What's Her Best Look?

From lips to eyes, changing makeup styles is all in a day's work for stars. Vote on their best looks. By Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester

01 of 29

KATE WALSH

KATE WALSH
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The Private Practice star goes for high glamour on the Emmys red carpet with lipstick in a chic shade of scarlet – but earlier this summer she went for a more down-to-earth tone at a Beverly Hills charity event.

02 of 29

HAYDEN PANETTIERE

HAYDEN PANETTIERE
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The Heroes star plays up her pout with bold lips in bright cherry red to visit the TRL studios. But for her appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman the next day, she makes it all about her eyes, showing off precise black liner and nude lips.

03 of 29

KIM KARDASHIAN

KIM KARDASHIAN
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The reality star goes for old Hollywood glamour with ruby red lips at the Teen Choice Awards – but it’s back to her signature nude palette a few weeks later while performing with the Pussycat Dolls in Las Vegas.

04 of 29

KATIE HOLMES

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The actress amps up the volume on her usually subdued makeup for the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Gala with dramatic red eyeshadow.

05 of 29

TAYLOR MOMSEN

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Gossip Girl’s youngest star goes from pretty to punk for the show’s second-season premiere party in N.Y.C., swapping soft curls and subdued liner for stick-straight hair and loads of sparkling shadow.

06 of 29

FERGIE

FERGIE
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The singer goes for all-out smoky eyes at the Costume Institute Gala – a far cry from the natural look she favored at Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy party two months earlier.

07 of 29

LEANN RIMES

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The country singer ditched her usual natural makeup for a dramatic ’20s-inspired look at the CMT Awards that took her four hours to complete!

08 of 29

LAUREN CONRAD

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For a Vegas event, The Hills star veered away from her signature pale lips and cat-eyes for an ultra-glam look complete with dark red lips.

09 of 29

JOY BRYANT

JOY BRYANT
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The model turned actress can either keep it simple with a nude face or turn up the volume for premieres with a golden look.

10 of 29

NAOMI WATTS

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The new mom kept it clean for a Fashion Week event but went for all-out smoky eyes at the Toronto Film Festival.

11 of 29

KATE BOSWORTH

KATE BOSWORTH
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The actress has an all-natural glow at an art fair in London, then adds a splash of hot pink a couple of days later for a Q&A session at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

12 of 29

COURTENEY COX ARQUETTE

COURTENEY COX ARQUETTE
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Forgetting her signature natural look for the evening, the actress tries out bright red lips for a launch party in L.A.

13 of 29

MELANIE BROWN

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Scary Spice casts aside her down-to-earth beauty for an intergalactic look at the MOBO awards in London, with heavily lined eyes, slick lips and her hair piled high.

14 of 29

MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG

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The Gossip Girl star amps up the glamour with a sweep of crimson lipstick for a restaurant opening in Hollywood, then returns to her signature paler lip the next week for a gala in N.Y.C.

15 of 29

CIARA

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The singer added a little edge to her look for a Fashion Rocks party last month with honey-hued locks and blunt, geometric bangs, then showed off her chicer side at the BET Hip Hop Awards last week with raven locks twisted into a ’40s-inspired chignon and peekaboo bangs.

16 of 29

JESSICA BIEL

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The actress casts off her red-carpet sparkle in favor of a fresh-faced look at an Obama rally this past weekend.

17 of 29

PARIS HILTON

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Never afraid to change up her look, the reality star goes for a glam genie look with a platinum high ponytail and shiny red lips – plus lots of liner and shimmering eyeshadow.

18 of 29

QUEEN LATIFAH

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The Secret Life of Bees makes her pout the focus with deep blackberry gloss-topped lips for the new film’s L.A. premiere – but it was all about her eyes at the Oscars earlier in the year.

19 of 29

CHRISTINA AGUILERA

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One night, two pouts. The singer tries out deep red at the American Music Awards, but switches to hot pink for Target’s Night of Music event after the show.

20 of 29

VANESSA HUDGENS

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The usually light-lipped star keeps it casual for a Black Friday outing in Santa Monica – but adds a dash of glamour with bright and shiny red lips.

21 of 29

MADONNA

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It’s all about the glamour as the star heads to Gucci’s UNICEF dinner in red lips and classic liquid eye-liner – a departure from the heavy liner paired with subtle lips that she wore at a screening of Filth and Wisdom.

22 of 29

AMY ADAMS

AMY ADAMS
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Going ruby red for a Museum of the Moving Image salute, the redhead shows off a glam alternative to her typical natural mouth.

23 of 29

DREW BARRYMORE

DREW BARRYMORE
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Talk about a living doll! The He’s Just Not That Into You star is irresistible at the film’s L.A. premiere, leaving behind her minimal makeup in favor of Barbie-inspired pink lips and a bold sweep of top liner.

24 of 29

KATIE HOLMES

KATIE HOLMES
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Never afraid to try out a new look, the actress forgoes her neutral gloss for the Brazilian premiere of Valkyrie and balances her smoky eye with dazzling ruby lips.

25 of 29

JENNY MCCARTHY

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For last year s Super Bowl, the actress showed off her soft side with a neutral makeup palette – but she went bold this year, playing up her baby blues with smoky blue eyeshadow at the big game in Tampa, Fla.

26 of 29

JESSICA ALBA

JESSICA ALBA
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She’s been all about the glam recently, showing off bold red lips and smoky eyes on the red carpet, but the actress celebrated the opening of new L.A. Club the Conga Room with a clean, makeup-free look.

27 of 29

AUDRINA PATRIDGE

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The Hills star holds onto her signature lined, smoky eyes for a footwear launch in L.A., but changes up the look with high-gloss lips in a deep rose hue.

28 of 29

RIHANNA

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The star’s style evolution continues as she ditches the neutral makeup palette she wore earlier in the year for cotton-candy lips and exaggerated cat’s eyes at Z100’s Jingle Ball concert in N.Y.C.

29 of 29

SCARLETT JOHANSSON

SCARLETT JOHANSSON
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Red alert! The actress makes her pout the priority with bold red lipstick and just a touch of eye makeup at the Paris premiere of The Spirit after rocking bold black liner and pale lips at a charity gala the previous month.

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