It's high summer, and truth be told, we're starting to wilt a little under the heat. Nothing like a pop of pink makeup to brighten us up! Whether it's lipgloss, blush, a wash of sheer shadow, makeup in pink hues always adds a hint of radiance and youthfulness to any look. From Kelly Rowland to Tika Sumpter, here are our favorite celebs rocking rosy hues -- plus makeup selections so you can get this lovely look at home!
Give Some Lip
At the taping of Disney’s Christmas Day Parade, Jennifer Hudson looked luscious in silver shadow and a bright pink lip.
Kelly Rowland looks positively luminous in emerald eye pencil and a candy pink burst of gloss.
It-girl Tika Sumpter glows with raspberry-hued cheeks and matching lips.
Hint of a Tint
Stila Raspberry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain ($24, amazon.com) is a bright, antioxidant-infused lipcolor that doubles as a natural-looking blush.
Garcelle Beauvais looks fresh as a daisy in rosy shadow, blush, and lip gloss.
Pretty as a Princess
Christina Milian looks like a princess with her dreamy updo, rosy cheeks and sheer pink lips.
Pop of Pink
This season’s pink nail polish is brighter than ever, like Essie in Super Bossa Nova ($8, drugstores).
Katerina Graham takes the trend a step further by adorning her eyes with pink crystals and rocking day-glo lipstick!
Taraji P. Henson dazzles in warm, dusky-pink eyeshadow, blush and lipgloss. Stunning!
Use an oversized, fluffy brush to apply Physician’s Formula brand-new Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Blush ($13.95, physiciansformula.com) on cheeks for a burst of glowy color.
So Fresh, So Clean
Lala Vasquez warms up her complexion by dusting a tawny-rose blush on her cheeks. Such an fresh, lovely look.
Nicki Minaj rocks the red carpet in ballet slipper-pink lips.
Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss Reflect Lip Gloss ($27, dillards.com) comes in non-sticky, amazingly shiny hues with just a hint of sexy shimmer. Try Sari Pink, Outrageous Fucshia or Pink Veil.
Ever the glamour girl, Ciara’s so on-trend with her pastel lids and hot pink mani.
Kerry Washington looks pretty as a picture in lavender eyeshadow, rosy cheeks and a sheer burst of watermelon lip gloss.
Bobbi Brown’s Pretty Powerful Palette ($60, sephora.com) comes with everything you need to pull of a gorgeous, princessy look.
Pink doesn’t have to be bright to make a statement! Here, Shingai Shoniwa looks sultry in matte, pale pink lipstick.
Sanaa Lathan looks super-princessy in strawberry-hued makeup. A sexy smudge of black liner and well-defined brows add definition to the dreamy look.
Applied onto the apples of the cheeks, Shiseido The Makeup Accentuating Color Stick in Rosy Flush ($33, sephora.com) leaves a sheer, natural-looking flush on brown skin.