The Best Hair and Makeup of All Time:
The Red Lip: An American Classic
The late starlet's impressive film resume and colorful personal life may have made more headlines than her beauty looks, but Elizabeth Taylor knew the power of a bold red lip worn with confidence. "Being true to myself has always served me well," Taylor told InStyle in May 2010. "Be original, and be authentic."
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.