See her evolution through the years.
Beginning with a signature bouffant, Janelle Monáe has spent much of her career playing with her beauty routine. Get familiar with some of her inventive looks, ahead.
The start of Monáe's career came with a signature hairstyle. Initially, it was quite rare to see the performer without her bouffant updo.
As time passed, her beauty routines featured more experimenting. This Met Gala appearance came with a bold red lips and braids.
She later played with length, wearing this curly style which was cut close to the head.
She looked positively regal with this extravagant updo, matching gold earrings to her hair accessories.
This look featured a rare neutral beauty moment, and a surprise shorter haircut.
Another memorable Mat Gala. Monáe reached for her signature red lipstick, but added white pearls to her short hair.
This was a major look for Monáe. Along with revealing platinum blonde hair, she lined the bottom of her lids with blue-green product.
Take a minute to appreciate her lashes, and then, admire the single curl hanging on her face.
Always classic eye wings were paired with a glittering makeup palette and matching hat.
Her Pearl-adorned hair returned, but this look came with a space buns-inspired style and chunky eye wings.
Monáe had fun with this short style, adding a number of jeweled hair clips.
Her towering bun was accented with rhinestones. She also swapped out her usual lipstick shade for a pink.
Chanel accessories were scattered throughout two braids, and she kept the black and white color palette going with two-toned eye wings.