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.
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.
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In 2014, Thompson appeared at the "Interstellar" premiere serving full body and loads of volume.
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actress Tessa Thompson arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere "Interstellar" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on October 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
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.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 30: Actress Tessa Thompson attends the 2015 MOCA Gala presented by Louis Vuitton at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA on May 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Sleek and Simple
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.
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Actress Tessa Thompson attends The Broad Museum Black Tie Inaugural Dinner at The Broad on September 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)
Simple and Glam
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.
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 08: Actress Tessa Thompson arrives at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles 25th Annual Simply Shakespeare Benefit at The Broad Stage on December 8, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
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.
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Actress, Tessa Thompson, attends the Rodarte Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)
Classic and Elegant
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.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Tessa Thompson attends the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
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.
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Tessa Thompson attends the premiere of "Woodshock" at ArcLight Cinemas on September 18, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
In 2017 the starlet hit the "Thor: Ragnarok" premiere with a finger wave bob and soft berry lips for a sophisticated look.
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 10: Actress Tessa Thompson arrives at the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Thor: Ragnarok' at the El Capitan Theatre on October 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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.
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 16: Actress Tessa Thompson arrives at ELLE's 24th Annual Women in Hollywood Celebration at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
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.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: Tessa Thompson attends HBO's Official Golden Globe Awards After Party at Circa 55 Restaurant on January 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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.
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 20: Actor Tessa Thompson, wearing Chanel, attends the "Sorry To Bother You" Premiere during 2018 Sundance Film Festival at Park City Library on January 20, 2018 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)
Black and White
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.
WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Actress Tessa Thompson arrives for the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Annihilation" held at Regency Village Theatre on February 13, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
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.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Tessa Thompson arrives at the Premiere Of Disney's "A Wrinkle In Time" on February 26, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 28: Actress Tessa Thompson is seen arriving at Zahav restaurant for a 'Creed II' cast dinner on March 28, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)
Fro’s and Berries
Earlier this April, the actress hit the red carpet during the Tribeca Film Festival, with an angled face-framing style and berry lips.
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Tessa Thompson attends a screening of "Little Woods" during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theatre on April 21, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
Waist Length Braids
At a benefit this June, Thompson showed up clad in metallics with and extra-long braids. Casual, sis.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 14: Tessa Thompson attends the Sundance Institute at Sundown Summer Benefit at the Ace Hotel on June 14, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Sundance Institute)
At this year's Met Gala, Thompson's served us a dramatic look with her three-piece bun and starry-eyed white liner.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Tessa Thompson attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)