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Anna Faris Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Anna Faris kicked off her career as Cindy Campbell, the beleaguered, black-haired heroine of Scary Movie in 2000, but once she started winning roles outside the franchise (including a memorable appearance as a faux-Cameron Diaz in Lost In Translation), Faris began showing off her natural blond hair — and a whole lot more.

She’s been rocking low-cut dresses for years, but Faris’ revealing ensemble at the premiere of Observe & Report couldn’t be further from her gawky roots. Are you down with her evolution into a comedy bombshell, or do you miss the plain-but-sweet?

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Nicole Richie Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

When she first started appearing on the Hollywood scene, Nicole Richie was best known as Paris Hilton‘s raunchy BFF. Her look was part rock n’ roll and part skank — multi-colored hair extensions, a nose ring, and the skimpiest outfits conceivable. But fame set in, and with it Nicole dropped an obscene amount of weight and became a fashion icon over night. Her new look mixed her SoCal looks with serious glam, and decadent bling, thanks in part to stylist Rachel Zoe.

These days Nicole’s body is on the mend, after it gained some shape and suppleness during her pregnancy with daughter Harlow. The starlet is pregnant once more with her second child, and she’s bringing her signature style to her baby bump — accentuating it with gorgeous frocks and chunky gold jewels from her own line, House of Harlow. We can’t help but imagine her success has made ex-BFF Paris super jealous.

Is Nicole finally behaving her age or has she turned into a big bore?

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Rihanna Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Rihanna was just a sweet girl with dreams of a music career, when a record producer vacationing in Barbados discovered the songbird and plucked her from the tiny island, relocating her to NYC to record an album. Jay-Z signed her immediately, and thus began RiRi’s career on the red carpet, offering up her good girl looks and easy pop tunes for the entire world to feast upon.

A simple haircut — taking her long locks into a seriously angled bob — seemed to change everything for Rihanna. She started sporting edgy designer looks and her onstage outfits and antics began to get wild. She continued chopping her hair into the short, severe, and super hot look she rocks today. Though she’s currently embracing a curly look, Rihanna continues to embrace her wild side with every outfit, proving that fashion – just like life – can be an adventure.

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Victoria Beckham Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Victoria Beckham morphed from the baby-faced pop singer of The Spice Girls to super thin fashionista with an oft-imitated bob. Marrying hottie footballer David Beckham and paling around with the likes of Katie Holmes and Will Smith only further solidified her A-list status. Attributing her shrinking frame to controlled eating, Victoria has insisted she’s never had an eating disorder. And while she’s never publicly discussed her rumored plastic surgery, Victoria inadvertently admitted to a boob job when she exclaimed on her show Victoria Beckham: Coming To America, “I really thought that one of my silicones was going to fly out of my armpit then.”

Although Victoria makes other moms of three green with envy, she insists she doesn’t like many things about her picture-perfect frame. “There are loads of things I don’t like about my body. I don’t like my hair, my belly button, my stomach or my fingernails. Also I have no definition, probably from having babies. I could go to the gym but I haven’t got the time or the energy.” Do you miss the cutesy/sexy pop singer known as “Posh Spice?” Or do you prefer the haute couture-wearing vision of sophistication that Victoria Beckham is now?

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Tara Reid Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Tara Reid took all our hopes and dreams for her future and crushed them underneath one of her massive, fake boobs. The actress was on top of the world in the late 90s, balancing indie appeal in The Big Lebowski with box office hit American Pie. Her acting chops were only enhanced by her smoking hot looks — maxing out her sex appeal with her girl next door look and raspy voice. An engagement to MTV star Carson Daly only solidified Reid’s star power.

But Tara took a nosedive off the A-List, as her reputation as a hard-partying diva eclipsed her film career. In one of the most humiliating Hollywood moments ever, she revealed her boob job to the world at Diddy‘s 35th birthday party, when a wardrobe malfunction accidentally displayed her swollen and scarred left breast. Later photos also revealed a strange rippling affect in Tara’s stomach, which was a result of botched liposuction. Since the dress disaster, Tara’s made most of her money doing party promotions and is slowly working to reclaim her career — and her reputation.

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Madonna Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Since gyrating her way onto MTV in 1982, Madonna has been on the cutting edge of fashion, style and trends. As a Detroit-transplant living in Big Apple, Madge made waves with her bleached hair, lacy gloves and skirts, and rosary necklaces.

With legions of fans mimicking her every move, Madonna quickly switched it up in the early 90s – chopping off her hair and embracing her boobs in Jean Paul Gaultier‘s infamous pointy bra. Then, ya know, there was her yoga phase, her Evita infatuation, her baby belly, another cross obsession, her book Sex and a little film called Truth or Dare. Madonna’s reinventions are as endless and infamous as her hits.

These days, Madonna’s sporting a reserved, polished look while raising her three children in both London and New York. While her body — somewhat freakishly — is more ripped than ever before, some would say her taut face and raised eyebrows are starting to look a little artificial. But the Material Girl is still making front pages news for her looks. Is Madonna fab after all these years? Or should she think about giving it up?

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Mariah Carey Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Mariah Carey busted onto the music scene in 1990 with her debut album Mariah, and quickly became a Grammy-winning sensation who churned out hit after hit and monopolized the Billboard charts. It seemed she could do no wrong – until she starred in the semi-autobiographical joke of a film, 2001′s Glitter. As a promotional stunt for movie, Mariah infamously (and oddly) stripped down and slurred her way through passing out popsicles on MTV’s TRL. The pressures of the fame machine led to a full-scale breakdown.

But in 2008, Mariah came back looking great. Not only had she picked up a hot young husband named Nick Cannon but she looked so tight and fit that people speculated she had undergone $150,000 of plastic surgery — rumors she adamantly denies. Although she has been through some mental and fashion disasters, Mariah still reigns as the singer with the most number one singles in the United States, and earlier this year posed on the beach with her hubby in a teeny-weeny bikini, proving that a female pop star can still be a sex symbol at 39.

Is the Mariah of 2008 as fabulous as the Mariah of the 90s? Has her comeback been fab or fail?

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Holly Madison Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Holly Madison went from Hooters waitress with a dream to hot independent woman with a career of her own. As Holly climbed up the ranks as one of Hugh Hefner’s seven girlfriends, her appearance also seemed to make a transition. Holly toned up, her nose got smaller, her hair got thicker and longer, and she had a breast job. She also upped her beauty regimen after hooking up with Hef in 2001. “More just tanning, makeup, getting hair done… just simple things that I hadn’t really had the time or interest to do before,” she said.

After becoming a household name thanks to Girls Next Door, Holly left Hef and the Playboy Mansion behind, briefly dated magician Criss Angel, then snagged a spot on the hit TV show Dancing With the Stars. Most people would probably agree that Holly has moved out of the shadow of her famous boyfriend and become her very own successful, gorgeous girl. But some might find the new Holly to be too plastic and artificial? Is Holly’s makeover fab or fail?

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Jack Osbourne Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

Jack Osbourne came on the scene as a pudgy, curly-haired rebellious teenager on the hit reality series, The Osbournes. As the trials and tribulations of his rock family were chronicled, Jack was often shown chowing down on Easy Mac and fighting with his sister Kelly Osbourne. But Jack shed nearly seventy pounds and debuted a whole new look in 2005.

Jack kick-started his weight loss by detoxing at a Thai kickboxing camp which included a high fiber liquid diet and coffee enemas. The rehabbed star gave up cigarettes, alcohol, drugs and junk food, started running and rock climbing and going to bed early. He traded in his rocker T-shirts for tailored suits and swapped his glasses for contacts. Jack had fully made his transformation when in December 2005 he appeared semi-naked in Cosmopolitan, which he said was a big “Ha! To everyone who laughed at him before.”

Is the new Jack fab? Or do you miss the old?

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Mel B Makeover: Fab Or Fail?

As the most outlandish member of the 90s girl group The Spice Girls, Melanie Brown (aka, Mel B) sported a mass of curly hair, a loud Leeds accent, an aggressive attitude, and flashy outfits (often featuring leopard prints), all of which helped earn her the moniker “Scary Spice.” Melanie busted out on her own after the group split up, but had moderate success as a solo recording artist.

After moving to Los Angeles from England, Melanie was embroiled in a bitter paternity battle with Eddie Murphy after claiming she was pregnant with his baby in 2006. The paternity test proved that the baby was indeed Eddie’s and Mel B named him “Beverly Hills Cock.” After the drama had settled, Mel B formed a family with new hubby Stephen Belafonte and competed on Dancing With the Stars. Melanie has replaced the “Scary” outfits of the ’90s with a more demure, glamorous look and she’s straightened her formerly wild hair. Her ripped abs and classy look solidify her as a Hollywood M.I.L.F.

Do you like the Mel B of the ’90s or the Melanie of today?

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