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Beauty of the Week

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World’s Most Beautiful Issue

On Sale April 26

Danai Gurira

Age 35

How you know her

The Iowa-born actress and playwright wields a mean sword as Michonne on AMC’s The Walking Dead.

Her hair evolution

“One day I had to wear a wig cap, and I said, ‘That kind of works.'” says Gurira, who sported an Afro in college. “As soon as I could, I cut it all off, and I haven’t looked back since.”

Feeling beautiful on-set

“Playing a zombie-apocalypse survivor is an un-glam job, but the makeup artists figure out how to pop your eyes and make your skin still look great without it showing.”

Her beauty must-haves

“A good pair of earrings and a lip gloss. I’m bald, so the earrings always make me feel like, ‘Okay, I’m popping.'”