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Why We're Digging the Return of Frosty Makeup

  • Why We're Digging the Return of Frosty Makeup
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  • Drew Barrymore
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    Photo: Bill Davila/

    Drew Barrymore wore Flower Beauty to the New York City Ballet.

  • Color Play Crème Eyeshadow
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    Try Flower Color Play Crème Eyeshadow ($6) in Lilac You A Lot! and Flower Beauty Lip Color ($7) in Set Me Freesia. (If you’d rather try the purple on your lips, go for Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Lip Gloss ($18) in Lilac Frost.)

  • Daria Werbowy
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    Photo: Patrick Demarchelier/Vogue Spain

    Daria Werbowy wears a vibrant, frosted pink lip in Vogue Spain’s August issue.

  • Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Color
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    Makeup artist Fulvia Farolfi told Into The Gloss that she mixed lavender and pink pigments before adding gloss. “I would recommend trying Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Color ($34) in Gracile, for a satin finish, or Rouge Coco Lip Shine ($34) in Magnolia, with Glossimer ($29) in Plaisir all by Chanel,” she says.

  • Blake Lively
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    Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Van Cleef & Arpels

    Blake Lively rimmed her eyes with icy white and pink for a Van Cleef & Arpels party in New York.

  • Eyelighter
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    Try using Cargo Eyelighter ($20) in White with Buxom’s Stay-There Eyeshadow ($18) in Cocker Spaniel. (And if it’s a frosted red lip you’re after, we recommend M.A.C. Lipstick ($15) in New York Apple.)

  • Cat Deeley,
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    Photo: REX USA/Rob Latour

    Cat Deeley did her own makeup, a mix of frost-meets-bronze for a Grammy party in Los Angeles.

  • Larger Than Life Lipgloss
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    Try layering Burberry’s Lip Cover ($30) in Nutmeg under Nars’ Larger Than Life Lipgloss ($26) in Gold Digger for a similar hue.

  • Olivia Wilde
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    Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

    Olivia Wilde went into neutral at the premiere of Her, pairing a smokey plum eye with her shimmering nude lip.

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    Nyx Extra Creamy Round Lipstick ($4) in Frosted Flakes earns its name.

When Vogue Spain released their July issue, starring a frosted Daria Werbowy, we were surprised to think, “Wait, we want that.” If there was any trend we were sure would not be revived, it was frost. But since then we’ve seen Cat Deeley sport a frosty nude lip, Blake Lively show off icy eyeshadow, and Rihanna’s released a frosted holiday collection for M.A.C. The trick to making this finish look current? Complementary colors and a balance of textures. Our suggestions, above.

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