Great Beauty: Jada Pinkett's Makeup Evolution

Great Beauty: Jada Pinkett's Makeup Evolution
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 26, 2011

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At a celebration for “A Different World’s” 100th episode, a very young Jada Pinkett rocked a golden-neutral lipstick and full brows.

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At the premiere of ‘Tales From the Crypt Demon Knight,’ Jada wore a deep, bronzey lip to match the metallic shade of her hair!

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In the cult classic film “Set it Off,” Pinkett Smith rocked brownish neutral makeup tones, and bobbed micro-braids. So mid-nineties!

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During a “Donation of Dress” event for ‘The Nutty Professor,’ Pinkett Smith sported filled-in brows, flawless concealer and a shiny, berry-toned gloss.

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At a party in New York City, Jada rocked champagne-hued lids and a frosted gloss.

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At the “Return to Paradise” premiere, Pinkett Smith sported delicately lined eyes and a bold, plummy lip.

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At the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, Jada Pinkett SMith rocked metallic ice blue eyeshadow and a pretty pink lip.

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Jada sported light violet shadow and sparkly pink lipstick to the premiere of Wild Wild West.

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At the premiere of ‘Collateral,’ Pinkett Smith wore a lovely golden-bronze eyeshadow and a rust lipgloss that perfectly complimented her tan.

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At the Australian premiered of ‘Ali,’ Jada looked fantastic in little more than mascara and luscious coral lipgloss.

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At the ‘Matrix Reloaded’ premiere, Jada wore deep, coffee-toned neutral makeup and a simple, swingy blowout. Stunning.

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Jada amped up her look with uber-dramatic smokey eyes at the London premiere of ‘The Matrix Reloaded.’

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At the 8th Annual Hollywood Film Festival Hollywood Awards Gala, Jada Pinkett Smith looked super-fresh in individual faux lashes and a bright, raspberry-pink gloss.

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At the premiere of “Collateral,” Pinkett Smith sported soft, moss green shadow and rosy blush.

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At the 18th Annual Kids Choice Awards, Jada rocked metallic, golden-orange tones to pick up the hue of her leather jacket. Fierce!

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Pinkett Smith flaunted a high ponytail, silver shadow and an all-eyes-on-me crimson lip at Germany’s “The Pursuit of Happyness” premiere.

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Jada went to the 15th annual Dream Halloween benefit dressed as Wonder Woman — and we can’t get enough of her cobalt blue eyeshadow and fire engine red lips.

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Jada wore a metallic forest green eyeshadow and false lashes to the premiere of ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still.’

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At the “Madagascar 2” premiere party in Madrid, Pinkett Smith rocked out in major faux lashes (so sexy!) and a juicy, fruit-punch-hued lipgloss.

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With her braided pompadour pony and electric red lips, Pinkett Smith rocked the red carpet at the 2010 BET Awards.

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At the star-studded ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood luncheon, Pinkett Smith turned heads with her muted, ice-princessy makeup tones. Loved the pewter eyeshadow!

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At the 2010 American Music Awards, Jada looked like a golden goddess in metallic yellow eyeshadow, bronzer, and a gilded, twinkly lipgloss.

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At the post-theater reception for ‘FELA!,’ Pinkett Smith sported a pale, robin’s egg blue shadow and a pinky-nude lipgloss.

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With her cat eye-lined, silver-kissed eyes, lush curls and sparkly rose gloss, Jada rocked the red carpet at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards.


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