Lupita Nyong’o is seeing pink.
The actress, 36, attended the premiere of her new movie “Us” on Thursday evening carrying a pink sequin gown from Attico ($4,925) and dramatic, vampire-inspired hair and make-up to match.
Not solely did Nyong’o sport blood-red contact lenses, however she additionally accented the look with black eyeshadow and lipstick in addition to daring pink blush.
Make-up artist Nick Barose created the look utilizing all Lancôme merchandise, together with Ombré Hypnôse Stylo Eyeshadow in Onyx ($25), the Shade Design 5 Shadow and Liner Palette in Gris Fumee ($30) and Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner in Noir ($23) on the Oscar winner’s eyes.
Instead of highlighter, Barose used vivid pink blush ($25) excessive on her cheekbones. For the lips, the artist really used a black eye crayon as a base, then layered on matching darkish L’Absolu Lacquer Gloss within the very appropriately-named shade Not Afraid ($26).
Followers cherished the star’s darkish but horny look. “I assumed this was Grace Jones for a fast sec,” one commented on Instagram. “Virtually fall of [sic] the chair after I noticed this submit,” one other mentioned.
The actress is clearly not afraid of a daring pink carpet second. She not too long ago attended SXSW carrying a swatch of pink eyeshadow like a masks and a dozen hair clips in an homage to Snoop Dogg. She additionally recurrently wears conventional African hairstyles to honor her Kenyan heritage and her position in “Black Panther.”
The Jordan Peele-directed film stars Nyong’o reverse Winston Duke as a pair who’re confronted — and hunted — by creatures who look precisely like them. Within the position, the actress performs each Adelaide and her doppelgänger, Crimson. “Us” hits theaters on March 22.