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At an early performance at the Beacon Theater, Mary rocked gilded lipstick to match her golden locks.
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At the 1995 Billboard Music Awards, Blige spored a model-perfect makeup look: ruby red lips, contoured eyes and winged liquid liner.
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Blige sported electric purple lipstick and a jeweled bindhi at the Sounds & Vision concert.
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The songstress rocked frosted metallic makeup at an appearance in ’98.
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Mary sported warm, reddish/copper-toned eyeshadow and lipstick to flatter her auburn locks.
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At a Radio City Music Hall gala, Mary sported delicately shaded lids and sheer coral lipgloss.
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Mary went for a super-colorful look at the 14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, sporting vinyl-finish crimson gloss and pearly mint-green eyeshadow.
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At the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, Blige sported sparkly eyeshadow and frosted pink lipstick.
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At the 2002 MTV VMA’s, Blige rocked bronze-toned shadow, blush and lipstick to flatter her brown leather ensemble.
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Blige went for soft, caramel toned makeup (with black liner to add definition) at the VMA’s the following year.
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Mary J. Blige wore shimmery, metallic golds and bronzes at a tribute to Ray Charles in L.A.
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At the ABC Television Network Upfront, Blige looked fresh-faced and radiant in soft pink lids, cheeks and lips. She anchored the look with high-glam faux lashes.
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Mary wore a chic smudge of shimmery blue eye liner on top and bottom lids at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala.
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At the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, Mary accentuated her eyes with white pencil on the inner bottom rim and a row of lush false lashes.
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Mary J. Blige looked better than ever at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, rocking lush blonde bangs, plummy-kohl eye shadow and a glossy nude lip.
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Mary J. Blige
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MJB flaunts flawless skin with subtle pink lips and a perfectly blended smokey eye at the 31st Annual Fashion Group International Night of the Stars.
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Who doesn’t love a killer red lip? MJB pairs hers with perfectly contoured and flushed cheeks. Perfect your pout by tracing your lips with an angled brush dipped in concealer.
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MJB owned this look at the Ladylike Foundation’s 7th Annual Women of Excellence Scholarship luncheon. Feathery lashes, nude lips and a gentle smokey eye create a look that is perfectly feminine.
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Mary J. Blige
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MJB sported an au natural look inher portrayal of Dr. Betty Shabazz in the 2013 film Betty & Coretta.
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Mary J. Blige
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