Janelle Monae was pretty in pink lips at the 2010 Glamour Women of the Year event. Her signature style was on spot with – Janelle’s petite frame successfully pulled off all black topped off with a voluminous cape.
Sporting her signature hair, Janelle’s makeup was clean and fresh, her lips being the focal point with a pop of vibrant pink. Her classic makeup – clean face with a bold lip—can work for anyone on any occasion, just change up your lip color.
Get Janelle’s look in 5 steps:
1. Flawless Face
Janelle has gorgeous skin. Just a sweep of oil control powder is all that’s needed.
Try: Cover FX Matte FX Oil Absorbing Powder $24
2. High Brow
Groom brows by filling in sparse areas and holding them in place with a clear gel.
Try: Laura Geller Brow Tint and Gel Tamer in Dark Brown $21.50
3. Subtle Flush
Just a hint of color graces Janelle’s cheeks.
Try: Bobbi Brown Blush in Tawny , a medium pinky brown. $22
4. Define Eyes
Line lower inside rim while keeping liner close to the lash line on upper lid.
Try: CoverGirl LiquiLine Blast in Black Fire $8.99
Pump up the volume on lashes.
Try: CoverGirl Lashblast Volume Blasting Mascara $7.99
5. Perfect Your Pout
Deeply saturated glossy pink lips finish the look.
Try: Clinique Colour Surge Butter Shine Lipstick $14
Try: Sephora Collection Maniac Mat Long Wearing Matte Lipstick in Mat 01, a matte bright pink $12
Top with your favorite clear gloss!