Hollywood is full of smoke and mirrors, especially when it comes to celebrities and their looks. Not only do those famous faces frequently undergo secretive plastic surgery appointments, but they also go to great lengths to manipulate their natural hair into various different styles and textures. From extensions to expensive dye jobs, celebrities are rarely seen sporting the hair texture they were born with. So, we decided to round up the unusual instances when celebs are caught au naturale. Read on!

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Debra Messing

Whether it was the summer heat or simply the desire to let her natural hair breathe, Messing decided to sport her famous red strands in a state much different than its usual sleekness. Instead, the actress wore her natural curls brushed out and voluminous, calling the look "my hair in its natural state" on Instagram.

Meghan Markle

It appears that soon-to-be royal, Meghan Markle, hasn't worn her natural hair texture since her days in high school. However, the Internet was able to dig up a few older pictures of the actress, discovering that her hair is actually super thick and curly.


Salma Hayek

Normally seen wearing sleek, straight hair or smooth waves, Salma Hayek showed the world via Instagram that her natural hair consists of tight, dark brown curls, and lots of them.

Gabrielle Union

Unlike her usual perfectly coifed hairdo, Gabrielle Union kept things low-key with a high ponytail of all-natural curls.

Emmy Rossum

While it's rare to see Emmy Rossum in her natural ringlets, they certainly suit her.

Zendaya

Zendaya is not one to stick to one hair look for long, which is why it's super refreshing to see her wearing her natural hair texture.

Sarah Jessica Parker

No, Sarah Jessica Parker's hair isn't naturally full of the long, barrel curls she's typically seen in. Instead, it turns out she has a full headΒ of thick waves.

Blake Lively

Lively is known for her gorgeous head of hair, but it turns out her real strands aren't as blond as her usual look suggests. Instead, it's a darker blond color with natural waves.

Ariana Grande

After years of dying her hair during her Disney days, Ariana Grande's hair was so damaged that she felt the need to hide it by wearing a high ponytail every day. Once her hair had time to recover , she revealed via Instagram that she's always had natural ringlets.