Great Beauty: Halle Berry's Makeup Evolution

Whether she's zooming down a slide with her totally chic toddler or steaming up the NAACP Image Awards red carpet (left), Halle Berry is always, quite simply, the most beautiful woman in Hollywood. Accordingly, we were inspired to take a look back at her most stunning makeup looks since her days as fresh-faced pageant girl. Halle, we're not worthy.
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 15, 2011

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As Miss Ohio 1986, Halle Berry dazzled in a face full of Eighties makeup: Fuschia lips, berry cheeks and major eyeshadow.

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Berry got her big break playing a model in the short-lived sitcom, Living Dolls. On the show, she rocked neutral eyeshadow and a slick berry lip.

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At the ’92 MTV Music Awards, Halle Berry sported matte maroon lipstick and dramatic, ultra-full brows.

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At a Hollywood party in ’93, Berry sported lilac shadow and a matching pinky-plum lip.

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At the 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, Berry rocked out in black eyeliner, major mascara and a brownish-red lip.

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Sporting frosted lavender eyeshadow and metallic pink lips, Berry sizzled at the 1997 Fire and Ice Ball.

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Sporting long, vampy lashes and bronze gloss, Berry was the picture of Old Hollywood glamour at the “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge” premiere.

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At the 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Berry went for a soft, ultra-femme vibe with shimmery champagne eyeshadow and pale pink lipgloss.

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Berry rocked little more than a stunning tan and flawlessly sculpted brows at the 2004 Los Angeles Film Festival.

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At the “Things We Lost In The Fire” premiere, Berry went for a vixen-y vibe with deep, smokey eyes and tousled hair. So sexy!

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At a Beverly Hills gala, Berry looked super-flirty in peach and pink-toned makeup.

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At the 42nd NAACP Image Award, the Best Actress winner rocked a pale lip and dazzling, metallic silver eyeliner.