Hot Hair: Makeup for Every Hair Color

So you just stepped out of the salon, feeling fab as your glorious new haircolor glistens and sparkles in the sun. Your tresses may look terrific, but here's the thing: your look isn't complete until you find a fabulous makeup moment that flatters your new hair hue! From Eva Marcille-platinum to Melanie Fiona-black, here are beauty looks to flatter every haircolor on the spectrum.
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 28, 2011

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Eva Marcille rocks lightweight, subtly shimmery makeup to let her platinum pixie shine. Go for spiky black lashes, orange blush and a frosted, pale champagne lipstick.

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Keri Hilson picks up on the sunny yellow tones in her hair by sporting a golden-yellow shadow accented with soft emerald. She finishes off the look with a sheer, pale pink gloss.

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Zoe Kravitz sticks to warm, rosy tones to flatter her golden highlights. Go for a dab of gold shadow on the inner corners of eyes, rosy blush and a sheer, strawberry stain on lips.

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Vanessa Williams chooses golden-pinks to flatter her luminous locks. To define the soft look, swipe on three coats of volumizing black mascara.

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Make chunky, multi-colored highlights pop with a statement lip! Here, Nicole Ari Brown goes for the bold in neon pink lipstick.

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The drama of fire engine red hair is enhanced with a matching lipstick and painstakingly defined eyes. Rihanna rocks skinny black eyeliner and a ruby red mouth — so hot.

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Pick up on the cool undertones in burgundy locks with a matte, violet-blue eyeshadow. So pretty, especially when paired with a soft pink gloss.

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Don’t overpower softly highlighted brunette hair with an electric lip! Instead, sport smokey eyes and a natural gloss, like Iman.

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A bold lip is the perfect contrast to dark haircolor. Zoe Saldana cranks up the drama with a berry-red lip and subtly winged eyeliner.

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Jet black hair like Melanie Fiona’s can handle a super-deep lip. Try a vampy, wine-plum lipstick and offset it with a swoop of black liquid liner.


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