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Teyana Taylor’s Beauty Evolution, From Teen Queen to Video Vixen

The model and artist has just been named the “Sexiest Woman Alive”.

It might be her episode of My Super Sweet 16 or her iconic performance in Kanye West’s “Fade” music video that is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Teyana Taylor. But now that she’s been named the Sexiest Woman Alive by Maxim, no descriptor has ever made so much sense.

This is the very first time a Black woman was given that title of Sexiest Woman Alive. In honor of the artist and mother making history, we took a look back through her best beauty moments throughout the years.

Click through to see Teyana Taylor’s beauty evolution.

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For her earliest red carpet events Taylor kept her face fresh with just a swipe of eyeliner and wore her hair in big, fluffy curls.

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Keeping up the fresh face here, Taylor also went with a highlighted, natural blowout.

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The next year, Taylor arrived to a red carpet event with full, flushed cheeks and ombré Farrah Fawcett hair.

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Entering the ’10s, Taylor switched it up with bold blunt bangs and a light pink lip that was very of the times.

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Here, Taylor tries on bold color with curly purple ombré hair to match her outfit.

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Growing into a more adult look, Taylor rocked am adorable pixie cut with bangs and a natural nude lip.

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The year “Fade” was released Taylor could be seen with slicked back hair and an always-chic ’90s-inspired nude lip.

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Channeling role model and icon Janet Jackson, Taylor sported a pixie cut, this time with a side bang. She also wore metallic silver eyeshadow and light brown ’90s lipstick.

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Cleary, Taylor isn’t afraid of messing with color. She wore a burnt orange wig in a cute side part cut.

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Taylor had so many great looks this year we had to double up. She looks amazing in these platinum blonde faux locs with a bold blush contour and a strong lined lip.

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Lashes, lashes, lashes take center stage. Taylor’s dark wig with short, blunt bangs brought all the attention to her eyes.

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In 2020 Taylor perfected her ’90s glam look with a true pixie cut, bronzed cheeks, and a deep nude lip. It’s effortlessly sexy.