Then & wow, FEMAIL reveals the women who look better now than ever before: Jennifer Hudson

Women who are more beautiful than ever

Pictured: Jennifer Hudson, age 24

Pictured: Jennifer Hudson, age 40

Jennifer Hudson, age 24, has seen a dramatic change in her appearance (pictured below). Jennifer Hudson at 40 

AGE 24

In 2006, the singer and actress hadn’t quite mastered red-carpet make-up. The heavy, dark shadows on her eyes make her skin appear shiny. It is also very unforgiving with the draw-back style of her headband.

AGE 40

Respect’s star now looks stylish with her swish side hair and thicker eyebrows. Matte foundation gives the star a radiant glow. Red lipstick with flawless eyeliner gives this look a strong, yet elegant style.