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From her baby-faced Bardot days to becoming a blonde bombshell: Take a look back at Sophie Monk’s incredible beauty transformation

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Sophie Monk has quite literally grown up in front of the nation’s eyes.

She first burst onto the scene as a baby-faced 20-something when she found fame on Popstars in 2000. At the time, she was straight out of an early naughties dream with her layered platinum blonde crop and thin eyebrows.

She may have settled for mid-length yellow-blonde hair and filled-in brows as her go-to aesthetic, but some of her most iconic beauty looks live on in an early 2000s capsule.

The Beauty And The Geek host is famous for distinct features that make her so unique. Sophie has big, hooded, sparkly blue eyes, a cute button nose, distinct cheekbones, and pouty lips.

Of course, the talented 41-year-old’s true staying power is thanks to her big, loveable personality and goofy sense of humour.

Her energy is infectious, and no one survives this long in the entertainment industry without winning people over with their good attitude and grit.

While the former pop star has always remained her true self, one thing that has gone through more than a few phases is her ever changing beauty looks.

The presenter has also been refreshingly open about getting some work done.

In 2011, Sophie revealed she’d had some filler injected into her top lip at her doctor’s suggestion, following the botched removal of a cyst.

“Half of my lip was removed with the cyst, and I was advised to get filler in my top lip to help balance it out,” she told Who magazine at the time.

“I should have said no to the filler in the first place, but I trusted the doctor.”

Although the TV host is most famous for her light blonde tresses, she had a surprisingly brief stint as a brunette, and there have been many drastic changes to her hair length over the years.

It’s been a two-decade journey full of sharp cuts, bleach and side parts, but one thing is for sure, Sophie’s beauty journey has spirit.

Keep scrolling as we round up Sophie’s beauty transformation from over the years

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A baby-faced Sophie embracing a choppy bleach blonde cut, thin eyebrows and burnt orange lipstick during her time in the girl group Bardot.


Sophie Monk young

She also had a penchant for dark eyeliner. The mix-matched hair and two-toned lips were bang on trend for the noughties and made for a gorgeous look at the 2001 Arias.


Sophie Monk mohawk

The higher the hair: Sophie rocked this eye-catching mohawk during her performance at the 2002 grand final pre-match.



The singer experimented with a choppy side fringe for her 2002 Rumba Music Festival performance.


Sophie Monk Sesame St

The performer opted for a more refined, old Hollywood style sweeping side-fringe for her appearance on Sesame Street. This moment took place in 2004 when thin eyebrows were still kicking.


Sophie Monk hair

Sophie propped her hair into a half-up, half-down style for the 2005 Aria Awards. The pop of pink colour on the apples of her cheeks makes this look!


Sophie Monk headband

For the 2006 Icon Gala Dinner, this icon placed a thin black hairband in her hair. Any 2000s teen will feel a wave of nostalgia hit them right now.


Sophie Monk long hair

It’s rare to see the 41-year-old with her hair parted in the middle, and we absolutely love this Bridget Bardot in Two Weeks In September-inspired look.


Sophie Monk plats

In 2010, the Click star opted for boho plats and a nude makeup look for E!’s 20th birthday bash.


Sophie Monk brown hair

You probably totally forgot that Soph had a brunette mermaid hair moment in 2010. Her eyebrows are a little bigger here, and her tight eyeliner looks striking.


Sophie Monk brown

Sophie has experimented with fillers but she has since confessed to Who that she had regrets.

“I should have said no, but I trusted the doctor,” she told the publication.


Sophie Monk 70s headband

The actress brought back her love for headbands in 2011… See how she matched her orange blush to the orange pattern? That’s the work of a next-level beauty pro. Also, the flash of orange on her nose is a top-tier hack to look sun-kissed any time of the year.


Sophie Monk short hair

In 2015, the performer cut her hair short for the first time – and it looked seriously chic and modern.


Sophie Monk blunt short hair

As for whether she gets any botox or filler injections, the Beauty And The Geek host has previously claimed she’s is too lazy.

“I can’t be bothered. I think each to their own, but I myself am too lazy. I don’t even know when I’ve got a facial booked in,” the star told Now To Love.


Sophie Monk roots

For the 60th TV Week Logie Awards, the stunner kept her roots dark and hair light blonde, which was super on-trend. She paired her hair with a dark smoky eye, nude lip, a dark tan and of course, that show-shopping metallic gold gown.


Sophie Monk

Speaking with news.com.au Sophie revealed that besides some beauty treatments, she isn’t interested in fillers after leaving Los Angeles.

“Sure, I love my hair extensions and spray tans, but I’m really not into getting much done. I guess I just make the most of what I have got! I felt more pressure when I was living in Los Angeles, but not now,” she explained of her beauty up-keep, or lack thereof.


Sophie Monk engaged

For her engagement announcement, Australia’s golden girl kept her make-up natural with nothing but some lipgloss and eyeliner. Of course, the highlight is right there on her French-tipped engagement finger.

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