She earned major acclaim on the big screen in The Help, but Viola Davis is also a seasoned actress on the stage (and she’s got the double Tonys to prove it). Her next role, as style and beauty icon, is taking off too: Adding richer hues like wine and emerald to her usual sorbet mix was an inspired step in the right direction. Another leap came when the actress showed off a short hairstyle at the Oscars, highlighting her own texture.
HER BEAUTY UPGRADES HAIR “It was time!” Davis famously declared of her decision to get rid of the wig and embrace her natural hair.
MAKEUP Glossy lips and lined eyes give her an elegant but not overdone look.