Beauty Transformation: Rosie Perez

Throughout her long and successful career, Puerto Rican actress Rosie Perez hasn’t changed much—she’s stuck to her gorgeous, rich brunette hair color, kept her skin clear and bronzed, and added, if anything, a touch of lip color. Whether she embraces her natural curls or cuts bangs, the star continues to Do the Right Thing!  

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January 1999: Already ten years after Spike Lee first spotted the beautiful dancer in a club, Rosie, now 34, looks adorable with her natural ringlet curls and berry lips. 

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January 2002: Finished with filming Perdita Durango and Riding in Cars with Boys, the actress and AIDS activist shows off a few wispy bangs and straightens her hair for a more dressed up look. 

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March 2003: Rosie brightens her flawless skin with a pop of pink blush and lip color while she bundles up in a wool coat and fur hat. 

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April 2005: Back to her amazing curls, the first-time director of Yo Soy Boricua! Pa’ Que Tu Lo Sepas!, keeps it casual with barely-there makeup, big silver hoops, and a comfy hoodie.  

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May 2006: Rosie goes red carpet glam with a middle part, split bangs, soft waves, and gorgeous bronzed skin. 

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June 2009: Now twenty years after Do the Right Thing, Rosie looks just as flawless as she did then! Her waves are now grown well past her shoulders while her makeup stays soft and subtle, as always. 

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April 2011: With her signature hoops and a touch of bronzer, the iconic star keeps her hair long and adds flattering long, sideswept bangs. 

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