Here, we take a look back at ESSENCE’s March 2011 cover girl Angela Bassett’s Bassett’s most memorable makeup moves since she first caught our attention in 1993’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It.”
At an HBO’s Comic Relief Benefit, Angela Bassett turned heads with pale eyeshadow and a bold burgundy lip.
Bassett rocked the 2000 Academy Awards in shimmery purple lip gloss and complementary berry-toned eyeshadow.
At the 2004 Maui Film Festival, Bassett looked radiant in little more than toffee colored lipstick, black mascara, and the most flawless foundation ever.
Bassett showed up to Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball rocking a pale gray smoky eye, rosy cheeks and a lovely, coppery lip. To die for!
At an Escada store opening in Beverly Hills, Bassett rocked the red carpet in uber-glamorous red lips and out-to-there lashes.
At the “Meet The Browns” premiere, Bassett sported gorgeous neutral makeup: tawny blush, toasty gloss and black eyeliner. Sometimes less truly is more!
At VH1’s 14th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, Bassett dazzled in smoky blue eyeshadow.
Bassett hit the Apollo Theater Spring Benefit Concert wearing taupe eyeshadow and a matte nude lip.