Great Beauty: Michelle Obama's Makeup Evolution

First Lady's most memorable beauty moments.

Tia Williams Sep, 26, 2011

Michelle Obama has it all, does she not? She’s had a brilliant career, she landed a President and the October cover of ESSENCE — plus, in her spare time, she’s also a bonafide beauty icon!

Not since Jackie Kennedy has a First Lady’s style been so globally inspiring. And when it comes to makeup, Mrs. Obama is always on point — her choices are chic, elegant, and always appropriate for the occasion (although we do love when she takes beauty risks… a blue eyeshadow here, mile-long lashes there).

Here, we take a look back at Mrs. Obama’s most memorable makeup moments, ever.