Great Beauty: Makeup Moments at the BET Awards

The stars were out at last night's BET Awards--and they were sporting some of the sexiest makeup we've seen in ages. From Eva Marcille's nude lip/smokey eye combo to Jada Pinkett Smith's smokin' red lips, here are our favorite A-list looks of the night.
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 28, 2010

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The stars were out at last night’s BET Awards—and they were sporting some of the sexiest makeup we’ve seen in ages. From Eva Marcille’s nude lip/smokey eye combo to Jada Pinkett Smith’s smokin’ red lips, here are our favorite A-list looks of the night.

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Jada Pinkett Smith dazzles in fire engine red lips and an intricate, cornrowed faux-hawk.

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Tia Mowry went for a sultry moment with heavy-lidded, smokey eyes and a neutral mouth.

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Holly Robinson Peete went for high glamour with serious faux lashes and bronze lipgloss.

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Janelle Monae proved she’s in a class by herself with her spiky, Twiggy-esque false lashes, rosy cheeks and pale pink gloss.

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Niecy Nash always rocks great makeup, and last night was no exception. We loved her charcoal gray shadow, strong brows and toasty-golden gloss.

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Laila Ali sported a head full of romantic, copper-kissed waves, kohl-rimmed eyes and glossy, nude lips. So glamorous!

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Ever the trendsetter, Keri Hilson took it there with a shock of electric purple eyeshadow. So hot!

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With her sun-kissed skin, gold eyeshadow and bronze lips, Nia Long looked like she just stepped of the beach.

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Ashanti channeled her inner “Dynasty” diva with this high-wattage look: Pale pink lips, smoked-out eyes and dramatic brows.