Beauty Crush: Cameron Diaz's Lilac Lips

Celebrity Style Aug. 1, 2011 AT 4:09PM
Beauty Crush: Cameron Diaz's Lilac Lips Credit: Jon Furniss/WireImage.com

Cameron Diaz's abs might be rock-hard (seriously, have you seen her super-muscular bikini body?), but her latest makeup look -- pale lilac lips -- is soft and pretty. Plus, it's easier to pull off than the summer's uber popular fuchsia lipstick trend.

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"A lavender lip color looks girlie, but it's way more unexpected than pink," says celeb makeup artist Shannon Pezzetta.

To get the look, start by applying a base for the shade -- a lipstick that's nude or flesh-toned will help bring out the purple tones while anchoring your gloss for all-day wear. Next, dab a shimmering violet gloss on top and blend with a fingertip, says Pezzetta. Try MAC Lustreglass lip gloss in Morning Glory ($15, maccosmetics.com and Bobbi Brown  Shimmer Lip Gloss in Lilac Shimmer ($23, bobbibrowncosmetics.com)

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For a more casual, weekend-appropriate take on the look, simply swipe on a sheer purple gloss. Try Urban Decay Lip Love Honey-Insused Lip Therapy in Stung ($16, sephora.com) and Stila Lip Glaze in Black Cherry ($22, sephora.com)



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