Celeb Beauty: ESSENCE Festival Hair and Makeup Moments

It was another weekend to remember at this years ESSENCE Festival in the heart of New Orleans. Here are the hottest celeb hair and makeup trends we spotted in the Big Easy.

Nicole Marie Melton Jul, 09, 2013

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LeToya Luckett arrived at the 365 Black Awards during the ESSENCE Festival in long, two-toned waved and a bold, matte orange lip.

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Niecy Nash signed copies of her new book, It's Hard to Fight Naked, for fans at the Convention Center while flaunting a sexy red lip, mile-long lashes and a side-swept bang.

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Songstress Deborah Cox looked flawless in clean skin, contoured shadow and a creamy mauve lipstick at the 365 Black Awards during the ESSENCE Festival.

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Erica Campbell of gospel duo Mary Mary upped the ante in a deep wine lipstick, blunt cut bangs and soft waves at the 365 Black Awards during the ESSENCE Festival.

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Brandy rocked a short and sassy wavy bob with a chic side part when she arrived at the 365 Black Awards during the ESSENCE Festival.  She topped off the look with bronze shadow and a high shine nude lip.

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Taraji P. Henson was all smiles in a sweet pink lip and side-swept bangs at the 365 Black Awards during the ESSENCE Festival.

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An au naturale makeup moment was the look of choice for Jordin Sparks who glowed at the 365 Black Awards during the ESSENCE Festival.

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Monifa was spotted backstage at the ESSENCE Festival wearing shimmering pink lipstick and a swipe of teal green eyeliner. Her blonde spiky haircut added a punch of pizazz. 

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Nicole Murphy swiped on a cinnamon hued blush and a few coats of mascara when she attended the ESSENCE Festival.  Her short and chic wash-and-go look is perfect for the hot NOLA weather.

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Kenya Moore attended the ESSENCE Festival in her signature long, soft curls which she swept over one shoulder for a simple yet stunning look.

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