Charlize Theron's 10 Most Dramatic Beauty Transformations

Charlize Theron (Getty)In the world of fashion and beauty, Charlize Theron is a queen. She takes on every red carpet confidently, gracefully, and triumphantly.

Like her stylist Leslie Fremar put it, "That strength comes from her personality. That’s really who she is. She’s a very strong confident woman." She loves classic glamour but also isn't afraid to take risks. In fact, from a buzz cut to luscious curls, she's transformed herself in every possible way—and she's done so gorgeously.

Today, the Academy Award winner turns 38, so to celebrate let's take a look at her most inspiring and most dramatic hair and makeup moments. Have a favorite? Vote in the poll below!

1. Victory Rolls
Charlize Theron attends the World Premiere of "Snow White and The Huntsman" at Empire Leicester Square on May 14, 2012 in London, England.

2. Pretty Pretty Princess
Actress Charlize Theron arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.

3. Classic Elegance
Actress Charlize Theron attends BAFTA Los Angeles' 18th annual Awards Season Tea Party held at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 14, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.

4. Side-Swept
Actress Charlize Theron arrives at W Magazine's 69th Annual Golden Globes Award Celebration at the Chateau Marmont on January 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

5. Red Lips
Celebrities arriving at The 82nd Annual Academy Awards, Kodak Theatre, Hollywood, CA.

6. Short Curls
Charlize Theron attends the "Young Adult" world premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre on December 8, 2011 in New York City.

7. Wind-Blown
Charlize Theron arrives for the UK premiere of 'Prometheus', held at London's Empire Cinema and Odeon Leicester Square.**UK, IRELAND, DUBAI, USA AND CANADIAN USE ONLY** Photograph: ©  ZTimages.

8. Bouffant
Celebrities attending IFP's 21st Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, NY.

9. Boy Cut
Actress Charlize Theron arrives at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

10. Pony Up
Charlize Theron attends the 'Prometheus' Paris  Premiere at Cinema Gaumont Marignan on April 11, 2012 in Paris, France.
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Poll: What is Charlize Theron's best beauty look?
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  • Wind-Blown
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  • Boy Cut
  • Pony Up
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