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So if you follow Nicki Minaj on Instagram you've seen how much her look has changed from Barbie to au natural. Well Nicki explained to E!News that this natural look isn't new and that this is actually the look that she prefers. Nicki explained that she began wearing the colorful wigs and outrageous outfits when she went mainstream. She says, "Before my first album, I used to have a natural look. Only my real underground followers knew that side of me." She even mentioned that for her third album, she decided she wanted to tone it down from the bright colors and wild makeup. The rapper is actually getting just as much buzz for her toned down look as she was her over the top barbie style. She looks great!