You have to hand it to Mel B – she’s come a long way since her heady Spice Girls days, when her ‘Scary Spice’ persona saw her donning hideous leopard print outfits and hair that often resembled an amalgamation of all the early-day Jackson Five members’ afros.
As you’ll observe from the first photo, the singer’s hair may still be a much tamer beast, but Mel B without makeup could have her mistaken for (God forbid) a regular, slightly hungover-looking and woes-burdened member of the public.
Sadly, not all of life is a red carpet, and glamour often has to take a back seat to practical endeavors like, er, hobbling along to the store sporting casual wear and a facial expression that communicates, “Need… more… sleep.”
The second image, from March 2010, sees the 37-year-old sometime-TV presenter channeling Forest Whitaker who, like Mel, knows a thing or two about playing hair-raising characters (he portrayed notorious Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin). However, the only thing Mel’s claws were getting into here was a mani-pedi, so at least something was being beautified.