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Is Cher From Clueless Still a Beauty Icon?

Is Cher From Clueless Still a Beauty Icon Worth Emulating?

In the Urban Outfitters beauty department, the current beauty icon is Cher from Clueless. Urban lets you shop her "look," complete with loads of white eye shadow, pink lipstick, and bronzer. But while I've always adored Cher, Dionne, and Tai, I don't see their styles having particular resonance right now. Sure, the '90s are back (and way too soon, in my opinion), but I just don't see the makeup and hair from the period making a similar return. After all, for the last few seasons, we've been moving toward a soft "no product" style, and a lot of makeup from the 1990s looks harsh to current eyes. Would you still want to look like Cher, or do you prefer to think of her as an icon whose look helped get us here but isn't necessarily something you'd want to copy?

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genesisrocks genesisrocks 5 years
I'm extremely pale so white eyeshadow doesn't offend me much. As for the makeup- I don't think it was so severe that it couldn't work today
xxstardust xxstardust 5 years
Oh, white eyeshadow .... makes me feel like I'm 12 again.
mmmarishka mmmarishka 5 years
I don't like white eyeshadow, but I believe Cher also had a great neutral look in the movie. So yes, she could be an influence today.
C-J C-J 5 years
I covet Cher's hair. It was so beautiful, unfussy and healthy looking. I would kill to be able to steal that beauty "look" from her.
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 5 years
It depends... there's a difference between a straight-up 90s carbon copy and just a 90s influence. I agree with styrch that the look can probably be updated if done the right way. Especially the makeup! I agree with you, Miriam that 90s makeup looks very harsh! I'd have to pass on the white eyeshadow, I just don't like that look at all. A little in the corners to brighten things up is fine, but over the entire lid looks... meh.
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 5 years
It depends... there's a difference between a straight-up 90s carbon copy and just a 90s influence. I agree with styrch that the look can probably be updated if done the right way. Especially the makeup! I agree with you, Miriam that 90s makeup looks very harsh! I'd have to pass on the white eyeshadow, I just don't like that look at all. A little in the corners to brighten things up is fine, but over the entire lid looks... meh.
ashleyheatherr ashleyheatherr 5 years
When I was living in the 90's I didn't like the clothes from that movie, so that will still hold true today-NO.
styrch styrch 5 years
I think much of what Cher wore (both makeup and colthing-wise) can be updated for the modern working woman. We're talking neutral makeup, funky suits, sexy dresses you can dress down by tossing something over them, then taking it off for a cocktail. I love me some Cher. I tried to look like her back in high school and I wouldn't mind looking like her 15 years later either.
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