Re-creating the Oscar look on a budget

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

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

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'. Subscribe