, glossy brown lips and middle parted retro glam hair.

2012 looks

Priyanka Chopra’s Beauty Looks

Start 2013, the star began to wear her eyebrows thicker, thus making way for her signature eyebrows that we see now. She also tried on different hairdos, from braids to blowouts to significant Hollywood curls. By the end of 2014, Priyanka also moved up to glossy, bright red lips from her usual nude choice.

2012-2013 looks

Priyanka Chopra’s Beauty Evolution

The Start of Priyanka Chopra’s Hollywood Episode

In 2015, when Priyanka moved on towards ‘world domination’, with her American debut Quantico, we saw her style her hair from curls to poker straight to beachy waves. Bright pink and red lips were her makeup motto with her showing up in an assymetrical bob hair cut that turned out to be a chic style statement.

Assymetrical bob hair cut

Priyanka Chopra in 2015 (Image Courtesy: Vogue India)

By 2016, Priyanka is a well-known global star. The year also saw a mad streak of beauty experimentation with green eyeliners, bow buns, sculpted hairdos and lipsticks in shades of purple grey. The actress was finally catching up to the signature Hollywood glam looks. Have a look at her glam style and makeup as she graced every award event in Hollywood.

Hollywood Award Shows - Priyanka Chopra's beauty evolution

Priyanka Chopra and her Myriad Styles at Hollywood Award Shows

2017 was the year when she finally settled down with her look we see and love today – bold, matte lips and middle-parted textured hair.

When the Wedding Bells Rang

Priyanka Chopra’s wedding became a global news in 2018 which is enough proof to how far she has come and how much she has achieved since the year 2000. In a multi-ceremony wedding, the actress went from berry lips to dark red in traditional Indian attires. She gracefully donned shimmers and Hollywood shine for her western reception ceremony, looking all-glam and stunning throughout.

Read more here – All About Priyanka Chopra’s Wedding Outfits

Priyanka Chopra’s Beauty Evolution in 2019 and Beyond

Wherever the star turns up, she represents royalty and class. Being honored for the contributions at the Marrakech International Film Festival recently, Priyanka looked stunning in a sequinned ivory saree and strapless blouse with soft-smokey eyes, dewy makeup and her signature – thick eyebrows.

Off-camera too, Priyanka is a style diva in casual designer wear, with her glam hair and full lips doing all the talking!

From being a regular teen girl to achieving her dreams, all the while making a bold style statement, the actress has come a long way. She has inspired us with her amazing styles and her beauty has transformed a to something goddess-like in the last 20 years since her first win at the Miss World pageant. We wish to see more of her gorgeous looks in the future!

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