With summer's blaze in full effect, it's much too hot to step out in a full face of makeup. Perhaps that's why we saw stars such as Selita Ebanks, Solange and Garcelle Beauvais in natural, dewy makeup looks paired with pops of color on the lips. If you're looking for warm-weather makeup inspiration, the best looks of the week await you!
#10: Kimberly Elise
Where: The Middle Of Nowhere premiere during the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live.
Why: Elise opted for a natural makeup look with clean skin and shiny lips.
#9: Niecy Nash
Where: A visit to the SiriusXM Studio in New York City.
Why: Nash flaunted her signature glossy lipgloss and contoured, shimmery eyeshadow.
#8: Selita Ebanks
Where: The Life & Style Celebrates “A Summer Of Style” Event at Dream Downtown in New York City.
Why: Ebanks kept her makeup look simple and chic in dark eyeliner and bronze lipgloss.
#7: Keri Hilson
Where: Osborn High School in Atlanta.
Why: Hilson sported glowing silver eyeshadow and a shimmering lip stain.
Where: Film Independent’s 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival Premiere of Middle Of Nowhere.
Why: A powerful red lip made Goapele’s look one of our favorite beauty moments of the week.
#5: Regina King
Where: The Critics’ Choice Television Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in California.
Why: Matching your lipstick to your clothes is one of our favorite makeup trends and King pulled it off flawlessly.
Where: The ESSENCE office in New York City.
Why: Estelle made our day with her beautiful, long lashes and trademark red lip. Learn Estelle’s makeup tricks she shared during her visit to ESSENCE!
#3: Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Where: The The Middle Of Nowhere premiere during the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival.
Why: Richardson-Whitfield stepped out in clean brows, dewy skin and a coppery-gold lipstick.
Where: The See What Unfolds Live event at Trident Layers Stand at Times Square in New York City.
Why: Solange hit the mark with dark copper eyeshadow, dark eyeliner and sweet pink lips.
#1: Christina Milian
Where: Film Independent’s 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival premiere in Hollywood.
Why: Milian’s glowing metallic eyeshadow and creamy orange lip make this look our favorite makeup moment of the week!