Where: The Struck By Lightning premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.
Why: Riley has an inner glow that radiates through her bright smile. For an even toned finish like Riley’s try bareMinerals READY Bronzer.
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#9: Selita Ebanks
Where: The 2012 Christopher Reeve Foundation Champion Committee spring social at Catch Roof in New York City.
Why: Ebanks’s even-toned complexion and high-shine pink lip are a winning pair. Get glowing like Ebanks with Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer.
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#8: Eva Marcille
Where: The Oxygen Upfront 2012 at Dream Downtown in New York City.
Why: Eva Marcille’s dark smoky eye contrasts with her bright blonde hair. Try a sultry smoky eye by wearing Sephora Colorful Mono Eyeshadow in Must Have.
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#7: Kat Graham
Where: The 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.
Why: Graham added a touch of navy blue to her smoky eye for a modern take on this beauty staple. You can go nude, too, with a shimmery, taupe lip shade like L’Oreal’s Infallible Lip Gloss in Dulce Deleche.
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#6: Tina Campbell
Where: The 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta.
Why: Campbell enhanced her pregnancy glow with rosy blush, neutral shadow and bright raspberry lips. Get the look with Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Lip Gloss in Wet Cranberry.
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#5: Nia Long
Where:Good Day LA to talk about the American Black Film Festival benefit.
Why:Long’s dewy complexion and bright, glossy lips are pure perfection. We’re also loving the subtle pop of color on her inner eyes. Get an even-toned, matte finish by trying Clinique’s Even Better Makeup SPF 15.
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Where: The TIME 100 Gala celebrating TIME’S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Why: Rihanna opted for her signature red lip, but chose a darker tone for a more elegant feel. Swipe on a few coats of Nars’s Semi Matte Lipstick in Fire Down Below for a similar look.
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#3: Christina Milian
Where: Star Magazine’s “All Hollywood” event at AV Nightclub in California.
Why: We adore Milian’s pewter smoky eye and creamy nude lip. Get the look by trying Urban Decay’s Eyeshadow in Gunmetal.
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#2: Jessica White
Where: The 2012 NFL Draft Class kick-off at the Bounce Sporting Club in New York City.
Why: White’s bronze lip and hint of silver shadow accent her gorgeous mocha brown skin. Get a deep bronze lip by trying Tom Ford Private Blend Lipstick in Cocoa Ravish.
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#1: Solange Knowles
Where: The Splendid Soho Store opening hosted by Dylan Lauren at Splendid Store in New York City.
Why: Solange has been on a bright lipstick streak and we’re loving her in this frosty matte pink. Get the look with MAC’s Sheen Supreme Lipstick in Royal Azalea.
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