We’ve been crushing on Zazie Beetz for as long as we can remember. Her effortless and no fuss approach to beauty, along with her beautiful natural hair and flawless skin, has always left us completely mesmerized.

So when it came to choosing a model for ESSENCE’s June 2018 beauty feature, we lept at the chance to shoot and speak with the “Deadpool 2” and “Atlanta” actress. In addition to flawlessly modeling the season’s latest lip trends (created by makeup artist Camara Aunique), the down-to-earth Beetz spills on a few of her beauty tips and tricks. 

See the video above for exclusive behind-the-scene footage of her beautiful shoot! 

To read the full story, pick up the latest issue of ESSENCE currently on newsstands. 

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