Lupita Nyong’o celebrated the opening of her off-Broadway play with an understated beauty look for fall. The actress wore a fuchsia colored lip with simple eye makeup and her natural hair accented with a braid. Find out her exact lipstick shade!
Lupita Nyong’o, 32, broke out every shade of berry imaginable in NYC on October 14 for the opening night of Eclipsed, her new off-Broadway play about four wives in war-torn Liberia. The Academy Award-winning actress wore a gorgeous rich red and black Dior dress with a tulle skirt, and the perfect fuchsia lipstick for dark skin.
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For Lupita’s standout lip, makeup artist Nick Barose used the new Lancome L’Absolu Velours Velvet Matte Lip Colour in Velours de Violine. The new lip color applies like a lip gloss, but is much more pigmented and has a velvety smooth matte finish. Even if you don’t think a brighter lip will complement your skin tone, you can still try the new finish in a classic red shade or darker berry.
For the rest of the Lancome spokesmodel’s makeup, Nick kept it simple. To get a perfect base like Lupita, use Lancome Visionnaire 1 Minute Blur Cream to smooth over fine lines, wrinkles and pores. After you apply a bit of foundation and blush, line your eyes with a black liner like Lancome Artliner in Noir and coat lashes in mascara with Lancome Definicils Mascara.
Lipstick For Dark Skin — Copy Lupita Nyong’o For Fall
Hairstylist Lacy Redway kept Lupita’s curls natural, giving them an added bit of elegance with a braid wrapped around the crown of her head.
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— Marissa DeSantis