Zoe Kravitz Quotes

Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.

Zoe Kravitz

Be confident, and just do it. It’s all about not questioning what everyone else is thinking, since they’re probably looking to others to know what is or isn’t cool.

Im a total weirdo and have often felt like an outcast and a freak, and I love that. It makes things so much more exciting.

Once women find sisterhood, there’s nothing stronger.

If you’re not taking care of yourself, lipstick and foundation isn’t really going to do anything for you.

That’s the most important thing in art: to be aware, pay attention, be inspired – but it should come ultimately from you.

I’m happy to just sit in a cafe and watch people. It’s my favorite thing to do, for sure.

The thing that my parents have always taught me is that beauty comes from the inside, and also that beauty stems from health.

Artists also have the responsibility of reflecting the truth.

Zoe Kravitz

Fashion is fun, and fashion is a form of art and self-expression. And I think it should have a wink-wink nature to it. For me, it’s about the way it makes you feel. If you want to feel sexy, you want to feel bright, you want to feel good. That’s what people are attracted to – when they see you execute an emotion or an idea clearly and proudly.

Black women have kinky hair, and we think we have limitations on what we can do. It’s interesting that people think, ‘Oh this is the only thing they can do.’ But if you have blonde, straight hair and don’t change it for 20 years – nobody thinks about it. Nobody says anything!

I see the human in everyone and everything. No one is more important than anyone else; I still hang out with my high school friends.

Television’s getting better because people are investing more money and time and respect into it. But the secret weapon of television is that, because it’s a slow burn, you get to meditate on things and develop them. As opposed to film, where you have an allotted amount of time and hopefully you can wrap it up in there.

That’s my approach to makeup in general, highlight something, what you love about yourself, but don’t cover anything up, or distract from what you actually look like.

I think less is more in terms of makeup in general.

When you look cakey, or you have too much on, and you actually see the makeup, the makeup isn’t doing its job. When you use the makeup in a way where the people aren’t thinking about the makeup, and they’re looking at you, that’s what we want.

I think it’s important to represent black women and our natural hair. Not wearing a weave is totally beautiful and acceptable.

When you’re making an independent film and you care about it so much you do all the prep work beforehand.

So, absolutely, [my Dad] will call and say, “I just got offered this or that and what do you think?” My Mom [Lisa Bonet] will do the same. And we all trust each other’s opinions. And we all know each other so well and what we’re capable of so, if someone’s scared to do something, we encourage them to take that chance because we believe in each other as a family.

You have to take care of your body, you have to rest, drink water, try to eat well, and then on top of that, you use makeup to highlight your beauty that comes from your health.

The kinds of things I like with crystals are the really beautiful costume jewelry, vintage pieces, and they usually have that diamond shape.


It kind of varies. I don’t have a method yet. It depends on the script and the character I think I need. I’ve worked with acting coaches, researched roles, and channeled different parts of myself. It’s on a case-by-case for me, right now.

I don’t know what the secret is. We’re a family… We all love each other… and we’ve all worked through whatever issues there’ve ever been, and in a healthy way. So, we all get along. Love conquers all, I guess.

I’m pretty much a thrift shop gal. Flea markets on Sundays.

My parents [father Lenny Kravitz and Bonet] did exactly what they wanted and didn’t let anyone tell them not to. Now, as women, we need to continue to do that. Especially in the age of social media, when everyone has an opinion and it’s so easy to be influenced.