It takes a brave woman, especially a celebrity, to share a makeup free photo! Laverne Cox proved that she doesn’t need cover-up to be beautiful as she shared a rare glimpse of herself without makeup or a wig. Cox is known for always stunning on the red carpet in a variety of wigs and weaves, not to mention her always on-point makeup and dresses. «As an actress and a woman I love being able to transform, to switch up my look when I want to with wigs, weaves and bundles a plenty. I love this too. It’s about choices and options,» she captioned the photo from Aug. 4, 2016.
Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality television star, television producer, and LGBT advocate. She is best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black, for which she became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the acting category, and the first to be nominated for an Emmy Award since composer/musician Angela Morley in 1990. In 2015, she became the first openly transgender person to have a wax figure of herself at Madame Tussauds.
Cox is also known for appearing as a contestant on the first season of VH1’s I Want to Work for Diddy, and for producing and co-hosting the VH1 makeover television series TRANSform Me. In April 2014, Cox was honored by GLAAD with its Stephen F. Kolzak Award for her work as an advocate for the transgender community. On June 9, 2014, Cox became the first openly transgender person to appear on the cover of Time magazine.