Beautiful at Every Age

From Blake Lively and Katharine McPhee to Elle Macpherson and Mary Steenburgen, these stunners prove true beauty is timeless

TARAJI P. HENSON, 42

Although she endured the magic of movie makeup to gracefully age in 2008's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – and earned a Supporting Actress nod – Henson prefers a light touch when it comes to her everyday look. "My makeup philosophy is definitely 'less is more,'" Henson told Essence.