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2009 Critics’ Choice Awards: Penelope Cruz

While Penelope Cruz's slicked-back style emphasizes her lovely hairline, it manages to come across both elegant and edgy at the same time. Those sparkly earrings add another regal touch to her look and draw the eye down to her face and away from her jet-black hair.

Her lipstick is on the pale side, but it's definitely colored within the lines (look at her upper lip especially). She took the same approach to her eyes, using dark pencil and soft, smoky shadow to define them. I think she's stunning no matter how she's styled, but do you think this look stands out?

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equestriennechic equestriennechic 8 years
Elegant and edgy - perfect.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 8 years
I always luv the way she looks. She's so regal.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
Perfect balance. She looks like a princess, and her skin is gorgeous!
Aquamarina Aquamarina 8 years
Looks pale but pretty.I liked.
brandi07 brandi07 8 years
I am so jealous of her! She always wears the most beautiful clothes and her hair and makeup always look fantastic.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Love it. Stunning as always!
chancleta chancleta 8 years
too pale and plain
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Gorg!
fashion4ward fashion4ward 8 years
A bit plain, but she doesn't need any makeup, anyway.
kfedelmar kfedelmar 8 years
She is so elegant!! she looks a little bit tired because she is with jet lag. But who cares! she is always the most elegant!
satarah satarah 8 years
She's gorgeous.
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
I agree Bella, she is always stunning; she is one of my favorite unconventional beauties and actresses. I like the hair and makeup even though it is minimalist...
wren1 wren1 8 years
She's always gorgeous. I love her eyes here. I would do this.
cloroxcowgirl cloroxcowgirl 8 years
Very pretty and understated. She has a great sense of style.
candy-rain candy-rain 8 years
I love that she never overdoes her makeup, instead keeping it light and elegant. It complements her strong features perfectly.
sarrah922 sarrah922 8 years
She looks like an alien.
puddlesworth puddlesworth 8 years
Her eyebrows give her a perpetually smug expression.
brittanyk brittanyk 8 years
I'm not sure why, but for some reason I feel like she doesn't look as pretty as she normally does. I think she looks kind of tired.
emalove emalove 8 years
Like you said, Bella, she's stunning no matter what!
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