Think Pink: Celebs Rock the Lip Color Du Jour

Fashion's love affair with the'80s is still going strong (hello, sharp-shouldered tops and slinky leggings). Accordingly, the hottest beauty trends are also throwbacks to that pop-arty, day-glo-drenched decade. Enter hot pink lips, the first huge beauty moment of 2010. Here, a roundup of our favorite pink ladies.
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 15, 2010

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Ashanti goes for a high-wattage glamour moment with this shimmer-spiked, dusky pink lipgloss.

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Nicole Richie’s take on the trend is a subtle, pearlescent pink that’s almost a nude. So pretty.

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Kelly Rowland makes a stunning beauty statement with her pop art-inspired, electric pink lipstick.

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Amber Rose is all about making bold beauty statements. At a recent Baby Phat show, Kanye’s main squeeze turned heads with her brighter-than-bright fuschia lip.

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A slick of sparkly, hot pink gloss looks adorable on Grammy-nominated songstress, Jazmine Sullivan.

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Lala Vasquez pairs her petal pink lipstick with precisely lined eyes.

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We’re so loving Kerry Washington’s ultra-kissible, cotton candy pink lipgloss! Who knew this shade was so flattering on brown skin?

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Niecy Nash let her lips do the talking with this glorious violet-pink lipstick.

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Christina Milian went for a fun, retro-’80s beauty moment by pairing poppy, electric fuschia gloss with pastel pink nails.

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When it comes to makeup, Lady Gaga always pushes beauty boundaries. Here, she goes gaga for flourescent bubble gum pink lipstick.

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Rihanna puts the spotlight on her mouth by pairing beyond-glossy, shocking pink gloss with muted makeup.

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Designer Rachel Roy pairs the look down with a pretty, petal-pink lipstain.