An Ode to Tessa Thompson’s Ethereal Beauty

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Samantha Callender Aug, 22, 2018

Tessa Thompson is an actress who has appeared on the screens of some of your favorite shows and movies. Whether it’s a Tyler Perry flick, or starring alongside talents such as Michael B. Jordan or Lakeith Stanfield, Thompson has undoubtedly made her mark in Hollywood as an actress.

Aside from her on-screen chops, Thompson has also flexed her beauty versatility on numerous red carpets. Whether it’s rocking braids, long tresses, or a bold makeup, she continues to top best-dressed lists.

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In celebration of her latest flick to hit the screen, Sorry to Bother You, in which she plays an eccentric artist, we’ve decided to take a stroll down memory lane and comb through our favorite beauty moments.

Check it out!

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In 2014, Thompson appeared at the "Interstellar" premiere serving full body and loads of volume.

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Back in 2015, Thompson dropped by the MOCA Gala presented by Louis Vuitton in L.A. in this sleek number. Her glowing skin and red lip tied it all together.

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When Thompson appeared at The Broad Museum Black Tie Inaugural Dinner in 2015, her sleek tresses with a slight curl on the end were a perfect mix of casual glam.

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Tessa let’s her natural curls roam free during her appearance at The Shakespeare Center in L.A. in 2015, adding just a simple clip to the upper half. On the beat she gives us a boy-brow and a red lip that are simple yet bold looks.

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While attending the Rodarte Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week, Thompson takes a simple braided look and makes it her own with this gorgeous braided crown.

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Thompson opts for classic Hollywood style at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Her updo and paired with soft red smokey eyes and a simple updo is a twist on a never-fail style.

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At the premiere of "Woodshock" in 2017, Thompson updated her braided crown with blue flowers. She topped it all off with a natural beat and a soft glow.

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In 2017 the starlet hit the "Thor: Ragnarok" premiere with a finger wave bob and soft berry lips for a sophisticated look.

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Thompson showed up to Elle's Annual Women in Hollywood Celebration in 2017 with this elegant pompadour paired with a plum lip and vintage-glam style.

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We’re always here for a cornrow moment on a red carpet and during a Golden Globes after party earlier this year, Thompson didn't disappoint.

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At the "Sorry To Bother You" premiere in January, Thompson turns up the color quotient on a classic winged-liner look by swapping it with electric blue.

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At the "Annihilation" premiere this February, Thompson appeared in a flowing black and white dress, but it was her geometrically-inspired liner that also stood out.

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At the "A Wrinkle In Time" premiere in February, Thompson's three-piece bun was fun and flirty, while her purple lip and winged liner made a bold makeup statement.

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Thompson is serving us, casual-chic vibes with this long, braided side ponytail paired with a deep and bold red lip, at a "Creed II" cast dinner in March.

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Earlier this April, the actress hit the red carpet during the Tribeca Film Festival, with an angled face-framing style and berry lips.

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At a benefit this June, Thompson showed up clad in metallics with and extra-long braids. Casual, sis.

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At this year's Met Gala, Thompson's served us a dramatic look with her three-piece bun and starry-eyed white liner.