Celeb Beauty: Glossy vs. Matte Lipstick

Celeb Beauty: Glossy vs. Matte Lipstick
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 06, 2012

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Selita Ebanks selected a rich red lipgloss when she attended the Hope For Children Gala and later embraced a matte red color at the screening for The Hangover Part II.

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Kelly Rowland has made a name for herself for rocking versatile makeup looks. It’s no surprise that she’d pick a glossy lipstick for the ESSENCE Black Women in Music event and also a matte finish like the pink lipstick she wore at the Billboard Awards.

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Alicia Keys made an appearance at the MET Gala in a glossy, peach-tinted lip color and later opted for a matte finish at the Paris Fashion Week where she looked fierce in fuchsia.

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Paula Patton glowed in a glossy peach lipstick at the launch of Tory Burch’s flagship store in New York City. She switched up her finish at the Annual GQ Men Of The Year Party in a matte fuchsia pout.

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Sanaa Lathan rocked a luscious, glossy red lip at the NACCP Image Awards but chose a bright, matte red when she attended the Comic-Con International Convention.

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Tracee Ellis Ross flaunted shiny, nude lips at the premiere for The September Issue and opted for a matte orangey-red lip at the ELLE Magazine 25th Anniversary Party.

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Garcelle Beavais was all smiles in a shiny pink lip gloss at the premiere of Tangled and took on the matte lip trend when she arrived at the amFar Inspiration Gala.

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Eva Marcille looked stunning in a glossy purple lip color at the Dance Track Magazine’s 2011 Artist Awards and did a 180-degree turn with matte purple lips at Siren Studios in Hollywood.

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Viola Davis flaunted gleaming crimson lips at the 65th Annual Tony Awards and picked out a matte purple shade to wear at the Golden Globes.

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Thandie Newton arrived at the premiere of Good Deeds wearing a shiny, bright red lipstick, a sharp contrast to her deep, berry-hued matte lipstick she wore at the LA premiere of 2012.

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Estelle packed a powerful, pout with lots of shine at BET’s Rip the Runway and looked red hot in a shine-free red lip at the Chateau Nightclub in Las Vegas.

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Zoe Saldana stepped out in a shiny raspberry-hued lip at a special screening of her film Colombiana and switched things up with a matte red lipstick at the Independent Spirit Awards.

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Alicia Keys made an appearance at the MET Gala in a glossy, peach-tinted lipshine and later opted for a matte finish at the Keep A Child Alive ball where she looked fierce in fuchsia.

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