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With her sultry almond eyes and flawless cheekbones, this angel-voiced, former teen model was one of the most lauded beauties of the 1980’s.
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Sade’s signature look — porcelain skin, scarlet lips and a slicked-back ponytail — instantly became iconic with the release of her first album, “Diamond Life.”
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This former Prince protegee and self-proclaimed “Nasty Girl” set hearts racing with her smokey bedroom eyes, fucshia lips and wildly teased tresses.
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This model-turned-singer reset beauty standards with her unapologetically androgynous style. These days, she’s inspired everyone from Rihanna to Lady Gaga.
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Every good girl in the ’80s wanted to look just like these doe-eyed, luscious-lipped sisters. Love the pastel eyeshadow!
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Well into her forties during her mid-’80s heyday, Tina Turner made coppery red lips and frosted locks some of the most recognizable beauty trends of the decade.
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Back when J. Lo was still “on the 6,” Bronx-born bombshell Lisa Lisa was breaking hearts with her signature frosted pink lipstick and one-eye-obscuring bangs.
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With her mounds of curls and flawless brows, Karyn White wasn’t just a “Superwoman,” she was also a great beauty!
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The platinum-haired “Saturday Love” singer brought a 1930s aesthetic to her look — wavy bob, pale eyeshadow and bee-stung lips.
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In the Eighties, Janet Jackson was definitely in “Control” with her strong, basic makeup and jet black curls. Fierce!
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Famous for her belly-baring buckskins in the ’70s, Chaka Khan made fluffy hair and kissable plum lips the thing in the ’80s.
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No one could touch Sheila Escovedo on the drums, and her makeup look was equally as dynamic: kohl-rimmed eyes, and brick red cheeks and lips.
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This Puerto Rican/Black soul singer turned heads with her impossibly lush pout and expressive, dark eyes.
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With her exotic eyes, mile-long nails, and oversize earrings, this former Soul Train dancer was one of the fiercest trendsetters of the ’80s!
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This honey-voiced chanteuse was also a great beauty, with cinnamon-kissed skin and cheekbones to cut glass.
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The Pointer Sisters epitomized ’80s cool, with their teased tresses, purple eyeshadow and bold, berry-stained lipgloss.
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From her nails to her lips, this tragic beauty’s signature makeup color was pink, pink and more pink!
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With her waterfall of ringlets and virgin brows, Perri Reid, aka Pebbles, was the ultimate in late Eighties cool.
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With her neon pink lips and back-combed curls, this diminutive cutie-pie was always at the height of ’80s glamour
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