While Ashley Madekwe‘s character on Revenge may not be on-screen as much this season, the star continues to inspire our style choices in the real world, and we’re especially eager to try out the statement-making red lip she wore to The Fourth-Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Los Angeles over the weekend. “It was nearly 90 degrees in Los Angeles on Saturday, so we went with a pretty, barely-there makeup look for Ashley,” Madekwe’s makeup artist Lauren Andersen told InStyle.com exclusively. Andersen started with a flawless backdrop for the killer lip: She began with a layer of YSL Touche Eclat Foundation ($55; yslbeautyus.com), then used Laura Mercier’s bronzer ($32; lauramercier.com) to add a slight contour. She took a simple approach when it came to the eyes, opting for the deep brown in Avon’s True Color Shadow Quad in Chocolate Sensation ($6; avon.com) all over the star’s lids, then used Votre Vu Brow Wax ($17; votrevu.com) and Avon’s Mega Effects Mascara ($10; avon.com) to frame the eye. A generous amount of Avon’s Ultra Color Lipstick in Cherry Jubilee ($6; avon.com), a deep burgundy-red, provided the finishing touch.
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