Found It! Lupita Nyong'O's Smoky Violet Shadow and Orchid Lipstick
Just when we started to retire our bold lipsticks from the summer season, Lupita Nyong'O has us wanting to break out the brights to copy her gorgeous fuchsia-toned makeup! At the Los Angeles premiere of 12 Years a Slave, the rising star (and our rising style crush) went with a dramatic eye and lip to mirror the effect of her printed getup. "We were inspired by her spring 2014 Miu Miu dress with a cockatoo print, and the gorgeous orchids at the Four Seasons Hotel, where we got ready for the premiere," said her makeup artist Nick Barose. After creating a flawless canvas, Barose formed a winged-out smoky eye using MAC's Antonio Lopez palette in Violet ($44; maccosmetics.com), concentrating the lighter hues on the inner corners. For her orchid lip, he picked up NARS' lipstick in Full Frontal ($26 each; narscosmetics.com). "It's a bright, yet wearable, violet," Barose added. "It's very purple, but has just enough pink in it so your lips don't look too cold." A sweep of Jouer's Tint in Dahlia ($20; jouercosmetics.com) across the apples of Nyong'O's cheeks tied the look together, and gave her a radiant flush.
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