10/21/2014 11:22 EDT | Updated 10/21/2014 11:59 EDT

Renee Zellweger Looks Really Different At Elle Women In Hollywood Awards

Renee Zellweger must be trying out a new beauty regimen because girl looks totally different these days.

The 45-year-old actress attended the Elle Women In Hollywood Awards on Monday in L.A. looking almost unrecognizable when she walked the red carpet.

Wearing her blond locks in a dramatic side-part with wavy ends and sporting natural makeup with a hint of pink lipgloss and mascara, the "Bridget Jones's Diary" star flaunted her new look with confidence.

Renee, who is just getting back to making movies again after a five-year hiatus, proved that she is still a red carpet pro and wore a beautiful LBD with sheer sleeves and back, a gold clutch and black-and-gold Christian Louboutin pumps.

For reference, this is what she used to look like:

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