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Solange Knowles at the 2009 MTV VMAs

MTV Video Music Awards: Solange Knowles

We already know that Solange Knowles is one brave woman. It takes a lot of guts to take your hair from well beyond shoulder length to practically shaved off. I think the ultracropped style is really working for her, though. Seeing that Solange is not a shy one when it comes to experimenting with her beauty options, leave it to the singer to make tonight's red carpet appearance a dramatic one. Heavily done-up eye makeup, matte bubble-gum-pink lips, and distinctive eyebrows all play a part in Solange's bold style. Are you mad about matte?

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Melo-D Melo-D 7 years
I really needed a nude or glossy lip for this look. Meanwhile, is it me of is the foundation quite light? I understand camera flashes and all but, the difference between her face and neck (let alone her scalp) is more than ideal. I understand why she went natural and I'm happy for her. However, as she said on the Oprah show, it's just a phase spurred by Chris Rock's movie and she'll be wearing a weave again in a few weeks. Unless she likes the way it grows out, then she'll keep it I pressume. It's an experiment. She's still not used to it. Heck, I couldn't imagine going commando on my head. Besides, I've met plenty of girls who went natural for the attention. They tried to shine way more than her.
honeySarang honeySarang 7 years
she looks like a man. i love big earrings. but those are fug. and that lipstick color can be pretty, but on her? omg. why does she always have to be so.... weird!
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 7 years
Briandiesel Briandiesel 7 years
Im on board with everything but that lipstick.
lizlee89 lizlee89 7 years
BabyGirl - I thought the same thing! I like the hair; I think it looks just fine on her. HOWEVER; I always see this look of desperation for attention in her eyes and just the way she poses her face (can you really call this a smile? I don't think so). the eyes are gorgeous but the lipstick looks silly and is too much along with the daring hair and ugly earrings...
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 7 years
I hate the earrings, but I think the lips could be softened by a bit of gloss.
mondo mondo 7 years
Hair & eyes are wonderful. The lipstick is too harsh.
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 7 years
At least when I cut my hair off into a Caesar it looked good. this looks a mess and the lips are making it worse. This is what happens when you cry out for attention.
zeze zeze 7 years
The makeup - besides the lips is very nice.
dakmo dakmo 7 years
The awful color of that lipstick totally distracts you from off the beauty of the rest of her face!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Eyes yes, the rest noooo!!
tellmemorex2 tellmemorex2 7 years
I really dont like that lipstick.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 7 years
Those earrings probably cost thousands of dollars but they look like they're worth 35 cents
emalove emalove 7 years
I just can't get past that lipstick!
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