by Petra Guglielmetti
Sunday'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.""
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