What’s beauty without Cruella?


What’s beauty without Cruella?

Brilliant, bad and a little bit mad – Disney’s favourite villain, Cruella De Vil, serves as your next beauty inspiration

Nokubonga Thusi

Disney’s Cruella is a masterclass in power makeup moves and, while everyone else may have had their eyes fixated on the famous black and white fashion, we were positively dotty for makeup looks served by Cruella star Emma Stone. From all the red lips you can handle to wearing one of 2021’s biggest post-pandemic trends, we dissect the five beauty lessons we learnt from Cruella De Vil.

Don’t just do red lips, bedazzle them

A saturated red lip will always be a classic, but the way Cruella revisited the sparkly red lip, reminding us of when Versace first did it with glitter, was just the nostalgia vibe we needed. However, what updated the look was the substitution of red glitter for rhinestones on the lips that gave the pout an opulent sparkle moment and the over-the-top black airbrush shadow across half the face with “The Future” stencilled into it - it’s safe to say, if you’re doing red lips, make sure to commit fully to the statement...

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