Lupita Nyong'o's Makeup Artist On Her Rule-Breaking Look

by Lexy Lebsack

Kenyan-raised and Yale-educated actress Lupita Nyong'o’s making her American film debut in 12 Years as a Slave this Friday—alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Brad Pitt—but she’s already mastered the art of standing out on the red carpet. Inspired by the pink and purple shades in her Miu Miu dress, she stepped out with bright lips, eyes—even nails—for Monday’s Los Angeles premiere, proving there are no limits to a colorful beauty look when done right. Makeup artist Nick Barose’s tricks to pulling it off, above.

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