Great Beauty: RHOA star Kandi Burruss

Great Beauty: RHOA star Kandi Burruss
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 21, 2011

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Here, Kandi Burruss sports a deep plum lip on the cover of Xscape’s 1995 album, “Off The Hook.”

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On the cover of Xscape’s 1998 album, “Traces of My Lipstick,” Kandi rocked neutral eyeshadow and lush, coppery-brown lips (so Nineties!).

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For her first solo album, “Hey Kandi,” Burruss switched up her look with super-long extensions and pale, metallic makeup.

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At a magazine awards show in 2007, Kandi looks girl-next-door gorgeous in little more than defined brows, a hint of eyeliner and clear gloss.

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At Bow Wow’s “FAST LIFE” album release party, Burruss rocked deep teal eye pencil and a soft pink lip.

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At the 2009 Soul Train Awards, Burruss looked gorgeous in taupe eyeshadow, rosy cheeks and a sheer berry lipglaze.

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At Bravo’s 2010 Upfront Party, Burruss turned heads in a sultry, raspberry shimmer lipgloss.

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During a radio appearance, Kandi looked stunning in gray eyeshadow and pinky-maroon lipstick.

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At the BET Awards, Kandi kept her makeup simple — pale pink lids and lips — to let her two-toned hair stand out!

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Burruss hit the 2010 Ween Awards rocking a gorgeous silvery shadow and bold fuschia lips.

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On her “Leave You” video shoot, Kandi steamed things up with ultra-dramatic winged eyeshadow and a come-hither, electric pink pout.

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At the Bedroom Kandi launch party, Burruss brightened up her look with lush emerald eyeshadow and a bronzey lipgloss.

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At the 2011 Bravo Upfronts, Kandi got colorful with a strong purple shadow, aqua eyeliner and berry lipgloss.

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At the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul ATL Legends dinner, Kandi was so seductive in flirty faux lashes and matte crimson lips.