“From Youthful Innocence to Dazzling Elegance: The Evolution of Scarlett Johansson’s Image”

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Scarlett Johansson, famous for her role in “Lost in Translation,” once said that she believes in plastic surgery because she doesn’t want to grow old. However, in 2007 when a magazine article suggested she had undergone plastic surgery herself, she denied the allegations and even threatened legal action, although no lawsuit was ever filed. Despite these denials, rumors of Johansson’s plastic surgery persist to this day.

Johansson’s unique combination of features, including her blonde hair, green eyes, and full lips, make her stand out as one of Hollywood’s most distinctive beauties. It’s natural to wonder if her appearance is the result of good genes or something else entirely.

To find out, let’s look at Johansson’s transformation over the years, starting with her early career from 1997 to 2000, as seen in photos from the Independent Spirit Awards.

Scarlett Johansson Independent Spirit Awards 1997

Let’s begin with this photograph from Scarlett’s early days on the red carpet, which was most likely her debut appearance when she was just 12 years old. It’s fascinating to note that she had been acting for three years by then. Here, we can see her original nose and hair color, which was not blonde but a soft shade of brown. This snapshot was taken at the 1998 Fresh Air Fund Gala.

Scarlett Johansson Fresh Air Fund Gala 1998

As a 13-year-old, she still looked quite similar, except for the fact that she had abandoned the cute baby hair clips and opted for a trendy brick-colored lipstick that was in vogue during the 90s. This was evident at the premiere party for ‘A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries’ held in New York City in 1998.

Scarlett Johansson A Solider's Daughter Never Cries New York City premiere party 1998

In a photo by Sonia Moskowitz for Globe Photos, we can see a woman who’s wearing the same lip color as she did earlier that year. However, this time, her brown hair is styled in wavy layers. Her smile shows that she had not yet undergone any cosmetic dentistry work. The photo was taken at the BCBG Max Azria Fashion Show in 2000.

Scarlett Johansson BCBG Max Azria Fashion Show 2000

Back in the day, Us Weekly claimed that Scarlett Johansson had gotten some work done on her nose and dubbed it a “nip and tuck.” In order to support their claims, they presented photos from 2000 and compared them to Scarlett’s current nose. The difference was noticeable – her nose looked quite different. However, her lips remained unchanged and as plump as ever, as evidenced by her teenage photos. This all happened during Scarlett’s indie darling days between 2001 to 2003, a time when she was making waves in the Hollywood film scene. One of her appearances during this time was at the Hollywood Film Festival Gala Ceremony Awards in 2001.

Scarlett Johansson Hollywood Film Festival Gala Ceremony Awards 2001

When Scarlett Johansson made her first appearance in Ghost World at the age of 17, many noticed a significant change in her appearance. While she was wearing more makeup, including the popular dark lip liner trend at the time, it’s possible that she underwent a nose job as well. This speculation stems from the fact that her nose appeared slightly less prominent in the film. Fast forward to 2002 and Johansson was attending the Los Angeles premiere of Eight Legged Freaks.

Scarlett Johansson Eight Legged Freaks Los Angeles premiere 2002

Upon viewing the photo captured by Tom Lau of Star Max, my suspicions were confirmed. The subject of the photo had a completely different look with her new red hair, more sophisticated makeup, and a noticeable nose ring highlighting what appears to be a newly shaped nose. My educated guess is that she underwent a rhinoplasty procedure sometime in 2001 or 2002, before her rise to fame with the movie “Lost in Translation.” Comparing her features from when she was younger, they now appear to be more balanced. This photo was taken at the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards.

Scarlett Johansson Independent Spirit Awards 2003

Back in the day, Scarlett Johansson rocked a mullet hairstyle. She even had a shirt that showed her love for the infamous hairdo. However, it’s safe to say that this look was never considered trendy even during that time. This was around 2004 to 2008, when Scarlett was starting to rise to stardom. One of her appearances during this period was at the premiere of “A Love Song for Bobby Long” in Los Angeles.

Scarlett Johansson A Love Song for Bobby Long Los Angeles premiere 2004

Scarlett made a bold move at the age of 20 by lightening her hair even further to a stunning platinum blonde shade. This hair color truly accentuates her star quality and radiance. Additionally, she seems to have found a trustworthy styling team, as she has since retired from experimenting with different hairstyles. Although it’s evident that her nose has changed since her adolescent years, it’s safe to assume that we haven’t seen the final shape of her nose yet. Scarlett looked absolutely stunning at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Match Point’ in 2005.

Scarlett Johansson Match Point Los Angeles premiere 2005

Do you recall the time when Scarlett Johansson was obsessed with the classic Hollywood look? She used to sport vintage curls while keeping her eye makeup minimal and pairing it with a bold red lip. She also opted for daring necklines, which perfectly complemented her upgraded smile – even if she sometimes had lipstick on her teeth. This look was particularly prominent at the 2006 Golden Globe Awards.

Scarlett Johansson Golden Globes 2006

Once again, let’s take a moment to appreciate her nose. It seems to have gotten smaller and more cute, which accentuates her beautiful eyes and lips. Of course, it’s understandable if nobody noticed because of how low-cut her dress was at the 2007 Louis Vuitton Love Party.

Scarlett Johansson Louis Vuitton Love Party 2007

ACE Pictures captured a new look for the talented actress following her completion of “The Nanny Diaries.” She decided to switch things up with an edgy bleached blonde hairstyle that was worn straight and pinned off her face. Interestingly, this was also the same year that rumors started circulating about a nose job, and it’s clear from these photos that there may be some truth to those allegations! These snapshots were taken at the 2008 Los Angeles Premiere of Woody Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.”

Scarlett Johansson Vicky Cristina Barcelona Los Angeles premiere 2008

Carrie Nelson displayed a more toned-down appearance in 2008 with a touch of vintage style. Her naturally full lips and gorgeous smile were accentuated by her choice of red lipstick, while the darker roots added a natural touch to her blonde hair color. By 2009, she had reached A-list status, as evidenced by her appearance at the Los Angeles Premiere of “He’s Just Not That Into You.”

Scarlett Johansson He's Just Not That Into You Los Angeles premiere 2009

Scarlett Johansson changed her hair color to dark auburn before being cast as Black Widow in Iron Man 2. She later revealed that she did it with the hope of getting the role. Despite having a neutral skin tone, she looked equally stunning with her new hair color at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards.

Scarlett Johansson MTV Movie Awards 2010

Not too much time had passed when Scarlett opted for her classic blonde hair once again, but with a delightful golden tint this time. She confidently wore it with a wild, tousled wave; back in the early 2010s, texture was all the rage! Of course, she made sure to add plenty of dramatic black liner to really make her eyes pop. This look made an appearance at the 2011 Oscars.

Scarlett Johansson Oscars 2011

Do you remember Scarlett’s iconic bob haircut? It was such a bold, choppy look that was way ahead of its time. In fact, it probably inspired many similar haircuts over the years. However, it seems that Scarlett has been a smoker since her teenage years and her teeth were starting to show some staining. This was noticeable during her appearance at the 2011 Guys Choice Awards.

Scarlett Johansson Guys Choice Awards 2011

In a snap taken by Michael Germana/Globe Photos, we can see the actress sporting a new hair color – cherry red – while filming for The Avengers. It’s hard not to marvel at how effortlessly she pulls off any hair color. In fact, it seems like there’s no hue that doesn’t work for her! Fast forward to the 2012 London premiere of the same movie and she looked just as stunning as ever.

Scarlett Johansson The Avengers London premiere 2012

Within a mere 12 months, Scarlett bid farewell to her red hair dye and allowed her bob haircut to grow out enough so that she could style it into a gorgeous braided updo. This was the perfect hairstyle to showcase her beautifully balanced facial features. This snapshot captures Scarlett at 28 years old, attending the Toronto Premiere of the film ‘Under the Skin’ in 2013.

Scarlett Johansson Under the Skin Toronto premiere 2013

In the 2014 London Premiere of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, the famous celebrity flaunted her luscious golden blonde waves, which seemed to have been extended artificially. Despite the meticulous attention paid to her overall appearance, including matching purple smoky eyeshadow with her dress, her teeth lacked the dazzling white color she might have wanted.

Scarlett Johansson Captain America The Winter Soldier London premiere 2014

This particular appearance of Scarlett Johansson, with her luscious waves and bold lipstick shade, brings back memories of the old Hollywood glamour that was popular in the mid-2000s. It’s worth noting that she was pregnant during this time and it turned out to be her last time flaunting her long locks for quite some time. From 2014 until 2018, she underwent a significant hair transformation and opted for a shorter haircut. This change was evident when she attended the Hurricane Sandy Benefit event, Champions of Rockaway, in 2014.

Scarlett Johansson Champions of Rockaway Hurricane Sandy Benefit 2014

Wow, what a drastic transformation! Scarlett made a bold move by cutting off her long hair. She made this change only two months after giving birth to her daughter, but it wasn’t your typical “Mom” haircut. Interestingly, she didn’t sport a traditional Mom hairstyle until 2018. This photo was taken during the London premiere of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in 2015.

Scarlett Johansson Avengers Age of Ultron London premiere 2015

Back in 2015, she decided to switch up her look by giving her hair a punky makeover. She went for a side shave and bleached the top to a gorgeous light blonde shade. Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying that this bold move accentuated her stunning features even more. Fast forward to the 2016 Variety Power of Women Luncheon…

Scarlett Johansson Variety Power of Women Luncheon 2016

In the following year, Scarlett appeared to be embracing a new hairstyle as she started to grow out her pixie cut. As with most people who transition their hairstyle, there was a bit of an awkward phase for her to go through. It’s worth noting that this was also a difficult time for her as she was going through a divorce from Romain Dauriac. She debuted her new look at the 2017 New York City Premiere of ‘Ghost in the Shell’.

Scarlett Johansson Ghost in the Shell New York City premiere 2017

However, in the next year, she once again showed her dedication to short hair by shaving off the sides and using a lot of hair gel to slick it all back. Although I am not a fan of this daring style, she definitely manages to pull it off better than Katy Perry did. This was her look during the premiere of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ held in Los Angeles in 2018.

Scarlett Johansson Avengers Infinity War Los Angeles premiere 2018

Izumi Hasegawa from Hollywood News Wire reported that there was a noticeable change in the hairstyle of a certain actress. According to the article, she started growing her hair out at the age of 33 and opted to dye it with a rich and chocolatey brown hue. Despite her colorful eye makeup, her hair looked like a helmet. However, in recent years, she sported a different look. During the 2019 Los Angeles Premiere of ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ she appeared as a blonde bombshell.

Scarlett Johansson Avengers Endgame Los Angeles premiere 2019

Suddenly, the former Scarlett made a comeback! She ditched her brown hair and went back to her favorite blonde with dark roots, which she probably achieved by using extensions to make it longer and fuller. Additionally, her teeth seem to have gotten a makeover too. Not only are they whiter, but they’re also uniformly sized and aligned. This occurred at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards.

Scarlett Johansson Independent Spirit Awards 2020

Wow, she is absolutely stunning! Her hair is a beautiful buttery shade of baby blonde and she radiates an inner glow. I wonder if it’s because she’s at the peak of her career, having received not one but two Oscar nominations for her roles in “Jojo Rabbit” and “Marriage Story”? Or perhaps it’s because she’s about to tie the knot with Colin Jost from “Saturday Night Live”?! I saw her at the 2021 American Cinematheque Awards.

Scarlett Johansson American Cinematheque Awards 2021

It’s been almost two years since Scarlett Johansson had her picture taken, but it’s not for lack of good reason. The actress got married in late 2020 and had her second child, a son, in the summer of 2021. She’s currently in a state of “baby bliss,” as she puts it, and you can see the evidence of lost sleep under her eyes. Despite this, her skin looks flawless and radiant, with only faint lines between her brows suggesting that she hasn’t opted for Botox just yet. Comparing photos from 1998 to 2021, it’s clear that Scarlett has aged gracefully over the years.

Scarlett Johansson before and after

Despite Scarlett’s claim of being all-natural, a comparison of her photos reveals that some features have been altered. Her teeth have been whitened and fitted with porcelain veneers, resulting in a dazzling smile akin to those of celebrities. However, the most significant change occurred in her nose, where she had two rhinoplasties. The first was done before 2003, while the second was refined around 2005, right before she became a household name. According to Dr. Jeffrey Rawnsley, Scarlett’s nose job is one of the best ever done on a celebrity. The original bridge was thick, leading up to her brow, making her nose appear too large for her small face. The new bridge is thinner and blends well with her other features. The tip of her nose was slightly refined without changing the shape. Notably, despite her full lips, they have undergone no cosmetic enhancements, which plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Youn describes as impossible to recreate.

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