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Mauve Lipstick at the Golden Globes 2012

Golden Globes Trend: Mad For Mauve

Back in the late '80s and early '90s, the word mauve conjured up a dusty rose shade that was more drab than fab. But these days, mauve has gotten a whole lot brighter, richer, and wearable, and the women of the 2012 Golden Globes red carpet know it. A pretty mix of pink with a tinge of purple, the color stands out in a sea of expected red lipsticks and pale pink glosses. Take, for instance, Evan Rachel Wood, who paired her hot hue with a golden shadow. And then there's Viola Davis, who went for a classic look with a dramatic, darkly lined eye, and Sofia Vergara, who spiced things up with a bronzed shadow and flirty lashes. So dust off that theory that mauve can't work. It's actually a shade that's as versatile as it is flattering.

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lizlee89 lizlee89 5 years
the one that I just don't ever understand is Evan Rachel Wood - she is so beautiful, but she always dresses and does her hair and makeup like she's 20 years older than she is. She is still young, and she and her stylists or whoever need to keep her looking youthful...
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