Re-creating the Oscar look on a budget

The hint of bronze on actress Lupita Nyong'o's lips echoes her gold dress.
The hint of bronze on actress Lupita Nyong'o's lips echoes her gold dress.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, MAX FACTOR, SEPHORA COLLECTION, LB, PUPA, SKINFOOD

Mix and match make-up with care to nail that gala look

The nude-lipstick parade was in full force at the recent Oscars.

Make-up should enhance the effect of a fabulous frock. But some fragrant women sporting flesh-toned lippies missed the mark at the 90th Academy Awards.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 09, 2018, with the headline 'Re-creating the Oscar look on a budget'. Print Edition | Subscribe