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The Exact Names of the Best Lipstick Colors at the 2014 Oscars (One Star Wore Eyeliner on Her Lips!)

Tonight's 2014 Oscars were an interesting moment for lipstick—in a good way!Instead of the usual parade of bright red,we saw many memorable takes on plum,plus some really sophisticated neutrals.Here are all the behind-the-scenes details on how some of the night's prettiest lip colors were created (there was lots of layering going on!).Margot Robbie's rich purple-tone lips were created by layering YSL Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain #1 Violet Edition with an eyeliner (!),to intensify the color: YSL Effet Faux Cils Creme D'Eyeliner #5 Cherry Black."Since Margot recently took her hair to a dark chocolate brown,we wanted to do a completely new makeup look from what we've been doing this awards season," says makeup artist Jenn Streicher."We went for an old-Hollywood glam to complement her black Saint Laurent strapless gown but opted for a deep plum lip instead of your typical red." Amy Adams wore a neutral yet punchy combination of two lip colors: Laura Mercier Rouge Nouveau Weightless Lip Colour in Cozy topped with Tom Ford 优德官方网站Beauty Ultra Shine Lip Gloss in Rose Crush,according to makeup artist Stephen Sollitto."She wore a stunning sapphire blue Gucci gown,modern and clean.

今晚的2014 Oscarswere an interesting moment forlipstick—in a good way!Instead of the usual parade of bright red,we saw many memorable takes on plum,plus some really sophisticated neutrals.Here are all the behind-the-scenes details on how some of the night's prettiest lip colors were created (there was lots of layering going on!).

Margot Robbie's rich purple-tone lips were created by layeringYSL Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain #1 Violet Editionwith an eyeliner (!),to intensify the color:YSL Effet Faux Cils Creme D'Eyeliner #5 Cherry Black."Since Margot recently took her hair to a dark chocolate brown,we wanted to do a completely new makeup look from what we've been doing this awards season," says makeup artist Jenn Streicher."We went for an old-Hollywood glam to complement her black Saint Laurent strapless gown but opted for a deep plum lip instead of your typical red."

Amy Adamswore a neutral yet punchy combination of two lip colors:Laura Mercier Rouge Nouveau Weightless Lip Colour in Cozytopped withTom Ford 优德官方网站Beauty Ultra Shine Lip Gloss in Rose Crush,according to makeup artist Stephen Sollitto."She wore a stunning sapphire blue Gucci gown,modern and clean.I was inspired by this color and simply wanted the makeup to be just as sophisticated," he says.

Another lovely neutral-lipstick moment happened onJulia Roberts,who woreLancome Rouge in Love in Delicate Lace.

As for that cool plummy redNaomi Wattswore?It wasGiorgio Armani #7 Smooth Silk Lip PencilandGiorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick in #502 Scarlatto,according to makeup artist Matthew VanLeeuwen,who was going for an old-meets-new vibe.

Then there wasKerry Washington,whose best accessory (other than her baby bump) was this beautiful deep lipstick shade.Makeup artist Carola Gonzalez appliedArmani Rouge d'Armani 609and topped it withNeutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Stick in Rich Raisin,to add a bit of sheen.

Last but certainly not least,the lady of the night/entire awards season,Lupita Nyong'o,wore a shimmering coral shade worthy of her fairy-princess Prada gown:Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Melodieuse,according to makeup artist Nick Barose."But a color like this can often disappear around the edges," he adds."So to prevent that,I first sketched on a pencil slightly darker than her skintone—Chanel Aqua Crayon Lip Colour Stick in Brown Copper—just on the Cupid's bow and the corners of the mouth.Then I did two coats of the lipstick and finished by tracing over the liner again with an angled makeup brush dipped in the lipstick."

Which of these lipstick colors from the 2014 Oscars was your favorite?Would you like to try any of these shades?