Need makeup inspiration? From Nia Long’s “bronze goddess” look to Regina King’s mile-long lashes, we’ve compiled a cheat sheet of our favorite star signature beauty looks. Pick your fave!
With her metallic silver eyes, Garcelle Beauvais shows that gunmetal gray shadow makes a fabulous base for a smokey eye. Try Duwop Eye Palette in Gray Eyes ($32, sephora.com).
As Gabrielle Union proves, a slick of scarlet lipstick gives vampy, Old Hollywood vibe. Try Black Opal True Color Lipstick in Rich Red ($7.25, blackopalbeauty.com).
Kelly Rowland’s strong, full brows perfectly anchor her face, which is so important when you rock a short style. To define brows, try Anastasia Brow Definer ($22, ulta.com).
Nothing enlivens your complexion like a radiant rosy flush on the apples of your cheeks, ala Kerry Washington. To get the look, try CoverGirl Cheekers Blush in Golden Pink ($4, drugstore.com).
Nicole Richie’s “cat eye” winged eyeliner always looks fierce, whether she’s posing on the red carpet, or shopping on Robertson Blvd. Try Maybelline Line Works Liquid Eyeliner ($5.99)
Take a cue from Tracee Ellis Ross and vamp up your look with a smudge of cobalt blue liner! Try Revlon Luxurious Color Eyeliner in Electric Blue ($9.99, drugstore.com).
There’s something so seductive, so come-hither about a super-glossy nude lip — just check out Ciara’s signature look! We love Bare Escentuals i.d. Lip Gloss in Wearable Nude ($18, yesstyle.com).
A sweep of gold metallic shadow across Aisha Tyler’s lids gives her look a beachy, just-back-from-vacation vibe. Try Urban Decay Cream Shadow in Whipped ($17, sephora.com), a sheer, gilded hue.
The Queen’s burgundy-glossed lips are so high-drama that, besides lip color, she barely needs a stitch of makeup. Try Bare Escentuals Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Balm in Portofino ($15, sephora.com).
As Regina King demonstrates, a row of high-glam faux lashes adds instant glamour to any look! Try NYX Fabulous False Lashes ($5, amazon.com).
As evidenced by Anika Noni Rose’s radiant look, peachy makeup adds a warm, luminous glow to African American skin. We love Stila Convertible Color Lip/Cheek Tint in Gladiola ($25, amazon.com), a coral hue.
As Keri Hilson proves, a bold purple eye is sometimes all you need to make a sexy statement. Try Maybelline Eye Studio Color Plus Eye Shadow Quad, Purple Icon ($7, target.com).
Eva’s ultra-pale pink lips dazzle next to her tanned skin and platinum hair! Try Bobbi Brown Brightening Lip Gloss in Pink ($22, sephora.com). See also Nikki Minaj and Amber Rose…
As Halle proves with her barely-there rust shadow, rose-tinted cheeks and clear gloss, sometimes less is more! Try Too Faced Natural Eye Kit ($35, toofaced.com).