Red Carpet Fashion and Makeup: Angelina Jolie at 81st Annual Academy Awards


At the 81st Annual Academy Awards last night, actress Angelina Jolie looked stunning as usual in a black strapless Elie Saab gown with beautiful emerald-colored jewels for a striking burst of color.

Read on to find out what celebrity makeup artist Mary Burton used to create Angie’s flawless look.

To play up Angie’s gorgeous eyes, Burton use Lancome’s Le Crayon Khôl in Black Ebony on the upper and lower lash lines. More liner was used on the outer corners of the eye to emphasize the shape of Angie’s eyes.

Several coats of Lancome’s Ôscillation Mascara were applied to the upper lashes for added volume and length.

Burton put a touch of pink to the cheeks using Shu Uemura Blush in M Pink 31 and applied it to Angie’s cheekbones near the temple.

To create ultra-shiny and luminous lips, Juicy Tubes in Spring Fling was used on Angie’s lips.

Credits: Lancome and

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Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE,, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


  1. I really like her look! And her skin looks fab… do you happen to know which foundation she uses? She always looks dewy and glowy :)
    Or any recommendations you might have for achieving that specific look would be great! Thanks Phyllis!

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