Hairstyle File: Thandie Newton

What a beauty! We've been obsessed with British actress Thandie Newton since her turn as Sally Hemings back in 1995's "Jefferson in Paris." And now she's back, bolder and more beautiful than ever in Tyler Perry's buzzy blockbuster, "For Colored Girls." Not only has Newton starred in some of the most lauded films of the last decade--she's also rocked some fierce hairstyles! Here, we take a look back at her hottest hair moments over the past fifteen years.
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 08, 2010

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What a beauty! We’ve been obsessed with British actress Thandie Newton since her turn as Sally Hemings back in 1995’s “Jefferson in Paris” (left, at the film’s premiere). And now she’s back, bolder and more beautiful than ever in Tyler Perry’s buzzy blockbuster, “For Colored Girls.” Not only has Newton starred in some of the most lauded films of the last decade—she’s also rocked some fierce hairstyles! Here, we take a look back at her hottest hair moments over the past fifteen years.

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At the New York premiere of “Beloved,” Newton swept her naturally curly hair on top of her head for a regal, princessy look.

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At a screening of “The Truth About Charlie,” Newton sported a super-high, rockabilly-style pompadour way before the trend hit the mainstream!

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Newton hit the red carpet at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards wearing softly rumpled bedhead waves. Amazingly sexy!

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At the American Museum Of The Moving Image Salute Gala, Thandie Newton went for Old Hollywood glamour with loose, glossy curls and a deep side part.

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Newton rocked the BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards with a teased-and-curled chignon and side-swept bangs. Very Audrey Hepburn.

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At the Los Angeles premiere of “RockNRolla,” Newton sported a perky ponytail and smokey eyes—a real style departure for the usually classic actress.

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Newton wore a sleek, clavicle-grazing blunt cut to the LA premiere of “2012.”

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At the afterparty for “Food Inc,” Newton sported one of the most ubiquitous trends of 2010: The Side Braid.

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