Celebrity Beauty: Watch Me Transform Into Tessa Thompson

Celebrity Beauty: Watch Me Transform Into Tessa Thompson

Celebrity Beauty:

Both on and off-screen,

Tessa Thompson

is a beauty chameleon. Since her breakout film role in

Mississippi Damned

back in 2009, we’ve watched the actress transform with each new character, from a robotic hostess in HBO’s sci-fi thriller


to a warrior badass in

Men in Black: International

. Her red-carpet evolution is just as impressive. She often takes on bold beauty looks, including waist-grazing

box braids

and matte magenta lipstick.

In this episode of


Beauty Evolution, our model Janice gets a first-hand experience of what Thompson goes through to prep for a role or red-carpet appearance. With the help of two seasoned beauty pros — hairstylist

Sean Fears

and celebrity makeup artist

Liz Oliver

— Janice takes on three different looks inspired by Thompson’s most iconic moments. The first is inspired by Thompson’s


character, Charlotte Hale; the second is a glam smoky eye and glossy lip from this summer’s


photocall; and the final look — the

pièce de résistance

— is Thompson’s

2019 Met Gala

look, complete with a latex ponytail attachment and a matte pink lip.

Watch it all in the video above.