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Valentine’s Beauty Special 2013: How to … Wear Pretty Pink Lipstick (The Latest Celebrity Looks)

Tue, 5 February 2013 5:12PM

Pretty pink pouts were a popular pick today for today’s Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon, and  a rather lovely and appropriate colour choice for upcoming Valentine’s Day celebrations, wouldn’t you agree? No matter your skin tone or date-night ensemble – or the venue, for that matter – these Oscar nominees have supplied us with a few shade variations and lip finishes to choose from.

Kicking off the proceedings is the lovely Jennifer Lawrence …


Whoah, mumma! Is it just me, or do you agree that this is possibly one of J.Law’s best beauty looks ever? It’s got that whole Brigitte Bardot vibe about it, with the smouldering smoky eyeshadow paired with the sweet ‘n’ shiny ballet-pink pout. The whole look is only bettered by her warm, honey-toned skin, with her luminous complexion set off by a touch of pretty rose blush.

To perfect a pale pink pout, lightly dab a touch of concealer to your lips which works to dull your natural pigment before applying a hydrating lip colour to provide a sheer wash, like Nars Cosmetics Pure SPF Lip Treatment in Lara, $40, Mecca Cosmetica.


Ms Chastain’s softly curled waves and creamy complexion, offset by a pop of bright lipstick – perfectly placed to pick up the pink appliqué detailing in her dress – was yet another winning makeup combo.

Skip your gloss or balm for this one and head straight for a pigmented, yet high-shine finish lipstick like Clinique Colour Surge Butter Shine Lipstick in a Dozen Roses, $35, department stores, adding two healthy coats for a moisturised lip finish.


Looking the part of a glamorous screen siren, Naomi Watts’ fluttery lashes and glowy skin let her sheer, bright pink lip colour do the talking. It also looks as though she’s dabbed her lip colour on the flesh of her cheeks to warm them up a little.

We couldn’t think of a better option than Revlon Just Bitten Balm Stain in Sweetheart, $17.95, Priceline. With one swipe you get a strong hit of colour, but ramp it up to two or three and you’ll achieve a stain-like finish, with a hint of luminosity. You can indeed dab it on your cheeks, too!


Anne continually sets the bar high with her luscious lip colour choices and this classic rosy pink-red shade is no exception, particularly as it works a treat on all skin tones. It pairs perfectly with a slick of winged eyeliner and velvety complexion, too.

For a similar finish, we can’t go past Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Heather Pink, $44, Bobbi Brown. It glides on like a dream, and contains just the right amount of moisturising-like quality to give lips a healthy sheen. Just remember to apply it with a lip brush, and blot between two coats so your colour lasts all night.

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  • Posted by: loopy-lexy // Tue, 5 February 2013 06:55pm

    Wow JLaw sure looks sultry!! Anne Hathaway’s look is my fave!

  • Posted by: loopylexy Master Fan // Tue, 5 February 2013 06:59pm

    I love this Valentine’s Day theme you’ve got going on as well!

  • Posted by: GorgeousEmeralds Master Fan // Tue, 5 February 2013 09:33pm

    I really like Naomi Watts colour, so pretty

  • Posted by: PrettyPrincess Master Fan // Tue, 5 February 2013 10:26pm

    I love Naomi’s look, might have to check out the Revlon balm stain

  • Posted by: EllyElle Newbie // Wed, 6 February 2013 06:25pm

    I’m a fan of Naomi’s look here. I agree that Jennifer Lawrence looks very sultry- I think her hair really solidifies the look she’s going for there.

  • Posted by: Linda-1341075684 Master Fan // Fri, 8 February 2013 02:44am

    Really nice lipstick shades & looks

  • Posted by: sommy7 Enthusiast // Sat, 9 February 2013 07:04pm

    Naomi looks stunning

  • Posted by: anitas.artistry Master Fan // Mon, 11 February 2013 02:13pm

    A good pink can be so feminine!
    Great colour choices here Hayley.

  • Posted by: physiegirl Newbie // Wed, 13 February 2013 11:33am

    Love pink lips!

  • Posted by: aeko91 Master Fan // Wed, 13 February 2013 12:11pm

    WOW Jessica Chastain..amazing

  • Posted by: Jessielyn Master Fan // Wed, 13 February 2013 02:13pm

    I love Naomi’s lip colour! Gorgeous.

  • Posted by: Sparkles17 Master Fan // Wed, 13 February 2013 04:35pm

    My Clinique Chubby stick in Curvy Candy is my favourite pink lip colour. Perfect for Valentines day!

  • Posted by: daylight dancer Master Fan // Wed, 13 February 2013 05:24pm

    So many gorgeous lippies!! Im in heaven! :)
    Yeah love that revlon lip balm got mentioned♥ I havnt got sweetheart but ill write it on my wish list.
    Jessica Chastine looks beautiful.

  • Posted by: Anna Lou Enthusiast // Tue, 19 February 2013 11:33am

    I love all of these!

  • Posted by: Morning Star Devotee // Wed, 6 March 2013 10:55pm

    Don’t particularly like Jennifer Lawrence’s look here, but Anne Hathaway looks fantastic! And Naomi Watts always seems to pick the right make-up colours to suit her.

  • Posted by: Erin-1312272625 Master Fan // Wed, 29 May 2013 12:50pm

    Loving the pink looks

  • Posted by: talkalot Master Fan // Mon, 24 June 2013 01:16pm

    I am loving all of these lip colours. I do like to wear pink lipstick on occasion. There are some great shades to choose from.

  • Posted by: beautiful87 Master Fan // Tue, 9 July 2013 08:31pm

    I love pink, it’s one of my favourite colours :)

  • Posted by: aliasam47 Master Fan // Thu, 8 August 2013 12:53pm

    Jennifer looks hot! Just saw a movie Jessica Chastain starred in, she had a very natural look in the movie and is very beautiful… but she blows me away here! Gorgeous hair and makeup. Would love to try some of those lipsticks, thanks for the tips

  • Posted by: talkalot Master Fan // Mon, 21 October 2013 04:09pm

    The colours are really gorgeous, so pretty.

  • Posted by: diva89 Master Fan // Sat, 14 December 2013 09:10pm


  • Posted by: talkalot Master Fan // Sat, 1 November 2014 08:36pm

    Gorgeous shades of pink lipstick, I would definitely wear.

  • Posted by: Kellsi // Tue, 23 December 2014 04:21am

    white would keep with the brightness of the coolrs . Or turq. but you may or may not want that due to the fact that it could make your room TOO busy

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