Though the artist’s style is generally more edgy than glam, her red carpet beauty is always on point. The 2013 Grammy viewership let out a collective swoooooon when Rihanna walked the red carpet with romantic cascading waves and a classic crimson lip.
Whether she’s working it on stage, rocking the red carpet or walking with Baby Blue, Beyonce is the epitome of unabashed all-out glamour.
Oh, Halle. You make it look so easy. The actress has mastered the art of effortlessly chic styling, and her makeup is no exception. On the red carpet she looks natural, divine—and never overdone.
The Mandela star looks like a seafarer’s dream at the Oxfam Charity Gala in Dubai. Her seafoam eyes are an unexpected yet perfect pairing with pink-ish coral cheeks and lips.
Not only did she debut a pretty new pixie last year, J-Hud also rocked a bunch of beautiful makeup looks. One of her favorite moves is the skillfully sculpted cheekbones, shown here at last year’s Black Girls Rock celebration.
Richie is the queen of the nude-lip-bold-eye combo. She’s consistently flawless on the red carpet, but her makeup looks are totally achievable for real girls.
She’s super young and her brows are really full. The singer looks amazing on red carpets rocking natural makeup, lush lashes and power brows.
This soon-to-be new mommy always rocks a natural look on the red carpet, but has lately taken to adding in a pop of color with lipstick. We were loving the striking bright pink lip she wore to the premiere of Rogue in London.
We’re so happy we got to meet Lupita Nyong’o last year. She’s a great talent and consistently has super-fun beauty looks on the red carpet, like this violet lipstick. It stands out in a crowd (and looks great on most skin tones). Plus, the iridescence in Lupita’s lip makes it extra special.
Nia Long’s inky eye liner and dark red lips are vampy chic. She’s consistently sexy and sophisticated while out and about.
Viola’s known for her flirty short hair, but her makeup looks also shine. Here, she pairs her shimmery bronze lip with an emerald smoky eye.
The model always brings her beauty A Game to the red carpet. Here, her smokey eye is softened a touch with gunmetal gray shadow on the lower lid. Curl your lashes and load up on mascara to complete the look.
How could we not include the supermodel of all supermodels? Naomi looks quite the beauty goddess as she arrives at the GQ Men of the Year awards at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney, Australia.
The Philly-bred songstress has mastered natural-looking chic makeup, but often adds a pop of color with gorgeous lipstick.
At the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Opening Night Gala last year, Smalls brilliantly pulls off a daring black lip.