From her breakout role on Nickelodeon’s Victorious to releasing her fifth studio album, Thank U, Next, Ariana Grande has transformed from a quirky preteen actress into a powerhouse performer, role model and all around powerful woman. That said, Ariana’s profession isn’t the only thing that’s changed since her Hollywood debut. The now 25-year-old has also had one serious style metamorphosis over the years. In fact, some of you will be surprised to learn that the brunette beauty’s iconic ponytail wasn’t always on her glam stapes. *Gasp.* Scroll through the gallery below to see Ariana’s complete style transformation from 2008 to today.