Top 10: Beauty Moments of the Week, 3/9/2012

Top 10: Beauty Moments of the Week, 3/9/2012
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Where: The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles.
Why: Arie’s dark eyeliner and creamy red lip are a winning pair. Swipe on a few coats of TEXT

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Where: The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles.
Why: Arie’s dark eyeliner and creamy red lip are a winning pair. Swipe on a few coats of TEXT

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Where: The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles.
Why: Arie’s dark eyeliner and creamy red lip are a winning pair. Swipe on a few coats of TEXT

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Where: The release of her new album at the Pure Nightclub in Las Vegas.


Why: Estelle was the center of attention in a vivid, matte red lipstick, bronze eyeshadow and wow-worthy lashes. We love Maybelline’s Expert Lash False Eyelashes for times that call for a mass lash boost.

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Where: The Miu Miu Galleria opening in Houston, Texas.


Why: Knowles opted for a classic red lip that never goes out of style. Get Solange’s red lip by rocking Lipstick Queen’s matte lipstick in Red Sinner.

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Where: The Givenchy Fall/Winter 2012 show as part of Paris Fashion Week.


Why: Cassie kept it clean in dewy foundation and a nude lip and accented her eyes with smoky shadow and an exaggerated swipe of winged liner. For this look, try Benefit Cosmetics’ Magic Ink Liquid Eyeliner in black.

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Where: The 36th anniversary gala for the Afro-American Museum of Philadelphia Heritage.


Why: Ralph’s shiny, crimson lip and strong brows gave her a regal look we adore. Try Mirabella’s Lip Colour in Ruthless to get your red hot lip like Ralph’s.

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Where: The Escape to Total Rewards event in New York City.


Why: Brown’s dark eyeliner and creamy red lip are a winning pair. We love Lancome’s Color Design 5 Shadow Palette in Bronze Amour for a graduated bronze eyeshadow look.

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Where: The Silent House premiere in New York City.


Why: Diaz is one of many stars we’ve seen in bright eye shades and we love it. Create a teal smoky eye with MAC’s Eye Shadow in Aquadisiac.

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Where: The premiere of The Announcement in Los Angeles.


Why: Purple lipstick is the latest lip craze and Smollett’s iridescent color is totally eye-catching. For a go-there purple lip of your own, try Secret Kisses Lipstick in Rockstar.

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Where: The screening of Black November in Washington, DC.


Why: Fox’s clean brows, megawatt lashes and rosy cheeks are a winning combo. We love bareMineralsReady Blush for a rich, vivid flush.

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Where: The 2012 Rodial Beautiful Awards in London.


Why: Adeyemi’s bright pink and purple eyeliner and glossy, pink lips look radiant and fresh. Get Adeyemi’s glossy lip by rocking Lancome’s Juicy Tube in Magic Spell.

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Where: The Stella McCartney Ready-To-Wear Fall/Winter 2012 show as part of Paris Fashion Week.

Why: Keys’ vivid pink lip is right on trend for spring. Swipe on a few coats of Revlon ColorBurst Lipstick in Fuchsia for a hot pink lip of your own.