To wish Jessica Alba the happiest of birthdays, we’ve rounded up the ultimate beauty retrospective on the trend-setting actress. Click through our slideshow for a look at her defining beauty moments over the years, from the air-dried waves she wore in Honey, to her jaw-dropping-amazing orange lipstick at the Golden Globes, to her bleached eye brows at the MET gala.
Happy Birthday, Jessica Alba: See Her Best Beauty Looks Throughout The Years
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Alba rocked body glitter and doll-like curls at the premiere of her film, Never Been Kissed.
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Alba gets into character on the set of Honey with scrunched waves.
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The actress matched her eye shadow to her sheer blouse for VH1’s Big in 2002 Awards in December of that year—a trend that popped up again last year.
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The next year, Alba went for thick, blunt bangs.
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The Latin Grammys require a voluminous blowout, no matter the year.
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Alba glowed at the New York premiere of her film Honey.
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Alba dabbled in blonde in 2005, here at a Details magazine party in Los Angeles.
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But Alba went back to her signature light brown locks soon after.
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Alba rocked another smooth blowout at a Golden Globes after party.
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Have you noticed Alba’s radiant skin yet? Alba perfected her signature glow at the GLAAD media awards—the perfect balance between bronze and shimmer.
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Alba attends a gala in NYC with shiny locks.
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We love the blunt fringe Alba wore to a book party for Narcisco Rodriguez In New York
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Alba sported blonde locks again, this time at our very own WhoWhatWear book launch party.
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Alba takes a wine lip for a test drive in L.A.
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Alba gave her locks a makeover in 2011, going for a deep auburn hue.
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The actress mastered a half-up/half-down hairstyle at a gala in L.A.
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Alba channeled Brigitte Bardot for the L.A. premiere of Spy Kids: All The Time In The World in 3D.
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Alba attends a charity event for March of Dimes.
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How amazing does Alba look with dark locks? We approve!
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The MET ball calls for something special, so Alba complemented her retro locks with a bright red pout.
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Alba added a little length to her side pony for the Environmental Media Awards in L.A.
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Alba was one of the first celebs to sport a blunt bob—one of the biggest hair trends of this year
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Again, Alba is ahead of the trends, sporting a matte orange pout at the Golden Globes.
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Long lashes and (extra) length at a Tommy Hilfiger party in L.A.
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Alba kept it playful for the Nickelodeon Movie Awards: the ‘90s swoosh, orange nails, and bright liner.
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Alba lightened her arches for the MET gala last year—proving how different one can look with a new set of brows.
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At another event for our sister site, WhoWhatWear’s Style Awards, Alba mastered the wine lip.
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Alba kept it simple and pretty for an event in Los Angeles.
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Alba was every bit the host with the most at her Baby2Baby Gala.
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One of our favorite understated Alba looks, she did her own makeup for an event in Beverly Hills.
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Alba wore the perfect center-parted, low chignon and blue liner at a party for Current/Elliott in L.A.
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Alba added a glossy red lip to her side part for the Kenzo show during Paris Fashion Week.
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The MTV Movie Awards called for soft, retro curls.