Cool pastels, brilliant brights and glowing skin. For the prettiest summer makeup, take a page out these celeb beauty playbooks.
Keke Palmer's Orchid Lipstick
Summer is a fab time to try out a bright new shade. Keke's orchid semi-matte lipstick is a bold color that's flattering on most skin tones.
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Lupita Nyong'o's Golden Eye
Subtle gold shadow shines as a summer daytime look.
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Kerry Washington's Orange Lipstick
Kerry's bright shade is pretty for a summer outing.
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Jourdan Dunn's Glowing Skin
Use a subtle cream highlighter with golden tones to get a glow like Jourdan's.
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Nia Long's Lashes
Nia Long rocked gorgeous fluttering lashes while guest co-hosting The Chew in New York City.
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Gabrielle Union's Navy Shadow
On a visit to Bravo's Watch what Happens Live, Gabrielle modeled night-on-the-town perfect navy shadow.
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Zendaya's Rosy Blush
For a natural rosy flush, pop a bit of cream blush onto the apples of your cheeks like Zendaya.
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Thandie Newton's Eyebrows
Gently filled in eyebrows are a face saver! Use a powder in a dark brown shade (not black) and fill in by gradually by buidling color. Thandie's brows a fab natural-looking example.
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First Lady Michelle Obama's Bronzer
If a tan isn't in the cards, fake it til you make it with a great bronzer. Like the first lady, your best bet is a matte or satin finish with a peach undertone.
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Sarah-Jane Crawford's Glam Red Lips
Most of us want makeup to be minimal during the warm months. Take a page from presenter Sarah-Jane's and focus on a bright red lip. Even your complexion with concealer.
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Taraji P. Henson's Pastel Mashup
At an event in Hollywood, Henson rocked a dazzling combo of shimmering soft white and pink glossy lips.
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Tina Campbell's Nude Look
During a performance in Detroit, the Mary Mary singer showed us how it's done for summer. Her bare, glowing skin, a cool casual updo, and nude lips are perfect.
Condola Rashad's Cat Eye
Actress Condola Rashad attends 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' opening night in New York City rocking a fab cat eye. The sexy liner is a great way to glam up an otherwise simple look, after all less is more in summer.
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Venus Williams' Tropical Pout
Venus Williams attends the WTA Pre-Wimbledon Party with a gorgeous shade of pink-ish lipstick. We love how she paired this color with retro cat eyes and prim natural hair.
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Jordin Sparks's Fuschia Lips
Singer/actress Jordin Sparks attends the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival closing night film premiere of 'Jersey Boys' at Premiere House in Los Angeles, California.
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Regina Hall's Bright Pink Lipstick
On a visit to 106 & Park, Hall wears summer's girliest shade of flamingo pink lipstick. She tempers the brightness with a semi-matte finish.