Watch Jennifer Hudson Slay Purple Lipstick Again, and Again!

16 beauty looks that prove J. Hud has always owned the color purple.

Virginia Lowman Apr, 11, 2016

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Add a little edge to an all black ensemble with a purple ombré lip.

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Dress up a winged liner with a cream purple lipstick and a pink base.

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Love this lip? Try Cover Girl Colorliscious Lip Lava in 'Lavan-der' ($5.99, at

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For a futuristic beauty look, opt for a lippie with a pearlescent finish.

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Who says you have to rock matte lips for formal occasions? This glossy purple lip is edgy and elegant.

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Up the ante on a date night beauty look with a flirty matte lippie. Dab a pink lipstick in the center of your lips and blend the color with your finger.

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Matte lipstick gets a beauty update when paired with opal lipgloss. Try BITE Beauty Opal Lip Gloss ($22, at

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Take a cue from J Hud and up the ante on a matte purple lipstick by layering a high shine gloss over it concentrating on the center of your lips.

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J Hud proves purple is indeed an anytime, anywhere lip color with this glossy lip at We Day in Chicago.

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J Hud plays up a basic purple lip by adding a hint of purple gloss to the center of her bottom lip. For the purple flush we love Givenchy Gelé D'Interdit Smoothing Gloss Balm Crysta Shine in Electric Purple ($32, at To bring the look full circle, she adds a hint of violet to her crease.

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Hudson proves that ball gowns and bold raspberry lips with purple undertones go hand in hand. 

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Hudson gets in character at the Color Purple cast photocall by rocking a gorgeous lip, opting for a berry liner and accenting the center with a purple gloss.

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Why not got all out and compliment your smoky eye with a shimmering violet lip? Dust your lips with a translucent powder to set your lipstick for the day.

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Not a fan of purple lipstick? Dust your lids with a vibrant hue for a look that's super fresh!


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