The Perfect Makeup Shade for You
Salma Hayek Pinault
Because this skin tone has so much intrinsic warmth, it can handle a wide range of huesfrom electric brights to pale pinkswithout appearing drained (or drowned in color). For a more natural look, N.Y.C. makeup artist Julie Harris, who works with Eva Mendes, recommends rich, creamy shades like honey, toffee and caramel.
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Evangeline Lilly swept onto the red carpet at The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiere in a black slightly sheer Alberta Ferretti gown with a lace overlay and tiers of tulle at the skirt, keeping all accessories to a minimum, save for studs and a gold bracelet.