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Seeing Shakira evolve as an artist, a person, and a mother throughout the years has been a delight. She strikes us as the kind of person who always strives to better herself and the world around her. That's great, but can we be shallow for a minute and talk about her hair? She has this gorgeous head of hair that seems to look good no matter what she does or how she wears it, and we have photographic proof! Take a moment to look through the photos we've compiled of Shakira's fabulous mane over the years.

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We know that when you picture Shakira in your mind, you probably picture her with thick, gorgeous long hair because that's sort of her staple, but what color do you picture it? And do you picture it straight or curly? Do you remember when she had dreads?

You'll be surprised at just how many different colors and styles the Colombian songstress has tried. What isn't surprising is that she looks drop-dead gorgeous no matter what she does to her hair. Go on, start looking!

--Additional reporting by Sugey Palomares and Johanna Ferreira

In 1997, the Colombian star looked so different than she does today. 1

In 1997, the Colombian star looked so different than she does today.

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She had her natural or natural-looking hair color back then, which looked beautiful. Shakira was also celebrating the success of her track, "Estoy Aquí."

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In 1999, Shakira went red! 2

In 1999, Shakira went red!

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She looks like a total roquera with this crimson hair! Definitely a fun and playful look on her.

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In 2002, Shakira decided two colors where better than one. 3

In 2002, Shakira decided two colors where better than one.

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Why choose blond or black when you can have both. Don't you think she looks like Christina Aguilera did during her Dirrty stage in this photo?

Shakira opted for a golden shade in 2005. 4

Shakira opted for a golden shade in 2005.

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The warm tones look great on her, but does anything really ever look bad on Shakira? Not really, she's blessed that way.

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In 2006, Shakira decided to switch things up with red tones again. 5

In 2006, Shakira decided to switch things up with red tones again.

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We love this hair color and hair style on Shakira. She looks like an old-school Hollywood star. Almost like Rita Hayworth.

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In 2009, Shakira modeled long hair with a beautiful blowout. 6

In 2009, Shakira modeled long hair with a beautiful blowout.

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Shakira, Shakira, let down your hair. Rapunzel has got nothin' on Shakira with this hair.

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In 2011, Shakira went for side bangs and a wavy look. 7

In 2011, Shakira went for side bangs and a wavy look.

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She wore this style when she was honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Reminds us of a shade of blond that Madonna would rock.

When Shakira decided to rock a bob, she killed it. 8

When Shakira decided to rock a bob, she killed it.

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The Colombian star really looked amazing with this short hairstyle in 2011. That bob is straight up fire on her.

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Shakira decided to show off her natural curls in this look from 2013. 9

Shakira decided to show off her natural curls in this look from 2013.

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She is blessed with curls! We love it when she wears her hair curly.

 

In 2014, Shakira hit the red carpet with blond highlights that were subtle and just right. 10

In 2014, Shakira hit the red carpet with blond highlights that were subtle and just right.

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Does it get more perfect than this? The different shades of blond throughout give such great dimension.

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Shakira's rose-colored hair is EVERYTHING. 11

In 2017, Shakira made us go gaga over this look. We're thinking it must have been a wig because how else would her hair have survived so much processing? She looks fantastic in that color.

Shakira rocked the silver trend for a minute. 12

Again, it's probably a wig, but Shakira looks incredible with the platinum and purple hair she had in February of 2017 during a photo shoot! The bangs and style are also just right. 

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Shakira went red again. 13

She wrote "Redheads have more fun," when she posted this picture taken on the set of Perro Fiel in 2017. We're thinking Shakira has plenty of fun, regardless of her hair color.

I dream of Shakira. 14

Shakira posted this picture an hour before the release of her album El Dorado in 2017. There's a whole I Dream of Jeannie look going on with her hair.

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She let her hair down. 15

When El Dorado hit No. 1 on the worldwide charts in May 2017, Shakira let her hair down to enjoy a spa day. Messy hair, don't care.

This is side-swept Shakira. 16

This backstage photo was taken in 2017 when Shakira performed at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg, Germany. The way her hair and bangs are swept to the side is PHENOMENAL.

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The look before the look. 17

Usually, we just get to see the finished results of Shakira's hair styling, but in August of 2018 she gave us a glimpse at what goes into the process. How is it that she still manages to look great with all those clips in her hair?

Shakira does beach waves. 18

In October 2018, Shakira showed us that when she rides the waves at the beach, she also rocks waves in her hair. Hair styled by nature is where it's at!

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She looks awesome in auburn. 19

In 2018, Shakira performed to a crowd of 50,000 in Chile with hair that was a gorgeous shade of auburn. She looks like a freakin' goddess.

She steps out looking like a caramel snack. 20

Oh, you know she just woke up like this. No, really, she did! When she posted this picture in November 2018, she wrote, "A frog woke me up singing at 7:30 am, good thing I have coffee!?" More like good thing she has coffee and caramel-colored locks that make her look like she got all the sleep she needed.

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In 2019, Shakira is a brunette beauty. 21

We spied pictures of Shakira for a collaboration with Pandora and she has got a luscious shade of chocolate brown with golden highlights throughout. She looks STUNNING.